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UN airlifts humanitarian supplies to South Sudan
Nairobi, Jan 22 (IANS) The UN children's fund has said that its first of two charter planes, each carrying 35 tonnes of live-saving emergency supplies for children and women, reached South Sudan Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 7:20:05 AM

South Africa wants ICC to withdraw controversial proposal
Johannesbuurg, Jan 21 (IANS/CMC) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to withdraw the draft proposal that would put control of international cricket in the hands of India, England and Australia.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 6:32:16 PM

Morsi to stand trial over espionage Feb 16
Cairo, Jan 21 (IANS) Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi will go on trial Feb 16 over charges of espionage along with 35 others, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:40:05 PM

Big representation from Africa and Asia for agribusiness forum
Accra/New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Representatives of 54 countries from Africa and 41 from Asia have been invited for the first ever Asia-Africa Agribusiness Forum Feb 4-6 in New Delhi.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 4:12:05 PM

IAAF inspects Zambian stadia
Lusaka, Jan 21 (IANS) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has inspected Zambia's two ultra-modern stadia with a view of certifying the running tracks fit to host international competitions.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 2:32:14 PM

South Sudan army retakes Malakal town
Khartoum, Jan 21 (IANS) South Sudanese army Monday said it had recaptured Malakal, the capital region of oil-rich Upper Nile state, from the rebels after violent clashes.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 6:10:21 AM

Catherine Samba-Panza elected CAR's interim president
Bangui, Jan 21 (IANS) Catherine Samba-Panza was elected as interim president of the Central African Republic (CAR) in a vote at the parliament Monday.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:12:10 AM

Summit on future energy begins in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) The seventh edition of World Future Energy Summit (WFES) got under way Monday in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Monday, January 20, 2014 7:54:03 PM

UAE's Etihad, Spain's Air Europa in codeshare agreement
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways and Spanish airline Air Europa have signed a codeshare agreement which will see both carriers significantly enhance access to and from Spain, the UAE and to destinations across the globe.

Monday, January 20, 2014 5:42:22 PM

19 killed in Egypt road mishap
Cairo, Jan 20 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed in a road accident late Sunday on a desert highway in southern Egypt, official news agency MENA reported on Monday.

Monday, January 20, 2014 3:04:04 PM

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