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Seven dead in Ghana's fill station blast
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 5:50:02 AM

Egypt presidential poll results to be announced Sunday
Cairo, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The official results of Egypt's presidential election will be announced Sunday at 5 p.m. (1300 GMT), state TV reported Saturday.

Saturday, June 23, 2012 8:24:25 PM

Indian PM leaves for home
Pretoria, June 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Pretoria for home Saturday after an overnight halt on his way back from Brazil.

Saturday, June 23, 2012 12:55:51 PM

Kenya seizes Nigeria-bound 600 kg illegal ivory
Nairobi, June 23 (IANS) Kenyan authorities have intercepted a Nigeria-bound cargo carrying illegal ivory weighing over 600 kg.

Saturday, June 23, 2012 8:40:22 AM

Indian PM arrives in South Africa
Pretoria, June 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here late Friday for a night halt on his way home after attending the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.

Saturday, June 23, 2012 3:00:59 AM

Wild animals killed 17 in Mozambique
Maputo, June 22 (IANS) Wild animals such as crocodiles, elephants and lions have killed at least 17 people in a Mozambican province this year, according to Radio Mozambique.

Friday, June 22, 2012 9:30:09 AM

60 Somalis, Ethiopians feared dead in Malawi
Lilongwe (Malawi), June 22 (IANS) Police in northern Malawi have found bodies of some 48 of the 60 Somalis and Ethiopians who were drowned in Lake Malawi earlier this week. The rest are also feared to be dead, Xinhua reported citing local media.

Friday, June 22, 2012 7:36:46 AM

UAE to launch campaign to raise donations for Yemen
Abu Dhabi, June 21 (IANS/WAM) A nationwide campaign to raise donations to counter food shortage in Yemen will be launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) June 29.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 8:09:19 PM

Villagers kill six lions in Kenya
Nairobi, June 21 (IANS) As many as six lions have been killed by residents of a village on the outskirts of Kenyan capital Nairobi as human-wildlife conflict escalates in the east African nation.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:23:49 AM

Korean team visits UAE's crisis management authority
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) A South Korean delegation has visited the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national crisis management authority.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 11:10:59 PM

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