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Indian business to the aid of Ethiopian returnees
Addis Ababa, Dec 15 (IANS) In a gesture well appreciated here, Indian businessmen and the Indian community here have come to the aid of hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian returnees from Saudi Arabia.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 3:04:07 PM

Indian-origin Kathrada pays moving tribute to Mandela
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) Ahmed Kathrada, the Indian-origin veteran anti-apartheid activist and aide of Nelson Mandela, moved many mourners to tears when he paid a poignant tribute to the late statesman during the state funeral at Qunu village in South Africa's Eastern Cape province Sunday.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 2:08:08 PM

Nelson Mandela's funeral under way
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending the 10-day official mourning period since the global icon passed away Dec 5.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 12:34:04 PM

450 people allowed at Mandela's burial site
Cape Town, Dec 15 (IANS) Around 450 guests will be allowed at the burial site during former South African president Nelson Mandela's funeral, the government said Saturday.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 9:38:09 AM

Tutu not invited for Mandela's funeral: South Africa
Cape Town, Dec 15 (IANS) The South African government confirmed Saturday that it did not send any invitation to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral, as it did not send any invitation to anybody.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 9:04:07 AM

Khartoum transports 1,345 South Sudanese back home
Khartoum, Dec 15 (IANS) Sudan Saturday transported 1,345 South Sudanese nationals residing in Khartoum back to their homeland as part of a voluntary return programme supervised by Sudanese and international organisations.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 5:04:10 AM

Egypt to hold constitutional referendum Jan 14-15
Cairo, Dec 14 (IANS) Egypt will hold a nationwide referendum on the new draft constitution Jan 14-15, according to media reports Saturday.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 5:50:08 PM

Ex-army chief to testify in Mubarak retrial
Cairo, Dec 14 (IANS) Egypt's former army chief and defence minister Hussein Tantawi appeared in Cairo Criminal Court Saturday for testimony in the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 4:52:09 PM

African National Congress bids farewell to Mandela
Pretoria, Dec 14 (IANS) The African National Congress (ANC) bid farewell to former South Africa president Nelson Mandela Saturday ahead of his mortal remains being taken to his home village of Qunu where he will be buried Sunday.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 4:00:04 PM

Lippi confident of Guangzhou's opener
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 14 (IANS) Italy's World cup winning coach Marcello Lippi said enthusiasm and expectation for the FIFA Club World Cup would help his side Guangzhou Evergrande show true level as the Chinese club starts campaign against Egyptian side Al Ahly.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 1:22:12 PM

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