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650 hostages freed from Algeria gas field
Algiers, Jan 18 (IANS) Around 650 hostages detained by an armed group at a gas field in Algeria have been freed, the official APS news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2013 8:12:03 PM

Indians in Nigeria warned about violence
Accra, Jan 18 (IANS) Indians in Nigeria have been told to to limit their exposure in areas where they could fall victims to violence caused by the Boko Haram rebel group.

Friday, January 18, 2013 2:46:03 PM

Hooper denies interest in Bangladesh head coach job
Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper says he has no interest in becoming the next head coach of the Bangladesh cricket team.

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:08:02 AM

Etihad to launch Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam flights
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will launch daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam starting May 15.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:42:05 PM

Gaddafi's son's trial postponed till May
Tripoli, Jan 17 (IANS) The trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, began Thursday but was postponed till May 2 due to the absence of his lawyer, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:20:06 PM

Zimbabwe expects tough series in the Caribbean
Harare (Zimbabwe), Jan 17 (IANS/CMC) Coach Alan Butcher says he is anticipating a tough series when Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in the Caribbean for their four-week tour next month.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 2:00:04 PM

Briton, Norwegian killed in attack on Algeria oil field
Algiers, Jan 16 (IANS) A Briton and a Norwegian were killed Wednesday in an attack targeting an oil facility in Algeria's central province of Illizi, the official APS news agency reported.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:32:06 PM

US senator McCain meets Egypt president
Cairo, Jan 16 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Wednesday met a US delegation led by Senator John McCain and discussed the latest regional developments as well as bilateral ties.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:48:04 PM

16 killed in Egypt building collapse
Cairo, Jan 16 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and 10 injured Wednesday when an eight-storey building collapsed in Egypt's northern seaside city of Alexandria, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:12:03 PM

Four abducted Chinese workers freed in Sudan
Khartoum, Jan 16 (IANS) Four Chinese workers who were abducted Jan 12 in Sudan's Darfur region have been released, the Chinese embassy here said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 9:24:04 PM

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