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73 killed, 1,000 hurt in Egypt football stadium violence
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 73 people were killed and up to a 1,000 injured following clashes and a stampede at a football stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said Wednesday night.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 9:29:26 AM

Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to death in 2006.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 8:46:05 AM

73 killed in Egypt football match riot
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 73 people died Wednesday when a riot broke out after a football match at a stadium in eastern Egypt, the state-run media reported.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 3:35:24 AM

53 killed in Egypt football riot
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 53 people were killed and hundreds injured Wednesday when a riot broke out following a football match in northeastern Egypt, the official media reported.

Thursday, February 02, 2012 1:37:05 AM

UAE, ILO discuss human trafficking
Abu Dhabi, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Representatives of the UAE and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have discussed ways to boost cooperation to fight human trafficking.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012 11:32:25 PM

EU commissioner to attend Delhi summit
Brussels, Feb 1 (IANS) European Union Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will travel to India Thursday to attend the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012 9:24:08 PM

25 Chinese nationals held in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) As many as 25 Chinese nationals working for a cement factory in Egypt have been taken captive by some local people in Egypt''s Sinai town of Arish, said the Chinese embassy officials in Cairo.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012 7:21:33 AM

25 EU members to join fiscal treaty
Brussels, Jan 31 (IANS) All but two of the 27 European Union (EU) member states are to sign a new fiscal treaty designed to enshrine tighter deficit and debt discipline, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has said.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 12:34:15 PM

African Union summit concludes with package of agreements
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) The 18th African Union (AU) summit ended in this Ethiopian capital Tuesday with the adoption of a series of agreements on the continent''s economic, political and security issues.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 12:22:34 PM

African Union vows to boost infrastructure development
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) Africa will accelerate its infrastructure development and put in place related policies and laws to boost the integration process, said a document from the African Union (AU) at the end of its 18th summit here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 12:10:04 PM

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