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Last Night in Pollsmoor for Axe Murderer Van Breda Before Transfer

Last Night in Pollsmoor for Axe Murderer Van Breda Before Transfer

Henri van Breda , 23, was also given 15 years for the attempted murder of his teenage sister, Marli, during the frenzied January 2015 attack . Eric Ntabazalila‚ speaking on behalf of the National Prosecuting Authority outside the High Court in Cape Town‚ said the NPA was "happy and satisfied" with the three life sentences Judge Siraj Desai imposed on Van Breda for the murders of his parents‚ Martin and Teresa‚ and his brother Rudi.


Secret permit let Iran convert funds to dollars

Secret permit let Iran convert funds to dollars

Wall Street Journal editorial board member Bill McGurn discusses the report that the Obama administration gave Iran brief access to the US financial system. Carper further took umbrage with President Donald Trump's decision to unilaterally withdraw the US from the JCPOA despite protest from close USA allies in Europe, saying: "President Trump has abandoned our allies, put our national security at risk and weakened our standing in the world".


Hawaii volcano eruption: Satellite images show DEVASTATING impact of Mount Kilauea

Hawaii volcano eruption: Satellite images show DEVASTATING impact of Mount Kilauea

The eruption is one of the most destructive in USA history, though amazingly no one has been killed and only one injury has been reported. About 100 structures had been destroyed before the latest eruption, but about 500 homes in the communities of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland were in the direct path of the lava.


Boris Johnson 'warns of Brexit meltdown'

Boris Johnson 'warns of Brexit meltdown'

Theresa May today (picture, main, at the G7 in Canada today with Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel) issued a stinging rebuke to Boris Johnson (pictured, bottom right inset) after he tore into her Brexit strategy and said it was heading for " meltdown ".


On 'Jerusalem Day,' Gaza anti-blockade protest near Israel

On 'Jerusalem Day,' Gaza anti-blockade protest near Israel

Since the near-weekly protests began on March 30, more than 120 Palestinians have been killed and over 3,800 wounded by Israeli army fire. Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers entered into agricultural Palestinian lands east Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday morning, razing and leveling lands along the "buffer zone".