Irish abortion referendum: Turnout ‘brisk’

Irish abortion referendum: Turnout ‘brisk’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Irish media reporting ‘brisk’ turnout Turnout in the Republic of Ireland’s referendum on abortion laws is higher, so far, than in recent votes. Voting will continue until 22:00 local time on Friday. The turnout...
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Fiat Chrysler recalls 490K cars in Canada over cruise control defect

Fiat Chrysler recalls 490K cars in Canada over cruise control defect

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in North America over a defect that could prevent drivers from deactivating cruise control, the company said on Friday, warning owners not to use the function until they get...
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New coat of arms created for Meghan Markle after royal wedding to Prince Harry

New coat of arms created for Meghan Markle after royal wedding to Prince Harry

Britain’s Kensington Palace has given details of the newly created coat of arms for the former Meghan Markle — an honour which is accorded by tradition to the nobility. The coat of arms for the Duchess of Sussex, as she...
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Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Irish voters are casting their ballots on Friday in an abortion referendum that could represent a change in the path of a country that was once one of Europe’s more socially conservative.  The country is voting on whether to repeal...
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Canada manhunt under way after Mississauga restaurant blast

Canada manhunt under way after Mississauga restaurant blast

Canadian police have launched a manhunt for two men after a blast at an Indian restaurant near Toronto injured 15 people. Jennifer Evans, Peel regional police chief, said on Friday that two suspects with their faces covered to conceal their...
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Africa:Corruption Undermines “the Africa We Want” – Ramaphosa

Africa:Corruption Undermines “the Africa We Want” – Ramaphosa

Photo: SA Presidency President Ramaphosa flanked by the flags of the African Union and South Africa. document Addressing an Africa Day celebration for the first time since taking office, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa spelled out his administra...
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Spanish rapper on the run after ‘terror lyrics’ prison sentence

Spanish rapper on the run after ‘terror lyrics’ prison sentence

Image copyright YouTube/Josep Valtonyc Image caption The 24-year-old rapper Josep Miquel Arenas Beltran frequently criticises Spain’s political situation in his songs “Tomorrow is the day. Disobedience is legitimate and a duty. Here, no one surrend...
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Africa:What Being African Means to allAfrica

Africa:What Being African Means to allAfrica

Blog By allAfrica Staff Cape Town — In 1960, 17 countries gained independence from European colonisers, and to mark their liberation, several states began celebrating African Liberation Day. Now Africa Day is widely commemorated among the continent’s 5...
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Kevin Roberts named Sutherland’s second-in-command

Kevin Roberts named Sutherland’s second-in-command

3:25 AM ET In the midst of a cultural review following the Newlands ball-tampering fiasco, Cricket Australia has made the biggest structural change of its recent history, with the senior executive Kevin Roberts becoming the chief executive James Sutherland&#82...
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Ireland heads to polls in landmark abortion vote

Ireland heads to polls in landmark abortion vote

North Korea says still open to talks with US Read more Ireland heads to polls in landmark abortion vote Read more France, Russia vow to press coordination efforts on Syria Read more Harvey Weinstein ‘to turn himself in to NYPD’...
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