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Ugandan court sets free 18 suspects in World Cup bombings
Kampala, Dec 1 (DPA) A court in the Ugandan capital Kampala Tuesday dismissed charges against 18 suspects in the July bombings that killed more than 70 World Cup fans who were watching a televised match.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010 6:15:53 AM

24 killed in Morocco bus accident
Rabat, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed in Morocco Tuesday when the bus in which they were travelling swerved off the road and plunged into a ravine amid heavy rain, a media report said.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:24:14 PM

Al-Qaeda 'banker' killed by security forces
Algiers, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) Algerian security forces have killed a high-ranking Al-Qaeda militant known as the group's 'banker'.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 3:55:22 PM

18 rhino carcasses found in South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (IANS) A major case of rhino poaching has been unearthed in South Africa with the discovery of 18 carcasses of the two-horned animal, a media report said Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 7:53:06 PM

Al Qaeda demands France leave Afghanistan in return for hostages
Cairo, Nov 19 (DPA) A branch of Al Qaeda has called on the French government to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan in return for the safety of five French hostages kidnapped in Niger, in a message broadcast by al-Jazeera.

Friday, November 19, 2010 2:42:45 PM

Nigeria secures release of 19 hostages
Nairobi/Abuja, Nov 18 (DPA) Nigeria's military has secured the release of 19 hostages being held by militants in the oil-producing Niger Delta, officials close to the operation said.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:37:34 PM

17 dead, 45 injured in Somalia fighting
Mogadishu, Nov 18 (DPA) At least 17 people died and 45 others were injured in the Somali capital Mogadishu Wednesday during fighting between Islamist insurgents and African Union (AU) peacekeepers.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:16:51 AM

Unesco names falconry as heritage of humanity
Nairobi, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The Unesco has included falconry in its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 10:20:22 PM

South Africa arrests man for killing Indian-origin woman on honeymoon
Pretoria, Nov 17 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the South African police have arrested a man involved in the brutal murder of a newly-wed Indian-origin woman who was in the country with her husband for their honeymoon.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 8:10:29 PM

Rebels kill 21 in Congo
Kinshasa, Nov 17 (IANS) Rwandan Hutu rebels have shot dead 21 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 6:54:48 PM

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