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57 mutineers in Burkina Faso to face prosecution
Ouagadougou, June 6 (IANS) Burkina Faso will prosecute 57 mutineers arrested last week in the west African country's economic capital Bobo Dioulasso, Xinhua Monday quoted Justice Minister Jerome Traore as saying.

Monday, June 06, 2011 4:09:45 PM

Graeme Smith is a rock star in bed: Fiancee
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) Graeme Smith's fiancee Morgan Deane has revealed that the South African cricket captain is a rock star in bed.

Monday, June 06, 2011 12:08:30 PM

Needed break from being stupid: Graeme Smith
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South African cricket skipper Graeme Smith defended his decision of not returning home after the World Cup in India saying he had needed to break away 'from being stupid and saying stupid things'.

Monday, June 06, 2011 11:23:27 AM

Egypt to get $3 bn loan from IMF
Cairo, June 6 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has decided to lend Egypt $3 billion, Egyptian Finance Minister Samir Radwan said.

Monday, June 06, 2011 8:20:54 AM

Underground oil tank explodes in Kenya, one killed
Nairobi, June 6 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 36 were seriously injured when an underground oil storage tank exploded in Nairobi, Kenyan police said.

Monday, June 06, 2011 7:58:35 AM

UAE, Western Australia keen to boost commercial cooperation
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Western Australia have discussed ways to enhance and strengthen bilateral relations in future.

Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:02:55 PM

Gary Kirsten to be appointed South African coach
Johannesburg, June 4 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten looks set to take over as coach of his native South Africa with the formal appointment scheduled for Monday.

Saturday, June 04, 2011 7:21:17 PM

Egypt sentences ex-finance minister to 30 years in jail
Cairo, June 4 (IANS) The Cairo Criminal Court Saturday awarded 30-year prison term in absentia to Egypt's former finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali, Xinhua quoted the state media as reporting.

Saturday, June 04, 2011 6:27:04 PM

UAE first lady wants military education across all schools
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The wife of UAE's President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has expressed the hope that the successful experience of providing military education at secondary level in Abu Dhabi will be extended to all schools across the emirate.

Friday, June 03, 2011 9:58:31 PM

EU protests Russian ban on vegetable imports
Brussels, June 2 (IANS) The European Commission lodged a protest to Russia Thursday while urging lifting of a ban on all vegetable imports from the European Union (EU), Xinhua reported.

Thursday, June 02, 2011 11:36:29 PM

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