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  • Egypt charges ex-president Mursi with leaking state secrets to Qatar

    Egypt charges ex-president Mursi with leaking state secrets to Qatar
    Egypt charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and nine others on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Relations between...
  • Egypt orders arrest of men over 'gay marriage' video

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have ordered the arrest of nine men who appeared in a video purporting to show the country's first gay marriage, accusing them of inciting debauchery and undermining public morals. Gay marriage is not legal in...
  • South Africa beat Australia by six wickets

    HARARE (Reuters) - South Africa beat Australia by six wickets in the final of the one-day international triangular series, also involving Zimbabwe, at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Scores: Australia 217-9 in 50 overs (A. Finch 54; D. Steyn 4-34)...
  • Egypt president says no magic bullet for power problems after major blackout

    CAIRO (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi prepared Egyptians on Saturday for more blackouts after lights went out across much of the country this week, saying it would take time and cost the cash-strapped state $12 billion to upgrade the decrepit...
  • South Africa's Morkel and Duminy in doubt for series final

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel and all-rounder JP Duminy will undergo late fitness tests ahead of Saturday's triangular series final against Australia in Harare. South Africa, who have already lost all-rounder Ryan McLaren to...
  • South Africa denies Dalai Lama visa again

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has denied a visa to the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, for the third time in five years, one of his representatives said on Thursday, intensifying speculation about the extent of Beijing's sway over Pretoria....
  • As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire

    The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes. Sheik Aboud Rogo Mohammed steered the car to the shoulder and...
  • Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions

    Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions
    As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered. But colleagues of a doctor in Sierra...
  • Libya's neighbors agree not to intervene in Libyan affairs, call for dialogue

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya's neighbors agreed on Monday not to intervene in Libyan affairs to end chaos and clashes in the oil producer, calling instead for a national dialogue, according to the final communique after a foreign ministers' meeting in Egypt....
  • Libya needs foreign help to protect oilfields: Libyan ambassador in Cairo

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya is calling on the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday. "Libya is unable to protect its institutions, its airports and natural resources,...
  • Pumas must learn to win matches, says coach Hourcade

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - South Africa were not better or stronger than Argentina, just more streetwise. The Pumas were unable to kill off the Springboks and let them wriggle free. "They were there for the knockout (blow) and we didn't deal it," Argentina...