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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

EU gives $53 million to boost education in Somalia
Mogadishu, May 11 (IANS) The EU has unveiled a $53 million funding to boost the education sector in Somalia.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:10:04 AM

23 convicted of terror offences in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, May 11 (IANS) The Ethiopian Federal High Court has convicted 23 individuals of terror offences spanning a 10-year period from 2004-2014.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:06:04 AM

Rudisha seeks to amend Shanghai Diamond League loss
Nairobi, May 10 (IANS) Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track elites eyeing to dominate at the Shanghai meeting on Saturday as global stars line up in the Chinese city in pursuit of early points in the 14-tier IAAF Diamond League.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:40:10 PM

11 killed in Syria bombings
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, including four children, were killed in airstrikes in the northern Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a British-based war monitor said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:34:03 PM

Mithali, Jhulan star in India's 7-wkt win over Proteas women
Potchefstroom (South Africa), May 9 (IANS) Skipper Mithali Raj's quick-fire half century and pacer Jhulan Goswami's three wickets helped India beat South Africa by seven wickets in a low-scoring match of the women's Quadrangular Series here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 8:48:04 PM

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