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Oct

News24.com | ‘We have been ready for 14 years’ – Zuma’s lawyer as they plan appeal bid

Former president Jacob Zuma has, once again, bought himself some time after indicating that he intends to file an application for leave to appeal the dismissal of his permanent stay of prosecution bid. Zuma briefly appeared in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in…

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Oct

News24.com | West Coast town rocked by housing allocation protests

The small West Coast town of Velddrif was brought to a standstill on Monday as scores of residents took to the streets to protest over the allocation of newly built houses, among other things. Since early on Monday, groups of protesters blockaded roads with …

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Oct

News24.com | Tunisia election: New President Saied promises to fix economy

Tunisia’s president-elect Kais Saied won the first landslide victory since the 2011 revolution. High unemployment and tackling economic growth are the first issues he will have to tackle, along with uniting the political parties. But given that nine success…

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Oct

Yankees facing their toughest postseason challenge yet – New York Post

As a teenager, Gerrit Cole broke the Yankees heart by choosing UCLA over them after the club drafted the right-hander with the 28th pick in the 2008 draft believing he wanted to sign. Ten years later, the Yankees were interested in acquiring Cole from the Pi…

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Oct

Joe Biden’s son defends foreign dealings

Image copyrightPaul Morigi/Getty Images The son of former US Vice-President Joe Biden has defended his foreign business dealings amid attacks by the White House and increasing media scrutiny. Hunter Biden – who has had business ties in Ukraine and China in…

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Oct

Newborn found in shallow grave ‘fighting for life’

Image copyrightDr Ravi KhannaImage caption Dr Khanna says the baby has a dangerously low platelet count and a blood infection A newborn baby discovered buried alive in a clay pot in northern India is fighting for her life, her doctor says. Paediatrician R…

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Oct

Bulgaria v England: ‘Football family’ must ‘wage war on the racists’ says Uefa president

Media playback is not supported on this device Bulgaria v England: Tyrone Mings heard racist abuse before warming up The “football family and governments” need to “wage war on the racists”, says Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin after the abuse of England p…

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Oct

Russia vows to prevent Turkey-Syria clashes

Media captionWatch as Syrian government forces enter town of Ain Issa Russia has said it will not allow clashes between Turkish and Syrian forces, as Turkey’s military offensive in northern Syria continues. “This would simply be unacceptable… and therefor…

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Oct

Family ‘waiting for end of time’ found in basement

Image copyrightEPAImage caption Police discovered a hidden room in the basement and said there were “many unanswered questions” A family who spent nine years in a basement “waiting for the end of time” have been discovered by police in the Netherlands afte…

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Oct

‘Narrow path’ to Brexit deal this week – Barnier

Image copyrightReuters There is a “narrow path” to a Brexit deal this week, but the two sides have to agree the details by the end of Tuesday, the EU’s negotiator has said. Michel Barnier said it was “time to turn good intentions into legal text” if EU lead…