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At least 70 migrants feared drowned off Malta
Valletta (Malta), Aug 28 (DPA) Two rescue helicopters Thursday were searching for as many as 70 illegal migrants reported missing off Malta.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:31:25 PM

Somali gunmen release head of UN refugee agency
Nairobi, Aug 28 (DPA) Somali gunmen have released the head of the UN refugee agency's office in Somali capital Mogadishu after two months in captivity, the agency said.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 9:58:19 AM

20 killed as bus plunges into river in Uganda
Kampala, Aug 27 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and 13 injured when a bus plunged into the swollen waters of a river in northern Uganda, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:25:07 PM

Hijackers of Sudanese plane release all passengers
Tripoli, Aug 27 (DPA) The hijackers of a Sudanese plane Wednesday have begun releasing all the passengers of the plane at Libya's Al-Qafra airport, Libyan civil aviation officials said.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:58:48 PM

Mugabe to form government on his own: Report
Harare, Aug 27 (DPA) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is about to form a new government on his own, effectively breaking off talks with his pro-democracy opponents, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), state press reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:41:13 PM

Hijackers of Sudanese plane release passengers: Report
Tripoli, Aug 27 (DPA) The hijackers of a Sudanese plane Wednesday released all the passengers of the plane, Al-Arabiya television said, citing Libyan officials.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 2:58:48 PM

Over three million Somalis need emergency food aid: report
Nairobi, Aug 27 (Xinhua) A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Somalia with the number of people needing food aid in the lawless nation rising to more than 3.2 million this year, a UN funded report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 2:41:51 PM

South Africa urged to block India's nuclear fuel bid
Johannesburg, Aug 27 (IANS) A powerful lobby group here has urged the South African government to oppose India's bid to buy nuclear fuel and technology when the issue comes up at the next meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group early September.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:51:25 AM

Zimbabwe's MDC meets to discuss parliament opening
Harare, Aug 26 (DPA) Fresh from an unprecedented victory in Zimbabwe's new parliament Monday, the main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is meeting Tuesday to decide whether they would boycott President Robert Mugabe's formal opening of the legislature.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:53:10 PM

Champions Trophy pull out will not damage relations with Pakistan: CSA
Johannesburg, Aug 26 (IANS) There will be no souring of relations between Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the former's decision not to play in the Champions Trophy. The tournament was finally postponed by the International Cricket Council.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:05:26 PM

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