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Seven, including three ministers, killed in Somalia blast
Mogadishu, Dec 3 (DPA) A bomb blast ripped through a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday, killing at least seven people, including three ministers.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 5:48:03 PM

Charlize Theron draws 'Ireland' at World Cup draw rehearsal
Cape Town, Dec 2 (DPA) Oscar-award-winning South African actress Charlize Theron put up another good performance when she pulled 'Ireland' during a rehearsal for the World Cup draw on Friday, it emerged Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 6:54:08 PM

Accommodation 'no longer issue' at the World Cup: FIFA
Cape Town, Dec 2 (DPA) Football fans who are planning on travelling to the World Cup in South Africa no longer need to worry about finding a bed.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 6:41:32 PM

World Cup organiser worried hosts might crash out in first round
Cape Town, Dec 2 (DPA) The chief organiser of the football World Cup, Danny Jordaan, said Wednesday he hoped the final draw this week would be kind to South Africa - so the struggling hosts do not crash out in the first round.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 3:50:58 PM

Drogba leads Ivory charge (Team Profile)
Nairobi/Abidjan, Nov 30 (DPA) It is almost impossible to think of Ivory Coast without conjuring up an image of Didier Drogba prolific, powerful and petulant in equal measure - but the Elephants will need more than individual brilliance from the Chelsea forward to propel them to glory in South Africa.

Monday, November 30, 2009 1:23:52 PM

Hospital mistakenly amputates legs from toddler
Johannesburg, Nov 30 (DPA) Staff at a Johannesburg hospital unnecessarily amputated the legs of a 2-year-old girl who had been admitted for treatment of burns on her hands, local authorities admitted.

Monday, November 30, 2009 6:57:15 AM

Manmohan Singh meets Brian Lara
Port-of-Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) Minutes before he left for India, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met with former West indies captain and legendary batsman Brian Lara at the Crowne Plaza hotel on Saturday night.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 6:19:24 PM

FBI team coming to Delhi to reveal Headley links
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) A high-level FBI team will be coming to Delhi within a week with new information to unravel the terror plot hatched by David Coleman Headley and Tahawuur Rana and their links to the Mumbai carnage, National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan said here.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 5:36:59 PM

No talks between Indian, Pakistani foreign ministers at CHOGM
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers were in this Trinidad and Tobago capital to attend the Commonwealth summit, but did not meet for talks as expected as the Indian side felt that Islamabad had done little to address its concerns.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 4:26:34 PM

India, Canada agree on historic n-deal
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) India and Canada have agreed on a civil nuclear deal that will enable New Delhi to access Canadian nuclear technology and uranium after a gap of 34 years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the development 'augurs extremely well' for the ties between the nations.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 4:02:21 PM

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