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Pistorius parole review on September 18
Johannesburg, Aug 28 (IANS) The family of South African para-athlete Oscar Pistorius has announced that the date of his parole board review has been set for September 18, when a decision will be taken on whether to release him to serve the remainder of his five-year sentence under house arrest for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.

Friday, August 28, 2015 1:28:03 PM

Indian man's tweet to Swaraj saves sister from traffickers
Abu Dhabi, Aug 27 (IANS) A brother's tweet to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led to the rescue of his sister from human traffickers in United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report here said.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 5:22:11 PM

Indian sets up $200 mn tractor assembly unit in Ghana
Accra (Ghana), Aug 26 (IANS) Indian-owned West Africa Agro-Tech Company (WAATCO), based in Ghana, has invested $200 million in a tractor assembly plant at nearby Nsawam, to produce 500 tractors a year, the company's managing director Akoliya Patel said.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:07:53 PM

South Sudan president signs peace deal with reservations
Juba, Aug 26 (IANS) South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Wednesday signed a peace document proposed by the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development in Africa (IGAD) in the presence of regional head of states, a local radio station reported.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:12:14 PM

Scores of bodies found in migrant ship near Libya
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) The bodies of at least 50 people have been found in the hold of a boat carrying migrants which was intercepted off the coast of Libya, media quoted the Italian coast guard as saying on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:58:04 PM

Meeting of joint Arab defence council postponed
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) The Arab League on Wednesday decided to postpone the meeting of the Joint Arab Defence Council which was due to be held on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:24:03 PM

S. Sudan president Salva Kiir signs peace deal
Juba, Aug 26 (IANS) South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels after a threat of sanctions from the UN, media reported.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:04:03 PM

Body of Indian worker in UAE repatriated
Abu Dhabi, Aug 26 (IANS) The body of an Indian worker who died in Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this month has been repatriated to India 15 days after his death, a media report said.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:04:03 PM

Support to Palestine unwavering while engaging with Israel: India
Cairo, Aug 25 (IANS) India's strong traditional support to the Palestinian cause remains unwavering even while pursuing good relations with Israel, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here on Tuesday and added that the India is now more actively engaging with the Arab world.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:04:03 PM

Burundi president appoints new government
Bujumbura, Aug 25 (IANS) Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has appointed a new government which includes members from an opposition coalition.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:30:06 PM

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