Trevor Noah defends 'Africa won the World Cup' joke

US-based South African comedian Trevor Noah has defended himself after being criticised by a French diplomat for saying “Africa won the World Cup”. The Daily Show host made the comments on his satirical show a day after France beat Croatia to win football’s most coveted prize on Sunday. More than half of the French squad can trace More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Trump: I hold Putin responsible over election meddling

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Donald Trump says he considers President Putin responsible for any Russian interference in US elections. BBC News – World  More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande 'disgusted by porn star label'

An Indian actress has said she felt “disgusted” after her sex scene in a Netflix series went viral as a “porn clip”. The 30-second video clip from Sacred Games shows consensual sex between More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Australia's PM says Pope must sack archbishop

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has called on Pope Francis to sack a Catholic archbishop found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse. Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson was convicted in May of covering up abuse More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Israel approves controversial 'Jewish nation state' law

Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

Media playback is unsupported on your device A BBC interview with the boss of Pakistan’s leading English-language newspaper has stirred controversy a week before national elections. Hameed More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

The Turkish government has ended the nationwide state of emergency that was imposed two years ago after a failed coup attempt, state media say. Under the state of emergency, tens of thousands of people were arrested More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi 'found off South Korea'

A Russian warship that sank 113 years ago has been found off the coast of a South Korean island, salvagers say. The Shinil Group say they found the Dimitrii Donskoi off the coast of Ulleungdo island, east of More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Trump Putin: US president defends meeting and press conference

US President Donald Trump has defended his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid a backlash over his performance. On Twitter, Mr Trump condemned “haters” who did not want him getting More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Thai cave boys to return to 'normal life' after meeting media

Twelve boys and their football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand have left hospital in preparation for returning home. They had been in the Chiang Rai clinic since last week, when More...