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Last updated: Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:26:04 PM

Germans focus on speed ahead of International 7's tourney
Swakopmund (Namibia), Oct 12 (IANS) With the annual Safland Sevens Rugby tournament set to be held here on November 12-13, German team manager Manuel Wilhelm said his team has already started gearing up and is looking forward to the challenge.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:12:04 PM

India plays crucial role in Montreal Protocol talks
Kigali (Rwanda), Oct 11 (IANS) India on Tuesday played a crucial role in the ongoing negotiations on the Montreal Protocol by favouring two baseline years for bringing down the consumption of HFC by the developing countries -- provided the developed world "agrees to reduce its consumption by 70 percent by 2027".

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:32:04 PM

Kenya's Jepchirchuir ready for full marathon in Frankfurt
Nairobi, Oct 11 (IANS) World half-marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir geared up for the Frankfurt Marathon with victory in the Family Bank Half Marathon in Eldoret in 72:27 ahead of Lucy Cheruiyot (72:55).

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 1:38:05 PM

'Global phase down of a/c coolant now a must'
Kigali (Rwanda), Oct 11 (IANS) A British charity on Tuesday warned that if the nearly 200 countries participating in a climate change conference here don't agree on an ambitious date for ending the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), their pledges contained in the Paris Agreement will be broken.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:12:03 AM

Kenya's Kirui targets London win after victory in Chicago
Nairobi, Oct 10 (IANS) Chicago marathon champion Abel Kirui, who has not won a marathon since his triumph at the 2011 World Championships, is eyeing his third title in the competition, and to become the first man to do so in London 2017 where the World Championships will be held.

Monday, October 10, 2016 9:06:04 PM

Cameroon draw with Algeria in World Cup qualifier
Algiers, Oct 10 (IANS) Cameroon drew 1-1 with Algeria in their away match of the 2018 World Cup qualifier here.

Monday, October 10, 2016 1:42:10 PM

India to help grow pulses in Mozambique for import
Accra, Oct 9 (IANS) India has signed a pact with Mozambique to develop and produce 690,000 tonnes of pulses over a five-year period from 2016 to 2021, documents accessed by IANS say.

Sunday, October 09, 2016 2:12:05 PM

ISL: FC Pune City edge past Goa 2-1
Margao, Oct 8 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City defeated FC Goa 2-1 in the eighth match of the cash-rich football league at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Saturday.

Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:08:04 PM

S. Africa's top court refuses to hear Zuma's corruption charges
Cape Town, Oct 8 (IANS) South Africa's Constitutional Court (ConCourt) on Friday refused to hear the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA's) appeal on the judgement handed down by the North Gauteng High Court, which reinstated the 783 fraud, racketeering and corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Saturday, October 08, 2016 3:26:04 AM

22 Nigerien soldiers killed in refugee camp attack
Niamey, Oct 7 (IANS) At least 22 Nigerien soldiers were killed on Thursday in an attack on a refugee camp in the country's western region of Tassara.

Friday, October 07, 2016 7:40:05 AM

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