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UAE, US begin joint exercises
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the US have begun joint military exercises involving land, sea and air drills.

Monday, January 28, 2013 9:42:05 PM

Mahmoud Abbas attends AU summit, reiterates position on Israel
Addis Ababa, Jan 27 (IANS) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday attended the African Union Summit as a special guest and reiterated the call for Israel's withdrawal from occupied territory.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 11:16:02 PM

Three killed, 437 injured in Egypt's mass funeral
Cairo, Jan 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 437 injured Sunday in Egypt's seaside city of Port Said during a mass funeral for the victims of Saturday's clashes between security forces and protesters, reported Xinhua citing city hospital chief Abdel-Rahman Farag.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 11:12:02 PM

Abu Dhabi to host mobile app awards
Abu Dhabi, Jan 27 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the prestigious 2013 World Summit Award (WSA)-Mobile Content that will honour innovative mobile applications of 40 people and organisations from around the world.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 7:40:02 PM

Indians safe in Mali
Accra (Ghana) Jan 27 (IANS) As French-led international forces in Mali press on with their offensive against Islamist rebels, the situation has not had any impact on Indians living in the West African nation, an Indian official said. There are about 200 people of Indian origin living across Mali.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 6:14:02 PM

Cote d'Ivoire dim Tunisia's hopes after 3-0 victory in Afcon
Cape Town, Jan 27 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire dimmed Tunisia's hopes of advancing in the 2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) after a thumping 3-0 victory.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 4:42:08 PM

30 killed in Egypt clashes over death verdict (Third Lead)
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 30 people died and over 300 others were injured Saturday in Port Said city in clashes sparked by death sentencing of 21 people over last year's football riots in Egypt, BBC reported citing officials.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 11:36:03 PM

25 killed, 250 injured in Egypt clashes
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and over 250 injured in clashes that erupted Saturday outside an Egyptian prison between security forces and family members of 21 convicts, sentenced to death for last year's Port Said riots, media reports reported.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 11:02:06 PM

16 die over football riot verdict in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and some 200 injured in fresh clashes that erupted Saturday outside Egypt's Port Said prison.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 7:00:05 PM

Zambia's main emerald producer mulls doubling production
Lusaka, Jan 26 (IANS) Zambia's largest emerald producer, Kagem Mining, plans to double production in the next five years as it tries to put the country's emeralds at the forefront of the world's jewellery industry, a senior company official said.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 11:14:02 AM

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