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South African teen dies during daredevil act
Johannesburg, July 22 (IANS) A South African teen was killed when his daredevil stunt of leaping on and off a moving train went horribly wrong, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 4:40:03 PM

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu discharged from hospital
Johannesburg, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu was on Tuesday discharged from a hospital after being treated for a week for an infection.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:30:04 PM

Abu Dhabi sets up coral reef monitoring stations
Abu Dhabi, July 21 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi authorities have set up 10 new monitoring and control stations for surveying the condition of its coral reefs, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:16:16 PM

Zambian boxer Manyuchi retains WBC title
Lusaka, July 21 (IANS) Zambian boxer Charles Manyuchi has retained his World Boxing Council (WBC) international welterweight title after knocking out his Italian challenger Gianluca Frezza in the sixth round.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 2:36:15 PM

Ghana FA demands FIFA action on racist abuse in Russia
Accra, July 21 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has condemned the vile racist abuse on Ghana international midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong during a recent league match in Russia, media reported.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6:16:14 AM

Zimbabwe tired of losing in cricket: T20 captain
Harare, July 20 (IANS) Zimbabwe T20 captain Sikander Raza has said it was time they started making a habit of winning because they are tired of competing and losing to better teams.

Monday, July 20, 2015 3:36:10 PM

Rahane credits Zimbabwe for squaring T20 cricket series
Harare, July 20 (IANS) Indian cricket skipper Ajinkya Rahane has credited Zimbabwe for pulling off a brilliant win in the second T20 international to square the two-match series 1-1.

Monday, July 20, 2015 2:52:16 PM

Two 4,000-year-old reliefs discovered in Egypt
Cairo, July 20 (IANS) Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Eldamaty announced that two 4,000-year-old reliefs, belonging to Ptolemaic Queen Berenice, were found by Polish archaeologists in the temple of Serapis, on the coast of the Red Sea.

Monday, July 20, 2015 8:50:03 AM

Nine Algerian soldiers dead in jihadist attack
Algiers, July 20 (IANS/EFE) The Algerian defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the deaths of nine soldiers in an ambush set up by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM, in Djebel Louh town.

Monday, July 20, 2015 2:16:21 AM

Zimbabwe down India by 10 runs, level series 1-1 (Roundup)
Harare, July 19 (IANS) A gritty Zimbabwe overcame a below-par India by 10 runs to draw their two-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday.

Sunday, July 19, 2015 8:52:08 PM

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