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Kenya's lions fitted with satellite tracking collars
Nairobi, Jan 28 (IANS) A team of scientists, researchers and veterinarians have fitted lions at Nairobi National Park in Kenya with satellite tracking collars to help reduce conflict and beef up security operations in the park.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:10:04 PM

French president supports Turkey's EU membership
Anaka, Jan 28 (IANS) French President Francois Hollande Monday said his government is willing to help Turkey advance its membership bid with the European Union, pledging to support the opening of new negotiation chapters between the two sides.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5:20:03 AM

Egypt's deputy PM tenders resignation
Cairo, Jan 28 (IANS) Ziad Bahaa-Eddin, Egypt's second deputy prime minister and minister of international cooperation, tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi Monday, official news agency MENA reported.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:42:15 AM

Egypt military council mandates Sisi presidency bid
Cairo, Jan 28 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Council for Armed Forces (SCAF) Monday has allowed Defence Minister and Army Chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run for president, official news agency MENA and state-run Ahram website reported.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:02:15 AM

South Sudan wants AU to condemn failed coup
Addis Ababa, Jan 28 (IANS) Conflict-ridden South Sudan wants the African Union (AU) to take a strong stand at its upcoming summit this week against the failed coup in the east African country, a senior government official said Monday.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 1:28:03 AM

Top terrorist killed in Somalia
Mogadishu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Somali government Monday confirmed the killing of a commander of the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab group in an overnight air strike in the south of the Horn of Africa nation.

Monday, January 27, 2014 3:52:18 PM

Kidnapped Egyptian envoys released in Libya
Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) The Libyan interior ministry Sunday received the five Egyptian envoys who were abducted in the past two days in the Libyan capital of Tripoli after the kidnappers released them, al-Arabiya TV reported.

Monday, January 27, 2014 6:52:33 AM

UAE greets India on Republic Day
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Sunday sent a congratulatory cable to his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on India's 65th Republic Day.

Sunday, January 26, 2014 6:54:03 PM

Four militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS) At least four militants were killed Sunday while planting an explosive devise in Egypt's Sinai, a security source said.

Sunday, January 26, 2014 2:30:04 PM

Over 1,000 Morsi supporters arrested in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS) As many as 1,079 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were arrested over charges of rioting and attempted violence, the country's interior ministry said in a statement early Sunday.

Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:48:03 AM

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