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Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:00:09 PM

Mubarak's interior minister acquitted of corruption charges
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court on Thursday acquitted former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's interior minister Habib El-Adly of corruption charges, paving the way for his release, state-run Ahram Online reported.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 7:24:11 PM

Spanish couple presumed dead in Tunisia attack found alive
Tunis, March 19 (IANS) Two Spanish tourists, who were presumed dead after they went missing in the attack on the Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital, have been found alive following the terrorist attack that left at least 19 people dead.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:52:19 PM

Australia wary of rising Pakistan (Preview)
Adelaide, March 19 (IANS) Hosts Australia will have to counter a rising and unpredictable Pakistan in the third cricket World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval here on Friday.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 3:30:07 PM

Tunisian president, PM visit victims injured in museum attack
Tunis, March 19 (IANS) Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and Prime Minister Habib Essid visited the injured victims of the gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis in which 19 other people were killed.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 2:32:18 PM

Cook says England were wrong dropping him from World Cup side
Abu Dhabi, March 18 (IANS) Discharged England captain Alastair Cook on Wednesday said his country's early exit from the World Cup was proof that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was wrong to sack him as one-day captain just months from the quadrennial tournament.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 11:52:23 PM

Tunisia museum attack leaves 19 people, two terrorists dead (Roundup)
Tunis, March 18 (IANS) At least 19 people, including 17 tourists, were killed and over 20 others injured when gunmen attacked a museum in Tunisia's parliament complex here on Wednesday, according to media reports. Two of the terrorists were later killed.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 11:22:21 PM

19 killed in Tunisia museum attack
Tunis , March 18 (IANS) At least 19 people, including 17 tourists, were killed in an armed attack on a museum here on Wednesday, Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:30:08 PM

Four charged over terror attack on Kenya quarry
Nairobi, March 18 (IANS) A Kenyan court on Wednesday charged four suspects with the murder of 36 people at a quarry in the northern border town of Mandera last December.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:30:07 PM

Kenya's Rudisha aiming to regain World 800m title
Nairobi, March 18 (IANS) Olympic champion and world 800m record holder David Rudisha is fired up to reclaim the global title he surrendered to Ethiopia's Mohammed Aman in 2013 when injury ruled him out of a defence in Moscow.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:10:11 PM

Former 400m World Champion Montsho handed two year-ban
Gaborone (Botswana), March 18 (IANS) Botswana's former World 400 metres Champion Amantle Montsho has been handed a two-year ban after she tested positive for a banned substance during the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 7:56:25 PM

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