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Last updated: Monday, May 30, 2016 11:04:03 AM

Cameroon female goalkeeper dies of heart attack
Yaounde (Cameroon), May 9 (IANS) The Cameroon Football Federation has announced the death of Femina Stars Ebolowa goalkeeper Jeanine Christelle Djomnang.

Monday, May 09, 2016 5:30:05 PM

Etihad Airways opens new premium lounge at Melbourne Airport
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates' flag carrier Etihad Airways on Monday opened its new premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport, offering guests a place to relax, re-energise, dine, work or be entertained pre-flight.

Monday, May 09, 2016 2:42:05 PM

Three policemen die in Mogadishu car bombing
Mogadishu, May 9 (IANS) Three police officers were killed on Monday when a car bomb exploded at the entrance to the traffic police headquarters in this Somalian capital.

Monday, May 09, 2016 1:48:05 PM

Egypt refers dozens to trial over top prosecutor's murder
Cairo, May 9 (IANS) The Egyptian prosecution referred 67 Muslim Brotherhood loyalists to a criminal court over charges of involvement in the assassination of the country's top prosecutor last year.

Monday, May 09, 2016 8:36:03 AM

25 killed in Rwanda landslides
Kigali, May 9 (IANS) At least 25 people have been killed due to landslides triggered by heavy rains that hit northern Rwanda on Saturday night, local authorities said on Sunday.

Monday, May 09, 2016 12:46:04 AM

Eight Egyptian cops killed in IS attack in Cairo
Cairo, May 8 (IANS) At least eight Egyptian policemen were killed in an attack by Islamic State militant group in Cairo on Sunday.

Sunday, May 08, 2016 7:26:04 PM

Golfer Gangjee eyes second Asian Tour title
Mauritius, May 8 (IANS) Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee hopes to bag a long awaited second Asian Tour victory when he takes the field at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open which starts here next week.

Sunday, May 08, 2016 5:52:03 PM

UAE cabinet launches campaign for family ties
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE cabinet launched a national campaign to strengthen family ties and endorse the family's core role in preserving the identity and culture of society.

Sunday, May 08, 2016 5:40:04 PM

Sudanese gas tanker explosion rains fire over capital
Khartoum, May 8 (IANS) A huge gas tanker explosion in the Sudanese capital on Saturday reportedly injured at least 16 people, destroying vehicles and causing ceilings to collapse in nearby buildings.

Sunday, May 08, 2016 2:44:03 AM

Egypt sentences six to death in espionage case
Cairo, May 7 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to death six people, including two Al Jazeera journalists, who were accused of leaking state secrets to Qatar.

Saturday, May 07, 2016 6:14:03 PM

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