Johannasburg, Feb 4 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman stormed into the quarterfinals of the South Africa Open tennis with a 6-4, 6-1 defeat of Brazalian Thiago Alves here Thursday. He now plays second seed and World No.18 David Ferrer of Spain.
Thursday, February 04, 2010 8:59:08 PM
Port-au-Prince, Feb 4 (DPA) The number of people killed in last month's earthquake in Haiti has topped 200,000, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said as protests erupted over the slow distribution of aid to survivors.
Thursday, February 04, 2010 12:41:36 PM
Addis Ababa, Feb 4 (IANS) The Ethiopian government has asked two Indian companies to resolve their dispute and start work on the construction of a $700-million sugar factory, warning any further delay could lead to termination of the contract.
Thursday, February 04, 2010 11:04:16 AM
Nairobi/Juba, Feb 2 (DPA) Conflicts and drought have driven up the number of southern Sudanese in need of food aid from one million in 2009 to 4.3 million this year, the United Nations and Southern Sudan's government said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010 6:40:43 PM
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Feb 1 (DPA) Somali Islamist insurgent group Al Shabaab and a smaller militia vowed Monday to take part in an international Al Qaeda-led Jihad as clashes rocked Somalia's capital Mogadishu.
Monday, February 01, 2010 9:48:13 PM
Johannesburg, Feb 1 (DPA) A leading South African daily Monday accused President Jacob Zuma of shaming his country following reports that he has fathered a child out of wedlock.
Monday, February 01, 2010 8:57:26 PM
Ethiopia, Feb 1 (IANS) UN will hold a global summit in September to discuss ways to achieve the Millennium Development Goals before the end of its deadline set by the world body.
Monday, February 01, 2010 5:40:12 PM
Port-of-Spain, Feb 1 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago are connected by 'an umbilical cord' and both nations share a common diversity, Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra said here.
Monday, February 01, 2010 3:33:14 PM
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 1 (IANS) On the ground floor of a squat building in downtown Lusaka, tellers sit inside tiny wooden cabins, counting out money. The busy scene is as ordinary as at any other bank, but the provenance of this financial firm is a rather unique experiment, beginning nearly 6,600 km away - in India.
Monday, February 01, 2010 11:12:41 AM
Luanda (Angola), Feb 1 (DPA) Egyptian goalkeeper Essam Al Hadary Sunday hailed the Pharaohs, who had just made history by becoming the first team to win three successive Africa Cup of Nations titles, as the best Egyptian team ever.
Monday, February 01, 2010 5:10:35 AM
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