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Egyptian army suspends constitution, apex court chief to head nation
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) The Egyptian army chief has announced the suspension of the country's constitution, which means President Mohammed Morsi is no longer in power and the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court will now be the temporary head of the country, media reports said.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 4:08:12 AM

UAE group to distributes dates to 15 countries
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation of the UAE will ship 241 tonnes of dates, by sea and air, to 15 countries around the world, including India, prior to the holy month of Ramadan.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 3:16:15 AM

Egyptian army suspends constitution
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) The head of the Egyptian army has announced the suspension of the country's constitution, which means President Mohammed Morsi is no longer in power, BBC reported.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 2:04:13 AM

Rise in violence against women during Egypt protest
Cairo, July 3 (IANS) The number of sex attacks and rapes occuring in Egypt's Tahir Square has hit 91 within four days as millions of protestors are demanding President Mohammed Morsi to step down, Daily Mail reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 11:06:12 PM

Kasparov to visit Kenya to promote chess
Nairobi, July 3 (IANS) Russian grandmaster and former World champion Garry Kasparov will visit Kenya on Saturday to promote chess among the youth.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 1:48:09 PM

Africa shows energy promise; Delonex to invest $600 mn
Addis Ababa, July 3 (IANS) Delonex Energy, an exploration and production company, will invest $600 million for oil and gas exploration in Ethiopia and other central and east African countries, the Indian chief executive of the company said here.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 11:08:08 AM

Ghana lays down conditions for foreign investment
Accra, July 3 (IANS) Lawmakers in Ghana are considering a bill that sets the minimum capital requirement for non-Ghanaian investors at $250,000.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 10:18:10 AM

UAE's Air Arabia named best low-cost airline in Middle East
Abu Dhabi, July 3 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, has been awarded the best low-cost airline in the region at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2013.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 1:12:08 AM

South Africa's World Cup dreams alive after Ethiopia penalised
Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) South Africa kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals as FIFA penalised Ethiopia for fielding a suspended player.

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 12:10:07 PM

Keep Mandela's legacy alive: South African government
Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) The South African government has called on all people in the country to keep Nelson Mandela's legacy alive as the world celebrates the anti-apartheid icon's 95th birthday later this month.

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 6:06:13 AM

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