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Opposition leaders arrested in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 28 (DPA) Egyptian authorities have arrested a number of dissidents, including eight leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood opposition group, a news report said early Friday.

Friday, January 28, 2011 12:30:30 PM

Tunisia's interim government reshuffled
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced the make-up of a new interim government in an effort to quell the protests against his cabinet which included allies of the ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.

Friday, January 28, 2011 4:27:18 AM

El Baradie joins anti-government protest in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 28 (IANS) Former chief of UN nuclear watchdog agency and Egypt's reformist leader Mohamed El Baradie arrived in Cairo to join the ongoing protests against the country's 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak.

Friday, January 28, 2011 3:17:26 AM

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela, 92, was admitted to hospital for age-related medical tests.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 7:05:18 AM

Interpol issues global alert for Ben Ali
Paris/Tunis, Jan 27 (IANS) The international police organisation Interpol said it has issued a global alert for the arrest of Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his six relatives.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 6:39:46 AM

Egypt president's son, family flee to Britain
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's son, who is considered as his successor, has fled to Britain along with his family, a US-based Arabic website reported.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:49:08 PM

Egypt president's son, family flee to Britain
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's son who is considered as his successor has fled to Britain along with his family, US-based Arabic website Akhbar al-Arab reported.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:24:46 AM

Pigs terrorising people in Africa's Kalahari desert
Johannesburg, Jan 25 (IANS) Pigs are reportedly creating havoc and 'terrorising' people in Africa's Kalahari desert. They are roaming the streets, disturbing road traffic and are all over the marketplaces.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 11:17:52 AM

Egypt asks German museum for Nefertiti bust
Cairo, Jan 25 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's supreme council of antiquities has asked Berlin's Neues Museum to return a priceless painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the ancient Egyptian queen renowned for her beauty.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 10:45:47 AM

Series a big lesson for batsmen before World Cup : Dhoni
Centurion, Jan 23 (IANS) After losing the closely-fought ODI series 2-3 to South Africa, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday said it was a 'disappointing' performance by the batsmen throughout and called it a 'big lesson' before the World Cup.

Sunday, January 23, 2011 10:20:17 PM

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