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Egypt freezes assets of top Mubarak-era officials
Cairo, April 5 (IANS) Egypt has frozen the bank accounts of several former officials and their families, as part of the anti-corruption campaign since the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 4:28:26 AM

Libya releases Tunisian journalist
Tripoli, April 5 (IANS) Libyan authorities have released a Tunisian journalist working for Al-Jazeera television channel, a media report said.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:37:14 AM

26 killed in UN plane crash in Africa
Kinshasa, April 4 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed Monday as a UN plane crashed in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Xinhua said, citing the UN mission in the central African country.

Monday, April 04, 2011 11:40:14 PM

10 killed as UN plane crashes
Kinshasa (DR Congo), April 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 16 others were injured when a plane of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo crashed Monday at the Kinshasa airport, Xinhua reported.

Monday, April 04, 2011 10:46:01 PM

Gaddafi forces carry on shelling rebels in Misrata
Tripoli, April 4 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been shelling the rebel-held city of Misrata, 150 km from the capital Tripoli, Xinhua cited Al-Jazeera TV in a report.

Monday, April 04, 2011 8:58:29 PM

13 Libyan rebels die in NATO air strike: Report
Tripoli, April 3 (IANS) Thirteen Libyan rebels were killed in an air strike by NATO-led coalition forces in the country's eastern city of Brega, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 2:23:29 AM

Libyan rebels sell weapons to Al Qaeda: Report
Cairo, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rebels who plundered Libyan army depots have sold weapons to Al Qaeda militants in the North African country, an Algerian daily said Saturday.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 2:04:40 AM

Indian pair Jeev, Shiv tied third in Morocco golf
Morocco, April 2 (IANS) Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha were one shot off the lead in tied third place after the second round of the Trophee Hassan II premier professional event in Morocco. The pair was at five-under 138 as the tournament is being played on two courses -- Golf De L'Ocean (par 71) and Golf Du Palais Royal (par 72).

Saturday, April 02, 2011 12:28:49 PM

Libyan government rejects rebels' truce offer
Tripoli, April 2 (IANS) The Libyan government Friday turned down a ceasefire offer from the rebels, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 2:46:42 AM

Libya's rebels ready for truce if Gaddafi also complies
Benghazi, April 1 (IANS) Libya's rebel leaders Friday expressed their readiness to abide by a ceasefire, provided Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi also does so, Arab Al Jazeera TV reported.

Friday, April 01, 2011 8:23:43 PM

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