Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

Egypt receives free Kuwaiti fuel

Egypt: Kuwait has delivered crude oil and diesel worth $200m to Egypt, as part of a $4bn aid package to bolster the faltering economy, Alrai Arabic daily has reported, citing oil sources. Two tankers, one carrying around 100,000 tonnes of diesel and the other 1.1 million barrels of crude, have docked in Egypt, said the sources. [AMEInfo.com]

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Afghan Taliban Mullah Umer, TTP not on same page over Syria

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National: (Yasir Habib Khan)– Taliban led by Mullah Umer in Afghanistan has distanced themselves from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an outlawed militant groups in its latest activity of setting up a special cell called “Jihad Cell” in Syria to reinforce Jehadi groups against President Bashar al-Assad. These Jihandi outfits, most of sunni, belong to Al-Queda and stood up against the Shia sect rule of Bashar al Assad. read more

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Bafana Bafana coach overjoyed on team performance

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JOHANNESBURG: (Richard Brown)– Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund feels satisfied with  his side’s brilliance performance after they headed  to the semi-finals of the Cosafa Cup after defeating Namibia 2-1 at the Nkoloma Stadium in Zambia. SA play their next match on Wednesday, July 17 at the Levy. read more

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SA's own goal

Infighting, mismanagement and incompetence are costing sports federations tens of millions a year in sponsorships.

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Kid, 5, outsmarts Zuma

Garry Kasparov vows he will return to Mother Russia.

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Shange back 'to fight for the workers'

Activist Liv Shange arrived back in South Africa yesterday and vowed to continue her fight for workers’ rights in the mines, in the platinum belt and beyond.

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Madiba's old gym still creating fighters

Even from his hospital bed Nelson Mandela continues to inspire underprivileged youths.

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Orange Farm gives world hope

IT’S an unassuming township: large, sprawling and poor. But it is the origin of the research that showed the world that medical circumcision has reduced the probability of contracting HIV.

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Soweto choir helps US kids

Soweto’s Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society was instrumental in making the dreams of African-American low-income school choristers come true by helping them raise funds to perform in South Africa.

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SAPS to pay nearly R40 million after cops stole cash from police station

The police have been ordered to pay nearly R40 million to a British company after money kept at a police station was stolen.

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Malawi rules out interim deal over lake dispute with Tanzania

Malawi will not accept any interim deal on a disputed boundary on Lake Malawi with neighbouring Tanzania until the wrangle over sovereignty is settled, President Joyce Banda told mediators on Sunday.

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Sudan's Bashir arrives in Nigeria to anger of rights groups

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Nigeria on Sunday for an African Union summit on HIV/AIDS as his hosts chose to ignore an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him.

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DNA flaw boosts cancer risk from diabetes: study

A DNA flaw may explain why people with Type 2 diabetes are more prone to blood cancers than the rest of the population, a study said Sunday.

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Israel's Netanyahu says Iran closer to nuclear 'red line'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Iran was getting closer to the “red line” he set for its nuclear program and warned the international community not to be distracted by the crises in Syria and Egypt.

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