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Manchester City launches football academy in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Jan 2 (IANS/WAM) Britain''s famed Manchester City football club launched a coaching academy here Monday.

Monday, January 02, 2012 8:41:49 PM

Swaziland withdraws from African Nations Cup
Cape Town, Jan 2 (IANS) Due to financial constraints, Swaziland has withdrawn from the 2013 African Nations Cup,.

Monday, January 02, 2012 1:26:18 PM

South African mother suspected of killing three kids
Cape Town, Jan 2 (IANS) A 36-year-old pregnant woman in South Africa is being investigated for allegedly murdering three of her children in Western Cape province, said authorities.

Monday, January 02, 2012 7:55:05 AM

EU imposes carbon taxes on airlines
Brussels, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has imposed carbon taxes on airlines in order to combat climate change and the fee has come into force from Jan 1, 2012.

Monday, January 02, 2012 6:29:55 AM

UAE armed forces release book on role in Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) The armed forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have released a book on its role in providing security, stability and humanitarian aid in war-torn Afghanistan.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 9:05:35 PM

50 killed in Nigeria violence
Lagos, Jan 1 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed in southeast Nigeria when two groups fought over a piece of land, officials said.

Sunday, January 01, 2012 5:31:06 PM

Prayers for rain performed across UAE
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Thousands of citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rulers of the various emirates have offered prayers for rain.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 6:36:16 PM

UAE helps 5,000 Somalians return
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Around 5,000 displaced Somalian villagers staying at a camp of around 30,000 people in the capital Mogadishu have been repatriated to their villages by the United Arab Emirates'' Red Crescent Authority (RCA).

Saturday, December 31, 2011 6:20:38 PM

Tunisian swimmer Mellouli voted Arab sportsman of the year
Tunis, Dec 31 (IANS) Beijing Olympic swimmer Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia was voted the best Arab sportsman of the year 2011 by the Egyptian magazine, Al Ahram al Arabi.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 12:59:35 PM

Indian-origin political leader dies in South Africa
Pretoria, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian-origin political activist Amichand Rajbansi, leader of the Minority Front party in South Africa, has died at the age of 69, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 10:31:50 AM

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