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Kerry, Arab League chief discuss terrorism, regional issues
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi Saturday said his meeting with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry focused on means to face terrorism, ending the Arab-Israeli conflict and the situation in Libya.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:14:06 PM

Ugandan police foil terror attack in capital
Kampala, Sep 13 (IANS) The Ugandan police said Saturday they have foiled a terror attack and arrested some suspects in capital Kampala.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:06:24 PM

Kerry in Cairo to build anti-IS coalition
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt's capital Cairo Saturday in a bid to build up a coalition to counter and defeat the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, media reported.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 4:26:07 PM

Gambia advised against signing anti-homosexual law
Banjul, Sep 13 (IANS) International groups including Amnesty International have advised Gambian President Yahya Jammeh against signing an anti-homosexual bill.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 1:26:12 PM

Kurds kill 25 IS militants in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of 25 Islamic State (IS) militants killed in an ambush by Kurdish forces were found near this city in northern Iraq, a Kurdish political leader said.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 11:32:23 AM

Ghana FA part ways with national team coach Appiah
Accra, Sep 13 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and national team coach James Kwasi Appiah have agreed to mutually part ways, the association said in an official statement here.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 11:08:03 AM

Russia set to launch Zimbabwe's biggest platinum mine
Harare, Sep 12 (IANS) Russia is set to launch what could become Zimbabwe's biggest platinum mine when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visits the country next week to sign the deal.

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:56:20 PM

Kenya to partner with US against terrorism
Nairobi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kenya will partner with the US to fight against terrorism that has affected some sectors of the East African country's economy.

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:54:05 PM

South Africa prosecuting authority unhappy with Pistorius judgement
Pretoria, Sep 12 (IANS) South Africa's top prosecuting authority Friday expressed its disappointment on not being able to secure a conviction on the original charge of premeditated murder against paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:10:11 PM

South African dwarf bull to challenge Indian cow
Cape Town, Sep 12 (IANS) A dwarf bull in South Africa will challenge the Indian world record holder to become the shortest cattle specimen older than 12 months in the world.

Friday, September 12, 2014 9:06:15 PM

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