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Mandela's remains reach childhood village for funeral

Nelson Mandela's remains arrived in his childhood village in eastern South Africa on Saturday for a traditional burial on Sunday, bringing down the curtain on 10 days of national mourning and......

South Africans 'celebrate' Mandela's triumph in passing

Just as Nelson Mandela united South Africans of all races in life, his death is bringing them together to celebrate his exemplary journey and achievements rather than grieving over his passing.......

Mandela's funeral on December 15, preparations begin

The body of South Africa's anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela was on Friday taken to a military hospital in Pretoria as preparations for the December 15 state funeral of the peace icon began.......

NASA spacecraft sets off to end Moon mystery

NASA has launched an unmanned spacecraft from Virginia that aims at unlocking the mysteries of Moon's atmosphere. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer or Ladee spacecraft, which is......

'Vasco da Gama needs to be tried for crimes against humanity'

'V'asco da Gama indulged in some of the most heinous crimes.' 'On October 1, 1502, he mercilessly ordered the killing of 700 innocent Malabar pilgrims. Half the pilgrims were women and......

IATA asks govts not to single out aviation for taxation

Global airlines' body IATA on Monday asked governments across the world not to single out aviation industry for taxes and regulations and to treat it as ‘any other business’."One of our......

Suzlon Energy signs first South African deal

Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy has signed its first South African deal for supplying turbines and is in talks with four more clients here.Suzlon is also looking at South Africa as a......

Tour operators try to cash in on football frenzy

Tour operators are turning their attention to the coming football madness, with the World Cup tourney set to kick off in 46 days.Though ticket sales for the event, the most-watched sporting event......

Ship owners avoid ransom insurance, seek naval hel

Indian ship owners who have so far not borne additional insurance costs against piracy are awaiting three more naval vessels and marine commandos to ensure a safe voyage through the Gulf of......

10 top shark infested beaches

Just when you thought it was safe again to watch online videos of graceful surfers riding magnificent swells at the world's best beaches - all the while thinking: "Sure, I could do that!" - along......

Former South African cricketer accused of rape

A former South African cricketer, who played for the national team and was part of the 1992 Cricket World Cup, has reportedly been accused of rape. The yet-unnamed cricketer, who is accused of......

Factbox: New Australia coach Mickey Arthur

Factbox on new Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur, who was appointed to the role on Tuesday, becoming the first foreign coach to hold the position. Born: May 17, 1968 in Johannesburg......

Ntini retires from international cricket

South Africa fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has formally retired from international cricket.The pacer, who played the last of his 101 Tests in December 2009 but has been out of favour with the national......

Uncapped Theron in South Africa's World T20 squad

Paceman Juan "Rusty" Theron isthe only new cap included in South Africa's 15-man squad, while Graeme Smith was confirmed as captain on Wednesday for next month'sTwenty20 World Cup.Smith, whose......

South Africa withdraw Tahir over eligibility fears

South Africa have withdrawn Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir from their squad for Thursday's fourth and final Test against England because of fears over his eligibility. Cricket South Africa......
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An Ancient Volcanic Collapse Triggered an 800 Foot Tsunami Wave

Scientists have just uncovered one of the largest tsunami events in the geologic record, and naturally, it started with an epic splash. 73,000... ...
Journey to the last ocean

It's December 2011. I board the motor yacht Steve Irwin , the flagship vessel of Sea Shepherd Global's fleet of three ships. Sea Shepherd is a... ...
Rare supermoon eclipse to unfold Sunday night

Cape Canaveral, Florida: Sky-watchers around the world are in for a treat Sunday night and Monday when the shadow of Earth casts a reddish glow on... ...
PayU names ex-Snapdeal exec Moondhra as global CFO

Aakash Moondhra Naspers-owned online payments and mobile wallet company PayU, which has operations in 18 countries, has appointed Snapdeal's... ...
Historic Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Awarded Sovereign Territory

From the Wires Decision Paves Way for First Tribal Casino in Massachusetts Sep. 19, 2015 07:22 PM MASHPEE, Mass. , Sept. 19, 2015... ...

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