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Herman Mashaba: Johannesburg's black mayor resigns over DA race row (Oct 21, 2019 12:50)
Herman Mashaba hits out at his party's promotion of a colleague who had praised aspects...

Bolivia elections: Concern as results transmission pauses (Oct 21, 2019 12:45)
With more than 80% of votes counted, incumbent President Morales looked set to face a r...

Tornado strikes Dallas, cutting power to thousands (Oct 21, 2019 12:34)
Thousands are without power as a 70mph twister rips off roofs and overturns cars in the...

Spanish rescuers battle to reach trapped cavers (Oct 21, 2019 12:32)
Four members of a Portuguese climbing club are cut off by flooding in a cave network in...

Five things to know about Canada's general election (Oct 21, 2019 12:30)
Will Canadians give Justin Trudeau a second chance when they head to the polls?

India disability activist 'told to remove trousers' by airport security (Oct 21, 2019 11:21)
Kolkata airport authorities apologise to disability activists Kuhu Das and Jeeja Ghosh.

Are electric cars as 'green' as you think? (Oct 21, 2019 10:36)
The lithium powering electric vehicles is found deep beneath the salt flats of Argentina

Mitt Romney's secret Twitter account Pierre Delecto revealed (Oct 21, 2019 10:30)
The ex-presidential candidate confirms using the account "Pierre Delecto", telling a re...

Lebanon protests: Mass revolt continues as PM 'agrees reforms' (Oct 21, 2019 10:26)
The country is in the grips of the largest anti-government demonstrations in years.

Chile protests: Five dead after looters torch garment factory (Oct 21, 2019 10:25)
A state of emergency is in place for much of the country as protests rage against the c...