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Last updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:40:04 PM

Algeria, India to promote bilateral relations
Algiers, Oct 19 (IANS) Algeria and India have expressed their determination to promote bilateral relations both on the economic and diplomatic fronts.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:30:04 AM

Kenya's Kipchoge eyeing fast time in Delhi Half Marathon
Nairobi, Oct 18 (IANS) Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya will run his first race since his memorable triumph in Rio at the Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:14:05 AM

Police kill jihadist leader in Egypt
Cairo, Oct 18 (IANS) Egypt's Interior Ministry announced the death of a leading Islamist jihadist, after an exchange of fire during his arrest in Giza, Cairo.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:10:03 AM

56 people die in fresh fighting in South Sudan
Juba, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 56 people were killed in fresh clashes between government and opposition forces near the northern town of Malakal in South Sudan, an official here said.

Monday, October 17, 2016 4:34:04 PM

Zambia picks provisional squad for World Cup qualifier
Lusaka (Zambia), Oct 17 (IANS) Zambia's stand-in head coach, Wedson Nyirenda, has announced a 23-member provisional squad of locals to start preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Cameroon next month.

Monday, October 17, 2016 1:36:08 PM

Soldier killed, 6 wounded in Sinai blasts
Cairo, Oct 16 (IANS) At least one Egyptian soldier was killed and six others were wounded on Sunday in two blasts targeting security forces in North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Gaza Strip, reported Xinhua citing a security source.

Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:58:05 PM

India wanted fair deal in Kigali - and got it: UN environment chief (IANS Interview)
Kigali (Rwanda), Oct 16 (IANS) India knows the subcontinent is vulnerable to climate change but it also wanted a fair deal to phase out gases that are making global warming worse, a deal which also serves Indian development, UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim has said in an interview to IANS in the Rwandan capital.

Sunday, October 16, 2016 3:24:04 PM

Egypt airstrikes kill 100 militants
Cairo, Oct 16 (IANS) At least 100 militants were killed in airstrikes carried out by the Egyptian government against jihadist targets in North Sinai, a security source said.

Sunday, October 16, 2016 3:52:04 AM

Thakur in ICC's Finance & Commercial Affairs committee
Cape Town, Oct 15 (IANS) In its effort to make peace with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the International Cricket Council (ICC) has made BCCI President Anurag Thakur a part of the powerful Finance and Commercial Affairs committee (F&CA) after completion of its board meeting here on Saturday.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 7:22:03 PM

Egyptian air strikes on jihadi strongholds in Sinai
Cairo, Oct 15 (IANS) Egypt's military on Saturday launched air strikes against jihadi targets in North Sinai in retaliation for the killing of 12 army personnel at a checkpoint on Friday, army officials said.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:54:04 PM

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