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Africa

DRC: Clashes, displacement in the east

29/12/2006 ANA 0

Kinshasa, 28 December, 2006- – Thousands of people have been displaced from their homes in eastern DRC due to renewed clashes between the regular army, and forces allied to renegade commander Laurent Nkunda, according to […]

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Health

EGYPT: Bird flu claims tenth fatal victim

29/12/2006 ANA 0

Cairo, 28 December, 2006- – Health ministry officials reported the tenth death in Egypt to be caused by the avian influenza virus H5N1, this time a 26-year-old male factory worker. He died on 27 December. […]

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Main News

American Muslims Go on Hajj

29/12/2006 ANA 0

Washington, 28 December, 2006- – More American Muslims are expected to perform the hajj in 2006 than in previous years, according to Muslim organizations. The annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia is a religious […]

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Environment

United States Expands Tsunami Warning Capability

29/12/2006 ANA 0

Washington, 28 December, 2006- – Two years have passed since a massive 9.1-magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra triggered tsunami waves that inundated the shores of the Indian Ocean, killing nearly 230,000 people […]

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