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Last updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:02:04 PM

Gunmen kill 21 soldiers in Egypt desert
Cairo, July 20 (IANS) At least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed, and four injured late Saturday in an attack by "an armed group" in the country's western desert, an Egyptian military spokesperson said.

Sunday, July 20, 2014 6:58:05 AM

Get your beach wave hairstyle right
Londo July 19 (IANS) Beach wave hairstyles are perfect to be worn throughout the day and into the evening, on the beach, at festivals and summer events. It's easy to do at home too!

Saturday, July 19, 2014 6:34:03 PM

Seven killed in Kenya bus hijack
Nairobi, July 19 (IANS) At least seven people were killed after unidentified gunmen hijacked a passenger bus in Kenya's coastal town of Witu, a government official said Saturday.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 4:24:03 PM

Narine's first Twenty20 super-over maiden in Warriors win
Providence (Guyana), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Superstar off-spinner Sunil Narine crafted a brilliant maiden Super Over -- the first in Twenty20 cricket -- to lead Guyana Amazon Warriors to a dramatic win over Red Steel in the fifth game of the Caribbean Premier League here.

Friday, July 18, 2014 7:14:05 PM

Accelerating investment in Africa: Ethiopia gains big with Indian FDI
Addis Ababa, July 18 (IANS) India is gradually expanding its investment footprint across Africa, with the East African nation of Ethiopia alone benefitting from billions of dollars of foreign direct investment (FDI) from the Asian giant in multiple economic sectors.

Friday, July 18, 2014 2:04:03 PM

Visa issues forces Kenya's rugby player to miss CWG
Nairobi, July 18 (IANS) Michael Owila's dream of making his Kenya 7s debut at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games went up in smoke when his visa to travel to Britain could not be processed in time.

Friday, July 18, 2014 1:44:03 PM

Abu Dhabi to host sailing World Cup finals
Abu Dhabi, July 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi will host the sailing World Cup final for the next six years, the international sailing federation (ISAF) has said here.

Friday, July 18, 2014 8:32:04 AM

Ethiopia seeks out Indian banks to boost investment
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) In a sign of Africa's growing confidence in India's investment potential to boost its growing economy, Ethiopia has sought that the Indian banking system engage with this East African nation's financial sector despite its banking sector being off limits to foreign banks.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:04:03 PM

UAE leader donates $100 mn for pediatric research
Abu Dhabi, July 17 (IANS/WAM) Plans to open the world's first centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases are to become a reality thanks to an over $100 million gift from a leader of the UAE.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:00:03 AM

Uganda to host ICC World Cricket League
Kampala, July 17 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has selected Uganda to host the World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 tournament, a top sports official said here Wednesday.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:04:04 AM

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