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Last updated: Monday, April 27, 2015 6:58:04 PM

Kenyan police shoot dead two terror suspects
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) Kenyan police on Saturday shot dead two terror suspects in an incident that left one police officer injured in the coastal town of Kwale amid a major crackdown on terrorists across the country.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 5:24:03 PM

Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie, 13 others sentenced to death
Cairo, April 11 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Saturday delivered the death sentence to the chief leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, Mohammed Badie, and 13 other members for inciting murder in the case known as "Rabaa operations room."

Saturday, April 11, 2015 3:58:04 PM

FIFA president Blatter praises Ghana FA chief's CAF re-election
Accra, April 11 (IANS) World football's govering body FIFA president Joseph Blatter has congratulated Ghana Football Association (FA) chief Kwesi Nyantakyi on his re-election to serve another term on executive of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF).

Saturday, April 11, 2015 2:36:16 PM

Indian-origin man kills grandson in suspected murder-suicide
Pretoria, April 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin man is suspected to have killed his four-year-old grandson in what authorities believe to be a murder-suicide case in South Africa's Gauteng province, media reported.

Friday, April 10, 2015 8:58:03 PM

Somalia places up to $250,000 bounty on Al-Shabaab leaders
Mogadishu, April 10 (IANS) The Somali government has placed a bounty of $100,000 to $250,000 on 11 most wanted leaders of the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.

Friday, April 10, 2015 6:06:16 PM

11 killed in Egypt terrorist attack
Cairo, April 9 (IANS) At least 11 Egyptian civilians were killed and six others were wounded when a mortar shell launched by terrorists hit a house in the northern Sinai Peninsula, a security official told Efe news agency on Thursday.

Thursday, April 09, 2015 6:46:16 PM

Mozambique optimistic for 2017 AFCON qualification
Maputo (Mozambique), April 9 (IANS) Mozambique's national coach Joao Chissano has said he is optimistic of qualification for the group phase competition of the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Thursday, April 09, 2015 2:12:13 PM

Ghana fail 2017 AFCON bid
Accra, April 9 (IANS) Ghana failed to win the bid to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as leaders of the Confederation of African (CAF) settled on Gabon.

Thursday, April 09, 2015 1:02:10 PM

11 civilians killed in mortar attacks in Egypt
Cairo, April 9 (IANS) At least 11 civilians were killed and six others injured on Wednesday evening as mortar shells hit two houses in North Sinai province of Egypt, a security source said.

Thursday, April 09, 2015 6:42:15 AM

UAE jets strike Houthi positions in Yemen
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) Fighter jets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continued striking Houthi targets in Yemen as part of the Operation Decisive Storm launched by the Arab coalition last month in Yemen.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 11:20:02 PM

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