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Four Egypt militants killed making bombs: police

Egyptian police said Saturday that four Islamists were killed in an accidental explosion while preparing bombs south of the capital.

Liverpool need 'top-level striker', says Rodgers

Liverpool need a top-level striker who can play every week and Daniel Sturridge could lose his role as the club's leading man after an injury-hit season, manager Brendan Rodgers has said.

Quake triggers Everest avalanche, eight people killed

A major earthquake in Nepal on Saturday unleashed an avalanche on Mount Everest, killing at least eight people and raising fears for other climbers on the world's highest peak, a tourism ministry official said.

South Sudan leaders must strike deal for sake of nation: EU aid chief

South Sudan's warring leaders must strike a compromise deal, the European Union's aid chief said Saturday, warning the international community was running out of patience over the country's civil war.

For desperate migrants, shipwrecks a risk worth taking

Syrian refugee Fares al-Bashawat knows his two daughters may drown trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. But he says leaving them behind would be an even worse fate.

Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions

A large column of smoke streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano Friday, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again after unexpectedly roaring back to life and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Tensions as Burundi president to launch contested re-election bid

Burundi's president was Saturday set to declare his controversial bid for re-election during a ruling party congress taking place amid tight security and mounting tensions.
People carry the body of a victim on a stretcher, which was trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 1,100

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,100 people, touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest and toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu.

Mourners strip naked, throw condoms into grave of man who 'loved prostitutes'

The funeral of a well-known rank marshal turned into a strip show when male and female mourners took off their clothes, apparently mimicking the deceased.

Gallery: Beyonce shares pictures of her mother's wedding

Tina Know and actor Richard Lawson got married on 12 April, aboard a yacht in Newport Beach, California. The couple have known each other for over three decades, but only reconnected after Tina's divorce from Mathew Knowles.

Dad unknowingly impregnated daughter, who worries how to tell their son his grandfather is his father

A retired Mpumalanga teacher who unknowingly impregnated his 16-year-old biological daughter four years ago has apologised for taking advantage of a girl he only regarded as a pupil at his school.

CEO of SAA calls it quits

The suspended chief executive of South Africa's state-owned airline SAA, Monwabisi Kalawe, stepped down with immediate effect on Friday.

'Outraged' Nzimande calls for academic boycott of Israel

An “outraged’ Blade Nzimande on Friday called on all South African universities and colleges with partnerships and academic relations to “cut their ties with Israeli institutions”.

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Liverpool need 'top-level striker', says Rodgers

Liverpool need a top-level striker who can play every week and Daniel Sturridge could lose his role as the club's leading man after an injury-hit season, manager Brendan Rodgers has said.

Waratahs survive Rebels comeback to squeeze home

Defending champions New South Wales Waratahs hung on for a scrappy 18-16 Super Rugby win over the committed Melbourne Rebels in Sydney on Saturday.

Italian clubs kept apart in Europa League semis

The draw for the semi-finals of the Europa League on Friday kept alive the possibility of an all-Italian final as Serie A sides Napoli and Fiorentina avoided each other.

Gay ban reduction 'the stupidest thing I've ever heard' says Bolt

The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, has criticised the "stupid" deal under which American sprinter Tyson Gay was given a reduced ban of only one year after failing three drugs tests in 2013.
2015 Super Rugby: DHL Stormers v Chiefs

Chiefs hold off 14-man Force in Hamilton to go top

Waikato Chiefs held off a courageous second half fightback from 14-man Western Force to secure a 35-27 victory in Hamilton on Friday and go top of the Super Rugby standings.
People carry the body of a victim on a stretcher, which was trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 1,100

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,100 people, touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest and toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu.

'Outraged' Nzimande calls for academic boycott of Israel

An “outraged’ Blade Nzimande on Friday called on all South African universities and colleges with partnerships and academic relations to “cut their ties with Israeli institutions”.

Rolls-Royce unveils the most sumptuous Phantom yet

The British luxury car maker has shared details on the Phantom Limelight Collection, the latest line of bespoke models out of its workshops in Goodwood, England. The new limited edition will consist of just 25 cars.

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Brait still has R24bn to spend, says Wiese

Company that last week agreed to buy Virgin Active has ‘very substantial war chest’ to spend on deals, according to largest shareholder Christo Wiese

Suspended SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe resigns

South African Airways says Monwabisi Kalawe has terminated his contract with national carrier, he will also step down as director

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President Jacob Zuma is to send members of his cabinet and other senior government officials across Africa to douse anger at the perceived laxness in dealing with xenophobic attacks.

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Actress Maggie Benedict, known as Akhona for her role in Generations, should be acquitted of theft because the state failed to prove its case, according to her lawyer.

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