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14 bodies found in Libya
Tripoli, July 23 (IANS) At least 14 unidentified dead bodies were found in Benghazi, Libya's second largest city, officials confirmed on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:40:05 PM

India lauded for supporting Ghana's internal security
Accra, July 22 (IANS) India has been commended for its support in improving Ghana's internal security, with the West African nation saying this has been part of the two countries cooperation in international security.

Friday, July 22, 2016 6:50:05 PM

South African prosecutors to appeal against Pistorius' sentence
Johannesburg, July 21 (IANS) South African prosecutors said that they will appeal against Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius's six-year sentence for murder, calling it "shockingly too lenient".

Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:40:05 PM

UN steps up efforts to prevent Cholera outbreak in South Sudan
Juba, July 21 (IANS) Unicef on Thursday said it had increased its response efforts amid a rise in the number of suspected cases of cholera in South Sudan which had left more than 10 persons dead.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 7:20:04 PM

Several South Sudanese protest against AU-backed force
Juba, July 21 (IANS) Scores of South Sudanese held peaceful demonstrations in the streets of Juba, the capital of South Sudan, on Wednesday to protest against the Africa Union (AU)-endorsed regional force.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:28:04 AM

Thousands flee South Sudan following violence in Juba
Kampala, July 20 (IANS) Thousands of people have fled conflict-hit South Sudan to Uganda following a recent clash between the rival armies in capital Juba, a media report said on Wednesday citing the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:24:03 PM

Madagascar police seize 260 baby turtles
Antananarivo, July 19 (IANS) Madagascar police seized 260 baby turtles ready to be sent illicitly to Bangkok at the international airport of Ivato on Monday.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:04:04 AM

UAE Space Agency marks second anniversary
Abu Dhabi, July 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Space Agency celebrated its second anniversary, reflecting on its remarkable achievement since its establishment, said a top official.

Monday, July 18, 2016 4:06:04 PM

Black box recorder indicates "fire" in EgyptAir crashed plane
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The word "fire" was heard on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, the Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee reported on Saturday after data analysis.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 1:28:04 AM

Mideast countries condemn Nice attack, express solidarity with France
Cairo, July 16 (IANS) Countries in the Middle East on Friday condemned the terror attack in Nice that killed at least 84 people, and expressed solidarity with France.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 1:16:03 AM

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