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Bollywood craze grips Ethiopian youth
Addis Ababa, July 4 (IANS) Bollywood craze appears to have gripped Ethiopian youth. They are willing to sit through a usually three-hour-long movie at a shanty-house with only an unskilled translator as their guide to a language they do not understand.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 1:55:07 PM

Adly Mansour, Egypt's caretaker president
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Adly Mansour, head of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC), will serve as caretaker president of the country after the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Wednesday.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 10:52:13 AM

Al-Zawahiri's brother orders followers to back Morsi
Cairo, July 4 (IANS/AKI) The brother of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has issued an edict telling followers to support Egypt's embattled Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 7:58:12 AM

Morsi says he is still 'legitimate' president of Egypt
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi has said he is still the legitimate president of Egypt, while the Muslim Brotherhood, to which Morsi is affiliated, described the ouster of the president by the military as "betrayal".

Thursday, July 04, 2013 7:06:12 AM

Mandela breathing through machine: Family
Johannesburg, July 4 (IANS) South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela has been breathing through medical life support measures, described as "perilous" by his family members in a court document.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 6:04:11 AM

UAE to set up centre for male victims of trafficking
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will soon set up a centre for adult male victims of human trafficking and sexual abuse.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 5:04:14 AM

Egyptian army suspends constitution, apex court chief to head nation
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) The Egyptian army chief has announced the suspension of the country's constitution, which means President Mohammed Morsi is no longer in power and the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court will now be the temporary head of the country, media reports said.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 4:08:12 AM

UAE group to distributes dates to 15 countries
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation of the UAE will ship 241 tonnes of dates, by sea and air, to 15 countries around the world, including India, prior to the holy month of Ramadan.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 3:16:15 AM

Egyptian army suspends constitution
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) The head of the Egyptian army has announced the suspension of the country's constitution, which means President Mohammed Morsi is no longer in power, BBC reported.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 2:04:13 AM

Rise in violence against women during Egypt protest
Cairo, July 3 (IANS) The number of sex attacks and rapes occuring in Egypt's Tahir Square has hit 91 within four days as millions of protestors are demanding President Mohammed Morsi to step down, Daily Mail reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 11:06:12 PM

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