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

South African president calls for end to racism in sports
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Friday called for global efforts to end racism in sports.

Friday, November 21, 2014 8:46:08 PM

Morocco, US organisation sign MoU on 'Enterprise City' project
Marrakech, Nov 21 (IANS) The Moroccan government and US institution Babson Global have signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of an "Enterprise City", a city dedicated to business, in the North African country.

Friday, November 21, 2014 7:02:24 PM

Zambia's interim leader suspended as party head
Lusaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) Friday suspended President Guy Scott as the party's interim leader for "unconstitutional acts".

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:58:03 PM

Eleven die in Zimbabwe church stampede
Harare, Nov 21 (IANS) Eleven people died and 40 were injured in a stampede after a church service in the city of Kwekwe, 213 km west of Zimbabwe's capital Harare, police said Friday.

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:30:09 PM

FC Goa target top-four spot against FC Pune City
Margao, Nov 21 (IANS) Languishing at the lowly seventh position in the standings, hosts FC Goa will aim for a win against FC Pune City here Saturday that can help them reach the play-off spots for the first time in the Indian Super League (ISL) football competition.

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:16:20 PM

Under no pressure ahead of title-decider: Hamilton
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/CMC) Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton insists that he is under no pressure ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit here.

Friday, November 21, 2014 2:46:18 PM

Tribute to women entrepreneurs marks global summit
Marrakech, Nov 21 (IANS) The 5th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2014) opened in Marrakesh with a special tribute to women entrepreneurs by celebrating the "Women's Entrepreneurship Day" (WED/Nov.19), a global movement to celebrate, empower and support women entrepreneurs worldwide.

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:30:13 PM

Kenya's Kiplagat targets Beijing Worlds
Nairobi, Nov 21 (IANS) Chicago Marathon bronze medallist Florence Kiplagat will cut short her holiday to focus on the 2015 season with the target of representing Kenya at the Beijing World Championships in August.

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:22:05 PM

Five killed in South Africa shootout
Johannesburg, Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed Thursday in a shootout between drivers of for-hire mini buses in Johannesburg, a public transportation sector that has witnessed frequent clashes between rival associations of drivers.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:14:03 PM

IS leader, two others killed in Iraq airstrike
Mosul (Iraq), Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) A leading member of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group and two others were killed overnight in airstrikes launched by the international coalition near the Iraqi city of Mosul, an Iraqi military source told Efe news agency Thursday.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:44:04 PM

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