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UAE military training jet crashes, pilot killed
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) military training jet crashed Sunday during a routine training mission, killing the pilot, a military statement said.

Monday, June 17, 2013 5:03:27 AM

Mandela's condition serious but improving: President Zuma
Cape Town, June 17 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalised for over a week, continues to get better in a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma said Sunday.

Monday, June 17, 2013 2:09:27 AM

Seven tonnes of marijuana seized in Egypt
Cairo, June 16 (IANS) Egyptian border guard forces have seized seven tonnes of marijuana which was being smuggled in a truck coming from Sinai, state-run news agency MENA reported.

Sunday, June 16, 2013 9:00:47 AM

Man held in Egypt over spying for Israel
Cairo, June 16 (IANS) Egypt has detained a man for allegedly spying for Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, state-run Al-Ahram news website reported.

Sunday, June 16, 2013 8:11:55 AM

Mandela continues to show signs of improvement: Grandson
Cape Town, June 15 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalized for a week, continued to show signs of improvement, his grandson said Saturday, reported Xinhua.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 10:09:13 PM

India's Exim Bank approves $300 million loan to Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, June 15 (IANS) The Export-Import Bank of India has approved a $300 million worth of line of credit to Ethiopia, paving the way for construction of a railway line linking this landlocked country in the Horn of Africa to a port city in neighbouring Djibouti.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:37:05 PM

Angola in Uganda ahead of FIFA World Cup qualifier
Kampala, June 15 (IANS) The Angola 'Palancas Negras' vowed to win against the Uganda 'Cranes' ahead of their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying game at the Mandela National Stadium here.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 1:55:04 PM

Botswana plan to end FIFA World Cup qualifiers on a high
Gaborone (Botswana), June 15 (IANS) Botswana may be out of the race for the 2014 FIFA World Cup after losing to Ethiopia but coach Stanley Tshosane plans to win the remaining two matches of the qualifiers.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 1:21:07 PM

Reunion Island signs distribution pact with Indian Oil
Reunion Island, June 14 (IANS) The signing of an agreement between Indian Oil Corporation and the French island of Reunion for import and distribution of refined petroleum products marks a key milestone in the efforts of the Indian Ocean island to develop ties with India.

Friday, June 14, 2013 1:24:48 PM

Etihad Airways expands check-in options
Abu Dhabi, June 14 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is expanding its check-in options in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai.

Friday, June 14, 2013 2:18:46 AM

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