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Last updated: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:18:04 PM

Indian cricket team offers support to injured Hughes
Adelaide, Nov 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket team, currently in Australia to play a four-match Test series, issued a statement in support of the critically injured batsman Phillip Hughes who was being struck by a short delivery during a domestic first-class match in Sydney Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:22:11 PM

'Black magic' cancels Kenyan football tie
Mombasa (Kenya), Nov 25 (IANS) A domestic football match here was abandoned over the weekend after riots broke out following claims that spectators used black magic - juju - to decide the game's outcome.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:04:04 PM

Indian batsmen among runs in practice game
Adelaide, Nov 25 (IANS) Five Indian batsmen got valuable match practice ahead of the first Test Down Under, hitting half-centuries as the team scored 363/8 in reply to Cricket Australia XI's first innings total of 219 all out, to draw their first of the two two-day tour game at the Gilderol Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:26:25 PM

Madagascar plague toll rises to 47
Antananarivo, Nov 25 (IANS/TASS) The toll in the bubonic plague outbreak in Madagascar rose to 47, secretary-general of the health ministry of the island state Philemon Tafangy said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:06:14 PM

12 killed in Egypt building collapse
Cairo, Nov 25 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and seven injured early Tuesday when a building collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, media reported.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:04:10 PM

Libyan warplanes strike Mitiga airport in Tripoli
Tripoli, Nov 25 (IANS) Libyan National Army warplanes Monday bombed Mitiga airport in Tripoli, causing all internal and international flights to suspend, according to military sources.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:16:17 AM

Algeria seriously preparing for constitution revision: President
Algiers, Nov 24 (IANS) Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said Monday that his country is taking serious steps to revise its constitution, media reported.

Monday, November 24, 2014 8:10:05 PM

33 IS militants killed in Iraq's Mosul
Mosul (Iraq), Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) At least 33 militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group have died Monday in the Iraqi city of Mosul and the surrounding area, including a leader who was responsible for the sale of kidnapped Yazidi women.

Monday, November 24, 2014 6:46:18 PM

20 killed in renewed Sudan tribal clashes
Khartoum, Nov 24 (IANS) More than 20 people were killed and dozens injured in renewed tribal clashes between two groups of the Mesiria tribe in Sudan's West Kordofan state, media reported Monday.

Monday, November 24, 2014 3:46:19 PM

Essebsi projected winner of Tunisian presidential poll
Tunis, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Secular candidate Beji Caid Essebsi is the projected winner of the presidential election held in Tunisia Sunday with almost 48 percent of the vote, according to exit polls.

Monday, November 24, 2014 3:14:08 PM

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