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Kenya crisis remains as Annan deadline expires
Nairobi, Feb 15 (DPA) A 72-hour deadline to find a political settlement to the crisis in Kenya expired Friday without any concrete solution to the conflict over disputed polls in sight.

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:29:36 PM

Chad president announces state of emergency
Yaounde (Cameroon), Feb 15 (Xinhua) Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has declared a state of emergency in the country, according to reports reaching here from the Chad capital N'Djamena.

Friday, February 15, 2008 2:55:53 PM

Zimbabwe inflation rate surpasses 66,000 percent
Harare, Feb 14 (DPA) Zimbabwe's inflation rate for 2007 hit new records, according to the latest figures, with annual inflation in December going beyond 66,000 percent and month-on-month registering 240 percent.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 11:11:32 PM

Kenya, Britain in diplomatic row over legitimacy
Nairobi, Feb 14 (Xinhua) A diplomatic spat has broken out between Kenya and Britain after the latter refused to recognise Mwai Kibaki as the president of the east African nation.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:24:33 PM

Unicef seeks $856 mn to help children, women in crisis
Nairobi, Feb 13 (Xinhua) The Unicef Wednesday said it needs $856 million to help and rehabilitate children and women who are victims of war and natural catastrophes in 39 countries across the globe.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 4:48:43 PM

Tension in South Africa over India tour
Johannesburg, Feb 13 (IANS) The tension between South African cricket bosses and the coach that was threatening the Bangladesh tour has been resolved, but commentators here feel that it is likely to flare up again when the team for the tour of India in March has to be selected.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 10:27:09 AM

Arab states lobby against Dutch anti-Islam film
Valletta, Feb 13 (DPA) Arab states attending the European Union-Arab League meeting in Malta lobbied the Dutch government against a highly controversial anti-Islam film about to be released in the Netherlands.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 10:25:56 AM

Celine Dion kicks off tour in South Africa
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (DPA) Saying she is keeping a promise she made to South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, pop singer Celine Dion said Tuesday she was 'thrilled' to kick off a new world tour by starting in South Africa.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 11:42:21 PM

UN denies suspension of operations in Somalia (Lead)
Nairobi, Feb 12 (Xinhua) The United Nations humanitarian agency Tuesday denied reports that the world body has suspended its operations in Somalia following attacks on its compound in capital Mogadishu Monday.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:34:26 PM

Kenyan lawmakers urged to expedite legislative reforms
Nairobi, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Mediators who are trying to resolve the political impasse that has plunged Kenya into crisis called on the country's lawmakers Tuesday to expedite legislative reforms to diffuse the current tension.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 6:22:30 PM

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