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Abu Dhabi film fest invites entries for fifth edition
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has called for entries for its fifth edition Oct 13-22.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 10:40:12 PM

Angelina Jolie visits Tunisia-Libya border
Tunis, April 6 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has visited a refugee camp on the Tunisia-Libya border as a goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 2:31:41 AM

Egypt's military to probe Mubarak's wealth
Cairo, April 6 (IANS) Egypt's ruling military council has decided to form a committee to investigate into the wealth of former president Hosni Mubarak and his family.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 1:02:07 AM

Egypt freezes assets of top Mubarak-era officials
Cairo, April 5 (IANS) Egypt has frozen the bank accounts of several former officials and their families, as part of the anti-corruption campaign since the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 4:28:26 AM

Libya releases Tunisian journalist
Tripoli, April 5 (IANS) Libyan authorities have released a Tunisian journalist working for Al-Jazeera television channel, a media report said.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:37:14 AM

26 killed in UN plane crash in Africa
Kinshasa, April 4 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed Monday as a UN plane crashed in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Xinhua said, citing the UN mission in the central African country.

Monday, April 04, 2011 11:40:14 PM

10 killed as UN plane crashes
Kinshasa (DR Congo), April 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 16 others were injured when a plane of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo crashed Monday at the Kinshasa airport, Xinhua reported.

Monday, April 04, 2011 10:46:01 PM

Gaddafi forces carry on shelling rebels in Misrata
Tripoli, April 4 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been shelling the rebel-held city of Misrata, 150 km from the capital Tripoli, Xinhua cited Al-Jazeera TV in a report.

Monday, April 04, 2011 8:58:29 PM

13 Libyan rebels die in NATO air strike: Report
Tripoli, April 3 (IANS) Thirteen Libyan rebels were killed in an air strike by NATO-led coalition forces in the country's eastern city of Brega, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 2:23:29 AM

Libyan rebels sell weapons to Al Qaeda: Report
Cairo, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rebels who plundered Libyan army depots have sold weapons to Al Qaeda militants in the North African country, an Algerian daily said Saturday.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 2:04:40 AM

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