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Sony to beef up chip business with new engineers


IOL , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Klopp cops R823 000 fine after questioning referee’s integrity in Liverpool draw

“His comments made during a post-match interview breached FA Rule E3(1), as they questioned the integrity of the match referee and/or implied bias.” Photo: John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters LONDON – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was fined £45 000 (about R823 000) by the Football Association (FA) on Thursday for comments he made about the referee after his side’s 1-1 draw with West Ham United in the Premier League on February 4.

IOL , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Crowds see off Venezuela convoy headed to Colombia border for aid

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left Caracas with some 80 lawmakers on Thursday on a 800-km (500-mile) trip to the Colombian border where they hope to receive food and medicine to alleviate shortages in defiance of President Nicolas Maduro.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising "concrete" remedies

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday, with one cardinal acknowledging that the Church had to fight “the enemy within”.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Cubans expected to voice unprecedented opposition in constitutional vote

HAVANA (Reuters) - For the first time since the 1959 Revolution, Cuban voters on Sunday may express significant dissent, when they go to the polls to ratify a new constitution that institutes modest economic changes while maintaining the one-party system.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Police in DR Congo accused of extrajudicial killings

We do not murder," he told the Reuters news agency.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 21, 2019

U.S. says not discussing removal of troops from Korean peninsula with North

Reuters/Kham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not discussing with North Korea the possibility of removing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula and is unsure whether Pyongyang has decided to fully denuclearize, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Sudanese security forces arrest prominent party leaders - opposition member

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces arrested around two dozen opposition members on Thursday who were on their way to deliver a petition to the presidential palace calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down, a leading member of the opposition said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising ‘concrete’ remedies | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

That’s good but let’s see how it ends up,” Barrett-Doyle told Reuters.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Zimbabwe's currency reality check puts plaster on deep wound

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s decision to scrap a peg between its quasi-currency bond notes and the U.S. dollar brings a welcome end to a failing monetary policy, but it is not the solution to a deeper crisis, economists said on Thursday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019