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Algeria committed to supporting Tunisia after legislative elections
Algiers, Oct 27 (IANS) Algeria Monday said it is committed to providing its full support to Tunisia, media quoted foreign ministry spokesman Abdelaziz Benali Cherif as saying.

Monday, October 27, 2014 9:06:13 PM

Egypt to try civilians in military courts for terrorism
Cairo, Oct 27 (IANS) Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree Monday allowing military trials for civilians suspected of attacking the country's essential infrastructure, even institutions not belonging to the army, media reported.

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:16:27 PM

Boko Haram's victims slam Nigeria for lack of protection
Nairobi, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) Women and girls, abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group but who managed to escape, claim the Nigerian government failed to ensure their safety at school and did not provide them with medical attention on their return.

Monday, October 27, 2014 6:42:21 PM

Secular party leading in Tunisian election: Opposition
Tunis, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) The Tunisian secular party Nidaa Tounis (the Call for Tunisia) is moving ahead in the legislative election, their political opponents, the Islamists of al-Nahda Movement, said Monday.

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:38:04 PM

Morocco showed economic stability amid Arab Spring turmoil: WB
Marrakech, Oct 27 (IANS) Morocco has very important economic assets, mainly its institutional and economic stability, World Bank Managing Director for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Bertrand Badré has said.

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:02:15 PM

Morocco dissplayed economic stability amid Arab Spring turmoil: WB
Marrakech, Oct 27 (IANS) Morocco has very important economic assets, mainly its institutional and economic stability, World Bank Managing Director for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Bertrand Badré has said.

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:34:07 PM

South Africa puts reward for clues to footballer's death
Cape Town, Oct 27 (IANS) South African police Monday offered a 150,000-rand (about $13,600) reward for information that could lead to the arrest of the killers of football star Senzo Meyiwa.

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:34:06 PM

Rolling Stones get hands on ICC World Cup trophy
Adelaide, Oct 27 (IANS) Renowned British rock band Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts, currently in Australia for their 14 On Fire world tour, took time off from their busy schedule to visit the Bradman Museum and were also shown the International Cricket Council's (ICC) 2015 World Cup trophy here Sunday.

Monday, October 27, 2014 2:22:14 PM

South Africa football captain shot dead
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (IANS) South African football team captain Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead at a house in Vosloorus township, authorities said.

Monday, October 27, 2014 11:30:18 AM

Kenya's Kosgei wins Nairobi Marathon
Nairobi, Oct 27 (IANS) Kenyan Peter Kosgei won the 12th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon as he finished the race in two hours and 12:24 minutes at the Nyayo National Stadium here.

Monday, October 27, 2014 11:16:23 AM

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