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IPL II will be more competitive: Moody
Port Elizabeth , April 10 (IANS) The second edition of Indian Premier League will be more competitive than the inaugural season, feels Kings XI coach Tom Moody.

Friday, April 10, 2009 7:09:37 PM

Somali pirates foil US captain's escape attempt
Nairobi/Washington, April 10 (DPA) Somali pirates recaptured the captain of a US-operated ship after he jumped into the Indian Ocean from the lifeboat he was being held hostage on, media reports said Friday.

Friday, April 10, 2009 5:47:51 PM

Zimbabwe could face more sanctions unless reforms: US
Harare, April 9 (DPA) The US ambassador to Zimbabwe Wednesday warned of new sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and senior members of his party unless they show willingness to reform.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 1:00:26 AM

Somali pirates seize ship, 21 American crew members
Nairobi, April 8 (DPA) Somali pirates Wednesday seized a Danish-owned container ship with 21 American crew members on board as piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean surged again after a brief lull.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 6:55:11 PM

Somali pirates hijack Yemeni tugboat
Sanaa, April 6 (DPA) Somali pirates hijacked a Yemeni tugboat in the Indian Ocean and held its seven-member crew hostage Sunday, the interior ministry of Yemen said.

Monday, April 06, 2009 1:01:55 AM

McKenzie to use Wisden honour for return to South African team
Johannesburg, April 4 (IANS) South African cricketer Neil McKenzie, one of the three players from the country named among the five Wisden players of the year, will use the accolade to win back his place in the national team.

Saturday, April 04, 2009 3:25:04 PM

Malawians split over court 'no' to Madonna adoption
Lilongwe/Johannesburg, April 3 (DPA) A leading human rights group in Malawi Friday welcomed a court's decision to turn down an application from US pop star Madonna to adopt a second child from the southern African country.

Friday, April 03, 2009 10:33:31 PM

Afghanistan on course to qualifying for cricket World Cup
Potchefstroom, April 3 (IANS) Giant-killers Afghanistan remained on course to securing a cricket World Cup berth as they beat Bermuda by 60 runs in the qualifying tournament here.

Friday, April 03, 2009 6:21:07 PM

IPL's opening day double-header in Cape Town sold out
New Delhi/Cape Town, April 3 (IANS) Apprehensions regarding the success of hosting the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on foreign soil were lifted as tickets for the double-header on the opening day in Cape Town were sold out within two hours of the sale starting Friday.

Friday, April 03, 2009 4:40:18 PM

Malawi court turns down Madonna's second adoption
Lilongwe, April 3 (DPA) A Malawian court Friday turned down US popstar Madonna's attempt to adopt a second child from the impoverished southern African country.

Friday, April 03, 2009 3:25:04 PM

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