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Results confirm vote for Southern Sudan split
Nairobi, Feb 7 (DPA) Southern Sudan has overwhelmingly voted to split from the north and create the world's newest nation, official results released Monday showed.

Monday, February 07, 2011 11:41:17 PM

Sudan president accepts South's independence vote
Khartoum, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Monday said he accepts the results of the referendum on the independence of the South, presidential chief of staff Bakri Hasan Salekh announced.

Monday, February 07, 2011 11:11:47 PM

Eight held after mobs hit foreign businesses in Zimbabwe
Harare, Feb 7 (DPA) Zimbabwean police said Monday eight people had been arrested in the wake of a rampage by backers of the Zanu-PF party in Harare, targeting foreign businesses.

Monday, February 07, 2011 10:57:59 PM

Egypt accuses foreign missions of smuggling in arms
Cairo, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian foreign ministry has accused a number of diplomatic missions of attempting to smuggle weapons and special communication equipment into the country, the Youm7 web portal reported Monday.

Monday, February 07, 2011 3:44:41 PM

Protesters stay in Cairo square
Cairo, Feb 7 (DPA) Groups of protesters remained in Cairo's central Tahrir Square Monday morning, hundreds having camped out over-night, a day after some opposition groups began their first talks with the government.

Monday, February 07, 2011 3:23:06 PM

From Davos to Dakar: Carnival of oppressed begins
Dakar (Senegal), Feb 7 (IANS) Days after the global elite's jamboree at the Swiss resort of Davos, a week-long carnival of the oppressed and the marginalized, and those speaking for them, has begun in the capital of this western African nation, with thousands of left-leaning activists declaiming against globalization and its discontents.

Monday, February 07, 2011 3:17:46 PM

Egypt government, opposition agree to push constitutional reform
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egypt government and opposition Sunday agreed to push constitutional reform after Vice President Omar Suleiman Sunday held talks with representatives of political parties including the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 11:44:05 PM

Four killed in clashes in Tunisia
Paris/Tunis, Feb 6 (DPA) At least four people died in clashes in Tunisia, a hospital spokesman said Sunday.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 7:20:03 PM

Mistrust of foreigners amid Egypt revolt
Cairo, Feb 6 (DPA) As the taxi pulled up to a police checkpoint in Cairo, ID's were checked and the car was searched.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 7:11:52 PM

A wedding at Cairo square
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) Twitter was agog Sunday about a wedding that is to take place at Cairo's downtown Tahrir Square.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 5:45:25 PM

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