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Sudan arrests 12 over 'coup plot'
Khartoum, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Sudanese government has arrested 12 top military officers, including former national security service head Salah Abdalla Gosh, on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government, Information Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman said.

Friday, November 23, 2012 1:42:03 AM

New female condom to be launched in Zimbabwe
Harare, Nov 22 (IANS) An AIDS support organisation in Zimbabwe will launch a new and modified female condom after the first one launched in the country was discontinued as it "made a lot of noise during the act".

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:08:04 PM

Iran supplied Gaza with weapons: Hamas leader
Cairo, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran supplied Gaza militants with weapons, Khaled Meshaal, the political leader of Islamist group Hamas, has said.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 2:32:18 PM

Doctrove re−elected head of Windwards association
Roseau (Dominica), Nov 22 (IANS/CMC) Retired ICC Elite Panel umpire Billy Doctrove has been re−elected president of the Windward Islands Cricket Umpires Association.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:58:18 AM

Philander out of second Test against Australia
Adelaide, Nov 22 (IANS) South Africa pace bowler Vernon Philander was withdrawn from the second Test against Australia in the ongoing series between the two countries after waking up with a stiff lower back Thursday morning.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:24:04 AM

Egypt brokers ceasefire in Gaza
Cairo, Nov 22 (IANS) Israel and Gaza militant groups have agreed to a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr announced after the deal was brokered by Cairo.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:58:06 AM

UAE court convicts six for drug trafficking
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has sentenced three people to death, and three to life imprisonment on charges of drugs trafficking.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:38:27 AM

37 poachers arrested in Kenya
Nairobi, Nov 21 (IANS) Thirty−seven poachers have been arrested in Kenya as part of a countrywide operation over the past one week, police said.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 11:54:08 PM

UAE, Mexico sign double taxation avoidance agreement
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Mexico have signed a double taxation avoidance agreement to boost trade and investment.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:16:07 PM

Adelaide Test: Australia unchanged, Proteas make two changes
Adelaide, Nov 21 (IANS) When Australia all−rounder Shane Watson did not bat, bowl or field at Wednesday's optional practice session on the eve of the second cricket Test against South Africa, it was clear that he would not be playing.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 11:28:04 AM

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