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Terrorism defined pre and post IIFA awards
Macau, June 11 (IANS) Terrorism in an unnamed but well-developed country was now being defined in terms of pre and post the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards being hosted there, according to IIFA director Sabbas Joseph.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 3:22:47 PM

Bachchan launches Bollywood book despite aversion to name
Macau, June 11 (IANS) Despite his aversion to the term 'Bollywood', screen legend Amitabh Bachchan had no hesitation in commending a book bearing the title 'Bollywood in Posters' at the start of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards weekend here Thursday.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 3:01:29 PM

World champions Italy edge New Zealand in friendly
Pretoria, June 11 (DPA) Italy struggled to a 4-3 win over New Zealand in a warm-up friendly for the Confederations Cup beginning here Sunday.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 1:10:03 PM

Malawi begins 'epic rescue' to save African elephants
Cape Town, June 11 (IANS) A massive relocation of elephants has begun in the southern African nation of Malawi as part of a move that experts say would help protect some 60 pachyderms from human persecution.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:44:22 AM

Militants in Nigeria put oil installation on fire
Nairobi/Abuja, June 10 (DPA) Nigeria's main militant group said Wednesday that it attacked a Chevron flow station in the oil-producing Niger Delta and set it ablaze as part of a new offensive against oil companies.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 11:56:40 AM

Kenya mulls dual citizenship
Nairobi, June 10 (Xinhua) Kenya will allow dual citizenship if a new policy drafted by the immigration ministry is adopted by the government.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:50:10 AM

Mahindra may start assembling in South Africa in 2010
Johannesburg, June 9 (IANS) Indian auto major Mahindra and Mahindra will likely start assembling vehicles in South Africa from early next year, according to the new chief executive of Mahindra South Africa, Ashok Thakur.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 4:53:46 PM

Tata-led Neotel denies problems between Indian, South African staff
Johannesburg, June 9 (IANS) The Tata-led Neotel consortium, which is developing South Africa's telecommunications as the country's second network operator, has rejected suggestions of 'cultural clashes' between South African Indian staff and those brought from India by Tata Communications.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 1:58:25 PM

96,000 displaced in fighting in Somalia: UN
Nairobi, June 5 (Xinhua) Around 96,000 people have been displaced in the latest fighting between Somali security forces and Islamist militants who are waging a bloody battle to oust the government in Mogadishu, the UN said in a statement Friday.

Friday, June 05, 2009 11:32:07 PM

Elephant-human clashes in Malawi force mass translocation
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) The government of Malawi is teaming up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to move over 60 elephants from a densely-populated area where at least 10 people have been killed by elephants scavenging for food, IFAW said Friday.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:14:13 PM

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