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Nine civlians killed in Cameroon
Yaounde, Sep 17 (IANS) At least nine civilians living in Haissa Harde village of Cameroon's Far-North Region were killed by suspected Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram militants on Thursday morning, military sources said.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 4:40:04 PM

Changes needed if success is to return: Windies icon Lara
Roseau (Dominica), Sep 17 (IANS) Former captain and batting star Brian Lara has warned not to expect any immediate turnaround in the West Indies fortunes.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 1:52:13 PM

Kenya has 140 tonnes of ivory stockpile: Audit
Nairobi, Sep 17 (IANS) Kenya has nearly 140 tonnes of stockpile of elephant ivory and rhino horn, an audit report said.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:50:03 AM

Tension in Burkina Faso after president detained
Ouagadougou, Sep 17 (IANS) Tension mounted in Burkina Faso as President Michel Kafando and Prime Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida were detained by guards loyal to former president Blaise Compaore, weeks before the elections.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:36:15 AM

Arab League censures Israeli 'brutal assault' on Al Aqsa
Cairo, Sep 16 (IANS) Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi on Wednesday said they censured the Israel's "brutal assault" on the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem and urged United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon and the international community to respond effectively.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 10:46:15 PM

50 killed in IS-Syrian regime clashes in Aleppo
Cairo, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 35 militants of Islamic State and 17 fighters of the pro-Syrian regime forces have been killed in the last 72 hours in fighting and airstrikes in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:28:07 PM

Eight dead in South Africa gunfights
Cape Town, Sep 16 (IANS) At least eight people were shot dead on Wednesday during two gunfights in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 3:58:04 PM

India helps Nigeria ramp up its healthcare systems
Accra, Sep 16 (IANS) Oil-rich Nigeria, West Africa's biggest nation, has seen its citizens spend millions of dollars on medical treatment in India due to an inadequate health delivery sector, but this is changing as the Indian government and private healthcare providers are turning to invest locally to benefit from this huge market.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2:46:15 PM

Two soldiers, 55 militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 16 (IANS) Two soldiers and 55 militants were killed on Tuesday in Egypt's Sinai during an extensive operation by the Egyptian army against Islamists, military spokesman said in a statement.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:22:13 AM

Egypt court ratifies death sentence for 8 Morsi loyalists
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court ratified on Tuesday the death sentences of eight supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi on charges of violence and murder following security dispersals of pro-Morsi sit-ins in mid-August 2013.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 10:52:13 PM

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