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PEACE MOVE: Presidents Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of Sierra Leone arrived in neighbouring Guinea yesterday to try to resolve a political crisis that is threatening regional stability.
They were received by Guinea's newly appointed but strongly contested prime minister, Eugene Camara. Guinea has been in the throes of political unrest since January. - Sapa-AFP
MUGABE BIRTHDAY: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe turns 83 today, fit for his age and combative in the face of a ruined economy, social unrest and a looming battle over who will succeed him.
Mugabe, the subject of frequent health rumours but who has said he feels like a 28-year-old, will celebrate his birthday with a huge party on Saturday. - Reuters
ORCHESTRA FLOORED: The Trondheim Symphony Orchestra has for the first time been forced to cancel a concert because of an outbreak of flu in the Norwegian city.
The decision to cancel tomorrow's concert was made when almost half the 78 members of the orchestra failed to show up for rehearsals on Monday because of flu symptoms. - Sapa-DPA
CARNAGE SUSPECTS: Police in India yesterday released sketches of two men who jumped off a train bound for Pakistan shortly before two bombs exploded, sparking a fire that killed at least 67 people. - Reuters