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20 killed in Somali violence
Mogadishu, Jan 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 wounded when African Union peacekeeping forces and Islamist insurgents exchanged heavy fire here Thursday, officials said.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:45:04 AM

Nano will certainly be brought to Africa: Tata Africa head
Lusaka (Zambia), Jan 7 (IANS) India's 'people's car' will certainly drive down the roads of Africa, with the Tata group conducting research on the rules and regulations of the different markets in this vast continent.

Thursday, January 07, 2010 9:07:29 AM

Venezuela may shut industries due to power shortage
Caracas, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Hit by a severe power crisis, Venezuela has announced that it may shut down a few aluminium and steel plants as part of the country's electricity conservation measures.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 1:25:02 PM

Bulldozer crushes 400,000 pirated CDs in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Jan 6 (DPA) Cambodian authorities used a bulldozer to crush 400,000 CDs and DVDs in a crackdown on piracy, national media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:51:11 AM

India, Zambia toast growing trade and investment ties
Lusaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Amid exuberant tribal dances and Bollywood song, India and Zambia toasted each other to an 'ever deepening' of relations, particularly in trade and investment, during the highest level visit from New Delhi in two decades.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:45:38 AM

India, Zambia promise to strengthen trade ties
Lusaka, Jan 6 (IANS) With India offering concessional credit to Zambia, the two countries have committed to strengthening their bilateral relations, especially in the fields of trade and investment.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:14:10 AM

Zambia to fight drug abuse through Commonwealth Games relay
Lusaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Zambia has decided to use the Queen's baton relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India to fight drug abuse among children.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010 9:46:23 AM

22 die in Zimbabwe measles outbreak
Harare, Dec 30 (DPA) Twenty-two people, mainly children under five years, have died of measles in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, state media reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 2:21:07 AM

South Africa town to sacrifice animals in bid to end road carnage
Johannesburg, Dec 30 (DPA) A South African community living alongside a deadly road aims to end the carnage by performing a ceremony to appease their ancestors, including spilling the blood of animals on the tarmac, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:13:42 AM

Somali pirates seize Indian vessel
Nairobi, Dec 22 (IANS) Somali pirates have seized an Indian vessel with 13 people aboard, an official said Monday.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 2:10:29 AM

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