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India opt to field as Rayudu debuts
Harare, July 24 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the five-match series at the Harare Sports Club here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:48:50 PM

'No hidden agenda in India-Africa engagement'
Accra, July 24 (IANS) There is no hidden agenda in India's engagement with Africa, which is purely meant to cooperate on developing a continent with similarities and a desire to offer tried and tested solutions, India's Deputy High Commissioner to Ghana Ajaneesh Kumar has said.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:46:54 PM

1.5 bn litres of fuel smuggled each year in Algeria
Algiers, July 24 (IANS) Fuel traffickers smuggle some 1.5 billion litres every year in Algeria, Minister of Energy and Mines Youcef Yousfi has said.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 5:34:51 AM

10 quintals of explosives seized near Algeria-Tunisia border
Algiers, July 24 (IANS) Algerian border guards have seized 10 quintals of phosphate, destined for making bombs, along the border with Tunisia, officials said.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 4:30:55 AM

UAE thwarts cyber attacks from Egypt
Abu Dhabi, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said it has successfully thwarted attempts by hackers from Egypt to damage some government websites.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 2:36:54 AM

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City helps 155 people quit smoking
Abu Dhabi, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The Smoking Cessation Clinic at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City has helped 155 people quit smoking in the last 18 months, doctors said.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1:30:56 AM

We're competitive and do the best we can: Zimbabwe coach
Harare, July 23 (IANS) Zimbabwe coach Andy Waller hoped that his side will surprise India like they did last time as the two teams face-off in a five-ODI series starting here Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 7:43:06 PM

Froome's Kenyan mentor regrets lost opportunity
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) As Britain continues to hail Tour de France winner Chris Froome, his Kenyan mentor David Kinjah was regretting the lost opportunity the East African nation had to claim the glory.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 3:27:11 PM

Kenyan football official alleges death threats
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) The murky world of Kenyan football administration took another dark turn when an official at loggerheads with federation boss, Sam Nyamweya, claimed his life was in danger.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 3:27:10 PM

FIFA warns Uganda of possible suspension over government interference
Kampala (Uganda), July 23 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has warned Uganda of a possible suspension if the government interferes with the running of the sport in the East African country.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:26:56 PM

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