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70 killed in multiple vehicle inferno in Nigeria
Nairobi/Abuja, Oct 10 (DPA) Some 70 people were killed, many of them burnt to death, in a multiple-vehicle inferno in Nigeria caused after a fuel tanker crashed, the online edition of This Day newspaper reported Saturday.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 5:30:11 PM

Colombian teenager accidentally killed by his pet dog
Bogota, Oct 8 (EFE) A teenager choked to death after attaching the leash of his pet pit bull to his neck while roughhousing with the dog, Colombian media reported.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 4:13:51 PM

India clubbed with South Africa, England in cricket World Cup
Johannesburg, Oct 7 (IANS) India have been clubbed with South Africa and England among seven countries in Group B for the 2011 cricket World Cup.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 7:17:32 PM

Inside the world's largest diamond-sorting facility
Gaborone (Botswana), Oct 7 (DPA) Before entering the world's largest diamond sorting facility in Gaborone, you have to check your chewing gum at the door - lest you be tempted to stud it with a stone.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 11:57:13 AM

Top Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in Uganda
Kampala, Oct 6 (DPA) A Rwandan citizen suspected of being one of the orchestrators of the 1994 Rwandan genocide has been arrested in Uganda, an army official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 9:22:09 PM

Poor will continue to bear impact of crisis: Mukherjee
Istanbul, Oct 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the adverse effects of the financial crisis will continue to hit the poor for several more years as many developmental programmes suffered serious setback during the crisis.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 7:13:55 PM

Watson steers Australia to Champions Trophy triumph
Centurion, Oct 6 (IANS) Shane Watson hit a marvellous unbeaten century to guide defending champions Australia to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the final of the Champions Trophy at the SuperSport Park here Monday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:07:29 AM

Scoreboard: New Zealand vs. Australia, Final, Champions Trophy
Centurion, Oct 6 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Champions Trophy final between New Zealand and Australia at the SuperSport Park here Monday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 2:26:49 AM

Australia beat New Zealand to win Champions Trophy
Centurion, Oct 6 (IANS) Australia retained the Champions Trophy with a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the final at the SuperSport Park here Monday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 2:14:43 AM

New Zealand set 201-run target for Australia
Centurion, Oct 5 (IANS) New Zealand made 200 for nine in 50 overs against defending champions Australia in the final of the Champions Trophy at the SuperSport Park here Monday.

Monday, October 05, 2009 10:11:09 PM

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