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Kenya to host regional conference on Ebola
Nairobi, Sep 15 (IANS) African governments are due to meet in Nairobi from Tuesday for a regional conference on Ebola virus disease preparedness, Kenya's health ministry said Monday.

Monday, September 15, 2014 8:32:09 PM

Morsi jailbreak trial adjourned to Sep 21
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned to Sunday the trial of deposed president Mohamad Morsi and 130 others over the jailbreak from Wadi el-Natrun prison complex in northern Egypt in 2011, state-run MENA news agency reported Monday.

Monday, September 15, 2014 7:04:03 PM

Ebola: Guinea to deploy medical teams along Liberia, Sierra Leone border
Conakry, Sep 15 (IANS) Guinea plans to deploy mobile medical teams along its border with Liberia and Sierra Leone to take care of possible Ebola virus disease patients coming from the two neighbouring nations, an official has said.

Monday, September 15, 2014 5:12:11 PM

Egypt court releases prominent activist on bail
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Monday ordered the release on bail of leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who is held on charges of protesting without police permit, and referred the case to another court, media reported.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:28:04 PM

Libyan PM rejects talks with armed Islamist group
Tripoli, Sep 15 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has ruled out any negotiations with the Libya Dawn Islamist armed alliance, saying the government will launch new assaults to wipe it out.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:14:14 PM

Concerned CSA vows to crack down on ball-tampering
Johannesburg, Sep 15 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) is concerned about its national players gaining notoriety for ball-tampering and vowed not to tolerate such behaviour.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:22:15 PM

Syrian opposition reiterates commitment to fight IS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Hadi al-Bahra, president of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), has reiterated the coalition's commitment to fight the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group during a meeting with officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:04:05 AM

17 IS militants killed in Syria airstrike
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) At least 17 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes launched by the Syrian army in the north-eastern part of the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced.

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:02:16 AM

Seven militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed by security forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

Monday, September 15, 2014 10:40:04 AM

Egypt urges global support to curb floods in Sinai
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) Egypt Sunday called for global support and cooperation to address the seasonal flash floods that cause great losses in the mountainous Sinai Peninsula.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:02:13 AM

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