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16 injured in Egypt metro station stampede
Cairo, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 16 persons were injured in a stampede after a bomb exploded in the underground metro station of Helmeyet el-Zaytoun in Cairo Thursday.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:40:03 PM

Kenya's Cheruiyot ready to return after maternity leave
Nairobi, Nov 13 (IANS) Olympic 5,000 metre silver medallist Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya feels she is ready to test her body in local competition before moving on to the international circuit after two years out on a maternity leave.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:34:04 PM

Car bombs target Arab missions in Libya
Tripoli, Nov 13 (IANS) The Egyptian and United Arab Emirates' (UAE) embassies in Libya's capital Tripoli were targeted by two car bombs Thursday, but no casualties were reported, sources said.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:26:17 PM

Exim Bank to boost Indian project exports to $50 bn
Accra (Ghana), Nov 13 (IANS) In what could give a major boost to India's growing economic influence across Asia and Africa, the Exim Bank of India aims to increase Indian project exports to $50 billion within the next five years from the current levels of $27 billion.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:06:22 PM

Egyptian president wants foreign convicts to be sent back
Cairo, Nov 13 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree to send foreign defendants on trial or already convicted to their countries to be tried or to serve their sentence.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 2:52:15 PM

Kenya's Cheruiyot ready to return after maternity leave
Nairobi, Nov 13 (IANS) Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot, London Olympic silver medallist in 5,000 metres, feels she is ready to test her fitness in local competition before moving on to the international circuit after a two-year maternity layoff.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:12:05 PM

Six killed in Libya car bomb attacks
Tripoli, Nov 13 (IANS) Car bomb attacks in two eastern Libyan towns have killed six people and injured at least 20 others, according to medical and military sources.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:50:03 AM

Egypt court jails Morsi loyalists for 25 years
Cairo, Nov 13 (IANS) An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 25 supporters of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in absentia to 25 years, three others to 10 years and seven others to three years over their association with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group and inciting anti-government violence, media reported.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 2:00:06 AM

One killed in Egypt bomb explosion
Cairo, Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) A man died and another was wounded Wednesday when a bomb they were carrying went off as they rode a motorcycle on a Cairo highway, security sources told Efe news agency.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:56:20 PM

Kipsang, Keitany want Kenya to strengthen anti-doping campaign
Nairobi, Nov 12 (IANS) New York Marathon champions Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany believe Kenya is not doing enough to curb the use of performance enhancement drugs and doping.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:10:05 PM

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