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Six NBA India coaches to be trained in Johannesburg
Johannesburg, July 30 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) India's grassroots programme has selected six coaches to feature in the 13th edition of Basketball without Borders (BWB) programme in Johannesburg in South Africa, it was announced on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:14:02 PM

UAE humanitarian aid arrives in Yemen
Abu Dhabi, July 30 (IANS/WAM) A ship carrying humanitarian aid from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has arrived at the Aden city port in Yemen, the media reported on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:04:03 PM

Egypt adjourns Al Jazeera journalists' trial for ninth time
Cairo, July 30 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Thursday adjourned a long running trial of three Al Jazeera journalists for the ninth time.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:00:03 PM

Kenya eyes sprint and field titles at Worlds
Nairobi, July 30 (IANS) For long, Kenya has dominated the middle and long distance races at global athletics championships, but in the Beijing Worlds in August, the East African country will try to widen its scope as it focuses on sprint and field events.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:12:14 PM

German behind Somalia hotel attack
Mogadishu, July 29 (IANS) A German citizen of Somali origin was behind the July 26 bomb attack on Jazeera Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu that killed 15 people, a senior Somali intelligence officer said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:56:12 PM

Kenyan athletes not to double up in Beijing Worlds
Nairobi, July 29 (IANS) Kenya is pulling the plug in an effort to discourage its athletes from doubling up at the World Championships in Beijing next month.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:06:13 PM

No foreign athletes at Kenya trials for Worlds
Nairobi, July 29 (IANS) Kenya has blocked foreign athletes based in the country from competing in their national trials here on Friday and Saturday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:44:04 PM

23 dead in Egyptian factory fire
Cairo, July 29 (IANS/EFE) At least 23 people died and 22 others were injured after a fire broke out at furniture factory in Egypt, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:36:08 AM

Time for world to change approach to Africa: Obama
Addis Ababa, July 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama on Tuesday ended his historic tour of Africa, saying it was time for the world to change its approach to the continent.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:26:17 PM

Nobody should be president for life: Obama
Addis Ababa, July 28 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama on Tuesday stressed that no president should remain in office for life, as it violates important constitutional provisions which in turn "risks instability and strife" as has happened in Burundi.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:10:04 PM

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