Buses set on fire as taxi strike starts in Cape Town
22 November 2022 | 1:49 pm
A two-day strike by local taxi associations began in Cape Town on Monday. But as commuters queued for buses, two were set ablaze.
Mexican President Manuel Lopez Obrador has angered the Jewish community by comparing a prominent member to Hitler. It's not the first time the leftist leader has tried to smear opponents with such comparisons.
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Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Monday at the United Nations about seeking insight from the words of Nelson Mandela during a time of "global uncertainty and division" and urged countries to take action to combat climate change.
A surgical team led by Dr Tim Forgan uses the da Vinci Xi robot to assist in removing a cancerous rectal tumour from a female patient at Tygerberg public hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The robot, which has four 'arms' and is controlled in real time by Forgan via an immersive 3D consul, is the most advanced surgical robot in Africa.
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Residents and criminal gangs in the country often engage in violence towards one another, often sparked by cattle theft. Security forces have been deployed to search for the culprits.
The McKinney fire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, and is not yet contained. Strong winds and lightning storms were expected to fan the flames.
Israel and the Islamic Jihad group announced that a cease-fire would come into effect Sunday night. The truce could end the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since last year.
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A highway in Berlin remains blocked as firefighters continue to tackle a blaze in the city's Grunewald forest.
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