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Last updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 3:54:04 PM

Eight tourists killed in Tunisia museum attack
Tunis, March 18 (IANS) At least eight tourists were killed and others were taken hostage by militants who attacked Tunisia's parliament compound, which includes a museum, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:46:18 PM

Gunmen attack Tunisian parliament, take hostages
Tunis, March 18 (IANS) Gunmen attacked the Tunisian parliament on Wednesday and took several people hostage, according to media reports.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:20:07 PM

Australia count on steep bounce to trouble Pakistan
Adelaide, March 18 (IANS) Ahead of their cricket World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan on Friday, Australia coach Darren Lehmann said it will be a "different story" for the Asians as they will face steep bounce at the Adelaide Oval wicket unlike those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where they had beaten the four-time champions last year.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:42:19 PM

Egypt policeman to be tried for woman activist's death
Cairo, March 17 (IANS) An Egyptian police officer was referred to a criminal court on Tuesday over charges of shooting dead a female political activist in January, according to media reports.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:52:21 PM

32 new Ebola cases reported in Guinea
Conakry, March 17 (IANS) Thirty two new Ebola cases have been confirmed in Guinea's southwestern Forecariah prefecture, close to the border with Sierra Leone, an official has said.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:18:06 PM

Sarfraz reminds Inzamam of Javed Miandad
Adelaide, March 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq says that opener Sarfraz Ahmed reminds him of batting great Javed Miandad.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:48:10 PM

Pelvis fracture rules Irfan out of World Cup
Adelaide, March 17 (IANS) In a major jolt to Pakistan ahead of their quarterfinal against Australia here on Friday, pacer Mohammad Irfan has been ruled out of the World Cup due to a stress facture in the pelvis.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:06:26 PM

Mutai shakes off injury, to run at London Marathon
Nairobi, March 17 (IANS) Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai said he has recovered from an ankle injury and will be available for the London Marathon on April 26.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:44:17 PM

Kipruto targets World steeplechase gold
Eldoret (Kenya), March 17 (IANS) World 3,000-metre steeplechase silver medallist Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya believes the Beijing World Championships in August will provide the right platform to silence his critics.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:22:06 PM

130 rebels killed in clashes in South Sudan
Khartoum, March 17 (IANS) South Sudan's army said on Monday that it killed 130 rebels in clashes over two days in Upper Nile state.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:40:08 AM

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