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Last updated: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:42:16 AM

Egypt court jails 73 Muslim Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 25 (IANS) An Egyptian court Thursday sentenced 73 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison for assaulting a police station a year ago.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:18:04 PM

South Sudan authorities warn of famine threat if war goes on
Juba, Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in South Sudan warned Wednesday of a looming humanitarian crisis and the possibility of a devastating famine if the factional conflict in the country were not resolved by next year.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:18:03 AM

French hostage in Algeria executed
Algiers, Sep 24 (IANS) The French hostage kidnapped in northern Algeria was executed by his captors, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:24:05 PM

ICC moves out tournament from Uganda
Kampala, Sep 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday moved the World Cricket League Division 3 Championship from Uganda to Kuala Lumpur over security concerns.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:50:05 PM

Targeted murders claim seven lives in Libya
Tripoli, Sep 24 (IANS) Seven people were killed within 24 hours from Tuesday morning to early Wednesday, according to security sources.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:28:03 PM

IS opens 'cinema' to show its crimes
Mosul (Iraq), Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has opened an outdoor "cinema" to show videos of their brutal crimes and terrorise residents of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which they have controlled since June.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 9:08:04 AM

Libyan groups strike back on Islamist militants
Tripoli, Sep 24 (IANS) Libya's pro-secular militias from Zintan counterattacked the Islamist militants Tuesday near capital Tripoli, military sources said.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:10:04 AM

Algerian troops hunt for kidnapped French tourist
Algiers, Sep 24 (IANS) The Algerian army has deployed more than 1,500 troops, including paratroopers, to search for a French man who was kidnapped Sunday, media reported.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 1:44:09 AM

Cairo to resume Palestinian-Israeli talks in October
Cairo/Jerusalem, Sep 23 (IANS) Egypt concluded Tuesday a new round of Palestinian-Israeli indirect peace talks in Cairo with both the sides approving the agenda of further talks scheduled for the second half of October, a media report said.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:42:18 PM

IS-linked group claims French tourist's abduction in Algeria
Algiers, Sep 23 (IANS) An Algerian armed group linked to the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist militants Monday claimed responsibility for the abduction of a French tourist in Algeria, according to a video posted on internet by the group.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:10:05 AM

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