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Clinton to visit Egypt for talks on post-Mubarak transition
Cairo, March 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected in Cairo Tuesday for a two-day visit, during which she would meet with the country's transitional leadership and opposition.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:24:52 PM

Gaddafi forces launch airstrikes on Ajdabiya
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday launched four air strikes on the eastern city of Ajdabiya, the only town with a sizeable population before the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, Xinhua reported, citing Al Jazeera TV.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:05:23 PM

Seychelles to get stock exchange this year
Victoria (Seychelles), March 15 (IANS) The financial system of the Seychelles - an island nation in the Indian Ocean - which presently is bank-based, will get a boost by the opening of a stock exchange this year, officials said.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 11:42:26 AM

EU looking to UN Security Council for action on Libya
Cairo, March 14 (DPA) The European Union was looking to the UN Security Council for action on Libya, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton said in Cairo Monday.

Monday, March 14, 2011 8:56:54 PM

At least 42 killed in Southern Sudan fighting
Nairobi, Marach 14 (DPA) At least 42 combatants have died in fighting between rebels and the army in Southern Sudan's Upper Nile State, the southern army said Monday.

Monday, March 14, 2011 8:01:20 PM

Egyptian military uses force to disperse Coptic Christian protest
Cairo, March 14 (DPA) Egypt's military used electric tasers and batons to disperse a protest by Coptic Christians, demanding justice after the torching of a church, media reported Monday.

Monday, March 14, 2011 6:50:28 PM

Anti-Gaddafi rebel leader appeals to world for weapons
Cairo/Benghazi, March 14 (DPA) Rebels in the northeastern cities of Libya appealed to the world community Monday for weapons to help them in their battle against Muammar Gaddafi's forces.

Monday, March 14, 2011 4:42:53 PM

UAE gives equipment to hospital on Libya-Tunisia border
Tunis, March 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has delivered medical equipment to a hospital in a Tunisian town on the border with Libya.

Monday, March 14, 2011 4:01:38 AM

Gaddafi's forces claim gains in eastern Libya
Tripoli/Cairo, March 13 (DPA) Libyan government forces claimed to make gains in the eastern part of the country Sunday, while opposition groups insisted they would fight to recapture lost territory.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:37:25 PM

Libya's Brega town cleared of rebels
Tripoli, March 13 (IANS) Pro-Gaddafi forces Sunday managed to clear Libya's eastern town of Brega from the grip of the rebels, Libya's official TV channel citied a military source as saying.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 5:13:16 PM

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