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Lawyers for German comic, Erdogan argue in court over poem

BERLIN - Lawyers for Turkey's president and a German television comedian have argued in a Hamburg court over whether the comic should be banned from repeating a crude poem he wrote about the Turkish leader. Comic Jan Boehmermann recited his ditty on German public television earlier this year
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Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire the previous day has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight.
Several government websites in the US states of Ohio and Maryland had to be shut down Sunday after being hacked to display messages supporting ISIS
South Korea's dovish new President Moon Jae-In -- who backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North -- heads to Washington this week for talks with his hawkish US counterpart Donald Trump, as Pyongyan
Black Lives Matter protest in Stratford death of black male in police custody
Rescue workers searching for survivors of boat carrying 150 people
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Syria's military later said in a statement that Israel had attacked one of its military posts in support of terrorist groups.
Police in Lavender Hill arrested two men after a search revealed Mandrax tablets worth R475 000 buried in the backyard of a Hillview house.
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani hospitals on Monday struggled to treat scores of severely burned victims of a fuel tanker explosion that killed at least 146 people, as Prime Minister Nawaz Shar
With only seven months to go before the Games open in South Korea, Chang Ung said there was not enough time to reach an agreement.
The popular Vortex trans party Phoenix Festival of Fire was held over the past weekend and Henk Kruger was on hand to capture the excitement.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - When Libya's coastguard received the first of a long-awaited batch of patrol boats from Italy last month, two of the four vessels still had mechanical problems and one broke down o
DUBLIN (Reuters) - An Irish naval ship rescued 712 people including pregnant women and infants off the coast of the Libyan capital of Tripoli as part of an international migrant rescue effort, Ireland
Those who remain in denial about the threat of Russian hackers – whatever their target – should be required to read the cover story in the July issue of Wired magazine titled, “How an enti
Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight.
The construction of the mosque complex began in 2012, which was designed in accordance with classic Ottoman architecture.
Computer whizz-kids Top 10 finalists in Facebook starter programme.
From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote in the landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China that was once viewed as an
As part of the bankruptcy protection plans, KSS would acquire all of Takata's assets barring certain assets and operations.
Schulz's decision to take his party's reins initially jolted the Social Democratic Party (SPD) to life, but the trend has reversed.
LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Arlene Foster, has returned to London and hopes to finalize a deal to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's
The explosion ignited early on Sunday as crowds ignored warnings to stay away from the tanker which had overturned on a main highway from Karachi to Lahore, spilling some 40,000 litres of fuel. 
Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multi-decked tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia's Penol-Guatape reservoir .
The Syrian Democratic Forces began its assault on Raqqa earlier this month after a long campaign to isolate Islamic State inside the city.
ANC presidential hopeful, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, expressed support for calls for the “decolonisation” of education.
The 2017 BET Awards had stumbles, from technical problems during a performance to going well over its planned three-and-a-half hour time slot during the live show held Sunday in Los ......
The 2017 BET Awards had stumbles, from technical problems during a performance to going well over its planned three-and-a-half hour time slot during the live show held Sunday in Los Angeles. But the
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has accused credit rating agencies of waging an economic war against the country and President Jacob Zuma.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court over its climate change policies in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious targets. Sarah Thomson is chal
India's PM says his country "proved its power" in its strikes on militant bases in Pakistan.
EFF national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has challenged the youth to emulate the 1976 generation in confronting their challenges.
With this, Trump has broken the annual tradition upheld by the past three administrations
Angry informal settlement residents at Mahube Valley want nothing to do with Mayor Solly Msimanga's proposed wall separating feuding areas.
During a reunion at the Korean embassy, South African teachers spoke highly of the Korean culture of respect and kindness which was shown to them.

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