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UAE to launch campaign to raise donations for Yemen
Abu Dhabi, June 21 (IANS/WAM) A nationwide campaign to raise donations to counter food shortage in Yemen will be launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) June 29.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 8:09:19 PM

Villagers kill six lions in Kenya
Nairobi, June 21 (IANS) As many as six lions have been killed by residents of a village on the outskirts of Kenyan capital Nairobi as human-wildlife conflict escalates in the east African nation.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:23:49 AM

Korean team visits UAE's crisis management authority
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) A South Korean delegation has visited the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national crisis management authority.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 11:10:59 PM

Mubarak in coma but not clinically dead
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing protesters, has gone into coma and put on life support, but was not "clinically dead", hospital officials said.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 9:56:06 AM

Mubarak suffers heart attack: Lawyer
Cairo, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been transferred from his prison cell outside Cairo where he is serving a life sentence to a military hospital after sufferring a heart attack, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 2:30:12 AM

Interpol seizes two tonnes of elephant ivory
Cape Town, June 20 (IANS) The Interpol seized nearly two tonnes of elephant ivory in an operation involving 14 African countries, including South Africa, it was announced here Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 1:09:53 AM

Abu Dhabi launches health inspection
Abu Dhabi, June 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has launched an inspection on various businesses like salons, beauty parlours, laundries, cafeterias and restaurants to check whether they were adhering to health regulations.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:48:32 PM

UAE leaders greet new Saudi crown prince
Abu Dhabi, June 18 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan sent his contratulations to Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on his appointment as Saudi crown prince and being named deputy prime minister and minister of defence.

Monday, June 18, 2012 10:46:05 PM

Abu Dhabi holds meet on organised crime
Abu Dhabi, June 18 (IANS/WAM) A conference on organised crime and its effects commenced here Monday.

Monday, June 18, 2012 10:45:55 PM

Muslim Brotherhood claims victory, army promises to give up power
Cairo, June 18 (IANS) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election and Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi claiming victory, Egypt's ruling military council Monday vowed to hand over power to an elected president by June-end.

Monday, June 18, 2012 8:14:36 PM

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