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Last updated: Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:58:04 AM

Over 70 IS militants killed in northern Iraq
Mosul, Jan 12 (IANS) Over 70 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed Sunday in fierce clashes with joint Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by US-led coalition aircrafts in northern Iraq.

Monday, January 12, 2015 2:46:20 AM

West Indies register highest T20 run chase
Johannesburg, Jan 11 (IANS) The West Indies registered the highest run chase in Twenty20 history as they beat South Africa by four wickets in a thrilling game here Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 11:12:22 PM

Westwood credits team game for Fed Cup victory
Margao (Goa), Jan 11 (IANS) On a high after clinching the Federation Cup, Bengaluru FC coach Ashley Westwood credit his side's success to team work and said they were now all ready to do an encore in the I-league.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:26:14 PM

Bengaluru FC win maiden Federation Cup crown
Margao, Jan 11 (IANS) Robin Singh headed in a 69th minute winner as Bengaluru FC emerged Federation Cup champions with a 2-1 victory over Goa's Dempo Sports Club at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:26:13 PM

52 die of poisoned drink in Mozambique
Maputo, Jan 11 (IANS) At least 52 people have died after consuming a contaminated drink during a funeral ceremony in Mozambique's province of Tete, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:08:03 PM

Japan football team vows to defend Asian Cup title
Newcastle (Australia), Jan 11 (IANS) Japan football team head coach Javier Aquirre Sunday said his team is capable of defending the Asian Cup title.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 4:18:03 PM

Kenya to increase athletes' surveillance to curb doping
Nairobi, Jan 11 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) will start conducting out-of-competition doping tests in a bid to stem the vice among its athletes.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 12:26:06 PM

13 killed in Libya clashes
Tripoli, Jan 10 (IANS) Five soldiers and eight militants were killed Saturday in clashes in Libya's eastern city of Darna, said a military official.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 10:46:16 PM

Ghana gets financial boost ahead of 2015 AFCON
Accra (Ghana), Jan 10 (IANS) Leading Ghanian insurance company Glico has presented a 300,000 cedis (around $93,750) package to the national football team to aid its preparations for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (2015 AFCON) tournament.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 5:58:03 PM

Warring Libyan parties agree to hold new talks
Tripoli, Jan 10 (IANS) Libya's warring parties have agreed to hold a new round of peace talks in Geneva to end the North African country's political and security crises, the UN said Saturday.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 5:26:11 PM

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