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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

India-Pakistan cricket bonhomie in the heart of East Africa
Dar es Salaam, March 30 (IANS) When Indians and Pakistanis get together, they talk and enjoy cricket wherever they may be. Thousands of miles away from Mohali, in this East African booming metropolis, Indians and Pakistanis gathered together to savour the World Cup semifal, cheering their teams on and celebrating the peace initiative.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:22:39 PM

Tanzania offers India uranium deal
Dar es Salaam, March 30 (IANS) Even as nuclear power comes under a cloud following the Fukushima disaster in Japan, Tanzania, East Africa's economic powerhouse, has invited India to invest in uranium mining and underlined that India is a 'special friend' it turns to for advice and capacity building.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 4:53:11 PM

Loud explosions heard in Tripoli
Tripoli, March 30 (IANS) Loud blasts were heard Tuesday in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, without immediate reports of casualties, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 3:10:37 AM

Gaddafi demands coalition stop 'genocide' on Libya
Cairo/Tripoli, March 29 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called on coalition representatives gathered for a conference in London Tuesday to stop what he called the 'genocide' on Libya.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:31:58 PM

Mubarak gets $339 as monthly allowance
Cairo, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is getting a monthly allowance of $339 from the state, an Egyptian daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:36:32 PM

Libyan opposition advances ahead of London conference
Cairo/Tripoli, March 29 (DPA) Opposition fighters made political and military gains Monday, on the eve of a conference in London of the nations participating in the UN-authorised military action in Libya.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:05:02 AM

Two boats with Libyan migrants arrive in Malta
Valletta (Malta) March 29 (DPA) Two boats holding a total of 350 illegal immigrants arrived in Malta Monday from Libya, raising alarm bells of a mass exodus from the conflict-stricken country.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 12:33:37 AM

Qatar becomes first Arab country to recognise Libyan rebel council
Cairo/Doha, March 28 (DPA) Qatar Monday became the first Arab country to recognise the Libyan opposition's National Council as the sole legitimate representative of the Libyan people.

Monday, March 28, 2011 7:52:00 PM

Chokers tag will stay with team: Cricket South Africa chief
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola Monday admitted that the team will have to live with the chokers tag following their shock ouster from the World Cup.

Monday, March 28, 2011 7:35:11 PM

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