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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....
  • 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 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...
  • Michael Blackson's culture-shock comedy

    Michael Blackson's culture-shock comedy
    When comedian Michael Blackson moved from West Africa to the United States as a teenager, his classmates laughed at him because he didn't talk, dress or look like them. Little did they know that they were producing comedy material for Blackson....
  • Egypt queries Mursi over documents 'leaked' to Al Jazeera: security sources

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is investigating jailed ex-president Mohamed Mursi in connection with documents that judicial investigators say were leaked to the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite news channel, security sources said on Thursday. Relations between...
  • Path to jihad: from upscale Cairo to Islamic State beheadings

    CAIRO (Reuters) - After leaving his upscale Cairo neighborhood to fight with the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Younes says he learned how to work as a sniper, fire heavy weaponry and behead prisoners using the proper technique. One year...
  • U.S. cracks down on Somalia militants with strike on Shabab leader

    A U.S. airstrike intended to kill the leader of Somalia's Al Qaeda-affiliated Shabab group illustrated the Pentagon's determination to take down militants responsible for a wave of bombings and suicide attacks throughout the Horn of Africa. The Pentagon...