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Somali pirates hijack ship with 29 Chinese crew (Lead, Changing dateline)
Nairobi, Nov 13 (IANS) Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo ship in the Arabian Sea near India with 29 Chinese crew, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 6:14:41 PM

One killed in Sudan plane crash
Khartoum, Nov 12 (IANS) One person was killed and five people were injured Thursday when a plane crashed in Sudan, officials said.

Friday, November 12, 2010 6:08:50 AM

Stop pestering Mandela, foundation implores
Johannesburg, Nov 11 (DPA) The Nelson Mandela Foundation Thursday implored fans of the 92-year-old statesman to stop pestering him for his signature, for an interview or to endorse various causes.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 7:06:38 PM

40 die in Congo truck crash
Kinshasa, Nov 9 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed in a truck crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010 10:47:13 PM

South African cricketer's tell-all book becomes best-seller
Johannesburg, Nov 7 (DPA) A tell-all book about South African cricket by batsman Hershelle Gibbs was sold out within two days, the South African Sunday Times reported Sunday.

Sunday, November 07, 2010 6:32:05 PM

Kenyan cop kills 10 in shooting rampage
Nairobi, Nov 7 (IANS) A police officer in Kenya killed 10 people, including two colleagues, in a shooting rampage after he failed to locate his girlfriend in town bars, Xinhua reported Sunday.

Sunday, November 07, 2010 4:23:21 PM

On being dropped, Ntini accused me of racism: Arthur
Johannesburg, Nov 6 (IANS) Former South African cricket coach Mickey Arthur in his book has accused fast bowler Makhaya Ntini of playing the racism card when he was dropped from the national side.

Saturday, November 06, 2010 6:22:04 PM

Hundreds of foetuses, newborns dumped in South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 5 (DPA) Hundreds of foetuses and dead newborns are being dumped in the Johannesburg and Pretoria area each year, a South African radio station reported Friday.

Friday, November 05, 2010 4:39:30 PM

Egypt unearths 3,400-year-old Pharaoh statue
Cairo, Nov 5 (IANS) A 3,400-year-old statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III was discovered in southern Egypt, Xinhua reported.

Friday, November 05, 2010 4:42:35 AM

Naomi Campbell to wed in ancient Egyptian temple
Cairo, Nov 4 (DPA) British supermodel Naomi Campbell plans to marry her fiance, Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin, at a temple in the Egyptian city of Luxor, sources in the tourism industry said Thursday.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:38:29 PM

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