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Obama disgusted by Ukraine anti-Jewish leaflets - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
US President Barack Obama made clear his "disgust" at anti-Jewish leaflets handed out in east Ukraine's main city, his top national security aide has said.

South Korea ferry captain arrested - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, has been arrested.

Woman sues over atheist number plate - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, claiming the state's Motor Vehicle Commission rejected her application for a license plate proclaiming she's an atheist.

13-year-old orphaned in Bloem crash - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
A woman, her husband and their 1-year-old son were killed in a head-on collision on the N8 in Bloemfontein.

Algeria ailing president wins 4th term - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81% of the vote, according to preliminary figures announced by the Algerian government.

Papal preacher slams mega salaries as evil - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The Vatican's official preacher, at a Good Friday service attended by Pope Francis, has said huge salaries and the world financial crisis were modern evils caused by the "cursed hunger for gold".

US teacher fired over black president remark - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
A US teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president.

SA women whitewash Egypt - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The South African women's tennis team have beaten Egypt in their Euro-Africa Group 2 Fed Cup tie in Lithuania.

Two 'flying' bikers caught in Joburg - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Two motorcyclists have been arrested after they were caught speeding on the N1 South, said the Johannesburg metro police department.

Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, though there were no early reports of major damage.

Kiev vows 'special status' for Russian language - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has pledged "special status" for the Russian language and a broad decentralisation of power in a bid to defuse pro-Moscow protests.

Two Oceans champ confident - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Title holder David Gatebe is confident of grabbing his second successive victory at the 56km Two Oceans Marathon.

Hooliganism is in the DNA of the ANC - EFF - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The EFF’s Floyd Shivambu has accused the ANC of “hooliganism” after a scuffle involving ANC supporters broke out at Wits University.

SA faces a deadly Easter weekend on the roads - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The Easter weekend in SA got off to a deadly start with several reports of deaths on the roads as authorities warned of strict action against drivers breaking the law.

Iraq bomb in shopping street kills 3 - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Officials in Iraq say a bomb planted on a street full of shoppers in the capital, Baghdad, has killed three people and wounded five.

S Korea school official in ferry sinking commits suicide - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide.

Top Hollande aide resigns over conflict of interest - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
An adviser to President Francois Hollande has stepped down following media accusations of a past conflict of interest between a previous role working for the state and work for the drugs industry.

Mt Everest avalanche kills 12, 4 missing - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
An avalanche has swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing.

Dangerous start to Easter long weekend - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The Easter weekend has had a dangerous start on the roads as a number of accidents have been reported.

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for S Korea ferry captain - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank.

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Two Oceans champ confident - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Title holder David Gatebe is confident of grabbing his second successive victory at the 56km Two Oceans Marathon.

England to name new coach - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The new head coach of the England cricket team is to be named at a press conferend at Lord's on Saturday.

Djokovic sets up Federer clash - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Novak Djokovic will play Roger Federer in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals after both men rallied to win their quarter-final matches.

Maritzburg floor Ajax - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Maritzburg United kept alive their top eight Premiership prospects with a comfortable victory over Ajax Cape Town.

SA women whitewash Egypt - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The South African women's tennis team have beaten Egypt in their Euro-Africa Group 2 Fed Cup tie in Lithuania.

Bulls forced into late change - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Ulrich Beyers will start at fullback for the Bulls against the Waratahs after Jurgen Visser was ruled out due to a foot injury.

Nadal crashes in Monte Carlo - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal has slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer.

Liverpool top awards shortlist - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Liverpool lead the way with three candidates for England's Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award.

West Ham striker dies - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
West Ham United striker Dylan Tombides has died following a three-year battle with testicular cancer.

Terry's salary to be slashed? - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Chelsea are confident veteran defender John Terry will "amicably" agree a new contract in the near future.

David Moyes ready to rebuild - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Manchester United manager David Moyes is poised to make a flying start to his major rebuilding job after the end of this season.

Pakistan seek new coach - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Pakistan authorities have ended Moin Khan's two-month stay as coach after the team's early exit from the ICC World Twenty20.

Westwood opens Malaysia lead - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
England's Lee Westwood has stretched his lead at the Malaysian Open, putting on a clinic with his irons.

Cavendish to skip Giro - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish has revelaed he will bypass this year's Giro d'Italia to focus on the Tour de France.

Rebels end Force's win streak - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The Rebels have ended the Force's five-match win-streak with victory in their Australian Conference Super Rugby clash.

Hurricanes win NZ derby - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The Hurricanes have beaten the Blues in their Vodacom Super Rugby New Zealand derby in Wellington.

Sharks braced for breakdown - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Sharks coach Jake White says they will be up to the challenge the Cheetahs will pose at the breakdown in their Super Rugby clash.

‘Expert’ UK footy tips - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Norwich’s anti-relegation drive won’t be enough to prevent leaders Liverpool strengthening their hold, say our panel.

Troubled Trott to take a break - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
England's Jonathan Trott is set to take another break due to the same stress issues that saw him to quit the recent Ashes series.

Banned spinner Kaneria plays! - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Pakistani authorities have launched an investigation after current stars played matches with banned spinner Danish Kaneria.