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Rhino horn more expensive than gold in South Africa
Johannesburg, Jan 17 (IANS) The price of a horn of an African rhino has increased to 400,000 rand ($59,000) per kg, making it far more expensive than gold, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) reported.

Monday, January 17, 2011 8:42:25 AM

Egyptian man sentenced to death for attack on Christians
Cairo, Jan 16 (DPA) An Egyptian court sentenced a man to death Sunday for a drive-by shooting of Christians in the southern city of Naga Hammadi last year which left seven people dead.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 5:58:35 PM

Pirates seize Norwegian chemical tanker
Nairobi, Jan 16 (DPA) Pirates have seized the Norwegian chemical tanker Samho Jewelry with 21 crew members off the coast of Oman, the European Union's anti-piracy mission Atalanta said Sunday.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 5:58:34 PM

Batsmen could have avoided glory shots: Smith
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) South Africa lost the second ODI against India from a dominating position and captain Graeme Smith blamed poor shot selection for letting the team down.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 4:45:14 PM

Tendulkar to return home with hamstring injury
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar has injured his hamstring and will return home, making him the fourth frontline Indian player to be injured with just a month left for the World Cup.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 2:20:50 PM

Hundreds stranded at Tunis airport due to curfew
Tunis, Jan 16 (DPA) Hundreds of passengers were stranded late Saturday at the airport in Tunis, blocked from exit by a night-time curfew in a capital city full of unrest after the ouster of long-time president Zine el-Abidine ben Ali.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 8:22:05 AM

Scoreboard: India vs South Africa, second ODI
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the second ODI cricket match between India and South Africa.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 2:17:57 AM

Munaf propels India to thrilling one-run victory against South Africa
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian bowlers staged a remarkable comeback to snatch a thrilling one-run victory against South Africa in the gripping second One-Day International cricket match here.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 2:12:07 AM

India beat South Africa by one run in low-scoring thriller
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) India defeated South Africa by one run in the second One-day International cricket match here Saturday.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 1:32:18 AM

Scoreboard: India vs South Africa, second ODI
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard after India's innings in the second ODI against South Africa here Saturday.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 10:16:50 PM

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