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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:58:03 AM

Gambia on high alert for Ebola outbreak
Banjul, Aug 22 (IANS) Gambia's ministry of health and social welfare said Thursday that it is on high alert for a possible Ebola outbreak in the country and are taking preventive measures to tackle the disease.

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:58:04 AM

IS dubbed biggest threat to journalists (Roundup)
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) As condemnation of the beheading of American scribe James Foley by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation continued to pour in, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Thursday warned that the terror outfit operating in Syria and Iraq is one of the biggest threats to journalists.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:24:03 PM

IS video shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation, based in Iraq and Syria, Thursday released a video showing dozens of members of the Yazidi minority religious community converting to Islam.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 8:36:07 PM

Islamic State biggest threat to our profession: Scribe panel
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Following the beheading of US reporter James Foley, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has warned that the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation operating in Syria and Iraq is one of the biggest threats to journalists.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:16:18 PM

Army, militants fighting for control over Syrian airport
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Fierce clashes broke out Thursday between the Syrian army and militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group on the outskirts of al-Tabaqa military air base, the only bastion still in the hands of government forces in al-Raqa province in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:02:22 PM

Arab League condemns killing of American scribe
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) The Arab League Thursday condemned the killing of US journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group, MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:48:04 PM

Egypt to have three new provinces
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) Egypt is to establish three new provinces and demarcate others including Cairo, Giza and Suez, a government official said Wednesday.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:24:07 AM

Sports meet in Kenya cancelled over Ebola fears
Nairobi, Aug 21 (IANS) The International Netball Federation (INF) cancelled an international meeting in Nairobi owing to deadly Ebola virus attack that has visited parts of Africa, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:24:06 AM

UAE president issues anti-terror law
Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS) UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan issued the country's anti-terrorism law Wednesday, state media reported.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:24:05 AM

Kipchoge aims at Chicago Marathon course record
Nairobi, Aug 20 (IANS) Kenya's Rotterdam marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will make another attempt to run under the two hours and four minutes when he lines up at the fast course of the Chicago Marathon slated for Oct 12.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:18:04 PM

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