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Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis still alive?
Tripoli, Nov 22 (IANS) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis, whose death was announced several times since the Libyan conflict erupted, is reportedly still alive, a defence ministry official said.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 9:44:50 AM

Abu Dhabi to host tourism summit
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will hold its 13th global summit here in 2013, it was announced Monday.

Monday, November 21, 2011 10:59:36 PM

Luxembourg opens embassy in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) Luxembourg has opened its embassy in the UAE, its first in the Arab world.

Monday, November 21, 2011 10:41:32 PM

Australia win a thriller against South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia pulled off a thrilling two wicket victory over South Africa in the fiercely contested second Test to square the series 1-1.

Monday, November 21, 2011 9:23:25 PM

Former Libyan intelligence chief captured
Tripoli, Nov 21 (IANS) Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi has been captured, an official of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) has said.

Monday, November 21, 2011 2:40:43 AM

Protesters dispersed from Cairo's Tahrir Square
Cairo, Nov 20 (IANS) Joint forces of the Egyptian police and military Sunday evening started to evict protesters from central Cairo's Tahrir Square, Xinhua reported, citing Egyptian Nile TV.

Sunday, November 20, 2011 10:30:06 PM

40,000 Zimbabwean men circumcised in a year
Harare, Nov 20 (IANS) More than 40,000 Zimbabwean men have been circumcised so far since the programme began in 2010, in a bid to reduce the risk of HIV, the country's official news agency New Ziana reported.

Sunday, November 20, 2011 3:06:46 PM

Watson doubtful for New Zealand Test series
Johannesburg, Nov 20 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson admitted that he is doubtful against New Zealand in the two-Test series at home and even if he plays, he wouldn't bowl.

Sunday, November 20, 2011 1:28:00 PM

Horse ban hits key South African export
Pretoria, Nov 20 (IANS) Exports of horses from South Africa have been hit after the UAE, a major importer of the animals, slapped a ban on them following a deadly disease, state-run BuaNews reported.

Sunday, November 20, 2011 11:57:06 AM

Gaddafi's son offered rebels $2 bn for his release
Cairo, Nov 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The son of the late Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, who was arrested Saturday, offered a bribe of $2 billion to the rebels in exchange for his release, Az Zintan TV channel reported.

Sunday, November 20, 2011 10:15:24 AM

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