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CAF match interrupted after fans invade pitch
Tunis, Aug 19 (IANS) An African Champions League (CAF) football match between two Tunisian teams, Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Etoile du Sahel, was interrupted Sunday after supporters invaded the pitch in Sousse.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 4:52:10 PM

31 killed in Sudanese plane crash
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 31 passengers were killed Sunday when a Sudanese civil plane carrying a ministerial delegation crashed in the country's South Kordofan state, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:32:30 PM

UAE president greets leaders on Eid
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent his best wishes to leaders of many countries on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:58:24 PM

South African president orders probe in mine shootout
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has issued an order to probe the platinum mine shootout which left 34 people dead and over 78 injured.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:15:24 PM

Five more found guilty of attempt to murder Mandela
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) Five more people of a white supremacist group were found guilty of conspiring to murder former president Nelson Mandela, bringing to 19 the total number of culprits convicted in the case, a court ruled.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:06:14 PM

UAE to mark Eid Al Fitr Sunday
Abu Dhabi, Aug 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will mark the first day of Eid Al Fitr Sunday.

Friday, August 17, 2012 11:38:03 PM

Domenech heads Kenya's list for foreign football coach
Nairobi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former head coach of France Raymond Domenech is being touted as the favourite among the final four short-listed candidates to take over the job of Kenya's football team coach.

Friday, August 17, 2012 3:57:04 PM

Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.

Friday, August 17, 2012 3:09:29 PM

South Africa plans massive investment in railways
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) The South African government will over the next few years invest over $5 billion in passenger rail infrastructure and services, a minister said here.

Friday, August 17, 2012 11:29:24 AM

18 shot at in South Africa platinum mine conflict
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) At least 18 people were shot and feared dead or injured in a conflict at a platinum mine in South Africa, media reports said.

Friday, August 17, 2012 11:11:44 AM

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