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Last updated: Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:48:05 PM

Egypt's teenage winger Ramadan Sobhi signs for Stoke City
Cairo, July 25 (IANS) English Premier League side Stoke City announced on Monday that Egyptian midfielder Ramadan Sobhi has signed for the football club from Egyptian side Al-Ahly.

Monday, July 25, 2016 8:00:03 PM

Solar plane begins final flight
Cairo, July 24 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 has left the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its round-the-world tour, the BBC reported on Sunday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:24:03 AM

'African countries should direct economic growth to new sectors'
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) African countries affected by the massive drop in the global prices of oil should direct trade policies to new sectors, a UN official said.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:26:04 PM

14 bodies found in Libya
Tripoli, July 23 (IANS) At least 14 unidentified dead bodies were found in Benghazi, Libya's second largest city, officials confirmed on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:40:05 PM

India lauded for supporting Ghana's internal security
Accra, July 22 (IANS) India has been commended for its support in improving Ghana's internal security, with the West African nation saying this has been part of the two countries cooperation in international security.

Friday, July 22, 2016 6:50:05 PM

South African prosecutors to appeal against Pistorius' sentence
Johannesburg, July 21 (IANS) South African prosecutors said that they will appeal against Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius's six-year sentence for murder, calling it "shockingly too lenient".

Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:40:05 PM

UN steps up efforts to prevent Cholera outbreak in South Sudan
Juba, July 21 (IANS) Unicef on Thursday said it had increased its response efforts amid a rise in the number of suspected cases of cholera in South Sudan which had left more than 10 persons dead.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 7:20:04 PM

Several South Sudanese protest against AU-backed force
Juba, July 21 (IANS) Scores of South Sudanese held peaceful demonstrations in the streets of Juba, the capital of South Sudan, on Wednesday to protest against the Africa Union (AU)-endorsed regional force.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:28:04 AM

Thousands flee South Sudan following violence in Juba
Kampala, July 20 (IANS) Thousands of people have fled conflict-hit South Sudan to Uganda following a recent clash between the rival armies in capital Juba, a media report said on Wednesday citing the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:24:03 PM

Madagascar police seize 260 baby turtles
Antananarivo, July 19 (IANS) Madagascar police seized 260 baby turtles ready to be sent illicitly to Bangkok at the international airport of Ivato on Monday.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:04:04 AM

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