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South Africa's world champion pulls out of CWG
Johannesburg, Sep 28 (IANS) South Africa's world champion men's 800m runner Mbulaeni Mulaudzi has been ruled out of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games due to a hamstring injury.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 6:56:32 PM

13 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan
Khartoum, Sep 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 29 injured in clashes between two tribal communities in Sudan, authorities said Monday.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:38:18 AM

World's first synthetic jet fuel launched
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) A petrochemical company in South Africa has launched a first-of-its-kind synthetic jet fuel and claims to have flown the world's maiden commercial passenger flight powered solely by it.

Monday, September 27, 2010 6:41:49 PM

Israel's settlement freeze should remain during talks: Abbas
Cairo, Sep 26 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for Israel's moratorium on construction in West Bank settlements to continue as long as peace talks are under way, a regional daily reported Sunday.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 5:20:56 PM

Egypt minister appointed World Bank Managing Director
Cairo, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian Investment Minister Mahmoud Mohieldin resigned from the government to become Managing Director of the World Bank, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 5:22:26 AM

Somali pirates seize ship with 12 crew
Nairobi, Sep 25 (IANS) Somali pirates have seized a Panama-flagged ship with 12 Ukrainian crew in the Somali Basin Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, September 25, 2010 6:18:56 PM

South Africa's was best World Cup ever: FIFA
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (DPA) South Africa hosted the 'best World Cup ever', FIFA World Cup chief organiser Jerome Valcke said Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:34:20 PM

22 dead, 80 hurt in Somali capital gun battles
Mogadishu, Sep 23 (DPA) At least 22 people have been killed and 80 wounded in heavy fighting between insurgents and government forces in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:04:07 PM

Indians in Uganda promise to reward CWG meddalists
Kampala, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian community in Uganda has promised to reward Ugandan athletes who win medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 5:48:17 PM

70 Zimbabwean kids die of measles
Harare, Sep 23 (DPA) At least 70 children in Zimbabwe died of measles in a two-week period recently after communities of religious sects drove away government health teams trying to immunise their children, the health ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 5:39:05 PM

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