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Olympics: Kenya's lost glory in hockey
Nairobi, Aug 9 (IANS) Twenty-four years ago, the Kenyan hockey team lined up with the rest of the world to vie for Olympic honours in the 1988 Seoul edition.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 5:54:21 PM

US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:48:50 AM

UAE's YahLive network launches sports channel
Abu Dhabi, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) YahLive, a UAE-based satellite channel operator, has added GEM Sports TV to its growing bouquet of channels.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:28:04 PM

Kenya charges Venezuelan diplomat in colleague's murder
Nairobi, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) The first secretary at the Venezuelan Embassy entered a plea of not guilty here Monday at his arraignment on charges he murdered the mission's charge d'affaires, Olga Fonseca.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:17:26 AM

Mandela's arrest site turned into memorial
Pretoria, Aug 7 (IANS) South Africa has built a memorial at the site where anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, state-run news agency SA News reported.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 9:49:44 AM

Egypt safe for tourists, says president
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted Hosni Mubarak, President Mohamed Morsi said Monday.

Monday, August 06, 2012 8:17:00 PM

South Africans being urged to save electricity
Cape Town, Aug 6 (IANS) At a time when the country is faced with an increased pressure of electricity shortage, a massive public awareness drive has been launched in South Africa, Xinhua reported.

Monday, August 06, 2012 11:38:33 AM

13 policemen killed in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 policemen were killed and 10 others injured in an attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai, medical and security sources said Sunday.

Monday, August 06, 2012 8:04:54 AM

UAE to provide health services to Syrian refugees in Jordan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) A mobile hospital from the UAE will deliver therapeutic, surgical and preventive services to Syrian refugees in Jordan.

Sunday, August 05, 2012 9:41:51 PM

Five dead, 17 injured in South Africa shooting
Johannesburg, Aug 5 (IANS) Five people were shot dead and 17 injured when a group of armed assailants launched an attack in an eastern province in South Africa, police said Sunday.

Sunday, August 05, 2012 7:30:11 PM

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