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IAEA approves site for Egypt's first nuclear plant
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA has approved an Egyptian site to host the country's first nuclear power plant.

Saturday, September 18, 2010 8:15:21 PM

37 killed in Sudan bus accident
Khartoum, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 26 wounded after a bus collided with another vehicle on a highway in Sudan's White Nile state, south of Khartoum, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 10:55:56 PM

Israel-Palestine direct talks end in Egypt
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Sep 14 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have held a 'serious discussion on core issues', Middle East envoy George Mitchell said Tuesday, after the pair held an hour and 40 minutes of face-to-face talks.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 7:55:50 PM

30,000 prisoners in Iraq without trial: Amnesty
Cairo, Sep 13 (DPA) Iraqi authorities are holding some 30,000 people without trial and denying them access to lawyers, leaving them at risk of torture, the leading human rights organisation Amnesty International said Monday in a report.

Monday, September 13, 2010 8:12:45 AM

Tonnes of diesel spill into the Nile
Cairo, Sep 12 (DPA) At least 100 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into the Nile river after a barge partially sank in southern Egypt, media and state sources reported Sunday.

Sunday, September 12, 2010 4:04:51 PM

Suicide attack foiled in Somalia
Mogadishu, Sep 11 (IANS) Police in Somalia have said they foiled a suicide attack in the capital city of Mogadishu, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 11, 2010 8:13:28 PM

Libya becomes a roadblock on the path to Europe
Tripoli, Sep 11 (DPA) Her parents called her Fortuna, after the Roman Goddess of luck. But for the 22-year-old from Ethiopia, the last two years have been a string of disappointments and bad luck.

Saturday, September 11, 2010 9:34:33 AM

Al-Qaeda linked group claims Mogadishu suicide blasts
Mogadishu, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Thursday at Mogadishu airport. At least 13 people were killed and scores were wounded when two explosives-filled vehicles blew up at the gates of Aden International airport, according to reports.

Friday, September 10, 2010 9:52:40 AM

10 dead in suicide blast at Mogadishu airport
Mogadishu, Sep 9 (DPA) A suicide blast at the airport of Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday killed at least 10 people, witnesses said.

Thursday, September 09, 2010 7:21:00 PM

Somali pirates seize cargo ship with 18 crew
Nairobi, Sep 9 (IANS) Somali pirates Wednesday seized a Malta-flagged cargo ship with 18 crew in the Gulf of Aden, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, September 09, 2010 3:08:10 AM

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