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Seven killed in attack on UN vehicle in Somalia
Mogadishu, April 20 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in an attack on a UN vehicle in Garowe, the capital of Puntland in northeastern Somalia, on Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2015 2:56:15 PM

Hard training behind Kenya's cross country success: Official
Nairobi, April 20 (IANS) Kenya's domination at the 41st World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China, was proof of the benefits of hard training, a Kenyan athletics official has said.

Monday, April 20, 2015 2:30:03 PM

IS video shows killing of Ethiopian Christians
Tripoli, April 20 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the execution of about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

Monday, April 20, 2015 1:52:11 AM

Egypt court sentences 11 to death for soccer riots
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 11 people to death for their involvement in the 2012 soccer riots, which claimed the lives of 72 football fans, MENA news agency reported.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 6:50:03 PM

Egyptian forces kill 13 militants in Sinai
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) At least 13 militants were killed by the Egyptian armed forces on Saturday in the country's North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 4:12:04 AM

East African bloc condemns xenophobic violence in South Africa
Nairobi, April 19 (IANS) The East African bloc, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on Saturday condemned the spate of xenophobic attacks that has gripped parts of South Africa.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 3:32:17 AM

Mozambicans protest xenophobic violence in South Africa
Maputo, April 18 (IANS) Hundreds of Mozambicans staged a march here on Saturday towards the South African High Commission, protesting against the xenophobic violence in South Africa.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:50:03 PM

Zimbabwe denounces xenophobic attacks in South Africa
Harare, April 18 (IANS) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is also chairperson of regional African Union (AU) grouping, on Saturday strongly denounced the xenophobic attacks against African immigrants in South Africa and said such violence must never happen again in any country.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:38:02 PM

'India is closing the gender gap'
Addis Ababa, April 18 (IANS) The condition of women in India is going through a sea change in terms of fighting violence against them and closing the gender gap, said visiting Indian parliamentarian Tarun Vijay.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 5:26:12 PM

14 killed in fierce fighting in Libya
Tripoli, April 18 (IANS) A total of 14 soldiers died and another 24 were injured as a brigade of the Libyan National Army mounted assaults on a camp occupied by the Islamist Libya Dawn militants in capital Tripoli, military sources said.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 8:02:04 AM

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