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Speed-detecting cameras help save lives: UAE study
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) A vast majority of drivers in the UAE - around 71 percent - don't see speed detecting cameras as a money-making scheme, says a survey by the official English monthly of the interior ministry.

Monday, September 10, 2012 6:38:00 PM

UAE-China trade grows nearly 400 percent
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Trade between the UAE and China has increased five-fold in the past 10 years, achieving a growth rate of a whopping 395 percent to $15.65 billion in 2011 from the $3.12 billion in 2002.

Monday, September 10, 2012 6:37:21 PM

Liberia holds Nigeria to 2-2 draw
Monrovia (Liberia), Sep 9 (IANS) The Liberian national team, Lone Star, forced Nigeria's Super Eagles to a 2-2 draw at home in the first leg of the qualifying rounds of the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa.

Sunday, September 09, 2012 12:58:03 PM

Ghana defeat Malawi in African Nations Cup qualifier
Accra (Ghana), Sep 9 (IANS) Ghana defeated Malawi 2-0 in the final first-leg qualifying match for the 2013 African Cup of Nations played at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Sunday, September 09, 2012 12:06:54 PM

32 'criminals' killed in Egypt operation
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) A total of 32 "criminal elements" were killed in Egypt's "lawless" Sinai peninsula in a military operation held in coordination with Israel, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, September 09, 2012 7:53:12 AM

Ghana to observe FIFA Fair Play Day against Malawi
Accra, Sep 7 (IANS) Ghana will observe the annual FIFA Fair Play Day when its national senior male team, the Black Stars, play Malawi in the final first-leg of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations football qualifier at the Accra Sports Stadium here Saturday.

Friday, September 07, 2012 1:48:13 PM

'Corruption costs South Africa over $80 bn'
Cape Town, Sep 5 (IANS) South Africa has lost 675 billion rand (about $80 billion) due to corruption since the end of apartheid in 1994, it was revealed Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012 3:43:13 PM

Ben Ali's former advisor held in Tunis
Tunis, Sep 4 (IANS) A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested Monday in Tunis, a media report said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012 5:47:16 AM

Four shot at in South African mine: Police
Johannesburg, Sep 3 (IANS) Security guards shot and wounded four people at a mine near Johannesburg early Monday, police said, adding one of the injured was in a serious condition.

Monday, September 03, 2012 9:19:03 PM

UAE sends plane to Oman to bring home injured citizens
Abu Dhabi, Sep 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the airlifting of seven UAE citizens injured in a traffic accident in Oman for treatment in their own country.

Sunday, September 02, 2012 8:14:06 PM

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