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Somalia's youngest minister shot dead
Mogadishu, May 4 (IANS) Somalia's security forces on Thursday shot dead the country's 31-year-old minister after mistaking him for a militant, officials said.

Thursday, May 04, 2017 7:02:05 PM

Priyanka Chopra promotes UNICEF's initiative in Zimbabwe
Harare, May 4 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra is in the Zimbabwean capital to promote UNICEF's initiative 'End Violence against Children as its Goodwill Ambassador.

Thursday, May 04, 2017 2:26:06 PM

Kenya's Kipchoge ready to run marathon under two hours in Italy
Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya said here on Wedensday that he is ready to make history by running the marathon in under two hours in Italy.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 7:16:04 PM

Javelin champ Yego returns to action, ready for Doha Diamond League test
Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) World javelin throw champion Julius Yego of Kenya says he will be seeking answers about his fitness level as he makes his first show in competitive action in Qatar on Friday at the Doha Diamond League.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 3:30:04 PM

80 British troops arrive in South Sudan to support UN mission
Juba, May 3 (IANS) About 80 British troops arrived in South Sudan to provide engineering and medical support to UN mission (UNMISS), media reports said.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 5:12:04 AM

Elizabeth Hurley takes elephant ride
Pretoria, May 3 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley, who is currently filming "Phoenix Wilder: The Great Elephant Adventure" in South Africa, took a break from her shooting schedule to take an elephant ride.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 4:00:04 AM

Rival Libyan camps hold 'positive' talks
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/AKI) Libya's United Nations-backed government's head Fayez al-Seraj held "positive" talks in here on Tuesday with eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar, media reports said

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 11:10:04 PM

Kenya's Keitany not keen to run at Athletics Worlds
Nairobi, May 2 (IANS) World women's marathon record holder Mary Keitany of Kenya could skip the Athletics World Championships in London in order to focus on a lucrative race she is yet to confirm.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 9:58:03 PM

Kenya eyes IPL to grow tourism
Nairobi, May 1 (IANS) Kenya will use the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) to market its tourism products and create interest for travel into the country, its tourism body has said.

Monday, May 01, 2017 8:50:04 AM

God rejects fanaticism, says Pope at Cairo mass
Cairo, April 29 (IANS) Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism and sent a message of tolerance and co-existence as he celebrated a mass at a stadium in Cairo on Saturday.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 7:26:05 PM

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