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Last updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:10:04 PM

Egypt court overturns election ban on Mubarak-era officials
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) An Egyptian court Monday overturned a previous verdict banning senior members of former president Hosni Mubarak's party from running for parliamentary elections, media reported.

Monday, July 14, 2014 6:50:05 PM

Eight killed in two successive blasts in Egypt
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 28 others injured in two successive blasts in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, a military statement said Monday.

Monday, July 14, 2014 2:10:03 PM

93 killed in Uganda tribal attacks
Kampala, July 14 (IANS) At least 93 people were killed, including 10 security officers, in tribal attacks in the western part of Uganda, police said Sunday.

Monday, July 14, 2014 12:30:04 AM

Egypt court acquits Morsi-era PM
Cairo, July 13 (IANS) An Egyptian court Sunday acquitted former prime minister Hesham Qandil of charges of law violation for not carrying out a court order.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 10:18:03 PM

Rival groups clash at Libya's main airport, six killed
Tripoli, July 13 (IANS) Armed clashes broke out at Libya's busiest airport in capital Tripoli Sunday, killing six people and injuring 25 others, a health ministry official said.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 9:24:03 PM

Indian pharma firms face competition from Pakistan in Nigeria
Accra, July 13 (IANS) As Indian pharmaceutical companies prepare to increase the volume of their trade in Nigeria, it is becoming clear that they would have to compete companies from their closest neighbour, Pakistan, which have given the signal that they are keen to take a slice of Nigeria's growing market in the health sector as well as pharmaceutical products.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 1:32:11 PM

Bid to boost Indian business in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, July 13 (IANS) In a bid to boost Indian business in Ethiopia, a country recording strong economic growth, making rapid strides in eradicating poverty and becoming self-sufficient in food, a delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will visit Addis Ababa July 14-15 to discuss multi-sector projects.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:08:03 PM

12 dead illegal immigrants found off Libya coast
Tripoli, July 13 (IANS) Twelve bodies of illegal immigrants were found off the coast near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, the media reported Saturday.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:24:03 AM

Ghana embassy in Brazil to probe fans seeking asylum
Accra, July 12 (IANS) The Ghanaian government has directed its Embassy in Brazil to liaise with authorities there to investigate some people claiming to be Ghanaians seeking asylum in that country.

Saturday, July 12, 2014 10:56:19 AM

Kenya to punish Commonwealth drug cheats
Nairobi, July 12 (IANS) Kenyan government Friday warned of stern action against any competitor from the country's Commonwealth Games squad who will test positive for banned substances in Glasgow.

Saturday, July 12, 2014 5:40:08 AM

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