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Manchester United fan kills four in Nigeria
Nairobi/Abuja, May 28 (DPA) A Nigerian fan of Manchester United killed four people and injured ten others when he drove a minibus into a crowd of Barcelona supporters, Nigerian police said Thursday.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:50:06 PM

No fake tickets in IPL final: Cricket South Africa
Johannesburg, May 27 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has dismissed allegations that the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wanderers here Sunday had been overcrowded due to sale of fake tickets.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 9:11:30 PM

Over 67,000 displaced in latest Somali violence, says UN
Mogadishu, May 27 (Xinhua) More than 67,000 people have been displaced in the escalating violence in the Somali capital, as the military intensified their operations against the Islamic militants, who fired mortar shells at the presidential palace Tuesday, killing at least 10 people.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 3:33:47 AM

MTN-Bharti deal could create telecom giant straddling India to Africa
Johannesburg, May 26 (IANS) South African telecom giant MTN believes a potential deal with New Delhi-based Bharti Airtel has the makings of a telecom giant that would straddle India, the Gulf and Africa.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 4:01:57 PM

MTN says deal with Bharti to create giant from India to Africa
Johannesburg, May 26 (IANS) South African telecom giant MTN believes a potential transaction with its New Delhi-based counterpart Bharti Airtel would create a giant that would straddle India, the Gulf and Africa.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 2:33:12 PM

Over 60 killed, hundreds displaced in Darfur violence
Khartoum, May 26 (Xinhua) At least 20 Sudanese soldiers and 43 insurgents have been killed in fighting in the restive Darfur region, as rebels fought a pitched battle with the security forces before being crushed, leaving more than 300 people homeless, officials said Monday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 3:00:20 AM

IPL has changed landscape of world cricket: Majola
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) has changed the landscape of world cricket, Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola said.

Monday, May 25, 2009 8:44:10 PM

Laxman was told his services as a player not required
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) Test star V.V.S Laxman was conspicuous by his absence for most part of the Deccan Chargers' charge towards victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL). It now transpires that he was told by the team management his services as a player were not required, but he would only be part of the think-tank.

Monday, May 25, 2009 7:00:51 PM

T20 Champions League is now part of ICC calendar: Modi
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi said the Twenty20 Champions League has been provided a slot in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) calendar.

Monday, May 25, 2009 6:43:36 PM

Counterfeit tickets at IPL final endangered spectators
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) The 31,000 capacity Wanderers stadium housed more than 38,000 spectators in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final here Sunday due to alleged selling of counterfeit tickets, posing a huge security risk, according to a local daily.

Monday, May 25, 2009 4:29:15 PM

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