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Hande in die lug – ek het ’n (speelgoed-) vuurwapen!

’n Vermeende rower het waarskynlik die skrik van sy lewe gekry toe hy, onwetend, met ’n speelgoedvuurwapen aangekeer is.<p>Dié rower (24) het …

WATCH: #KnysnaFire mayor has 'never witnessed such devastation' | Cape Times

Photo: TwitterFarmers and animals were among the thousands that had to flee for their lives in Knysna.A fire rages in Plettenberg.<p>The City of Cape …

Weather

WATCH Huge waves slam into the promenade during heavy storms

Huge waves crash over roads in the Cape

Roads

Storm winds fan Knysna fire, residents evacuated

CAPE TOWN – Scores of people are being evacuated from their homes in Knysna as a fire threatens property in the Garden Route town.<p>A section of the N2 …

Weather

Dream honeymoon becomes nightmare for Winnipeg newlyweds stuck in Greece

Nikolaos Sarlakis is battling pneumonia in Athens hospital after 2 major surgeries<p>A Winnipeg bride who went to Greece for her dream wedding and …

Canadian winery owners face closed trial in China

Charges of smuggling against a Canadian winery owner who has been locked up in a Chinese jail for more than a year are trumped up, his lawyers say, accusing China of criminalizing a customs dispute, one that could have far-reaching consequences for an eventual bilateral free-trade deal.<p>John Chang, …

In a Chinese courtroom, faint promises of justice

More than two years after he was dragged away by China's anti-corruption investigators, and nearly a year after he was sentenced to six years in prison, Wilson Wang has had his day in court.<p>Three days, in fact, long enough for the former tobacco executive to mount a surprisingly vigorous argument …

Drone-shot video may have just solved 400-year debate over what narwhal tusks are used for

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Wildlife

[UPDATE] Third house set alight in Coligny

JOHANNESBURG – A third house has been set alight in Coligny, allegedly by community members who are angry over the granting of bail to two men …

Crime

House torched as court grants bail to Coligny farmers accused of murdering teen

South Africa

Coligny: The shape of things to come?

Rian Malan<p>Let’s start at the beginning. The date is April 20 and a black youth lies dying on a lonely road in an iconic Highveld landscape. Mealies …

Cops, Coligny community members meet in bid to restore order

COLIGNY - Police have met with community leaders in Coligny in an effort to restore order following violent protests on Monday.<p>Protests broke out …

Justice

Grandson fills 600 sandbags, but can't save home for grandmother, 93

Montreal mayor insists there is no shortage of sandbags in borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro<p>Raymond Stelmashuk says for the past few days, the city has …

Battle against floods continues in Central, Eastern and Western Canada

Thousands of Canadians across the country spent the weekend in a desperate struggle with rising floodwaters caused by unusually persistent</b> …

Floods wreak havoc in Canada as Montreal declares emergency

Thousands of Canadians across the country spent the weekend in a desperate struggle with rising floodwaters caused by unusually persistent rainfall.<p>Quebec has been hardest hit, with nearly 1,900 flooded homes in roughly 130 municipalities, from the Ontario border in the west, to the Gaspe peninsula.<p>…

Canada

Canadians capture soggy sights in waterlogged cities

Canadians from coast to coast are finding themselves and their homes waterlogged as communities cope with heavy rain and flooding.<p>Hundreds of …

Weather

Ottawa-Gatineau flooding: Maps of road and path closures - Ottawa

Flooding in some parts of Gatineau is the worst residents have seen in 20 years. (Ashley Burke/CBC)<p>The Ottawa River appears to have peaked, but its …

Quebec enlists Canadian Forces in fight against rising floodwaters

Eastern Ontario, parts of Quebec and most of New Brunswick all under rainfall warnings<p>Unrelenting rain is worsening a flood crisis in Central Canada …

Why your insurance likely won't protect you if your basement floods

Most policies don't include 'overland flood insurance' — even if they do, there are limits<p>Increasingly severe weather in Canada has made for changes …