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13 shot dead inside bar in Mexico
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people were gunned down and four wounded in an attack by suspected cartel gunmen at a bar in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, authorities said.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 10:09:16 AM

Ivory poachers shot dead in Kenya
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 8:23:45 AM

Traffic accident deaths decline in UAE
Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS/WAM) There has been a 13 percent decline in traffic accident deaths among Emiratis in the first quarter of this year, a report has revealed.

Saturday, April 21, 2012 11:51:56 PM

Sudan against holding talks with Juba over oil
Khartoum, April 21 (IANS) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has vowed neither to hold any talks with South Sudan over the oil issue nor allow the latter to transport oil through Sudanese territory, media reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 21, 2012 5:50:03 PM

Sudan rebels claim killing 79 soldiers
Khartoum, April 20 (IANS) Rebels in Sudan''s troubled Blue Nile state Friday claimed to have killed 79 Sudanese soldiers in the latest battle on the border with South Sudan, where armed clashes have been taking place since last September.

Friday, April 20, 2012 11:43:11 PM

UAE, UN hold training on human rights
Abu Dhabi, April 20 (IANS/WAM) The Unitd Arab Emirates (UAE) and UN held a training programme to introduce Arab diplomats to the international human rights systems.

Friday, April 20, 2012 11:26:16 PM

Thousands converge on Cairo''s Tahrir Square
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) Cairo''s Tahrir Square, symbol of Egypt''s pro-democracy revolution, witnessed a massive gathering of protesters Friday in one of the largest demonstrations since last year''s 18-day revolt that ousted then president Hosni Mubarak and changed country''s political future.

Friday, April 20, 2012 6:12:09 PM

Milla wants Cameroon''s football body sacked
Yaounde (Cameroon), April 20 (IANS) Afraid that four-time champions Cameroon may again fail to qualify for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, legendary footballer Roger Milla has called for the sacking of the country''s football federation (FECAFOOT) and demanded the reinstatement of Samuel Eto''o as the national captain.

Friday, April 20, 2012 4:11:20 PM

Russia concerned over US plans to keep Afghan bases
Brussels, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed concern over US plans to keep its military contingent in Afghanistan after the pullout of international troops in 2014.

Friday, April 20, 2012 6:32:31 AM

NATO asks Pakistan to open transit routes
Brussels, April 19 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Thursday urged Pakistan to open the transit supply routes for the coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 11:45:38 PM

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