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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

UN suspends operations in Somalia after attacks
Nairobi, Feb 12 (Xinhua) The United Nations has suspended its operations in Somalia following attacks on its compound in the country's capital Mogadishu.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:28:56 PM

Out-of-form Gibbs dropped for Bangladesh tour
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) Out-of form opener Herschelle Gibbs has been dropped from the 14-member South African cricket squad for the tour to Bangladesh later this month.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 2:58:20 PM

Vintage Jonty hopes to raise a toast to India
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) A company in which former South African cricket all rounder Jonty Rhodes has a third share is hoping that his popularity in India will help boost sales of the wine they plan to export from South Africa.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:41:07 AM

30 feared drowned after boat capsizes in Lake Victoria
Kampala, Feb 12 (DPA) At least 30 people, mostly women, were feared drowned after a heavily-laden boat capsized in Lake Victoria, leaving only six survivors, local media reports said.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:07:29 AM

Egypt wins Africa Nations Cup for a record sixth time
Accra (Ghana), Feb 11 (Xinhua) Defending champions Egypt defeated Cameroon 1-0 here to clinch the African Nations Cup for a record sixth time.

Monday, February 11, 2008 2:26:07 PM

Decline in malaria cases in four African countries: WHO
Addis Ababa, Feb 10 (Xinhua) New anti-malaria interventions in four African countries including Ethiopia have shown a decline in cases in children under five, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:32:29 PM

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