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Pistorius gets five years for manslaughter

South African track star Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend on Valentine's ...

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014, 10:46

Pistorius in court for sentencing

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a South African court where he will be sentenced for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ...

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014, 09:40

Pistorius still awaiting sentence for manslaughter

Pistorius, 27, could face a fine and a suspended jail sentence or up to 15 years in prison after he was found guilty of culpable ...

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014, 12:12

Pistorius pre-sentencing resumes

Oscar Pistorius has returned to court for a second day of sentencing arguments over whether he should face prison for killing ...

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014, 10:24

Pistorius sentencing today

The judge in the trial of South African athlete Oscat Pistorius is to announce his sentencing today after he was found guilty ...

Monday, 13 Oct 2014, 09:33

Syria fights back against IS

Fighting has continued overnight around the Syrian border town of Kobane, with reports of Kurdish forces launching an operation ...

Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014, 11:14

Hong Kong leader rejects calls to stand down

Hong Kong's leader, CY Leung, has said his top official will meet protest leaders in a last-minute olive branch to avoid ...

Friday, 03 Oct 2014, 13:07

Hong Kong braces for pro-democracy rally

As Hong Kong braces for huge pro-democracy rallies, leader CY Leung has urged protesters to back electoral reforms set out by ...

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014, 10:17

Obama: US underestimated threat of IS

President Barack Obama has acknowledged that US agencies underestimated the threat posed by the Islamist insurgency in Syria. ...

Monday, 29 Sep 2014, 11:32

Obama tells UN: Isis is death network

US President Barack Obama has called on the world to join together to destroy the Islamic State terrorist group, which he branded ...

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014, 18:14

US attacks ISIS in Syria

The United States started attacking ISIS in northern Syria on a massive scale Monday night, using fighter planes, bombers and ...

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014, 12:41

Pistorius guilty of manslaugher

Judge Masipa finds Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, South Africa's version of manslaughter. Sentencing will follow ...

Friday, 12 Sep 2014, 10:56

Pistorius arrives at court to hear verdict

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at court to hear whether he will be found guilty of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend. ...

Friday, 12 Sep 2014, 09:22

Update 3:Pistorius cleared of pre-meditated murder

The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled out a verdict of premeditated murder, saying the prosecution failed to prove ...

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014, 12:59

Obama orders airstrikes against Islamic State

President Obama has authorised air-strikes against the Islamic State. "I have made it clear that we will hunt down terrorists ...

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014, 08:39

Local news

250 migrants on way to Malta

250 migrants are expected to arrive in Malta ...

Fall in unemployment figures

In September, the number of persons registering ...

European Crowdfunding Network President addresses ...

Oliver Gajda, President of the European ...

Update 2: PM at EU Summit

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat joined EU leaders ...

Europe

Cameron fuming at EU demand for extra €2.1 ...

The United Kingdom received a surprise demand ...

UK set to restrict EU migrants seeking work

David Cameron is to set out further plans ...

Nicola Sturgeon new Scottish First Minister

Nicola Sturgeon is set to replace Alex Salmond ...

Heathrow airport to begin Ebola screening

Heathrow airport is to start screening for ...

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Obama warns IS: Justice will be done

The US President vows to take the fight ...

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014, 13:00

Libya's PM resigns

Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down ...

Friday, 29 Aug 2014, 13:10

World Medical Association on WHO report of ...

Commenting on today's World Health ...

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014, 12:46

9-year old girl accidently kills weapons ...

A nine year-old girl in the US has ...

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014, 10:52

Gaza and Israel agree ceasefire

A long-term ceasefire has been agreed ...

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014, 10:46

Obama warns U.S. will be relentess against ...

The United States launched a series ...

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014, 08:55

Islamic militants behead US journalist

Islamic State militants have released ...

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014, 11:09

Teenager shooting: US National Guard called ...

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered ...

Monday, 18 Aug 2014, 12:30

Obama orders airstrikes against militants ...

President Barack Obama has authorised ...

Friday, 08 Aug 2014, 11:21

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international ...

The World Health Organization on Friday ...

Friday, 08 Aug 2014, 11:15

Pistorius: Snowball of lies says prosecution

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius ...

Thursday, 07 Aug 2014, 12:58

Airlines cancel flights to Liya

Embassies have closed and flights have ...

Sunday, 03 Aug 2014, 08:01

Greece evacuates embassy staff from Libya

Greece evacuated embassy staff and ...

Friday, 01 Aug 2014, 10:28

Libya crisis deepens

As the violence in the Libyian capital ...

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014, 08:57

More bodies of MH 17 due to arrive in Holland

More bodies from Malaysian Airlines ...

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014, 10:52