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Five killed in fresh Somali clashes
Mogadishu, Feb 1 (IANS) Five people were killed and more than 50 injured in heavy exchange of fire between Islamic insurgents and security forces in the Somali capital, officials said.

Monday, February 01, 2010 3:35:18 AM

Nigerian oil militants end ceasefire
Nairobi/Abuja, Jan 30 (DPA) Nigeria's main militant group Saturday called off a three-month ceasefire and warned that oil companies in the Niger Delta should expect an 'all-out onslaught' against facilities and personnel.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 7:59:52 PM

Egypt to meet Ghana in Africa Cup of Nations final
Benguela (Angola), Jan 29 (DPA) Defending champions Egypt are to meet Ghana in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Algeria 4-0 in an ill-tempered semi-final here, which the Algerians ended with eight players.

Friday, January 29, 2010 11:07:44 AM

SA assistant coach to quit after India tour: report
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (IANS) A day after Cricket South Africa (CSA) sacked its entire selection panel, there was speculation whether assistant coach Vincent Barnes would also resign after returning from the tour of India.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:16:31 PM

Porfirio Lobo inaugurated as Honduras' new president
Tegucigalpa, Jan 28 (IANS) Porfirio Lobo was inaugurated as Honduras' new president Wednesday.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 4:19:35 AM

IMF approves $102-mn loan to Haiti
Washington, Jan 28 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund's executive board has approved a $102-million loan to help Haiti rebuild after this month's devastating earthquake.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 4:01:38 AM

South African cricket in turmoil ahead of India tour
Johannesburg , Jan 27 (IANS) Ahead of their India tour, South African cricket plunged into a crisis with Cricket South Africa (CSA) sacking its entire selection committee and putting up an interim panel after the resignation of coach Mickey Arthur.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 7:37:56 PM

Arthur quit as South Africa cricket coach, says media
Pretoria, Jan 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Tuesday did not confirm reports of coach Mickey Arthur's resignation.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 8:02:15 PM

Kenya aiming to attract more tourists with focus on culture
Nairobi, Jan 26 (DPA) The east African nation of Kenya is aiming to promote its culture to the outside world in a bid to draw in more visitors.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 9:27:48 AM

Death toll from Haiti quake reaches 150,000
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan 26 (DPA) The Haitian government raised the confirmed death toll from this month's devastating earthquake to 150,000 late Monday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 9:14:17 AM

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