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Last updated: Thursday, August 27, 2015 5:22:11 PM

Over 100 Indian migrants duped, abandoned in Uganda
Kampala, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 100 Indians have been left on the verge of starvation after being duped by two agents who brought them to Uganda from India on the pretext of getting jobs in South Africa, media reports said.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 5:28:02 PM

Over 70 killed in Egypt heatwave
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS) With 15 more deaths reported due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen to 76, with 187 others being hospitalised, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 5:26:10 PM

Nearly 48,000 Indians register for UAE Modi reception
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS) Nearly 48,000 Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have so far registered for the public reception of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit the country on August 16-17, a media report here said.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 3:00:03 PM

IAAF offers Uganda's Kiplagat wildcard to China Worlds
Kampala (Uganda), Aug 13 (IANS) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has offered Uganda's long distance runner Benjamin Kiplagat a wildcard to take part in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing from August 22-30.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 2:30:03 PM

Kenya says its athletes are clean
Nairobi, Aug 13 (IANS) Kenya has said its runners who had competed at the Helsinki and Osaka World Championships almost a decade ago were clean, and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has not informed them if any of its 51-member squad to the 2015 World Championships in Beijing is affected.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 2:16:15 PM

Thousands of Indian expats register for Modi's Dubai reception
Abu Dhabi/Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Thousands of Indian expatriates in the UAE have registered for a mega event in Dubai on Monday to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit the Gulf country in 34 years.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 6:10:04 PM

Ugandan farmers to export pulses to India
Accra, Aug 12 (IANS) Ugandan farmers will begin exporting pulses to India under the Supporting Indian Trade Investment for Africa (SITA) project in an initiative launched by the UN's International Trade Centre (ITC) and the UK Department of International Aid (UKAID).

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 1:28:04 PM

I will quit, says Libyan PM
Tripoli, Aug 12 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Wednesday told a private TV station that he would hand in his resignation.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:48:02 PM

I will quit, says Libyan PM
Tripoli, Aug 12 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Wednesday told a private TV station that he would hand in his resignation.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:06:17 AM

Egypt jails 452 Morsi supporters
Cairo, Aug 12 (IANS) An Egyptian military court sentenced 452 defendants from three to 25 years in prison and acquitted 54 others over committing anti-government violence following the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 7:04:02 AM

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