Local water invention by high schoolers takes global stage

By: Aneeqa du Plessis With South Africa known for its sporadic droughts and more recently, drier winter season, two high-school learners from Heatherlands High in George Western Cape, created a water-wise innovation that would stop continuous leakages from taps and ultimately help the country save water. Under the watchful eye[…]

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Muslim, Orthodox Christian graves vandalised in Sweden

At least 20 graves belonging to Muslims and Orthodox Christians were vandalised in a cemetery in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, local media reported Monday, says Anadolu Agency. Many tombstones were also scrawled with red paint by unidentified people at Ostra Cemetery, reported Swedish public broadcaster SVT, citing police spokesperson Nils[…]

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Top Islamic bloc condemns Quran burning in Sweden

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), on Tuesday, strongly condemned the burning of copies of the Muslim Holy Book, the Quran, in Sweden, Anadolu News Agency reports. In a statement, OIC Secretary-General, Hissein Brahim Taha denounced “the provocative actions of burning copies of the Holy Quran during anti-Muslim demonstrations, which have been[…]

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Assange rape case dropped: Sweden abandons probe that led to WikiLeaks co-founder’s asylum in UK’s Ecuadorian embassy

Swedish prosecutors will not pursue their rape investigation of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange any further, they announced, having successfully fulfilled their role in the years-long scheme to put Assange behind bars. Investigators determined the evidence was simply not strong enough to support an indictment, Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson told[…]

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Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment

A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television report he had seen. Trump, who in his first weeks in office has tried to tighten US borders sharply for national security reasons,[…]

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