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Abu Dhabi to host counter-terror conference
Abu Dhabi, Aug 6 (IANS) Experts from various countries will attend a conference here in October to review the current resources available to fight the scourge of terrorism, organisers said Saturday.

Saturday, August 06, 2011 10:17:04 PM

South African cricketer Norman Gordon celebrates 100th birthday
Johannesburg, Aug 6 (IANS) Former South African fast bowler Norman Gordon Saturday became the first cricketer to have lived for 100 years.

Saturday, August 06, 2011 4:19:56 PM

Scientists find signs of flowing water on Mars
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) The first signs of flowing water on Mars have been discovered by US scientists, the journal Science reported.

Friday, August 05, 2011 10:17:54 PM

Europe's oldest vegetarian restaurant on culinary crusade
Zurich, Aug 5 (IANS) Who said vegetarian cuisine is all about fruits, veggies and blandness? Europe's oldest vegetarian restaurant, the century-old Haus Hiltl here, can seduce a sworn meat lover with dishes like saffron noodles, red Thai curry and roasted corn sticks.

Friday, August 05, 2011 11:58:38 AM

Ghana to hold forum on water issues
Accra, Aug 5 (IANS) Ghana will hold a forum in the capital to seek ways to deal with issues regarding water sanitation and hygiene, officials said.

Friday, August 05, 2011 11:19:32 AM

Nigeria launches new anti-malaria drug
Lagos, Aug 5 (IANS) A new anti-malaria medicine developed in China has been introduced in Nigeria to contain the spread of the disease in the west African nation.

Friday, August 05, 2011 10:39:53 AM

Kenya plans fighting diseases with mobile phones
Nairobi, Aug 5 (IANS) Researchers in Kenya are advocating use of mobile phones to enable people seek timely help against diseases like malaria and malnutrition.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:53:59 AM

Arab League headquarters in Cairo attacked
Cairo, Aug 5 (IANS) The headquarters of the Arab League - which had supported the move to impose a non-flying zone over Libya - was attacked in Cairo. Molotov cocktails were thrown at it by unidentified men, a media report said.

Friday, August 05, 2011 2:28:00 AM

Etihad woos Australian travellers
Abu Dhabi, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Thursday launched a nationwide advertising campaign inviting Australian travellers to 'change to the best'.

Thursday, August 04, 2011 11:39:35 PM

Indian engineers recalled to re-start Ghana's $300,000 silk project
Accra, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian engineers who worked on a silk production project in Ghana have been asked to return as the machines had been lying idle for over seven years for lack of trained local engineers, officials said.

Thursday, August 04, 2011 11:49:37 AM

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