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Eight killed in Libya hotel attack, gunmen blow themselves up (Third Lead)
Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) A group of Islamic State (IS) affiliates attacked Libya's biggest hotel in Tripoli Tuesday, killing at least eight and injuring several others before blowing themselves up, according to security sources.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:24:04 PM

Dempo beat Sporting Clube de Goa 3-0 in I-League
Margao, Jan 27 (IANS) Dempo SC rode on strikes from Lenny Rodrigues, Alwyn George and Francis Fernandes to march past 10-man Sporting Clube De Goa 3-0 in an I-League football tournament encounter here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 8:58:06 PM

Australia beat UAE 2-0 to reach Asian Cup final
Newcastle, Jan 27 (IANS) Trent Sainsbury headed his first international goal and Jason Davidson added another to help host Australia beat the United Arab Emirates 2-0 in the Asian Cup semi-final here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 8:50:09 PM

Eight killed, hostages taken in terrorist attack on Libya hotel
Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) Several Islamic State (IS) affiliates launched an attack on Libya's biggest hotel in the capital Tripoli Tuesday, killing three hotel guards and five foreigners, according to security sources.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:52:20 PM

Mali face Guinea in deciding Afcon group match
Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Jan 27 (IANS) Veteran skipper Seydou Keita Tuesday said his Mali team is raring to face Guinea in a crucial Group D match of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:16:20 PM

Arch-rivals Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire to clash in Afcon
Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Jan 27 (IANS) Giants Cameroon and Cote d'Ivoire will face-off in a crucial Group D clash of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Wednesday at the Malabo Stadium.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:00:15 PM

Three killed in terrorist attack on Libya hotel
Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) At least two Islamic State (IS) militants launched an attack on Libya's biggest hotel in the capital Tripoli Tuesday, killing three people and injuring several others, according to security sources.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:56:23 PM

Explosion outside Libya's biggest hotel sparks panic
Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) A car bomb exploded outside Libya's biggest hotel in the capital Tripoli Tuesday, where many foreigners stay, according to witnesses.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:06:10 PM

18 killed in Libya clashes despite peace talks
Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 44 others wounded in fierce clashes in Libya's second largest city of Benghazi, medical sources said Tuesday, even as a new round of peace talks gets going in Geneva.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:12:05 PM

South Africa: Two killed during looting of foreigners' shops
Johannesburg, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Two more people have died in a new wave of looting foreign-owned shops in the townships area of the South African city of Johannesburg, the police reported on Twitter Monday.

Monday, January 26, 2015 6:04:03 PM

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