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Tonnes of diesel spill into the Nile
Cairo, Sep 12 (DPA) At least 100 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into the Nile river after a barge partially sank in southern Egypt, media and state sources reported Sunday.

Sunday, September 12, 2010 4:04:51 PM

Suicide attack foiled in Somalia
Mogadishu, Sep 11 (IANS) Police in Somalia have said they foiled a suicide attack in the capital city of Mogadishu, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 11, 2010 8:13:28 PM

Libya becomes a roadblock on the path to Europe
Tripoli, Sep 11 (DPA) Her parents called her Fortuna, after the Roman Goddess of luck. But for the 22-year-old from Ethiopia, the last two years have been a string of disappointments and bad luck.

Saturday, September 11, 2010 9:34:33 AM

Al-Qaeda linked group claims Mogadishu suicide blasts
Mogadishu, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Thursday at Mogadishu airport. At least 13 people were killed and scores were wounded when two explosives-filled vehicles blew up at the gates of Aden International airport, according to reports.

Friday, September 10, 2010 9:52:40 AM

10 dead in suicide blast at Mogadishu airport
Mogadishu, Sep 9 (DPA) A suicide blast at the airport of Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday killed at least 10 people, witnesses said.

Thursday, September 09, 2010 7:21:00 PM

Somali pirates seize cargo ship with 18 crew
Nairobi, Sep 9 (IANS) Somali pirates Wednesday seized a Malta-flagged cargo ship with 18 crew in the Gulf of Aden, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, September 09, 2010 3:08:10 AM

South Africa's government staff strike ends
Pretoria, Sep 8 (IANS) Services at hospitals and government offices in South Africa resumed as public sector employees, striking over pay hike for the past 20 days, returned to work Tuesday after an agreement to continue talks with the government.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 6:40:06 AM

Hundreds believed dead in Congo boat accidents
Nairobi/Kinshasa, Sep 6 (DPA) Hundreds of people are feared dead after two weekend boat accidents in the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports said Sunday.

Monday, September 06, 2010 2:12:27 AM

200 feared dead in Congo boat capsize
Kinshasa, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 200 people were feared dead after their boat caught fire and capsized on a river in the Congo, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, September 05, 2010 11:06:10 PM

Egypt to host second round of Mideast peace talks
Cairo, Sep 5 (DPA) Egypt will host the next segment of the direct round of Middle East peace talks Sep 14, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Sunday, confirming earlier reports.

Sunday, September 05, 2010 7:55:16 PM

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