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22 die in Zimbabwe measles outbreak
Harare, Dec 30 (DPA) Twenty-two people, mainly children under five years, have died of measles in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, state media reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 2:21:07 AM

South Africa town to sacrifice animals in bid to end road carnage
Johannesburg, Dec 30 (DPA) A South African community living alongside a deadly road aims to end the carnage by performing a ceremony to appease their ancestors, including spilling the blood of animals on the tarmac, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 12:13:42 AM

Somali pirates seize Indian vessel
Nairobi, Dec 22 (IANS) Somali pirates have seized an Indian vessel with 13 people aboard, an official said Monday.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 2:10:29 AM

Kapur loses South Asian Open golf play-off
Paarl (South Africa), Dec 20 (IANS) It was a case of so near and yet so far for Shiv Kapur who faltered in the first play-off hole against Scotsman Richie Ramsay in the South African Open to end second Sunday.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 10:15:48 PM

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

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