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Israeli parliamentary delegation visits Rwanda
Kigali, Oct 13 (IANS) An Israeli parliamentary delegation led by the president of the Middle East country's lawmakers, Ronen Plot, arrived in Rwanda Sunday for a four-day visit to strengthen and expand bilateral ties and cooperation, a statement said.

Monday, October 13, 2014 7:36:04 AM

China reopens embassy in Mogadishu after 23 years
Mogadishu, Oct 13 (IANS) China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict.

Monday, October 13, 2014 6:46:21 AM

10 killed in Somalia car blast
Mogadishu, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and several injured Sunday in car bomb blast in the Somalian capital city, police and witnesses said.

Monday, October 13, 2014 1:00:07 AM

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

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