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Indian pair Jeev, Shiv tied third in Morocco golf
Morocco, April 2 (IANS) Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha were one shot off the lead in tied third place after the second round of the Trophee Hassan II premier professional event in Morocco. The pair was at five-under 138 as the tournament is being played on two courses -- Golf De L'Ocean (par 71) and Golf Du Palais Royal (par 72).

Saturday, April 02, 2011 12:28:49 PM

Libyan government rejects rebels' truce offer
Tripoli, April 2 (IANS) The Libyan government Friday turned down a ceasefire offer from the rebels, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 2:46:42 AM

Libya's rebels ready for truce if Gaddafi also complies
Benghazi, April 1 (IANS) Libya's rebel leaders Friday expressed their readiness to abide by a ceasefire, provided Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi also does so, Arab Al Jazeera TV reported.

Friday, April 01, 2011 8:23:43 PM

India-China rivalry in Africa not zero sum game: Ethiopian PM
Addis Ababa, April 1 (IANS) Hailing the Indian model of inclusive development, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has made a vigorous pitch for greater Indian investment in infrastructure and education in Africa and ruled out competition between India and China in the resource-rich continent.

Friday, April 01, 2011 2:15:58 PM

India to invest $860,000 in ICT in Ghana
Accra, April 1 (IANS) India will invest $860,000 in Ghana to support information and communication technology (ICT) development, with New Delhi committed to sharing its expertise in the area with the west African nation.

Friday, April 01, 2011 12:08:07 PM

Syrian president forms committee to study lifting emergency law
Cairo/Damascus, March 31 (DPA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has set up a committee to look into lifting the decades-old emergency law, state media reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 10:03:39 PM

Syria to investigate killing of protesters
Cairo, March 31 (DPA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Thursday set up a committee to investigate the deaths of protesters who were killed in clashes in the cities of Daraa and Latakia, broadcaster Al Arabiya reported.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 8:10:23 PM

Kuwait government resigns to avoid parliament grilling
Cairo/Kuwait City, March 31 (DPA) The Kuwait government resigned Thursday, the official news agency KUNA reported, after parliament filed an application to question three ministers.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 6:13:26 PM

Going 'Chak de India' in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, March 31 (IANS) The sun never sets on the cricket-crazy Indian diaspora. Over 200 Indians broke into dance and celebratory chants of 'Chak de India' at a downtown restaurant in the Ethiopian capital as India trounced Pakistan in the blockbuster World Cup semifinal.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 1:14:18 PM

Egypt army unveils transitional constitution
Cairo, March 30 (DPA) Egypt's military unveiled an interim constitution Wednesday, in the wake of the ousting of president Hosni Mubarak, outlining the government's powers and replacing the country's 1971 constitution.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 9:05:16 PM

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