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Workers rally in South Africa, government offers talk
Pretoria, Aug 26 (IANS) Thousands of government workers, including teachers and health staff, took out rallies across South Africa Thursday after nine days of strikes over salary hike, forcing authorities to call for negotiation.

Thursday, August 26, 2010 9:51:14 PM

British plane makes emergency landing in Mauritania
Nouakchott (Mauritania), Aug 26 (IANS) A British Boeing 757 was forced to land at the Nouakchott international airport in Mauritania, after one of its engines caught fire.

Thursday, August 26, 2010 7:01:05 AM

19 killed in Congo plane crash
Kinshasa, Aug 26 (IANS) At least 19 people including the pilot were killed in a plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo, police said.

Thursday, August 26, 2010 12:37:07 AM

17 dead in Egypt road accidents
Cairo, Aug 25 (DPA) At least 17 people were killed and five were injured in two road accidents in Egypt Wednesday, police said.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:12:43 PM

Politicians among 60 dead in Somalia clashes
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Aug 24 (DPA) Somali politicians were among 31 people killed in an attack on a Mogadishu hotel Tuesday, as an insurgent offensive that has claimed at least 60 lives entered its second day.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 5:57:32 PM

10 politicians among 42 dead in Somalia clashes
Mogadishu/Nairobi, Aug 24 (DPA) At least 42 people, including ten lawmakers, have died in fighting in the Somali capital Mogadishu after Islamist insurgents declared 'a final war' against African Union (AU) peacekeepers.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 3:52:55 PM

More than 150 women raped in Congolese village, says UN
Nairobi/Goma, Aug 24 (DPA) More than 150 women have been raped by rebels in a remote area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an aid agency and the UN said.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 2:00:25 PM

40 civilians killed in Somalia fighting
Mogadishu, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 40 civilians were killed and 106 injured in fighting between insurgents and government troops in the Somali capital of Mogadishu since Monday, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 1:05:31 PM

Van Gogh painting heist: Egyptian officials arrested
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) One of Egypt's top culture officials and other employees of the Egyptian culture ministry were arrested following the theft of painting by Vincent Van Gogh from Cairo's Mahmud Khalil museum, according to a news report.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 10:53:52 AM

32 killed in Sudan floods
Khartoum, Aug 23 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 18 injured in floods and heavy rains in western Sudan, reports said Monday.

Monday, August 23, 2010 9:26:09 PM

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