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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 7:28:03 AM

'Kenyan athletes unfairly targeted for dope tests'
Eldoret (Kenya), Oct 21 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has said his country's track and road athletes are being unfairly targeted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because of the rapid strides made by his compatriots in the discipline.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:20:09 PM

Pistorius's final sentencing Tuesday
Pretoria, Oct 21 (IANS) South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Tuesday arrived in a court in Pretoria for the final sentencing on charges of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:58:04 PM

Liberia to hold senatorial elections amid Ebola crisis
Monrovia, Oct 21 (IANS) Liberia's National Election Commission (NEC) has announced plans to conduct the senatorial elections Dec 16 despite growing concerns that the Ebola virus may still wreak havoc at the time.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:42:08 PM

Seeing India through the lens - from Ethiopia
Adiis Ababa, Oct 21 (IANS) In a unique peek into the wonder that is India, the Indian embassy in Ethiopia showcased a photo exhibition of religions in India at a national level for the first time.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:48:04 AM

UN to support Ghana's fight against Ebola
Accra, Oct 21 (IANS) A UN official Monday reiterated support to Ghana's preparedness to contain a possible spread of the Ebola virus disease.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:48:06 AM

Algeria denies Ebola detection reports
Algiers, Oct 20 (IANS) Algeria Monday denied reports of detection of Ebola virus cases in its territory, media reported.

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:28:03 PM

Toll in Libya clashes rises to 75
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Nine more people were killed in violent clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi between the renegade general Khalifa Hafter's forces and Islamic militants, taking the total toll to 75, medical sources said Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:44:03 PM

Corinthians keep top-four hopes alive
Porto Alegre, Oct 20 (IANS) Corinthians kept alive their hopes of a top-four finish with a 2-1 victory over Internacional in Brazil's Serie A football championship.

Monday, October 20, 2014 11:22:16 AM

Liberian president calls for global support to fight Ebola
Monrovia, Oct 20 (IANS) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Sunday called on the international communities to join the country to fight the Ebola virus disease.

Monday, October 20, 2014 2:46:17 AM

Africa's richest man offers help to fight Ebola in Liberia
Monrovia, Oct 20 (IANS) Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has expressed desire to assist Liberia in the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus disease.

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:08:04 AM

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