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Last updated: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:48:06 AM

Toll in Somalia car bomb attack hits 20
Mogadishu, Oct 13 (IANS) The toll from a car bomb attack near a popular cafe in Somali capital Mogadishu Sunday evening has climbed to 20, officials said Monday.

Monday, October 13, 2014 7:36:19 PM

46 killed in heavy fighting in Libya
Tripoli, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) At least 46 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes over the weekend between rival militias fighting to control the cities of Kikla and Gharyan, south of Tripoli, hospital sources in Gharyan told Spanish news agency Efe.

Monday, October 13, 2014 7:14:04 PM

Zambian coach upbeat about AFCON qualification
Lusaka (Zambia), Oct 13 (IANS) Head coach of the Zambia national football team Honour Janza has expressed optimism that the team will qualify for next year's Africa Cup of Nations finals despite collecting a paltry two points from three games so far.

Monday, October 13, 2014 6:52:16 PM

30 killed in Egypt road accident
Cairo, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 15 injured Monday in a road accident in Egypt's Aswan province.

Monday, October 13, 2014 2:12:20 PM

Oscar Pistorius in court for final sentencing
Pretoria, Oct 13 (IANS) South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius arrived Monday at the High Court in Pretoria for the final sentencing on charges for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Monday, October 13, 2014 2:12:19 PM

Australia beat Pakistan by one run
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS) Australia beat Pakistan by one run in a nail biting cricket match to clean sweep the One-Day International series 3-0.

Monday, October 13, 2014 1:08:03 PM

Israeli parliamentary delegation visits Rwanda
Kigali, Oct 13 (IANS) An Israeli parliamentary delegation led by the president of the Middle East country's lawmakers, Ronen Plot, arrived in Rwanda Sunday for a four-day visit to strengthen and expand bilateral ties and cooperation, a statement said.

Monday, October 13, 2014 7:36:04 AM

China reopens embassy in Mogadishu after 23 years
Mogadishu, Oct 13 (IANS) China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict.

Monday, October 13, 2014 6:46:21 AM

10 killed in Somalia car blast
Mogadishu, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and several injured Sunday in car bomb blast in the Somalian capital city, police and witnesses said.

Monday, October 13, 2014 1:00:07 AM

Qatar pledges $1 billion for Gaza rebuilding
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS) Qatar pledged $1 billion for reconstructing the Gaza Strip, which was battered in 50-day-long conflict with Israel, at an international donors' conference here Sunday.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:44:03 PM

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