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World boxing body gives Uganda ultimatum to carry out elections
Kampala (Uganda), April 12 (IANS) The world boxing body AIBA (International Boxing Association) has given Uganda an ultimatum of May 4 to hold elections or face disciplinary action.

Friday, April 12, 2013 6:06:18 PM

Slain Indian armymen in South Sudan were outnumbered
Juba, April 12 (IANS) The killers in the tragic ambush of UN peacekeepers in South Sudan that claimed the lives of five Indian Army personnel Tuesday not only outnumbered their target six times over but were also armed with sophisticated weapons, eyewitnesses said.

Friday, April 12, 2013 3:18:19 PM

UAE, Italy hold talks
Abu Dhabi, April 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Italy have discussed academic cooperation and student exchange programmes between them.

Friday, April 12, 2013 2:32:12 AM

Hungarian peacekeeper abducted in Egypt
Cairao, April 11 (IANS) A Hungarian officer affiliated with the peacekeeping forces was abducted in Egypt's North Sinai by Bedouins, official source told Xinhua Thursday.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 10:48:07 PM

Libya, UAE hold talks
Tripoli, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Libya have held discussions over existing bilateral cooperation in oil and gas fields and ways to boost them.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 8:17:57 AM

UAE, Morocco hold talks
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Morocco have held discussions over bilateral relations and explored ways to strengthen it.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:21:53 AM

32 dead, over 18,000 displaced in Kenya floods
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) At least 32 people have died and 18,600 others displaced by flash floods caused by heavy rains in Kenya, the East African nation's Red Cross Society (or KRCS) said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 9:27:53 PM

TV comic in Egypt faces probe for 'insulting Pakistan'
Cairo, April 10 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian prosecutors have begun an investigation into three complaints against popular TV comedian Bassem Youssef over allegations of promoting atheism, harming diplomatic ties between Egypt and Pakistan, and insulting the attorney general.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:43:54 PM

Kenya building museum to commemorate Olympic heroes
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) is building a rotating museum and a Hall of Fame here to commemorate the achievements of its Olympic heroes.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 7:13:51 PM

Kenya's favourite for London Marathon bows out
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) Lucy Kabuu, one of Kenya's favourites for the women's race at the April 21 London Marathon, has pulled out of the World Marathon Majors event.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:11:51 PM

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