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Europe condemns Russian livestock import ban
Brussels, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Commission has condemned Russia''s decision to ban livestock import from Europe following the spread there of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue viruses.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 7:57:27 AM

Eight Tunisian wrestlers qualify for London Olympics
Tunis, March 20 (IANS) Eight Tunisian wrestlers have secured their berth for the 2012 London Olympics, bringing the total of the country''s athletes qualifying for the Games to 31.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6:42:39 PM

ArcelorMittal Liberia announces first iron ore shipment
Monrovia, March 20 (IANS) Global steel giant ArcelorMittal Tuesday announced the first direct shipment of 1 million tonnes of iron ore from its Liberia mining operations.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 5:02:35 PM

Ghana sacks Serbian football coach
Accra, March 20 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked Goran Stevanovic as the coach of the national team, the Black Stars, following three weeks of extensive meetings.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:07:14 PM

South Africa expects more trade cooperation with India
Johannesburg, March 19 (IANS) South Africa and India should seize opportunities presented by the global economy to promote their trade development, a South African official said Monday.

Monday, March 19, 2012 8:52:37 PM

West Indies end five-year drought against Australia
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies broke a five-year drought against Australia when they held their nerves to seal the second One-Day International in a tense finish at Arnos Vale here Sunday.

Monday, March 19, 2012 1:44:23 PM

UAE to make camel milk ice-cream
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS/WAM) In a first of its kind, a leading producer of dairy products in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to introduce a new variety of ice cream created from camel milk.

Monday, March 19, 2012 11:58:16 AM

South African police to communicate better with public
Pretoria, March 19 (IANS) Police in South Africa will take steps to improve communication with the public to ensure communities are updated on the work they are doing, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Monday, March 19, 2012 9:00:47 AM

Surveillance cameras for all Egyptian sports venues
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Egyptian government has decided to install surveillance cameras in its all sports venues following Feb 1 football fans'' clashes in a stadium that left 74 people as dead while injuring hundreds others.

Monday, March 19, 2012 7:06:16 AM

Two Brazilian girls kidnapped in Egypt
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Two Brazilian girl tourists along with their local guide were kidnapped by armed Bedouins in Egypt''s Sinai peninsula Sunday afternoon, a security official said.

Monday, March 19, 2012 12:23:11 AM

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