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Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a boat full of migrants, the AKI news agency reported.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 8:09:27 PM

'Zimbabwe should emulate China, invest in new technology'
Harare, Aug 21 (IANS) A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has urged the government to emulate emerging economies such as China by investing heavily in new technologies to accelerate development.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 12:16:26 PM

Ethiopian PM is dead
Addis Ababa, Aug 21 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died, the state TV reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 11:14:06 AM

UAE volunteers celebrate Eid with Syrian refugees
Abu Dhabi, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) Volunteers from the UAE celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with displaced Syrians living in refugee camps in Jordan.

Monday, August 20, 2012 9:12:26 PM

South Africa declares week of mourning
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Sunday declared a week-long national mourning after 44 people died during a labour unrest.

Monday, August 20, 2012 4:16:45 AM

South Africa explores India's small business success
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South Africa is exploring how small, medium and micro enterprises in India contribute to their national economy, an official said Sunday.

Monday, August 20, 2012 3:31:25 AM

UAE mobile hospital treats Syrian refugees in Jordan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates World Mobile Humanitarian Hospital has begun providing treatment free of charge to Syrian refugee patients in camps in Jordan.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 11:17:55 PM

CAF match interrupted after fans invade pitch
Tunis, Aug 19 (IANS) An African Champions League (CAF) football match between two Tunisian teams, Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Etoile du Sahel, was interrupted Sunday after supporters invaded the pitch in Sousse.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 4:52:10 PM

31 killed in Sudanese plane crash
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 31 passengers were killed Sunday when a Sudanese civil plane carrying a ministerial delegation crashed in the country's South Kordofan state, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:32:30 PM

UAE president greets leaders on Eid
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent his best wishes to leaders of many countries on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:58:24 PM

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