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Kenyan police summon Olympic athletes over mistreatment
Nairobi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kenyan Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has summoned athletes who competed for the country to record statements on how officials mistreated them at the 31st Olympic Games in Brazil.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:08:06 PM

Tunisian parliament approves national united government
Tunis, Aug 27 (IANS) The Tunisian Assembly of People's Representatives (ARP) approved on Friday night the line-up of new national united government headed by Youssef Chahed, with 167 pros, 22 cons and five abstentions.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:52:03 AM

Two killed in grenade attack in Somalia's Mogadishu
Mogadishu, Aug 27 (IANS) At least two people were killed in a grenade attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, police said.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 5:30:03 AM

du Plessis bats for more home Tests
Johannesburg, Aug 26 (IANS) South Africa's Twenty20 skipper Faf du Plessis on Friday urged administrators to emulate India, who are all set to play as many as 13 Tests this season in their own backyard.

Friday, August 26, 2016 8:16:04 PM

Nine killed in Somalia car bombing, gunfight
Mogadishu, Aug 26 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed after Al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb near a restaurant in the Somali capital here, authorities said on Friday.

Friday, August 26, 2016 6:46:04 PM

Kenya disbands Olympic body over Rio allegations
Nairobi, Aug 26 (IANS) Kenya has disbanded the country' s National Olympic Committee (NOCK) over claims of mismanagement and financial impropriety during the just concluded Rio Olympic Games.

Friday, August 26, 2016 2:46:03 PM

7 killed in Somalia beach restaurant attack
Mogadishu, Aug 26 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, police said on Friday.

Friday, August 26, 2016 9:42:04 AM

Gunmen storm beach restaurant in Somalia's Mogadishu
Mogadishu, Aug 26 (IANS) Gunmen stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogaidshu on Thursday and a gunfire was underway after a suicide car bomb exploded at the restaurant, police sources and witnesses said.

Friday, August 26, 2016 3:12:04 AM

Kenya's minister grilled by police over Olympic fiasco
Nairobi, Aug 25 (IANS) Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Sports Hassan Wario was questioned by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) over irregularities during the just concluded Rio Olympics.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:10:05 PM

FC Goa rope in Reinaldo, Subhashish for ISL
Margao, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa on Tuesday announced the signings of Brazilian forward Reinaldo and goalkeeper Subhashish Roy Chowdhury for the forthcoming third edition of the football tournament.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:52:04 PM

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