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Egypt unearths 3,400-year-old Pharaoh statue
Cairo, Nov 5 (IANS) A 3,400-year-old statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III was discovered in southern Egypt, Xinhua reported.

Friday, November 05, 2010 4:42:35 AM

Naomi Campbell to wed in ancient Egyptian temple
Cairo, Nov 4 (DPA) British supermodel Naomi Campbell plans to marry her fiance, Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin, at a temple in the Egyptian city of Luxor, sources in the tourism industry said Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:38:29 PM

100 hippos die in Ugandan anthrax outbreak
Kampala, Nov 4 (DPA) An outbreak of anthrax in a Ugandan national park has killed at least 100 hippos since early July, a national newspaper reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:38:28 PM

Britain working to change arrest law, Hague says
Jerusalem/Ramallah, Nov 3 (DPA) The British government is working to change a law which has seen Israeli officials threatened with lawsuits in Britain, visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague said in Ramallah Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010 9:53:26 PM

Al Qaeda 'shopping for arms' in Africa
Algiers, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda militants are now shopping for arms in Chad in Africa, Algerian intelligence agents have said.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 8:06:41 PM

Ntini announces retirement from international cricket
Johannesburg, Nov 2 (IANS) South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 5:23:10 PM

Zuma dumps 10 ministers to 'improve governance'
Pretoria, Nov 1 (DPA) South African President Jacob Zuma Sunday dumped ten of his ministers in a cull which he said was motivated by his desire to improve governance.

Monday, November 01, 2010 12:59:25 AM

Morocco bans al-Jazeera TV channel
Rabat (Morocco), Oct 29 (DPA) Morocco has withdrawn accreditation from correspondents of the Arab television channel al-Jazeera because of their 'irresponsible' coverage of the North African kingdom, the communication ministry announced Friday.

Friday, October 29, 2010 8:23:35 PM

Bin Laden blames French 'injustices' for hostage taking
Cairo, Oct 27 (DPA) Osama bin Laden blamed France's 'injustices' towards Muslims for the recent abduction of French citizens by Al Qaeda's affiliate in North Africa, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 7:29:11 PM

Cholera kills 550 in Cameroon
Yaounde (Cameroon), Oct 26 (IANS) A cholera epidemic in Cameroon since April this year has led to the death of 559 people, the country's health minister has said.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:31:34 AM

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