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Clive Rice tips India to win Test series
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Clive Rice finds India a more balanced side than the current Proteas team and has picked the visitors to win the Test series beginning Dec 16.

Thursday, December 09, 2010 3:24:13 PM

Egypt's ruling party wins clear majority in parliament
Cairo, Dec 7 (DPA) Egypt's ruling party won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, as monitors called on President Hosni Mubarak to dissolve the new parliament due to reports of fraud.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010 3:06:04 AM

50 rebels killed in Mogadishu
Mogadishu, Dec 5 (IANS) About 50 Islamist rebels have been killed and scores of others injured in fierce gun battles with the government troops in Mogadishu, reports Xinhua.

Sunday, December 05, 2010 1:07:09 AM

UAE helps expatriates reconnect with home countries
Cairo, Dec 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates does its best to help Arab expatriates reconnect with their home countries, a minister said Saturday.

Saturday, December 04, 2010 11:16:08 PM

Regional security, development to feature in GCC summit
Cairo, Dec 3 (IANS) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set to meet next week in the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi, where the bloc was founded about 30 years ago.

Friday, December 03, 2010 11:29:37 PM

Ugandan court sets free 18 suspects in World Cup bombings
Kampala, Dec 1 (DPA) A court in the Ugandan capital Kampala Tuesday dismissed charges against 18 suspects in the July bombings that killed more than 70 World Cup fans who were watching a televised match.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010 6:15:53 AM

24 killed in Morocco bus accident
Rabat, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed in Morocco Tuesday when the bus in which they were travelling swerved off the road and plunged into a ravine amid heavy rain, a media report said.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:24:14 PM

Al-Qaeda 'banker' killed by security forces
Algiers, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) Algerian security forces have killed a high-ranking Al-Qaeda militant known as the group's 'banker'.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 3:55:22 PM

18 rhino carcasses found in South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (IANS) A major case of rhino poaching has been unearthed in South Africa with the discovery of 18 carcasses of the two-horned animal, a media report said Friday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 7:53:06 PM

Al Qaeda demands France leave Afghanistan in return for hostages
Cairo, Nov 19 (DPA) A branch of Al Qaeda has called on the French government to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan in return for the safety of five French hostages kidnapped in Niger, in a message broadcast by al-Jazeera.

Friday, November 19, 2010 2:42:45 PM

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