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BRICS cooperation to benefit Africa: expert
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) BRICS, a group of emerging economies, will change global governance, and benefit Africa through more cooperation, a South African expert said.

Monday, April 11, 2011 4:14:49 PM

Arab League to ask UN to impose no-fly zone over Gaza
Cairo, April 11 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) has said it will ask the UN to consider imposing a no-fly zone over the Gaza Strip to protect the civilians from Israeli air strikes, Xinhua reported.

Monday, April 11, 2011 6:00:43 AM

Algeria, Cuba call for immediate ceasefire in Libya
Algiers, April 11 (IANS) Algeria and Cuba have called on all concerned parties in Libya to end clashes and begin peace talks at the earliest, Xinhua reported.

Monday, April 11, 2011 3:31:48 AM

Mubarak summoned for interrogation, ex-PM in custody
Cairo, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's top prosecutor has summoned ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his sons for interrogation while ex-prime minister Ahmed Nazif has been taken into custody on embezzlement charges, local media said Sunday.

Monday, April 11, 2011 1:33:05 AM

Mubarak to be quizzed on violence, graft charges
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Toppled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons will be questioned over the use of violence against anti-government protesters and corruption during his tenure, media reports said.

Sunday, April 10, 2011 11:00:21 PM

25 Libyan tanks destroyed Sunday: NATO commander
Brussels, April 10 (IANS) A total of 25 Libyan tanks were destroyed in NATO airstrikes Sunday, the officer commanding the alliance's operation said.

Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:03:56 PM

Mubarak, family to reveal overseas bank accounts
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Toppled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak said Sunday he and his family have agreed to any measures to be taken to reveal their overseas bank accounts.

Sunday, April 10, 2011 9:25:02 PM

Egypt military to seize former ruling party's headquarters
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Egypt's Supreme Council of Armed Forces has decided to seize the former ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)'s headquarters in the country, Xinhua Sunday quoted the state Nile TV as saying in a report.

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:29:01 AM

42 people arrested at Egypt's Tahrir square
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Forty two people were arrested during turmoil at central Cairo's Tahrir square in Egypt Saturday, Xinhua quoted Egypt's Supreme Council of Armed Forces as saying.

Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:50:13 AM

Indian doctors to offer free medical services in Zambia
Lusaka (Zambia), April 9 (IANS) About 20 doctors from India would visit Zambia later in April to conduct free medical services as part of a programme aimed at helping the African nation tackle a shortage of health workers, an official said.

Saturday, April 09, 2011 12:09:46 PM

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