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Last updated: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:54:03 PM

Indian-origin writer attacked in South Africa, traumatised
Durban, March 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin author attacked in South Africa for praising the controversial writer Salman Rushdie said on Monday that the incident left her traumatised and needing psychiatric help, according to media reports.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:28:03 PM

Ebola crisis not yet over: Report
Johannesburg, March 24 (IANS) The number of Ebola cases might have declined, but the crisis caused by the disease is not yet over, the global medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Monday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:06:07 AM

South African doctor inundated with penis-transplant requests
Johannesburg, March 23 (IANS) A South African doctor, who performed the world's first penile transplant, has been inundated with requests from around the world for such surgeries.

Monday, March 23, 2015 7:56:21 PM

Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia sign deal on controversial dam
Khartoum, March 23 (IANS) Leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on Monday signed an initial cooperation deal on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in a bid to solve a dispute on the regional water resources.

Monday, March 23, 2015 7:50:06 PM

Eight Libyan civilians killed in airstrikes
Tripoli, March 23 (IANS) Eight displaced Libyan civilians were killed in airstrikes near the capital of Tripoli on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported citing the US ambassador to Libya.

Monday, March 23, 2015 7:50:05 PM

Tunisian police officer killed in bomb explosion
Tunis, March 23 (IANS) A member of the Tunisian police was killed and two others were wounded when a mine was set off by their convoy in Kef province, a mountainous region on the border with Algeria, where hundreds of jihadis are gathered, media reported on Monday.

Monday, March 23, 2015 6:56:19 PM

Make Wahab Riaz captain: Ramiz Raja
Adelaide, March 22 (IANS) Former batsman Ramiz Raja suggested on Sunday that fast bowler Wahab Riaz should be appointed Pakistan cricket captain after Misbah-ul-Haq retired as the One-Day International (ODI) skipper following the team's ouster from the 2015 World Cup.

Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:06:09 PM

African construction boom boon for Indian firms
Accra (Ghana), March 22 (IANS) A recent upsurge in infrastructural developments across Africa might well turn out to be a boon for Indian companies.

Sunday, March 22, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Sudan rebels to free 20 army soldiers
Khartoum, March 22 (IANS) The Rebels of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector on Saturday said they were ready to release 20 soldiers of the Sudanese army held by the movement.

Sunday, March 22, 2015 4:42:08 AM

Nine killed in Egypt bus accident
Cairo, March 21 (IANS) At least nine people were killed on Saturday after a bus fell into a canal in Giza governorate of Egypt.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 4:34:05 PM

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