BMW recalls 7-Series cars because doors can 'fly open'

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BMW is recalling over 45 000 older 7-Series cars in the US because the doors can unexpectedly open while they're being driven.

G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content

2017-05-26 22:30

The G7 nations have demanded action from internet providers and social media firms against extremist content online, vowing to step up their fight against terrorism after the Manchester attack.

What we know about the Manchester attacker's bomb

2017-05-26 22:30

Manchester suicide bomber Salem Abedi used a powerful explosive device that was painstakingly assembled - likely with assistance - for his deadly attack on a pop concert, according to officials and experts.

Helicopter used in rescue after light aircraft makes emergency landing

2017-05-26 21:39

Two injured passengers of a light aircraft have been found lying next to it after they had to make an apparent emergency landing on the mountains between Wakkerstroom and Dirkiesdorp, paramedics say.

In moral 'crusade', Burundi forces unwed couples to marry

2017-05-26 21:38

Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, the Burundi government says, as part of an effort to reform morals in the country.

South Sudan freed UN journalist held 2 years without charge

2017-05-26 21:38

South Sudan has released a United Nations journalist held for two and a half years without trial, the UN has announced.

Good governance non-negotiable, says Dlodlo

2017-05-26 21:15

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has highlighted good governance when she presented her first budget in the portfolio.

Trump uses Ramadan message to urge end to violence

2017-05-26 21:04

US President Donald Trump has wished Muslims "a joyful Ramadan", urging them to use the holy month to reject violence by Islamist extremists.

At least 5 dead as militias clash in Libya capital

2017-05-26 20:44

At least five people were killed in fierce clashes between rival armed groups in the Libyan capital Tripoli, seat of a UN-backed unity government, a hospital official has said.

Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt

2017-05-26 20:42

The militant Islamic group Hamas that rules Gaza is condemning the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt.


MotoGP: Valentino Rossi leaves hospital after crash - report

2017-05-26 23:52

MotoGP star Valentino Rossi has been discharged from hospital in Rimini where he was admitted after a training accident, Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport reported on Friday.

Detroit man cleared of murder leaves prison after 25 years

2017-05-26 22:30

A Detroit man has walked out of prison after 25 years after tests showed he was convicted of murder with sham evidence.

Jewish Board to meet school after 'anti-Semitic' chants during school play

2017-05-26 21:58

A Johannesburg school is in hot water after learners allegedly made Nazi salutes and anti-Semitic comments during a school play about the Holocaust.

Hezbollah condemns attack on Egyptian Copts

2017-05-26 21:38

Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has condemns attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

Thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe: Libya navy

2017-05-26 21:38

At least 20 boats carrying thousands of migrants on their way to Italy were spotted off the coast of the western city of Sabratha, the Libyan navy has said.

Israel sends Egypt condolences over bus attack

2017-05-26 21:38

Israel has strongly condemned the attack by masked gunmen on a bus carrying Christians in neighbouring Egypt that killed 28 people.

Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids

2017-05-26 21:06

Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant, is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time.

Briton jailed for 15 years for bomb on train

2017-05-26 21:04

A 20-year-old British man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for planting a bomb on a busy London Underground train last year in what he claimed was a Halloween prank.

Switzerland returns millions linked to ex-leader to Tunisia

2017-05-26 20:43

Switzerland is transferring $3.9m to Tunisia that had been frozen in connection with a close relative of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Nepal bans SA Everest permit dodger for 10 years

2017-05-26 20:40

Nepal has said a South African who tried to climb Mount Everest without a permit can go home without paying a $22 000 fine, but banned him from mountaineering there for 10 years.

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