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  • Arabs vow to confront Islamic State, cooperate with international efforts

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to take all necessary measures to confront Islamic State and cooperate with international, regional and national efforts to combat militants who have overrun swathes of Iraq and Syria. The...
  • 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...
  • Lesotho leader says army attempted military coup: TV

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday accused the country's army of attempting a coup against him, he told South African ENCA television station. "It is a military coup because it is led by the military. And the...
  • 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...
  • Experimental Ebola medication ZMapp saves infected monkeys

    Experimental Ebola medication ZMapp saves infected monkeys
    In speedy testing conducted as West Africa's Ebola epidemic began to mushroom, researchers have found that ZMapp, the experimental drug that has been used in seven infected human patients to date, prompted the recovery of 18 macaque monkeys infected...