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Chinese engineer killed in Sudan
Khartoum, Oct 3 (IANS) A Chinese engineer was shot dead and another wounded when a group of armed men attacked an oil field in South Kordofan province of southern Sudan, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, October 03, 2011 3:38:08 PM

Sudanair plane makes emergency landing
Khartoum, Oct 3 (IANS) Over 45 passengers survived after a Sudanair passenger plane made an emergency landing here at Khartoum airport Sunday following a technical snag.

Monday, October 03, 2011 3:29:27 AM

Egypt's military unveils schedule of power transfer
Cairo, Oct 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council Sunday unveiled a schedule of power transfer to a civilian government.

Monday, October 03, 2011 12:07:39 AM

Egyptian parties divided on army official's meeting
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) A consultant meeting held between Egyptian chief of staff of the armed forces Sami Anan and several political parties and movements pricked up divisions among parties in Egypt upon the coming elections in November.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 11:09:46 PM

Abu Dhabi to host Gulf transport ministers' meeting
Abu Dhabi, Oct 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host a meeting of the transport ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Wednesday.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 8:42:48 PM

Abu Dhabi airport foresees 8 percent growth
Abu Dhabi, Oct 2 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company Sunday said that in the November-March period it expects an 8 percent increase in aircraft movements.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 8:31:13 PM

Sean Penn joins Egyptian makeover efforts
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn has joined hands with Egyptians who are attempting to tell the world the country is a safe place to visit in the wake of the Hosni Mubarak regime's ouster.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 3:19:09 PM

Tunisian ex-president's daughter awarded jail term
Tunis, Oct 2 (IANS) The daughter of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison and fined by a court here, a media report said Saturday.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 4:15:07 AM

Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman's abductors
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in northern Kenya.

Saturday, October 01, 2011 10:28:17 PM

Government should reduce cost of doing business: UAE daily
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government and industry leaders need to identify challenges and arrive at solutions to reduce the cost of doing business, a prominent UAE daily has said.

Friday, September 30, 2011 11:03:52 PM

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