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UAE to provide $136mn food aid for Yemen
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide food aid worth 500 million dirhams (about $136 million) to the Yemeni people.

Sunday, June 03, 2012 10:39:37 PM

Mubarak verdict to be appealed against
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt''s prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior minister and his six aides, state TV reported Sunday.

Sunday, June 03, 2012 9:57:17 PM

''Mount indefinite protests over lenient Mubarak sentence''
Cairo, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian revolutionary movements have called for an indefinite protest in Tahrir Square in the centre of Cairo over "lenient" sentences handed to ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his allies.

Sunday, June 03, 2012 3:43:50 PM

10 killed in Ghana plane crash
Accra, June 3 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed into a minibus near the international airport in Accra Saturday, killing at least 10 people, authorities said.

Sunday, June 03, 2012 6:59:50 AM

Nine dead in South Africa bus crash
Johannesburg, June 3 (IANS) At least nine people died in South Africa Saturday when a minibus collided with a bus, police said.

Sunday, June 03, 2012 5:36:30 AM

Cargo plane crashes in Ghana
Accra, June 3 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed into a minibus near Accra during a forced landing Saturday night, killing over a dozen people.

Sunday, June 03, 2012 4:00:40 AM

13,000 women own 20,000 companies in UAE
Abu Dhabi, June 2 (IANS/WAM) The number of Emirati businesswomen has crossed 13,000 who together control over 20,000 business establishments in the country, an official said.

Saturday, June 02, 2012 9:27:30 PM

Mubarak found guilty of role in protesters'' killings
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital sentenced the country''s former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday after finding him guilty of being involved in protestors'' killings during last year''s uprising, BBC reported.

Saturday, June 02, 2012 5:39:41 PM

Russia demolish Italy 3-0
Zurich, June 2 (IANS) Russia handed under-pressure Italy a 3-0 beating in their Euro 2012 warm-up match in Zurich thanks to a brace from striker Roman Shirokov.

Saturday, June 02, 2012 5:25:50 PM

Ex-Egyptian president gets jail for life
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo sentenced Egypt''s former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday for his involvement in protestors'' killings during last year''s uprising, BBC reported.

Saturday, June 02, 2012 3:41:30 PM

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