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Qatar pledges $1 billion for Gaza rebuilding
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS) Qatar pledged $1 billion for reconstructing the Gaza Strip, which was battered in 50-day-long conflict with Israel, at an international donors' conference here Sunday.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:44:03 PM

US offers additional $212-mn aid for Gaza
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday announced an additional $212 million in assistance to Palestinian people at a donors' conference for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 5:56:13 PM

Panic in Kenya after woman with ebola-like symptoms dies
Nairobi, Oct 12 (IANS) Panic has gripped Kenya after a female passenger from South Sudan died from Ebola-like symptoms on her arrival in the east African country.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 5:00:04 PM

Spotlight on Gaza re-construction in Cairo conference
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo Sunday to participate in a conference aimed at raising funds for the re-construction of the war-torn Gaza Strip.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 3:50:04 PM

Togo beat Uganda in 2015 AFCON qualifier
Kampala, Oct 12 (IANS) Donou Kokou scored the lone goal to give visiting Togo a 1-0 win over hosts Uganda in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier played at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 1:52:18 PM

Namibia edge Zambia in African Women Championship opener
Windhoek (Namibia), Oct 12 (IANS) Two first half goals saw hosts Namibia beat neighbours Zambia 2-0 in a thrilling opening match of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women Championship played at a packed Sam Nujoma Stadium here.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 1:38:03 PM

10 killed in Guinea boat capsize
Conakry, Oct 12 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 12 missing after a boat rammed into a mining ship and capsized off Guinea's southern coast, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:30:05 AM

Cameroon ties with Sierra Leone in Africa Cup qualifier
Yaounde, Oct 12 (IANS) Cameroon tied with Sierra Leone 0-0 in a 2015 Africa Cup qualifier in Yaounde city.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 8:46:09 AM

UN chief visits Libya, appeals warring factions for dialogue
Tripoli, Oct 12 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday arrived in Libya in an unannounced visit to encourage political dialogue between the warring factions in the country.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 5:02:10 AM

Five militants killed in Algeria
Algiers, Oct 12 (IANS) Five extremist militants were killed Saturday in Algeria's Bouira province during an anti-terrorism drive, the defence ministry said.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 1:22:11 AM

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