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Muslim Brotherhood's top leaders arrested in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 15 (IANS) At least eight top leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood were allegedly arrested at Rabaa Al Adawiya Square in Cairo's Nasr City in a police operation to disperse supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, media reported Wednesday.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 1:12:35 AM

149 killed in Egypt
CAIRO, Aug. Aug 14 (IANS) At least 149 people were killed and hundreds injured across Egypt Wednesday in police operation at two major squares against supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, a health official told Xinhua.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:24:14 PM

MSF halts humanitarian programmes in Somalia
Nairobi, Aug 14 (IANS) International medical charity Medicines Sans Frontieres Wednesday said it has closed its humanitarian activities in Somalia due to increased insecurity for its staff.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 9:48:15 PM

DR Congo army colonel defects with 50 soldiers
Kinshasa, Aug 14 (IANS) A colonel of the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo has defected with about 50 soldiers and joined the rebels in the Central African country, the military said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 9:12:10 PM

95 killed in Egypt operation, emergency declared
Cairo, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 95 people were killed and around 900 injured across Egypt Wednesday, as police conducted a dispersal operation against supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. The presidency announced a state of emergency across the nation for one month.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 8:24:09 PM

India A win tri-series in South Africa (Roundup)
Pretoria, Aug 14 (IANS) India A avenged their double defeat against Australia in the league stage by winning the all important tri-series final at the LC de Villiers Oval here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 8:22:10 PM

India A all out for 243 in tri-series final
Pretoria, Aug 14 (IANS) India A set a 244-run target for Australia A in the tri-series final at the LC de Villiers Oval here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 5:10:55 PM

One killed in Egypt clashes
Cairo, Aug 14 (IANS) One person was killed and several others injured Tuesday night during clashes between the supporters and opponents of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi here, an official said.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 8:04:18 AM

UAE's PM attracts two million followers on Twitter
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has attracted two million followers on Twitter, making him one of the most sought-after figures on the social networking website.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 4:04:14 AM

UAE, Germany discuss bilateral cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany Tuesday held discussions over bilateral cooperation and ways to enhance it.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 3:16:22 AM

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