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Karachi attack: India concerned about safety of Pakistan's nukes
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) In the wake of the audacious terror attack on a naval base in Karachi, one of Pakistan's most secure military facilities, India Monday voiced apprehensions about the safety of nuclear installations in the neighbouring country and pointed to the deepening divide there over the Afghan war.

Monday, May 23, 2011 8:24:36 PM

Karachi attack shows Pakistan's divide over Afghan war: India
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) India Monday said the attack on a Pakistani military base in Karachi was the handiwork of those opposing the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan and underscored the internal divide in Pakistan over the Afghan war, a situation fraught with danger for New Delhi's security.

Monday, May 23, 2011 7:05:55 PM

West playing India against China in Africa: India
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) A day before its second summit with African leaders, India Monday ruled out any rivalry with China in its diplomatic and business forays into Africa and underlined that the West was trying to pit New Delhi against Beijing by conjuring up an arena of competition between the emerging Asian powers.

Monday, May 23, 2011 6:33:14 PM

India concerned about safety of Pakistan's nukes
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) In the wake of a spate of terror attacks in Pakistan, the most recent being an assault on a naval base in Karachi in which many servicemen were killed, India is concerned about the safety of nuclear facilities in that country.

Monday, May 23, 2011 6:01:26 PM

PM lands in Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Monday for the India-Africa Forum summit, the first leg of a six-day trip that will also take him to Tanzania for a bilateral visit.

Monday, May 23, 2011 5:02:28 PM

Trade fair in Addis Ababa showcasing India Inc. in Africa
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) Over 80 Indian firms are showcasing their products and services at a trade fair organised as a part of the second India-Africa Forum Summit that begins here Tuesday.

Monday, May 23, 2011 3:31:51 PM

Billboard honours Beyonce with top-notch award
Las Vegas, May 23 (IANS) Beyonce Knowles has bagged this year's Billboard Millennium Award.

Monday, May 23, 2011 2:49:45 PM

Ethiopia seeks more Indian teachers, agriculturists
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) Ethiopia, one of Africa's emerging economies, is seeking more teachers and agriculturists from India to help it leapfrog into a knowledge economy and food-sufficient nation.

Monday, May 23, 2011 1:33:34 PM

Akala footwears draw tourists in Kenya
Nairobi, May 23 (IANS) A handmade sandal made from recycled rubber tyres decked with beads and cowry shells has become a fashionable merchandise among the foreign tourists in Kenya. Legend has it that Akala sandals never wear out.

Monday, May 23, 2011 10:31:03 AM

Egyptian police officer sentenced to death
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) An Egyptian criminal court has issued the first death sentence to a police officer for killing protesters during the demonstrations that toppled president Hosni Mubarak, state news agency MENA reported.

Monday, May 23, 2011 8:23:20 AM

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