Nairobi, Aug 28 (Xinhua) Somali pirates freed an Omani ship almost eight months after hijacking the vessel. The crew were unharmed, a regional maritime official said Thursday.
Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:46:21 PM
Valletta (Malta), Aug 28 (DPA) Two rescue helicopters Thursday were searching for as many as 70 illegal migrants reported missing off Malta.
Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:31:25 PM
Nairobi, Aug 28 (DPA) Somali gunmen have released the head of the UN refugee agency's office in Somali capital Mogadishu after two months in captivity, the agency said.
Thursday, August 28, 2008 9:58:19 AM
Kampala, Aug 27 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and 13 injured when a bus plunged into the swollen waters of a river in northern Uganda, the police said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:25:07 PM
Tripoli, Aug 27 (DPA) The hijackers of a Sudanese plane Wednesday have begun releasing all the passengers of the plane at Libya's Al-Qafra airport, Libyan civil aviation officials said.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:58:48 PM
Harare, Aug 27 (DPA) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is about to form a new government on his own, effectively breaking off talks with his pro-democracy opponents, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), state press reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:41:13 PM
Tripoli, Aug 27 (DPA) The hijackers of a Sudanese plane Wednesday released all the passengers of the plane, Al-Arabiya television said, citing Libyan officials.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 2:58:48 PM
Nairobi, Aug 27 (Xinhua) A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Somalia with the number of people needing food aid in the lawless nation rising to more than 3.2 million this year, a UN funded report said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 2:41:51 PM
Johannesburg, Aug 27 (IANS) A powerful lobby group here has urged the South African government to oppose India's bid to buy nuclear fuel and technology when the issue comes up at the next meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group early September.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:51:25 AM
Harare, Aug 26 (DPA) Fresh from an unprecedented victory in Zimbabwe's new parliament Monday, the main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is meeting Tuesday to decide whether they would boycott President Robert Mugabe's formal opening of the legislature.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:53:10 PM
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