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The travails of Zimbabwe's child `terrorist'
Harare, July 13 (DPA) A three-year-old Zimbabwean, nicknamed the 'world's youngest terrorist' after his abduction last year by state security agents and imprisonment for three months, is struggling to adjust to life as a free infant.

Monday, July 13, 2009 12:16:01 PM

Osama bin Laden biggest terrorist of our time: Indian Muslim leader
Johannesburg, Jul 13 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was the biggest terrorist of our time because the methods he employed were not consistent with the teachings of Prophet Mohammed, an Indian Muslim religious leader told a gathering here Sunday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 7:40:53 AM

15 killed in Somali clashes
Mogadishu, July 12 (Xinhua) At least 15 people, including the security head of Mogadishu, were killed and 43 others injured in clashes between the security forces and Islamic militants in the Somali capital Saturday, officials said.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 1:39:50 AM

Obamas tour former slave fort on West African coast
Nairobi/Accra, July 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Saturday toured Cape Coast Castle on the West African coast, the 17th century headquarters of the British colonial administration and key centre for the gold and slave trades.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 10:22:19 PM

Obama arrives in Ghana for talks and visit to slave fort
Nairobi/Accra, July 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama arrived in Ghana early Saturday, on his first visit to the African continent since taking office as America's first black president.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 4:05:21 PM

Aegis takes over South African outsourcer
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) Aegis Ltd, a Gurgaon-based business process outsourcing (BPO) provider and part of the Essar group, has announced the 100 percent acquisition of South African contact centre outsourcer CCN group.

Friday, July 10, 2009 12:44:05 PM

Indian's murder in South Africa not racist attack: Diplomat
Johannesburg, July 8 (IANS) A top Indian diplomat here has dismissed suggestions in sections of the Indian media that the death of an Indian IT worker in an armed robbery had a racial motive.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 8:32:37 PM

South Africa commits to nuclear agency's aim to create better life
Pretoria, July 7 (IANS) South Africa has reassured the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its support for the organisation's objective of creating a better life for all, free from the threat of the use of nuclear weapons while still using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 6:20:13 PM

Andhra techie shot dead in South Africa
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A software engineer from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead by unidentified assailants in South Africa, his family members said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:47:35 PM

IPL Miss Bollywood winners to debut with '24x7 Raftaar'
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Dune Kossatz, Genna Cloud and Dunay Nortje - the three winners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Miss Bollywood contest in South Africa - are set to make their debut in tinsel town with '24x7 Raftaar'.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:08:27 PM

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