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Zuma taunts West, says Africa is treated with respect in BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Amid BRICS's growing engagement with the 54-nation continent, South African President Jacob Zuma Thursday said Africa was "treated with respect" and not patronised in this ... Read more...

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Bush justifies Iraq invasion as removal of threat even though no WMD’s were found


November 13th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13(ANI): Former United States President George W. Bush has reiterated that he does not regret his decision of initiating the 2003 invasion of Iraq, also known as the Iraq War ... Read more...

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A business forum launched to engage with Africa


August 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) To mark the increased engagement of India and Africa, a new forum has been launched to encourage more intense economic and business collaboration, powered by a shared ... Read more...

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Geologists in Ethiopia Say Africa is Witnessing The ‘Birth of a New Ocean’


June 29th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from geologists who are working in the Afar regions of Ethiopia, the ocean will eventually split the continent of Africa, and form a new ocean, ... Read more...

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2010 World Cup kicks off Friday in South Africa


June 11th, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- The 2010 FIFA World Cup is less than 24 hours away, as the biggest sporting event in the world kicks off Friday for the first time ... Read more...

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Ailing Federer withdraws from Barlcays Championships


February 21st, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 21 (DPA) Roger Federer made a surprise withdrawal from the Barclays Championships Sunday after contracting a lung infection, which doctors say will take a fortnight to clear. The world Number ... Read more...

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When Mira Nair’s ‘Amelia’ plane was hijacked en-route to movie set


October 24th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Mira Nair has spoken about the trouble she and her team had to go through when the aircraft used in her 2009 biopic Amelia was hi-jacked en-route to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh reminds the world not to forget Africa in the race for development


July 15th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): India today reminded the world that in decision-making bodies, in global economic processes and political emancipation of nations, nobody should forget that Africa is lagging behind. ... Read more...

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New Sufi base in South Africa to aid substance abuse victims


July 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 14 (IANS) The new African headquarters of an India-based Sufi spiritual foundation hopes to aid youth who are increasingly being afflicted by substance abuse.The foundation was opened here ... Read more...

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Obama arrives in Ghana for talks and visit to slave fort (Lead)


July 11th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
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. An overnight flight ... Read more...

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Obama arrives in Ghana for talks and visit to slave fort


July 11th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
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. An overnight flight ... Read more...

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Dark side of the moon reflects oceans better


April 8th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) Difference in reflection of light from Earth's land masses and oceans can be seen on the dark side of the moon, a phenomenon known as earthshine, according to ... Read more...

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Loyalists praise Mugabe as he turns 85


February 22nd, 2009 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg/Harare, Feb 22 (DPA) State media and party loyalists in Zimbabwe praised President Robert Mugabe as he turned 85 Saturday, with a lavish party and banquet planned for next week. Zimbabwe's defence ministry ... Read more...

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After 45 years, Indian Prime Minister reaches Nigeria


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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PM embarks on five-day visit to Nigeria, South Africa


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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