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Man on trial for planning terror attacks on World Cup stadiums
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) A Pretoria court has begun hearings in a case where a man is accused of planning terror attacks on stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup before the championship finals.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 6:11:46 PM

Kenya to allow athletes to compete abroad prior to Olympics
Nairobi, June 13 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) will not deny elite athletes named in both the Olympics and Africa team a chance to compete at the Samsung Diamond League races in Europe prior to the London Games.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 5:46:16 PM

UAE, Portugal discuss tourism cooperation
Abu Dhabi, June 12 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Portugal Monday discussed cooperation in the tourism sector.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 11:05:35 PM

Mubarak's supporters call for his release
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to a military hospital because of his poor health.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 7:32:08 AM

Al Qaeda says Tunisia's constitution violates Quran
Tunis, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Tunisia's ruling Islamist party has "violated" the Quran by accepting a constitution that is not based solely on Islamic law, Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has said in a new message.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 5:54:43 AM

Etihad appoints general manager for Brazil
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has appointed Juan Torres as its general manager in Brazil.

Monday, June 11, 2012 11:18:52 PM

UAE, Portugal discuss trade
Abu Dhabi, Jun 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Portugal have discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade, it was reported here Monday.

Monday, June 11, 2012 11:02:33 PM

12 dead in Egyptian families' quarrel
Cairo, June 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a fight among three Egyptian families over a piece of land, Xinhua reported.

Monday, June 11, 2012 7:27:40 AM

Three-day mourning in Kenya after chopper crash
Nairobi, June 11 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki has declared three-day national mourning which begins Monday onwards, following a helicopter crash near the capital Nairobi in which a minister, his deputy and four other officials were killed Sunday.

Monday, June 11, 2012 3:23:31 AM

Two Kenyan ministers among six killed in chopper crash
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) Kenya's internal security minister and his deputy were among six government officials killed in a police helicopter crash Sunday near the capital Nairobi, Kenyan media reported.

Sunday, June 10, 2012 4:18:38 PM

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