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Nigerian students kill teacher for desecrating Koran
Lagos/Nairobi, March 22 (DPA) Nigerian police have arrested some 12 people in connection with the gruesome killing of a schoolteacher after students said she desecrated Islam's religious text the Koran, local media reported on Thursday.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 5:37:19 PM

South Africa pays rich tributes to Woolmer
Johannesburg, March 19 (IANS) The South African cricket board Monday expressed shock and dismay at the death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer, who was found unconscious in his hotel room in Kingston, Jamaica, a day earlier.

Monday, March 19, 2007 9:40:26 PM

South Africa's 'Mr Bones' heads for Bollywood
Johannesburg, March 17 (IANS) Ace South African comedian Leon Schuster is heading to Bollywood country for the sequel to his hit film 'Mr Bones'.

Saturday, March 17, 2007 8:23:44 AM

Policeman killed in Somalia
Nairobi, March 11 (Xinhua) One policeman was killed and two wounded in a shootout in Somalia, reports said Sunday.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 1:31:29 PM

ICC suspends US cricket body again
Cape Town, March 3 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended the United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) for the second time in less than two years for its failure to adopt the new constitution.

Saturday, March 03, 2007 8:28:52 PM

Colombia too to help in World Cup security
Kingston, March 3 (IANS) Colombia has joined India, US and a number of other countries in providing security for the ICC World Cup in the West Indies starting this month.

Saturday, March 03, 2007 6:01:01 PM

Subcontinental teams will play big part: Kallicharran
London, March 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Alvin Kallicharran believes that teams from the Indian subcontinent would play a big part in the ICC World Cup 2007 in the West Indies starting this month.

Saturday, March 03, 2007 4:32:38 PM

Workers protest in front of team hotel
Port of Spain, March 3 (IANS) Workers of Trinidad Hilton here, where teams participating in the ICC World Cup 2007 are lodged, staged a two-hour long protest at the entrance of the hotel Friday, demanding among other things, higher wages.

Saturday, March 03, 2007 3:44:11 PM

Official carriers promise smooth flying during World Cup
Kingston, March 3 (IANS) The three official airlines of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 have promised that intra-island flying all through the 49 days of the mega event would be smooth.

Saturday, March 03, 2007 2:59:42 PM

Sharad Pawar's hopes of heading ICC dashed
Cape Town, March 2 (IANS) Indian cricket board president Sharad Pawar has perhaps lost his one chance to head the world cricket body after a 'deadlock' with his rival resulted in incumbent Percy Sonn getting a year's extension in office Friday.

Friday, March 02, 2007 10:42:57 PM

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