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Kenya passes anti-terror law
Nairobi, Dec 19 (IANS) Kenyan lawmakers have passed the amendments proposed in the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill by two parliamentary committees amid a shouting match, name calling, blows and drama pitting the country's two coalitions against each other.

Friday, December 19, 2014 11:36:19 AM

South Sudan peace talks resume in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Dec 19 (IANS) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional body of eight east African states, launched the multi-stakeholder peace talks here Thursday to discuss the year-long conflict in South Sudan.

Friday, December 19, 2014 7:00:04 AM

Cameroon army kills 116 Boko Haram militants
Yaounde, Dec 18 (IANS) Cameroon's army killed 116 Boko Haram fighters Wednesday when the insurgents attacked an army base in the far north region of Amchide, the country's defence ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 9:08:06 PM

Senior IS leader dies in coalition bombing in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) A senior leader of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has been killed in airstrikes carried out by the US-led international coalition in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a Kurdish source told Efe news agency Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:08:10 PM

FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty
Margao, Dec 18 (IANS) Slamming referee Ravshan Iramatov for denying his side a penalty, baffled FC Goa coach Zico has questioned the wisdom of putting the controversial Uzbekistani at the helm of the crucial Indian Super League (ISL) second leg semi-final play-off match against Atletico de Kolkata.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:58:06 PM

FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty
Margao, Dec 18 (IANS) Slamming referee Ravshan Iramatov for denying his side a penalty, baffled FC Goa coach Zico has questioned the wisdom of putting the controversial Uzbekistani at the helm of the crucial Indian Super League (ISL) second leg semi-final play-off match against Atletico de Kolkata.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:16:22 PM

Chaos in Kenyan parliament over anti-terror bill
Nairobi, Dec 18 (IANS) Kenya's opposition lawmakers disrupted parliamentary proceedings Thursday as a debate for a new anti-terror law kicked off in a special sitting in Nairobi.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 4:44:07 PM

Botswana's track star Montsho waits her fate on doping
Gaborone, Dec 18 (IANS) Botswana's former World and Commonwealth Games champion Amantle Montsho is yet to know her fate five months after failing a drug test.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:02:16 PM

Windies sweating on Roach injury
Centurion, Dec 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies have been left sweating on the fitness of frontline fast bowler Kemar Roach after he pulled up with an ankle injury during the first day of the opening Test against South Africa here.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:40:08 AM

Four killed in Egypt military plane crash
Cairo, Dec 18 (IANS) An Egyptian military plane crashed Wednesday during Egypt-United Arab Emirates (UAE)joint military drill, killing two Egyptian and two UAE officers, state-run Nile TV reported.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:22:14 AM

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