New Lava Lake in The Congo

Explosions of fiery lava fountains and plumes of poisonous gas, a new lava lake has appeared atop one of Africa's most active volcanoes.


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Woman That Follow a Mediterranean Diet May Live Longer

Women who eat a Mediterranean-style diet may live longer than those who don't, according to new study that looked at one marker of aging. 


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Turning Waste into Materials for the Trip To Mars

Mars is a long way off. Space agencies planning a mission there have estimated that sending six crew members to the Red Planet would take about 916 days.


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Shocking Insight On Electric Eels

The electric eel is one of those animals that can strike fear into people's hearts, even though it lives a relatively peaceful life in the tepid waterways of South America. 


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Chevron fumes over fuel import laws
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Nuclear plan gains momentum
SOUTH Africa’s new nuclear programme would bring wealth to local communities, the World Nuclear Association (WNA) said yesterday.
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Industrial warehouse, office park buy
MAS Real Estate, which has a primary listing on the Euro-MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE’s AltX, has through two wholly-owned subsidiaries acquired an industrial warehouse and office park close to the town centre of Chippenham in the UK for e40.25 million (R587m).
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Qatar pay migrant workers to be sport ‘fans’
In Qatar, when people can't find time or be bothered to fill their sports arenas, migrant workers are paid to take their place.
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Battered Aussies looking to regroup
Australia are picking up the pieces after a punishing day in the field as India took the upper hand in the second Test at the sweltering Gabba.
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Amla, AB punish Windies bowlers
An unbeaten stand of 168 between Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers took South Africa to tea on 225 for three on day one of the first Test.
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Xavi would love to coach Barca
Barcelona midfielder Xavi says he would relish the chance to follow the example of Pep Guardiola and coach the club one day.
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Killer cop ‘was a good officer’
Traumatised colleagues of Constable Ali Nkuna had to receive counselling when news broke that he killed two people.
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Toddlers stabbed 11 times
He swung open the door, and before *Thuli could gather her thoughts, the man was stabbing her toddlers.
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UN will help US, Cuba develop ties
Ban Ki-moon welcomed the decision by the US and Cuba to normalise ties, and offered UN help to develop the relationship.
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Cubans cheer renewal of US relations
Bells rang in celebration as Raul Castro told his country that Cuba was restoring relations with the US.
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