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Sudan accuses Israel of attacking Khartoum arms factory
Khartoum, Oct 24 (IANS) Sudan Wednesday officially accused Israel of launching an overnight air attack on an arms factory complex in its capital Khartoum.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:28:09 PM

Liberia, India to build solar energy centre
Monrovia, Oct 24 (IANS) Discussions are underway between India and Liberia to construct a solar energy centre in the West African country, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:05:49 PM

Former US president leads delegation to Egypt
Cairo, Oct 23 (IANS) A delegation of The Elders, led by former US president Jimmy Carter, arrived in Cairo Tuesday for a two-day visit, reported Xinhua, citing official news agency MENA.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 10:26:29 PM

8,500 striking gold miners sacked in South Africa
Johannesburg, Oct 23 (IANS) About 8500 striking miners at the KDC East mine in South Africa were fired by the Gold Fields company Tuesday, reported Xinhua citing local media.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 10:16:49 PM

Perth beat Auckland as both teams exit CL T20
Centurion, Oct 23 (IANS) Perth Scorchers defeated Auckland Aces by 16 runs in the Champions League Twenty20 here Tuesday. Both teams, however, failed to make the tournament semifinals.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 8:15:27 PM

UAE, Oman discuss media cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Oman have signed an agreement on media cooperation, it was announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 8:06:38 PM

Somali pirates holding 11 ships, 167 crewmen for ransom: IMB
Nairobi, Oct 22 (IANS) Somali pirates are still holding 11 foreign vessels for ransom with 167 crew members as hostages as of Sep 30 even as the number of ships signalling attacks by Somali pirates has fallen to its lowest since 2009, a global maritime organisation said Monday.

Monday, October 22, 2012 9:47:30 PM

Chennai scrape past Yorkshire
Durban, Oct 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings recorded their second victory in the Champions League Twenty20 with a four-wicket win over English team Yorkshire here Monday.

Monday, October 22, 2012 8:11:09 PM

World War II Indian heroism recalled in Egypt (Lead, With Images)
Cairo, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian embassy organised a memorial service here to salute the heroism of Indian soldiers who died in a decisive World War II battle that sealed the fate of Hitler's Afrika Korps.

Monday, October 22, 2012 2:18:26 PM

KKR end CL T20 campaign with emphatic win
Cape Town, Oct 22 (IANS/CMC) Kolkata Knight Riders emerged from their slumber beating the Titans by 99 runs at Newlands to claim their first win of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament here.

Monday, October 22, 2012 1:04:04 PM

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