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Kapur starts with a modest 71 in South African Open
Paarl (South Africa), Dec 18 (IANS) Shiv Kapur dropped a late bogey, but still made a decent start at the South African Open golf Thursday.

Friday, December 18, 2009 6:25:57 PM

Somali insurgents ban UN mine agency
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Dec 17 (DPA) Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab Thursday said it was banning the UN Mine Action agency from operating in Somalia.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 11:32:02 PM

Two more Khmer Rouge leaders to face genocide charges
Phnom Penh, Dec 16 (DPA) At least two more senior leaders detained at the Khmer Rouge tribunal will be charged with genocide, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 9:37:18 PM

Rihanna goes topless for magazine cover
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Singer Rihanna will be seen posing topless on the cover of GQ magazine's January 2010 issue, with her hands strategically covering her body.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 1:35:11 PM

Somali pirates hijack Indian vessel
Nairobi, Dec 14 (IANS) Pirates have hijacked an Indian vessel off the coast of Somalia, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 6:33:00 PM

Miss Gibraltar crowned Miss World
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (IANS) Gibraltar's Kaiane Aldorino was Saturday crowned Miss World at a glittering pageant here at which Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, herself a former Miss World, was one of the judges.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 10:53:58 PM

Miss India Pooja Chopra eliminated from Miss World pageant
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (IANS) Miss India Pooja Chopra was eliminated from the Miss World pageant here Saturday, failing to make it to the final round of seven competitors.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 10:20:56 PM

Iraqi school blast kills 4 children
Cairo, Dec 7 (DPA) Four children were killed in a bomb blast at a primary school in Iraq Monday, Al-Arabiya TV reported.

Monday, December 07, 2009 5:16:03 PM

Indian company in Ethiopia for bio-fuel production
Addis Ababa, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian renewable energy company Praj has signed an agreement with Ethiopia's Eco Energy, a bio-fuel producing company, for providing consultancy in cultivating thousands of hectares for generating bio-fuels.

Monday, December 07, 2009 12:02:04 PM

India to set up institutions in Africa, offer scholarships to 300 African students
Addis Ababa, Dec 7 (IANS) India intends to set up educational institutions and communication facilities in Africa and increase the number of scholarships for African students to study in India.

Monday, December 07, 2009 9:38:56 AM

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