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SA Olympic medallist faces doping probe

Paris - World Triathlon bosses have opened a doping investigation against South African Olympic medallist Henri Schoeman.Russian hacking group Fancy Bears have claimed the 26-year-old tested positiv


Somali Army Reports Killing 7 al-Shabab Militants

The Somalia national army killed at least seven al-Shabab militants Thursday and destroyed their base during an operation in southern Somalia, officials and residents said.Somali ...


Zimbabwe opposition leader dies in US helicopter crash

Albuquerque - Authorities in the US state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash.State Police ...


Convicted Thief's Hand 'Amputated' In Northeastern Iran

Iranian media say a 34-year-old man had a hand chopped off as punishment for stealing livestock in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorasan.The local, state-sponsored ...


Egypt, Ethiopia united against conflict over Nile waters

Cairo - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday at talks in Cairo they were opposed to any ...


5 Detained Over Fire Bombs Thrown at Tunisia Synagogues

TUNIS - A judge in Tunisia has ordered the detention of five people suspected of throwing Molotov cocktails at two synagogues during protests over ...


Somali General Shot Dead in Capital Mogadishu

MOGADISHU - A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his ...


Tanzania to Crack Down on Ships With Suspicious Cargo

NAIROBI - Tanzania's government has de-registered an explosives-laden Libya-bound ship flying the country's flag when it was seized by Greek authorities earlier this month. ...


Zimbabwe domestic cricket official charged with corruption

Dubai [UAE], Jan 18 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Rajan Nayer, a Zimbabwe domestic cricket official, for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption code ...


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