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31 December 2018 6:56 PM Iraq sentenced 616 foreigners for ISIS links in 2018

Iraq sentenced more than 600 foreigners including many women and dozens of minors in 2018 for belonging to the Islamic State group, the judiciary said on Monday. Iraq declared "victory" over ISIS at the end of 2017 after a three-year war against the jihadists, who once controlled nearly a third of the country as well as swathes of neighbouring Syria 25

12 December 2018 3:08 PM 'Cannibal case': 2 KZN men who killed woman for body parts get life sentences

The men convicted of killing a woman for her body parts in the infamous "cannibal case" have been sentenced to life in prison. Judge Peter Olsen said Nino Mbatha, 33, and Lungisani Magubane, 32, were guilty of "the most heinous crime" when sentencing the two in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg. Mbatha and Magubane were convicted of murdering 30

10 December 2018 2:17 PM ATM blasts: Two men sentenced to 24 years for dealing in explosives

The Burgersfort Regional Court in Limpopo has sentenced two men, who were caught in possession of explosives meant for ATM blasts and cash-in-transit heists, to 24 years behind bars. "It is hoped that the sentences will send a strong message that those who are involved in the illegal supply of explosives will go to jail for a very long time," Captain 26

03 December 2018 5:48 PM OR Tambo Airport heist robbers put behind bars

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg handed lengthy terms of imprisonment to two men who committed a robbery at OR International Airport in 2017. A third man, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery, was also put behind bars. In the robbery, which resembled a scene from a movie, the robbers made off with R24m in foreign currency 48

28 November 2018 1:21 PM 2 men get life sentences for murder of elderly KZN farmer

Two men were sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for the 2016 murder of a 77-year-old farmer in Paulpietersburg, KwaZulu-Natal. According to KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Nqobile Gwala, 30-year-old Sthembiso Domoyi Shoba and Sabelo Abel Shoba, 29, were sentenced to life imprisonment for murder. Shoba was also sentenced to 10 years for attempted 50

26 November 2018 11:03 AM Egypt upholds 9 death sentences over prosecutor killing

An Egyptian court on Sunday upheld death sentences for nine people convicted of the murder of a top prosecutor in a car bombing three years ago, a judiciary source said. Hisham Barakat was killed in June 2015 when a bomb struck his convoy in Cairo after jihadist calls for attacks on the judiciary to avenge a crackdown on Islamists. Two years later an Egyptian 32

13 November 2018 2:30 PM Pope to visit Morocco in March

Pope Francis, who has made building bridges between Christianity and Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, will visit Morocco in March, the Vatican said on Tuesday. Francis, 81, will be the second pope to travel to Morocco, following John Paul II more than three decades ago. He will take in Rabat and Casablanca on the March 30-31 trip to the Muslim-majority 38

13 November 2018 4:13 AM 10 quotes that sealed Hannah Cornelius murderers' fate

Judge Rosheni Allie on Monday handed three men life sentences for the kidnapping, rape and murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh. 1. "The State correctly submitted that the accused can't be allowed to patrol the streets in search of opportunities to perpetrate violence and brutal 33

07 November 2018 5:50 PM Egypt court sentences 8 to death for attacking troops

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight men to death in absentia for their alleged involvement in deadly militant attacks on troops. The court in Ismailia issued life sentences on Wednesday to 32 defendants and sentenced another two to 15 years in prison on terror-related charges linked to the killing of at least 14 soldiers. Military prosecutors 45

11 October 2018 12:40 PM Warne: Root will be better without captaincy burden

London - Shane Warne believes England should seriously consider replacing Joe Root with Jos Buttler as Test captain to allow Root to focus on becoming the world's best batsman. Australia spin great Warne says the Yorkshire star could dominate the global game with the bat and feels Buttler would make a "very, very good" Test skipper. Warne worked with Buttler 41