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Egypt court orders release of Mubarak in corruption case
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) An Egyptian court ordered Monday the release of former president Hosni Mubarak over charges of looting funds allocated for maintaining the presidential palaces.

Monday, August 19, 2013 6:01:57 PM

'Blade Runner' Pistorius back in court
Pretoria, Aug 19 (IANS) Paralympian Oscar Pistorius reappeared at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court Monday morning to hear murder charges against him.

Monday, August 19, 2013 4:33:56 PM

First BRICS Business Council meets in South Africa
Johannesburg, Aug 19 (IANS) Business leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) are meeting here Monday to identify specific measures to eliminate barriers to growing trade and investment.

Monday, August 19, 2013 4:11:59 PM

24 killed in Sudan gold mine collapse
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in Sudan, a media report said Monday.

Monday, August 19, 2013 3:25:58 PM

25 policemen killed in militant attack in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 25 Egyptian policemen were killed and three wounded Monday in an attack by militants targeting two buses in which they were traveling in Egypt's north Sinai.

Monday, August 19, 2013 3:25:56 PM

Militants kill 25 Egyptian policemen
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 25 Egyptian policemen were killed and three others injured when a militant group attacked two buses carrying the security personnel in Egypt's North Sinai Monday.

Monday, August 19, 2013 2:55:49 PM

Kenya mulls new currency design in 2015
Nairobi, Aug 19 (IANS) Kenya plans to introduce new currency designs in 2015 as required by the new constitution, which does not allow an individual's picture on Kenyan money.

Monday, August 19, 2013 1:31:47 PM

36 Muslim Brotherhood members die in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 36 members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed in a riot in Egypt when they attempted to escape while being moved to a jail, state news agency MENA reported.

Monday, August 19, 2013 12:04:40 PM

Re-elected Mugabe to be sworn in Thursday
Harare, Aug 19 (IANS) Robert Mugabe who has won re-election as the country's next president will be sworn in Thursday, days after his rival and country's prime minister withdrew a legal petition challenging his victory in the Zimbabwean presidential poll.

Monday, August 19, 2013 9:54:36 AM

Mass-wedding of 40 Emiratis held in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) A mass wedding of 40 Emiratis was held in Abu Dhabi's Al Ain city with the cooperation of municipality authorities and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank.

Monday, August 19, 2013 9:50:37 AM

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