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UN committed to end suffering in Horn of Africa
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Aug 26 (IANS) The UN has assured African countries that it is committed to work with them to end the suffering, currently gripping the Horn of Africa, following the ongoing drought and famine.

Friday, August 26, 2011 7:24:14 AM

UAE asks people to vote for seven wonders contest
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked its people to vote for the country's Bu Tinah island, which has been short-listed as one of the 28 global finalists in the seven new wonders of the world contest.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 8:48:57 PM

UAE lauded for its work in Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) Afghanistan is now involved in a strenuous nation-building process that requires consistency and commitment, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been helping the country work towards its goal, a prominent UAE daily said Thursday.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 8:47:47 PM

South African public get free legal assistance
Pretoria, Aug 25 (IANS) People of South Africa are being provided free legal assistance at courts and legal aid centres across the country, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 7:34:22 AM

Rebels offer $1.3 mn bounty for Gaddafi
Benghazi, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) The chairman of Libya's Transitional National Council said Wednesday that a Benghazi businessman has offered $1.3-million bounty for information leading to the capture of Muammar Gaddafi.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 11:09:02 PM

Etisalat appoints Ahmad Julfar as group CEO
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar has been appointed as the new group chief executive officer of the UAE's Etisalat company, it was announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 9:47:39 PM

West fears al Qaeda could seize Gaddafi weapons: Report
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US, France and Britain have asked Libya's neighbours to beef up security on their borders to prevent the possible smuggling out of weapons, Algerian paper al-Habar said.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 5:12:22 PM

UAE moon sighting committee to meet Aug 29
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) UAE Justice Minister Hadef Joan Al Dhahiri said the moon sighting committee will hold its meeting after the Maghreb (evening) prayer Aug 29, it was announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 10:16:25 PM

Gaddafi's son says Tripoli under government control
Cairo, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, whom the rebels said they had arrested, appeared TV Tuesday accompanied by his supporters.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 9:12:40 AM

Libyan rebels search for Gaddafi
Benghazi/Tripoli (Libya), Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan rebels have vowed to capture Muammar Gaddafi as NATO continued air strikes on his compound in Tripoli early Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:56:42 AM

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