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'Blade Runner' Pistorius shoots girlfriend dead
Johannesburg, Feb 14 (IANS) South Africa's iconic athlete Oscar Pistorius, famously known as the 'Blade Runner', has been arrested Thursday over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend at his house in Silverlakes, Pretoria.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 4:04:03 PM

Ethiopia to host exhibition of private art collection
Addis Ababa, Feb 14 (IANS) Ethiopia will be hosting the first international exhibition of private art collection from more than 24 countries in March at the National Museum in the capital Addis Ababa.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:44:01 PM

UAE leaders hold talks with envoys
Abu Dhabi, Feb 14 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE have met envoys from the US, Morocco, Japan to discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:08:04 AM

10 dead in Egypt car accident
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed when a truck collided with three cars on a desert road leading to Egypt's Alexandria city, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 3:10:02 AM

Nigeria dominates African Cup of Nations all-star team
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) selected five members of the Nigerian national team for inclusion in the Team of the Tournament for the just ended Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:02:14 PM

Australian miner to develop coal project in Botswana
Gaborone, Feb 12 (IANS) Australian miner Hodges Resources has announced it has approved feasibility phase studies for its Morupule South coal project in central east Botswana, with a start up of between two to three million tonnes per annum.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 11:28:05 AM

Bill Clinton to attend world tourism meet in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) Former US president Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit to be held in Abu Dhabi in April.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:12:01 AM

UAE camel racing group bans doping
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) Camel owners may not by any means use any performance-enhancing drugs, whether natural or synthesized, in their racing camels, says a new resolution by the UAE Camel Racing Association.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:10:05 AM

Mandela looking comfortable: Presidency
Johannesburg, Feb 11 (IANS) Anti-apartheid hero and former South African president Nelson Mandela was looking comfortable when President Jacob Zuma visited him, the presidency said.

Monday, February 11, 2013 11:43:07 AM

Egypt blocks YouTube over anti-Islam film
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Cairo has ordered popular video sharing website YouTube to be blocked for hosting the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims", state media reported.

Sunday, February 10, 2013 1:10:02 PM

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