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Bill Cosby in the dock

Bill Cosby is a household name and one of America’s best-loved comedians. Watched by millions, he became a byword for the affable father figure. Now he is standing trial for drugging and sexually assaulting one woman, and has been publicly accused by dozens more. Norristown, Pennsylvania (dpa) – Keshia Knight Pulliam probably never thought she […]

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Qatar isolated as Gulf nations cut ties

JOHANNESBURG – Qatar is finding itself increasingly isolated after four Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Doha early Monday over Qatar’s alleged ties with Islamist groups. The diplomatic move follows leaked emails from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba, and a pro-Israel neo-conservative think tank collaborating on ways […]

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International seafarers trade unions meeting in Cape Town today and tomorrow

CAPE TOWN – Dockers and seafarers trade union delegates from around the world will meet in Cape Town this week for the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) dockers’ section and ITF seafarers’ section conferences. The events will run concurrently on Monday and Tuesday. Almost 1.5 million maritime workers from 148 countries are represented by ITF […]