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24 killed in Ghana road accident
Accra, Jan 21 (IANS) As many as 24 people were killed and seven, including a year-old child, injured in an accident in Ghana early Monday, police said.

Monday, January 21, 2013 10:58:03 PM

37 foreign hostages died in siege: Algerian PM
Algiers, Jan 21 (IANS) A total of 37 foreign hostages of eight countries were killed during the four-day standoff with militants at the In Amenas gas complex, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2013 10:50:02 PM

Nigeria, South Africa qualify for World Wheelchair Tennis tourney
Nairobi, Jan 21 (IANS) Nigeria and South Africa qualified to represent Africa in the men's and women's category during the forthcoming World Wheelchair Tennis Championships scheduled for May in Turkey.

Monday, January 21, 2013 2:40:07 PM

25 bodies found in Algeria's gas field
Algiers, Jan 20 (IANS) The Algerian Special Forces have discovered 25 bodies in the gas field facility attacked by militants in Tiguentourine in southern the country, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2013 9:32:02 PM

Etihad Airways offers free flights for kids aged 10
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has offered free flights for 10-year-old guests under certain conditions as a part of a year-long celebration of the airline's tenth anniversary.

Sunday, January 20, 2013 8:42:04 PM

Majority of UAE residents eco-friendly
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) A majority of people in the UAE - 82 percent - make the same "eco-friendly decision" to turn off their air conditioning when leaving home, a poll has found.

Saturday, January 19, 2013 8:16:02 PM

31 hostages killed in Algeria rescue operation
Algiers, Jan 19 (IANS) As many as 31 workers, including 19 foreign nationals, who were taken hostage by an armed group in a gas field in Algeria, have been killed since the beginning of the Algerian army's rescue operation, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2013 7:24:04 PM

UAE, Sri Lanka hold talks
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) Foreign ministers of the UAE and Sri Lanka met here Friday to discuss ways to improve bilateral relations.

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:14:06 PM

UAE hails EU's decision to open mission
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE welcomes the decision by the European Union (EU) to open a diplomatic mission in the country, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said.

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:12:04 PM

650 hostages freed from Algeria gas field
Algiers, Jan 18 (IANS) Around 650 hostages detained by an armed group at a gas field in Algeria have been freed, the official APS news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2013 8:12:03 PM

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