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87 bodies found near Algerian border in Niger
Niamey, Oct 31 (IANS) The bodies of 87 migrants, who were trying to cross the Sahara, have been found in a severe state of decomposition in Niger near the Algerian border, BBC reported Thursday.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 5:16:06 PM

Might do 'Mr. & Mrs. Iyer' sequel: Aparna Sen (Interview)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 31 (IANS) Award-winning filmmaker Aparna Sen is contemplating a sequel to her highly acclaimed "Mr. & Mrs. Iyer" with Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose reprising their roles from the 2002 movie.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 1:28:05 PM

ADFF: Russian filmmaker's short film wins best narrative
Abu Dhabi, Oct 31 (IANS) Russian filmmaker Anna Budanova won the Black Pearl Award for best narrative for her film "Obida" in the Short Film Competition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), it was announced here Wednesday night.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 7:38:04 AM

Over 950 suspected poachers held in Tanzania
Dodoma (Tanzania), Oct 31 (IANS) A staggering 952 suspected poachers have been arrested and 104 ivory seized in Tanzania during a special anti-poaching operation launched about two months ago, it was revealed Wednesday.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 3:52:14 AM

23 reported killed in Zimbabwe road crash
Harare, Oct 30 (IANS) At least 23 people were reported killed in Zimbabwe after their truck collided with a fuel tanker Wednesday morning, police and media reports said.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 8:22:09 PM

Etihad Airways to screen live news, sport in-flight
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is set to transform in-flight entertainment options with the introduction of eight live television channels which will telecast live news and sports, including this weekend's Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:42:11 PM

Moushumi Chatterjee's ghost act wows ADFF audience
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) "You made a brilliant ghost", an audience member rightfully complimented veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee at the ongoing Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) post the screening of Bengali film "Goynar Baksho", in which she features as an entertaining spirit.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 4:18:12 PM

Pistorius to face gun charges
Pretoria, Oct 30 (IANS) Two gun-related charges will be added to murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius at his trial, South Africa's prosecution department has said.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 1:22:05 PM

Never questioned frontal nudity in 'Qissa': Tillotama Shome (Interview)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) For "Qissa", Tillotama Shome has done what many Indian actresses would abstain from - a scene with frontal nudity.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 12:42:08 PM

Man City star Toure backs calls to expand World Cup slots
Nairobi, Oct 30 (IANS) Manchester City and Ivory Coast star midfielder Yaya Toure has supported the call by UEFA President Michel Platini to expand the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:38:09 AM

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