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17 dead, 45 injured in Somalia fighting
Mogadishu, Nov 18 (DPA) At least 17 people died and 45 others were injured in the Somali capital Mogadishu Wednesday during fighting between Islamist insurgents and African Union (AU) peacekeepers.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:16:51 AM

Unesco names falconry as heritage of humanity
Nairobi, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The Unesco has included falconry in its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 10:20:22 PM

South Africa arrests man for killing Indian-origin woman on honeymoon
Pretoria, Nov 17 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the South African police have arrested a man involved in the brutal murder of a newly-wed Indian-origin woman who was in the country with her husband for their honeymoon.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 8:10:29 PM

Rebels kill 21 in Congo
Kinshasa, Nov 17 (IANS) Rwandan Hutu rebels have shot dead 21 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 6:54:48 PM

Unesco moves to protect cultural treasures
Nairobi, Nov 16 (DPA) The Peking Opera, Chinese acupuncture, French gastronomy and Columbian marimba music Tuesday came to be known as 'intangible cultural heritage'.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 11:38:29 PM

Indians enriched South Africa's history: Zuma
Pretoria, Nov 16 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has thanked the Indian community for its rich contribution - through culture and wisdom - towards the enrichment of South African history.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 3:59:41 PM

Somali pirates free British couple
Mogadishu, Nov 14 (IANS) A British couple held captive by pirates in Somalia for more than a year was released Sunday, a media report said.

Sunday, November 14, 2010 2:49:42 PM

Somali pirates hijack ship with 29 Chinese crew (Lead, Changing dateline)
Nairobi, Nov 13 (IANS) Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo ship in the Arabian Sea near India with 29 Chinese crew, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 6:14:41 PM

One killed in Sudan plane crash
Khartoum, Nov 12 (IANS) One person was killed and five people were injured Thursday when a plane crashed in Sudan, officials said.

Friday, November 12, 2010 6:08:50 AM

Stop pestering Mandela, foundation implores
Johannesburg, Nov 11 (DPA) The Nelson Mandela Foundation Thursday implored fans of the 92-year-old statesman to stop pestering him for his signature, for an interview or to endorse various causes.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 7:06:38 PM

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