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Porfirio Lobo inaugurated as Honduras' new president
Tegucigalpa, Jan 28 (IANS) Porfirio Lobo was inaugurated as Honduras' new president Wednesday.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 4:19:35 AM

IMF approves $102-mn loan to Haiti
Washington, Jan 28 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund's executive board has approved a $102-million loan to help Haiti rebuild after this month's devastating earthquake.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 4:01:38 AM

South African cricket in turmoil ahead of India tour
Johannesburg , Jan 27 (IANS) Ahead of their India tour, South African cricket plunged into a crisis with Cricket South Africa (CSA) sacking its entire selection committee and putting up an interim panel after the resignation of coach Mickey Arthur.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 7:37:56 PM

Arthur quit as South Africa cricket coach, says media
Pretoria, Jan 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Tuesday did not confirm reports of coach Mickey Arthur's resignation.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 8:02:15 PM

Kenya aiming to attract more tourists with focus on culture
Nairobi, Jan 26 (DPA) The east African nation of Kenya is aiming to promote its culture to the outside world in a bid to draw in more visitors.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 9:27:48 AM

Death toll from Haiti quake reaches 150,000
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan 26 (DPA) The Haitian government raised the confirmed death toll from this month's devastating earthquake to 150,000 late Monday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 9:14:17 AM

Indian origin woman wins Trinidad and Tobago party poll
Port-of-Spain, Jan 25 (IANS) Kamla Persad-Bissessar has become the first woman in Trinidad and Tobago to become the top leader of any political party in the country. She emerged victorious in the battle for the top post of opposition United National Congress.

Monday, January 25, 2010 5:20:02 PM

Guatemalan court issues arrest warrant for ex-president
Guatemala City, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan court has issued an arrest warrant for former president Alfonso Portillo, who is being investigated for corruption and whose extradition has been requested by the US so that he can be brought to trial there for money laundering, judicial officials said.

Monday, January 25, 2010 10:31:52 AM

Haiti man rescued 11 days after quake
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) A young man has been found alive under the rubble of a hotel in Haiti's capital, 11 days after a massive earthquake that left much of Haiti in ruins, television broadcaster CNN reported Saturday.

Sunday, January 24, 2010 5:28:54 AM

Nigerian court asks cabinet to decide ill president's future
Nairobi/Abuja, Jan 22 (DPA) Nigeria's Federal High Court Friday gave a two-week deadline to the West African nation's cabinet to decide whether President Umaru Yar'Adua is fit to continue as leader.

Friday, January 22, 2010 7:26:53 PM

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