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Last updated: Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:44:04 AM

Kenya on high alert over possible Marburg outbreak
Nairobi, Oct 11 (IANS) Kenya said Saturday that adequate measures have been put in place, with health facilities and ports of entry being on high alert, to check possible outbreak of Marburg haemorrhagic fever in the country.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 9:48:09 PM

Radical group announces formation of new IS in Arabian peninsula
Cairo, Oct 11 (IANS) A radical group that is thought to be affiliated with the Al Qaeda has announced the formation of a new Islamic State (IS) group in the Arabian peninsula, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 8:50:03 PM

Britain stresses on Egypt's role in combating terrorism
Cairo, Oct 11 (IANS) Farah Dakhlallah, British foreign office spokesperson, has said that Egypt can play an important role in combating extremism by securing the Libyan borders and banning arms smuggling as well as realising national reconciliation in Libya.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 8:40:05 PM

Kenyan troops intensify onslaught on Al-Shabaab bases
Nairobi, Oct 11 (IANS) Kenyan troops have intensified their crackdown on bases of the Al Shabaab terrorist group in southern Somalia after killing at least 60 more militants Friday, military officials confirmed Saturday.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:32:15 PM

Freed Chinese hostages arrive in Cameroon's capital
Yaounde, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese workers, who were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants and later freed, arrived in Cameroon's capital Yaounde Saturday, media reported.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:28:03 PM

Ebola advances in West Africa
Nairobi, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) The Ebola virus disease continues its relentless expansion through West Africa, the region where it first emerged, despite the resources deployed by other countries and new health protocols aimed at preventing the contagion from spreading.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 11:06:18 AM

Ethiopia hears Modi's 'Make in India' call
Addis Ababa, Oct 10 (IANS) In yet another sign of India's growing footprints in Africa, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign to make the country a global manufacturing hub was launched by the Indian embassy in Ethiopia.

Friday, October 10, 2014 6:00:05 PM

IS executes six women in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), Oct 10 (IANS/EFE) Two doctors were among six women executed by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group which controls Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, an official said Friday.

Friday, October 10, 2014 1:44:03 PM

Wanyama hopes good run in EPL helps boost national fortunes
Nairobi, Oct 10 (IANS) Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama of Kenya believes his award last week as English Premier League African Player of the Month for September, will help inspire his national team, Kenya, when they face 2015 Africa Cup of nations hosts Morocco in an international friendly Monday.

Friday, October 10, 2014 11:04:03 AM

Egypt army kills 15 militants in Sinai
Cairo, Oct 9 (IANS) Egypt's army Thursday killed 15 suspected militants in a security raid and arrested 25 others suspected of being members of the extremist Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group, a security source said.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 8:26:21 PM

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