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Will Cape Town be the first city to run out of water?

January 14, 2018 10:50 AM

Cape Town, home to Table Mountain, African penguins, sunshine and sea, is a world-renowned tourist destination. But it could also become famous for being the first major city in the world to run out of water.

Trump: Wolff book on US administration is 'full of lies'

January 5, 2018 11:28 AM

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff was due out on Tuesday but publication was advanced to Friday and it is now on sale.

UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste'

January 1, 2018 14:11 PM

LONDON, Jan 1: Britain has been shipping up to 500,000 tonnes of plastic for recycling in China every year, but now the trade has been stopped.

Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

November 15, 2017 10:17 AM

AUSTRALIA, Nov 15: Australians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic poll. The non-binding postal vote showed 61.6% of people favour allowing same-sex couples to wed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said.

Gunmen storm TV station in Kabul

November 7, 2017 12:42 PM

Gunmen storm local TV station in Afghan capital Kabul, killing some staff, eyewitnesses say.

Solar power in a suitcase that's helping Nepal's babies

October 31, 2017 07:36 AM

Pregnant mothers in Nepal giving birth in rural areas face an easier birth thanks to a solar power suitcase.

Explosion at Indonesia fireworks factory

October 26, 2017 14:15 PM

At least 23 people killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, reports say.

Why does she think she is ugly?

November 16, 2016 11:23 AM

“I thought it was cruel for other people to have to see my face, that it really is disgusting,” says 20-year-old Alanah.

Fifa ends association with world player of the year award

September 17, 2016 11:35 AM

ZÜRICH, Sept 17: Fifa has ended its association with the Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player.

Shannon Airport emergency landing: 16 in hospital

August 31, 2016 15:30 PM

IRELAND, Aug 31: Sixteen people have been injured after turbulence prompted a transatlantic flight to make an emergency landing in the Republic of Ireland.

Russia probably behind NSA leak: Snowden

August 18, 2016 10:46 AM

Mr Snowden tweeted on Tuesday: “This leak is likely a warning that someone can prove US responsibility for any attacks that originated from this malware server.”

US First Daughter Sasha Obama serves seafood in summer job

August 7, 2016 15:16 PM

Sasha Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, has swapped the comforts of the White House for the counter of a seafood restaurant, US media report.