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Last updated: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:18:04 PM

Nigeria out of Africa Cup
Nairobi, Nov 20 (IANS) Defending champion Nigeria was held to a 2-2 draw by already qualified South Africa to miss out on the 2005 Africa Cup of Nations Wednesday.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:36:08 AM

Egypt welcomes Saudi call for Arab solidarity
Cairo, Nov 20 (IANS) Egypt has welcomed Saudi king Abdullah bin Abdulaiz Al Saud's call for solidarity among the Arab states in order to tackle the challenges affecting the region.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 7:20:05 AM

Sporadic clashes reported in Libya
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Sporadic clashes were reported Wednesday between the militant Libya Dawn Forces and tribal forces loyal to the Libyan army southwest of the Libyan capital.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:02:18 PM

Force India name test drivers
Abu Dhabi, Nov 19 (IANS) Force India confirmed Wednesday that Jolyon Palmer and Richard 'Spike' Goddard will test for the team in Abu Dhabi next week.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:18:05 PM

10 killed in security raid in Egypt's Sinai
Cairo, Nov 19 (IANS) At least 10 people, including civilians, were killed in an exchange of fire between security forces and militants at a village in Rafah city in Egypt's restive North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:14:08 PM

Kafando is interim president of Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Burkina Faso's former ambassador to the UN, Michel Kafando, has been sworn in as the country's interim president, to serve during a transitional period until general elections are held in November 2015.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:00:06 AM

Four killed in Kenya clashes
Nairobi, Nov 18 (IANS) At least four people were stabbed to death Monday night by suspected radical Muslim youth protesting police raids on two mosques in the coastal city of Mombasa, the police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:18:07 PM

Ghana named among nations bidding for AFCON 2017
Accra, Nov 18 (IANS) Ghana was named among four nations shortlisted to host the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2017.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:06:05 PM

UN Ebola mission official dies in Guinea
Accra, Nov 18 (IANS) The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) here Monday announced the sudden death of Marcel Rudasingwa, assistant secretary general and the Mission's emergency crisis manager in Guinea.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:54:03 AM

Abu Dhabi GP is special to me: Perez
Abu Dhabi, Nov 17 (IANS) Force India driver Sergio Perez Monday said that the Yas Marina Circuit is special for him as he drove a Formula 1 car for the first time here.

Monday, November 17, 2014 8:12:05 PM

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