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Five Tunisian soldiers killed in ambush
Tunis, April 8 (IANS) Five soldiers were killed and nine injured in an ambush in midwest Tunisia, the country's defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 5:50:03 PM

Kenya's 'fastest Florence' hungry for elusive London glory
Nairobi, April 8 (IANS) The fastest female half-marathoner in history, Florence Kiplagat has trained her guns on clinching the elusive London Marathon title on April 26 on her third attempt.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 5:32:14 PM

South African girl barred from joining IS
Cape Town, April 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old South African girl was taken off a flight at the Cape Town International Airport after she left home allegedly to join the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the government said.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 2:42:15 PM

Somalian charged in Kenya over terrorism
Nairobi, April 8 (IANS) A Somalian man has been charged by a Kenyan court over eight counts of terrorism and illegally residing in the country.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 10:20:03 AM

Kenyan university students hold rally to condemn terror attack
Nairobi, April 7 (IANS) Hundreds of Kenyan university students on Tuesday held a peaceful demonstration in Nairobi to condemn a terrorist attack that claimed 148 lives last week.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 7:24:02 PM

'Increased stress, impulsive nature results in road rage'
New Delhi, April 7 ((IANS) "Increased stress levels, indifference towards victims and impulsive nature" are a few factors responsible for the increasing incidents of road rage in the city with the recent one resulting in the death of a 38-year-old man.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 6:46:15 PM

Kenyan police nab 24 illegal Somalis after university attack
Nairobi, April 7 (IANS) Kenyan police said on Tuesday they have arrested 24 suspects of Somali origin who were in the country illegally.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 6:44:03 PM

At $22.6 bn, Saudi price is richest Arab
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS/WAM) Forbes Middle East has released the names of the 100 richest Arab personalities in the world, the first position going to Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud with an estimated fortune of $22.6 billion.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 3:18:03 PM

Chinese warship carrying 83 evacuees from Yemen reaches Djibouti
Djibouti, April 7 (IANS) A Chinese navy ship carrying 83 Chinese and Sri Lankan nationals evacuated from Yemen arrived on Tuesday morning at Djibouti port.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:28:03 PM

Kenyan warplanes bomb Al-Shabaab bases in Somalia
Nairobi, April 6 (IANS) Kenyan fighter jets have bombed militant Islamist group al-Shabab's bases in Somalia, military officials said on Monday.

Monday, April 06, 2015 5:54:05 PM

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