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Egypt's Sisi invited to US-Arab Islamic summit in Riyadh
Cairo, May 14 (IANS) Egyptian President Sisi received on Saturday from Saudi King Salman an invitation to participate in the US-Arab Islamic summit that will be held on May 21 in Riyadh to be attended by US President Donald Trump, Egyptian presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement.

Sunday, May 14, 2017 4:02:03 AM

19 killed in Kenya road accident
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS/MAP) At least 19 people were killed in a road accident involving a passenger bus and two trucks on the Nairobi-Nakuru stretch on Saturday morning, police said.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 6:44:03 PM

11 killed in Syria bombings
Cairo, May 13 (IANS) At least 11 civilians were killed in bombings by the US-led international coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in two provinces in northeastern Syria, a British war monitor reported on Saturday.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 6:00:05 PM

Ugandan Parliament Speaker hails development in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) Rebecca Kadaga, Ugandan Parliament Speaker and the President of the African Geopolitical Group in the Inter-Parliamentary Union, has praised the UAE's fast-paced development.

Friday, May 12, 2017 8:14:04 PM

1,705 boreholes help boost water supply in Ghana
Accra, May 12 (IANS/MAP) The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in Ghana over the past two years has constructed 1,705 boreholes fitted with hand pumps and 70 piped schemes to boost the nation's drinking water supply coverage.

Friday, May 12, 2017 8:12:07 PM

Civilians fleeing Mosul in 'grave danger': UN
Mosul, May 12 (IANS/AKI) Civilians fleeing Mosul are in dire peril and conditions in the beleaguered northern Iraqi city are "desperate and worsening" with heavy bombing, fierce fighting and no food, water or fuel, the UN refugee agency warned on Friday.

Friday, May 12, 2017 7:46:04 PM

La Liga seeks to develop Kenyan football
Nairobi, May 12 (IANS) The Spanish football league La Liga has signed a partnership deal with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) to help develop the game in the East African nation.

Friday, May 12, 2017 4:10:04 PM

Sudan's PM announces new government
Khartoum, May 12 (IANS) Sudan's Prime Minister Hassan Saleh on Thursday announced a new government and appointed several new ministers.

Friday, May 12, 2017 8:02:04 AM

India outplay Zimbabwe in women's Quadrangular Series
Potchefstroom (South Africa), May 11 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team rode on an all-round effort to thrash Zimbabwe by nine wickets in the Women's Quadrangular Series at the North-West University No.1 Ground here on Thursday.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 8:16:08 PM

Ivory Coast to host next African-European Union summit
Abidjan, May 11 (IANS/MAP) The European Union Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Jean François Valette, announced that the next summit between Africa and the EU will take place in the country's economic capital Abidjan at the end of November.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:02:04 PM

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