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Libya's Gaddafi still clinging on to power
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 28 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was Monday fighting to maintain his grip on the country after protesters took control of more cities at the weekend.

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:52:14 PM

Ghana offers mangoes to sweeten ties with India
Accra, Feb 28 (IANS) Ghana has acquired 20,000 hectares of land for mango cultivation and has now asked a group of top Indian businessmen to see how it could fit in their investment plans.

Monday, February 28, 2011 12:11:54 PM

Libyan capital remains peaceful amid nationwide unrest
Tripoli, Feb 28 (IANS) The Libyan capital Tripoli, which has about three million people, remains peaceful under the control of Muammar Gaddafi, after the north African country plunged into turmoil.

Monday, February 28, 2011 6:36:49 AM

Sudan to reopen border crossings with Libya
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) Sudan has decided to reopen its border crossings with Libya to facilitate the return of thousands of Sudanese nationals from the unrest-hit country.

Monday, February 28, 2011 4:45:03 AM

Tunisian interim president names new PM
Tunis, Feb 28 (IANS) Tunisia's interim president Fouad Mebazaa has named former minister Beji Caid-Essebsi as the country's new prime minister shortly after Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned from the position.

Monday, February 28, 2011 4:12:36 AM

Ex-minister of Mubarak regime to face corruption trial
Cairo, Feb 28 (IANS) Egypt's former interior minister Habib el-Adly, accused of money laundering, will be the first minister of the regime of toppled president Hosni Mubarak to face trial before a criminal court.

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:01:28 AM

Arab League chief to run for Egyptian presidency
Cairo, Feb 27 (IANS) Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has expressed his intention to run in Egypt's next presidential election, Xinhua said, citing state TV.

Sunday, February 27, 2011 11:26:16 PM

Gunmen killed in suspected DR Congo coup attempt
Nairobi, Feb 27 (DPA) Six unknown gunmen have been killed in what appears to be a failed coup attempt at the home of the Democratic Republic of Congo's president, a government official said Sunday.

Sunday, February 27, 2011 10:23:21 PM

Tunisian PM resigns: Report
Tunis, Feb 27 (IANS) Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi announced his resignation Sunday, Xinhua said, citing Al Arabiya TV.

Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:04:23 PM

Turmoil rages in Libya, UN slaps sanctions
Tripoli, Feb 27 (IANS) Anti-government protesters in Libya seized the third largest city Misurata and most of its oil fields as the UN Security Council slapped sanctions against Muammar Gaddafi's regime after a brutal crackdown left more than 1,000 civilians dead.

Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:59:01 PM

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