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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 17

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 21

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 28

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 36

10 October 2018 8:52 AM Governments must put an end to the death penalty

Amnesty International has called on governments to put an end to the death penalty. "Prisoners under sentence of death must be treated with humanity and dignity and held in conditions that meet international human rights law and standards," the organisation said in a statement on Wednesday, which is World Day Against the Death Penalty. Amnesty International 29

04 October 2018 6:28 PM Police officer accused of raping ex-girlfriend in police van

A 40-year-old police constable who stands accused of raping his ex-girlfriend in a police van started his bail application in the Ulundi Magistrate's Court, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday. In a statement, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) said that the constable was arrested last month, after the 25-year-old woman reported the alleged 54

17 September 2018 8:24 AM Pussy Riot member treated in Berlin for suspected poisoning

Berlin — A member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot is being treated in Berlin after falling severely ill, with fellow activists saying he was poisoned. Verzilov was first hospitalised in Moscow on Tuesday and had remained in intensive care, Pussy Riot members said this week. Verzilov, his partner Veronika Nikulshina and two other Pussy Riot members 29

14 September 2018 6:21 PM Blyde Wildlife Estate to relocate giraffe after attack on woman and her son

Blyde Wildlife Estate plans to relocate the female giraffe that attacked a woman and her son earlier this month. "Once all the procedures and requirements are in place, the giraffe will be relocated," Marina Botha, a family spokesperson, said in a statement. The giraffe, which had given birth shortly before, attacked Katy Williams and her three-year-old 97

12 September 2018 4:49 PM SUV crashes into crowd at public square in China, killing 9

Beijing — An SUV crashed into a crowd at a public square in central China on Wednesday evening, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 40 others, the city government said. Police arrested the suspected driver of a red SUV that plowed into a large group of people at the square in the seat of Hengdong county of Hunan Province, according to a government 98

10 September 2018 1:26 PM UN rights commissioner blasts Egypt's 75 death sentences

The UN human rights commissioner says it will be an "irreversible miscarriage of justice" if the death sentences issued by an Egyptian court against 75 people, including top Muslim Brotherhood leaders, are carried out. In a Sunday statement, Michelle Bachelet voiced concern over the sentences passed the previous day along with 47 life sentences in a case involving 24