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Clashes intensify in Libya's Tripoli
Tripoli, Aug 13 (IANS) Clashes between rival militias intensified in Libya's capital Tripoli as bullets and rocket-fire poured into neighbourhoods and civilian facilities, witnesses said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 7:24:04 PM

Egypt's Mubarak denies giving order to kill protestors
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS) Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak told the Cairo Criminal Court Wednesday that he did not give orders to kill protestors during the 2011 popular uprising against his long-time rule, media reported.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 6:00:08 PM

Kush Kumar in world junior squash quarters
Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 12 (IANS) Asian junior runners-up Kush Kumar kept India's hopes alive with an emphatic 11-3, 11-4, 11-7 win over Darren Chan of Malaysia for a place in the quarter-final of the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championship, here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:06:25 PM

10 Guineans detained in Cote d'Ivoire over Ebola fears
Abidjan, Aug 12 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire police have detained 10 Guineans as they tried to enter a town in the country's northeast region, security sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:34:04 PM

Police chief killed in Libya
Tripoli, Aug 12 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen assassinated the police chief of Libya's capital Tripoli Tuesday afternoon, a security source said.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:06:12 PM

Egyptian religious leader slams Islamic State
Cairo, Aug 12 (IANS) Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam has slammed the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group for violating all principles of Islam, state-run MENA news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:00:05 PM

A campaign in UAE to bring Indians, Pakistanis closer
Abu Dhabi, Aug 12 (IANS) An entrepreneur in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a campaign to promote goodwill between expatriates from India and Pakistan, a UAE daily reported.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 7:08:04 PM

Egypt rejects Human Rights Watch report
Cairo, Aug 12 (IANS) Egypt Tuesday termed as "negative and biased" a human rights report on the crackdown a year ago on protest camps at Cairo's Rabaa el-Adaweya mosque and Nahda square, state-run MENA news agency reported.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:24:03 PM

Ebola: No panic movement by Indians from West Africa
Accra, Aug 12 (IANS) There is no panic movement out of West Africa by Indian nationals living in the region following the spread of the Ebola virus disease, officials of the Indian missions in Nigeria and Ghana have confirmed to IANS.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:22:14 PM

Israel-Hamas talks make no progress: Official
Cairo, Aug 12 (IANS) The ongoing indirect talks on a lasting truce between Israel and Palestinians have made no progress in the Egyptian capital Cairo, an Israeli official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:10:04 PM

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