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Last updated: Friday, May 22, 2015 10:54:03 PM

Liberia declared Ebola-free
Monrovia, May 9 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday declared Liberia free of the deadly Ebola virus as no new case has been reported in the West African country in the last 42 days.

Saturday, May 09, 2015 6:18:03 PM

Court upholds three-year sentence for Hosni Mubarak
Cairo, May 9 (IANS) An Egypt court on Saturday upheld a three-year jail sentence for former president Hosni Mubarak on graft charges.

Saturday, May 09, 2015 5:12:10 PM

Abu Dhabi Film Festival discontinued after eight editions
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has been scrapped after eight editions during which the event gradually earned a significant spot on the international circuit.

Saturday, May 09, 2015 1:04:03 PM

Golfer Gangjee tied sixth in Mauritius Open
Domaine de Bel Ombre (Mauritius), May 8 (IANS) Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee birdied three of his last seven holes for a one-under 71 to maintain his joint sixth position while Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen seized a one-shot halfway lead at the inaugural Mauritius Open here on Friday.

Friday, May 08, 2015 11:22:18 PM

Egypt court jails 17 Morsi loyalists up to 25 years
Cairo, May 8 (IANS) An Egyptian military court sentenced 15 Muslim Brotherhood group suppoters to 25 years in prison and two others to 10 years over inciting violence in 2013, after the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi.

Friday, May 08, 2015 2:28:03 AM

Golf: India's Rahil Gangjee in joint third spot at 67 in Mauritius Open
Domaine de Bel Ombre (Mauritius), May 7 (IANS) India's Rahil Gangjee finished with 4 under par 67 in the third position while Korean teenager Jeunghun Wang shared the first round lead with Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen and Spaniard Carlos Pigem after jointly establishing a new course record of six-under-par 65 at the inaugural AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open on Thursday.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 11:08:03 PM

Egypt forces kill 21 militants in Sinai
Cairo, May 7 (IANS) At least 21 militants were killed by the Egyptian armed forces during air raids on their cells in Rafah border city of North Sinai province, media reported.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 7:26:17 AM

Livestock raid leaves 54 dead in Kenya
Nairobi, May 6 (IANS) At least 54 people were killed and an unknown number of livestock stolen or displaced after a raid on a village in Kenya's Turkana county, a humanitarian agency said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 11:32:19 PM

Five killed in Libya clashes
Tripoli, May 6 (IANS) Five people were killed and 15 others injured in clashes between Libyan army forces and Islamist militias of Libya Dawn in Libya, according to a military source.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:56:17 PM

Kerry visits Djibouti
Djibouti, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday began his visit to Djibouti, after his visit to Somalia.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 8:24:03 PM

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