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Arab army chiefs meet over joint force formation
Cairo, April 22 (IANS) Arab military chiefs of staff on Wednesday discussed the formation of a joint Arab military force to combat terrorism and protect Arab national security, state-run MENA news agency reported.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:54:03 PM

42 rebels, IS militants killed in Syria clashes
Cairo, April 22 (IANS) At least 30 Syrian rebels and 12 members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group died during clashes on Wednesday morning in western Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:58:03 PM

South Africa arrests four men linked to xenophobic killing
Johannesburg, April 22 (IANS) Four men have been arrested in South Africa in relation to the murder of a Mozambican man in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra, according to media reports on Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:22:13 AM

South African troops to curb xenophobic riots, many repatriated
Johannesburg, April 22 (IANS) South Africa on Tuesday deployed troops to anti-immigrant hotspots to quell the xenophobic violence that has rocked the country as hundreds of immigrants were repatriated.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:28:03 AM

Kenya launches probe into Garissa university attack
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Kenyan authorities on Tuesday appointed a team to help prosecutors investigate the attack on the Garissa University College earlier this month that killed 147 people and injured over 70, "to establish possible criminal culpability of individual officers or relevant security committees".

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:42:08 AM

AIFF brings Germany onboard for "technical collaboration"
Margao, April 21 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) entered into a partnership with DFB (German Football Association) aimed at technical collaboration here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 7:02:16 PM

10 killed in car explosion in Somalia
Mogadishu, April 21 (IANS) Ten people were killed in a car explosion at the entrance of a busy restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu while scores of others were injured, police said.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:26:12 PM

Ousted Egyptian president Morsi jailed for 20 years
Cairo, April 21 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted as president in 2013, to 20 years in prison for inciting the killings of protestors outside the Ittihadiya presidential palace in December 2012.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:08:03 PM

Egypt's ex-president Morsi jailed for 20 years
Cairo, April 21 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison for inciting the killings of protestors outside the Ittihadiya presidential palace in December 2012.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:30:03 PM

Tatra Trucks back in action in India
Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS) Czeck company Tatra Trucks is back in business in India's military space, after the ban on it for alleged corruption was lifted by the government a couple of months ago.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:32:11 PM

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