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Drogba dropped for Cote d'Ivoire's World Cup qualifier
Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), March 21 (IANS) Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba was left out of Cote d'Ivoire's squad for football World Cup qualifier against Gambia Saturday.

Thursday, March 21, 2013 1:18:32 PM

'Django Unchained' - wonderfully witty with gruesome violence (IANS Movie Review)
Film: "Django Unchained"; Actors: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Walton Goggins, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Johnson and Leonardo DiCaprio; Director: Quentin Tarantino; Rating: ***

Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:56:18 AM

Why no Casamigos in Juba, Mr. Clooney! (Postcard from Juba)
Juba (South Sudan), March 21 (IANS) Two months ago, megastar George Clooney uncorked a signature tequila whose money will fund his pet project for South Sudan. "Casamigos" is the name he and co-investor Rande Gerber gave it, before launching a risque advert where Clooney was caught sleeping with Gerber's wife, the former supermodel Cindy Crawford.

Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:30:05 AM

Windies seeking to hand Zimbabwe winless tour
Roseau (Dominica), March 20 (IANS/CMC) Assistant coach Toby Radford says the West Indies are coming out with guns blazing in an attempt to send the Zimbabwe players back to Harare empty handed, when the second Test begins here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 1:58:03 PM

Mother of all riparian battles simmers over the Nile (Comment)
As one spends a quiet evening on a quaint beach of the White Nile, it is no giveaway that the longest river on the planet is simmering. The slugfest involves the 11 riparian states, touched by the 6,650 km of main river and tributaries, each involved in a complicated dog fight of bilateral diplomacy mixed with regional trade unionism in north and east Africa with its ripples felt as far as the Gulf.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 1:06:21 PM

UAE, Angola hold bilateral talks
Luanda, March 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Angola have held talks over strengthening bilateral relations.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:30:05 AM

Global cartels targeting Indian pharma industry?
Accra/New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) As Indian pharmaceutical companies face charges of selling counterfeit drugs in Africa, India has dubbed the allegations as "calculated attempts" by Western cartels to destroy its march to provide affordable medicines.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 10:28:03 AM

UAE, Belarus discuss cooperation
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Belarus have held talks over bilateral cooperation and reviewed a number of important economic issues.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 8:18:02 AM

Japan, Abu Dhabi discuss educational cooperation
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS/WAM) Japan and Abu Dhabi have held talks over joint cooperation in the field of higher education.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 3:28:09 AM

Peace with Sudan opens new vistas for India

Monday, March 18, 2013 5:08:09 PM

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