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Egypt's prosecutor-general resigns
Cairo, July 9 (IANS) Egypt's Prosecutor-General Abdel-Maguid Mahmoud, who was recently reinstated, has resigned and demanded he should return as a judge, state-run news agency MENA reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:39:58 PM

Dunford brothers skip World Swimming Championships
Nairobi, July 9 (IANS) For seven years, they have dominated Kenya swimming competitions, giving fans new imagination of the country widening its medal scope at major championships.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 12:14:06 PM

UAE to release 973 prisoners on Ramadan
Abu Dhabi, July 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered releasing 973 prisoners, serving different jail terms, on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:44:07 AM

UAE, Indonesia discuss relations
Abu Dhabi, July 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Indonesia have held talks on bilateral relation and explored ways to strengthen them.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:44:06 AM

42 dead in Cairo, army blames Morsi supporters
Cairo, July 9 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed Monday in clashes outside a military facility in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the country's health ministry said, as army said it was a result of an attack by ousted president Mohamed Morsi's supporters.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:56:04 AM

Killings provoked by Morsi supporters: Egypt army
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) The Egyptian army said Monday that killings outside the Republican Guards House, where Mohamed Morsi is reportedly detained, were provoked by supporters of the ousted president.

Monday, July 08, 2013 9:38:58 PM

Africa needs $300 bn in power investments: IEA
Accra, July 8 (IANS) The International Energy Agency (IEA) says sub-Saharan Africa needs $300 billion in investments to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030.

Monday, July 08, 2013 6:21:45 PM

Mandela's grandson removed from tribal position
Johannesburg, July 8 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela's grandson was removed from his tribal position Sunday over an ongoing family feud over gravesites, Xinhua reported.

Monday, July 08, 2013 6:58:26 AM

Five killed in Tanzania mine collapse
Dodoma, July 8 (IANS) At least five people were killed and one was seriously injured when a tanzanite mine collapsed in northern Tanzania, police said Sunday.

Monday, July 08, 2013 6:58:25 AM

Morocco stun Tunisia 1-0
Sousse (Tunisia), July 7 (IANS) Tunisia seriously compromised their chances of qualifying for the next African Cup of Nations after losing 0-1 to Morocco here.

Sunday, July 07, 2013 2:49:12 PM

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