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120 Egypt Muslim Brotherhood supporters get 3 years in jail
Cairo, April 16 (IANS) An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 120 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group to three years in jail each over riotous acts in October last year.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:36:09 PM

Knight Riders bat against Mumbai Indians in IPL opener
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:04:06 PM

Liberia steps up measures to control Ebola virus
Monrovia, April 16 (IANS) The government of Liberia has announced that measures have been stepped up to contain the Ebola outbreak in the West African country.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:58:04 AM

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood from elections
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Tuesday banned members of the Muslim Brotherhood from running in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, state media reported.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:50:04 PM

Salgaocar hold Sporting in six-goal I-League thriller
Margao, April 15 (IANS) Salgaocar football club and Sporting Clube de Goa played an entertaining 3-3 draw in an Airtel I-League clash at the Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:42:19 PM

IPL kicks off in UAE under shadow of graft (Preview)
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) The seventh edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway here Wednesday night with allegations of corruption and spot-fixing looming over it.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:20:04 PM

Jordanian envoy kidnapped in Libya
Tripoli, April 15 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen kidnapped Jordan's ambassador to Libya here Tuesday morning, a Libyan government spokesperson said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:34:03 PM

Pistorius' testimony not true, prosecutor tells court
Pretoria, April 15 (IANS) The cross examination of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius continued for the sixth day, with State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel trying to show the court that Pistorius's testimony was unreliable and untrue.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:06:15 PM

Suez Canel SEZ to create nearly 25,000 jobs
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) The Suez Canal - Special Economic Zone(SEZ) in Egypt at the investment of $4.8 is expected to create nearly 25,000 jobs, Egypt's ministry of investment, trade and industry said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:00:03 PM

Indian classical dance captivates Egyptians
Cairo, April 14 (IANS) The "India by the Nile" festival 2014 has brought yet another Indian classical dance form to Egyptian audiences who were left enraptured by the performances of the artist.

Monday, April 14, 2014 7:52:23 PM

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