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Zambian soccer players warned against indiscipline
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 3 (IANS) The Zambian government has warned its footballers currently participating in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that it will not tolerate any more indiscipline at the on-going tournament.

Friday, February 03, 2012 7:25:52 PM

Zimbabwe''s former soccer chief held for match-fixing scandal
Harare, Feb 3 (IANS) Henrietta Rushwaya, former chief executive of Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA), was reportedly arrested on charges of corruption, bribery and match-fixing.

Friday, February 03, 2012 2:27:19 PM

Over 600 injured as police-protesters clash in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 600 people were injured in clashes between police and protesters that broke out in downtown Cairo following a deadly football-match riot in Port Said, Egyptian authorities said Friday.

Friday, February 03, 2012 9:45:09 AM

''NATO combat operations in Afghanistan to last till 2014''
Brussels, Feb 3 (IANS) NATO forces would not end combat operations in Afghanistan until the security transition to local forces completed by the end of 2014, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.

Friday, February 03, 2012 4:50:17 AM

UAE, Sri Lanka discuss cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Feb 2 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Sri lanka have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 11:09:56 PM

Politicians and fans blame Egyptian army for soccer violence
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) Egyptian politicians and football fans have blamed the army for the violence during Al-Masry''s 3-1 victory at home to Al-Ahly that left 74 people dead and up to a 1,000 injured in Port Said.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 4:20:37 PM

74 dead, 1,000 injured in Egypt football violence (Third Lead)
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 74 people were killed and up to 1,000 injured at a stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said following clashes and a stampede that broke out after a football match Wednesday night.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 3:26:18 PM

Football violence: Egypt announces three-day mourning
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authorities announced a national three-day mourning period following violence at a stadium in Port Said that saw at least 73 people killed and about a thousand injured.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 2:13:18 PM

73 killed, 1,000 hurt in Egypt football stadium violence
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 73 people were killed and up to a 1,000 injured following clashes and a stampede at a football stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said Wednesday night.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 9:29:26 AM

Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to death in 2006.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 8:46:05 AM

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