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10 militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, March 6 (IANS) At least 10 extremists were killed and 43 others were arrested Wednesday during a security raid in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 2:14:06 AM

Harris bowls Australia to a thrilling series victory
Cape Town, March 5 (IANS) South Africa looked like holding out for a fighting draw in the third and last Test Wednesday when Australia skipper Michael Clarke called Ryan Harris for one final burst with five overs and two wickets remaining. The lion-hearted pacer delivered by dismissing Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel to bowl his side to a 245-run win to clinch the series 2-1.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:16:18 PM

De Villiers unsure of taking over as Test captain
Cape Town, March 5 (IANS) World's No.1 batsman AB de Villiers is not sure he would take over as the South African Test captain succeeding Graeme Smith, who will be retiring from international cricket after the third and the final Test against Australia.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 3:46:21 PM

Fighting displaces over 15,000 in Sudan's Darfur
Khartoum, March 5 (IANS) Recent fighting in Sudan's South Darfur state has displaced more than 15,000 people, UN officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 3:34:05 PM

Kenyan runner Mosop withdraws from Boston Marathon
Nairobi, March 5 (IANS) Kenyan ace Moses Mosop, a 2:03:06 marathoner and decorated track and field, cross country and road racer, has withdrawn from April's Boston Marathon.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:54:04 AM

Will run for president due to public demand: Egypt's Sisi
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) Egypt's army chief and Defence Minister Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi Tuesday said he cannot turn his back to calls by the majority of people asking him to run for president, media reported.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 6:16:19 PM

Court bans Hamas activities in Egypt
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) An Egyptian court decided Tuesday to ban all activities of the Palestinian Hamas movement and seize its headquarters in Cairo, media reported.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:18:05 PM

Graeme Smith to call time on international career
Cape Town, March 4 (IANS) South Africa captain Graeme Smith has decided to retire from international cricket after the ongoing third and final Test against Australia here.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 1:36:10 PM

NATO bombings helped produce quality tennis players: Serbian coach
Nairobi, March 4 (IANS) A leading Serbian coach has said the three-month bombardment of the erstwhile Yugoslavia by the NATO forces had a hand in producing first-class tennis players.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 1:28:04 PM

IFC explores energy, infrastructure projects in Egyp
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is exploring alternative energy and infrastructure projects in Egypt.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:44:04 AM

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