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''South Africa to back renminbi as international currency in BRICS Summit''
Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) The South African government will endorse the Chinese renminbi as the new global currency during the incoming BRICS Summit in India, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, March 25, 2012 10:40:55 PM

UAE to host international road workshop
Abu Dhabi, March 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host an international symposium in April to highlight social, health and economic impact of road accidents.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:37:17 PM

Sharmila Nicollet shoots even par 71, makes cut in Morocco
Agadir (Morocco), March 24 (IANS) India''s Sharmila Nicollet made her first cut of the season on the Ladies European Tour as she carded a second round 71 after a tough 75 in first round at the Lalla Meryem Cup here Saturday.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 7:23:10 PM

Thousands of Afghanis, Pakistanis apply for EU asylum
Brussels, March 24 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 Afghanis and 15,000 Pakistanis have applied for asylum in the European Union (EU) in 2011, the EU''s statistical office said.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 8:07:45 AM

12 killed in Mali mutiny
Bamako (Mali), March 23 (IANS) At least 12 people died in the confrontation between Mali''s mutinous soldiers and the presidential guards, police said Friday.

Friday, March 23, 2012 11:57:25 PM

African Union suspends Mali from its membership
Addis Ababa, March 23 (IANS) The African Union (AU) Friday suspended Mali from its membership after Malian soldiers announced they have taken power in the country.

Friday, March 23, 2012 10:24:05 PM

UAE, Chinese airlines sign cooperation agreement
Abu Dhabi, March 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE''s national carrier Etihad Airways and China Eastern Airlines have signed a cooperation agreement, it was announced Thursday.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:30:17 PM

Zambia to review medical system for football players
Lusaka (Zambia), March 22 (IANS) Football authorities in Zambia said Thursday they will convene a meeting to review the current medical system for players following the collapse of Bolton Wanderers'' Frabrice Muamba after suffering a cardiac arrest at the weekend.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 6:54:23 PM

Rebel soldiers seize presidential palace in Mali
Bamako, March 22 (IANS) Rebel soldiers have seized the presidential palace and arrested some of the ministers in Mali, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:40:34 AM

Egypt foils planned attack in Suez Canal
Cairo, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt''s National Security Service has foiled a planned attack against a foreign vessel in the Suez Canal, the MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 3:31:10 AM

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