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47 Algerians missing in Mediterranean Sea
Algiers, Dec 13 (IANS) At least 47 Algerian illegal immigrants who were travelling in two wooden boats to Italy went missing in the Mediterranean Sea, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, December 13, 2010 10:05:53 PM

South Africa coach reminds India of their poor record
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Test series with South Africa beginning at Centurion Thursday spiced up with the home coach Corrie Van Zyl reminding the visitors of their poor record here and saying that getting used to pace and bouncy conditions would not be easy.

Monday, December 13, 2010 7:03:30 PM

Tennis icon Navratilova released from hospital
Nairobi, Dec 13 (DPA) Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was released from a Kenyan hospital three days after she aborted an attempt to ascend Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.

Monday, December 13, 2010 3:08:09 PM

UAE urges common social development goals for Arab nations
Cairo, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) Arab nations should have a common vision for social development to build safe and stable communities, UAE Social Affairs Minister Mariam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi said Sunday.

Sunday, December 12, 2010 9:29:27 PM

Tennis icon Navratilova quits Kilimanjaro charity climb
Nairobi, Dec 10 (DPA) Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been forced to give up her attempt to ascend Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro on the fourth day of the climb, the charity she was climbing for said Friday.

Friday, December 10, 2010 7:58:28 PM

South Africa launches space agency
Pretoria, Dec 9 (IANS) South Africa Thursday launched its space agency on what has been described as a historic day for the country.

Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:37:45 PM

Clive Rice tips India to win Test series
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Clive Rice finds India a more balanced side than the current Proteas team and has picked the visitors to win the Test series beginning Dec 16.

Thursday, December 09, 2010 3:24:13 PM

Egypt's ruling party wins clear majority in parliament
Cairo, Dec 7 (DPA) Egypt's ruling party won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, as monitors called on President Hosni Mubarak to dissolve the new parliament due to reports of fraud.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010 3:06:04 AM

50 rebels killed in Mogadishu
Mogadishu, Dec 5 (IANS) About 50 Islamist rebels have been killed and scores of others injured in fierce gun battles with the government troops in Mogadishu, reports Xinhua.

Sunday, December 05, 2010 1:07:09 AM

UAE helps expatriates reconnect with home countries
Cairo, Dec 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates does its best to help Arab expatriates reconnect with their home countries, a minister said Saturday.

Saturday, December 04, 2010 11:16:08 PM

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