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World''s oldest, Stone Age bed found in South Africa
Cape Town, Dec 24 (IANS) The world''s oldest bed, which dates back to 77,000 years ago, has been discovered in a cave in South Africa, a media report said Friday.

Saturday, December 24, 2011 12:27:35 PM

UAE, Libya discuss bilateral relations
Tripoli, Dec 23 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates and Libya have discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation in all sectors during a foreign minister-level meet.

Friday, December 23, 2011 11:05:44 PM

Ghanaian Andre Ayew in race for African footballer award
Accra, Dec 23 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Ghanaian international and French club Marseille winger Andre Ayew, along with two other contenders for the African Footballer of the Year 2011.

Friday, December 23, 2011 1:47:22 PM

UAE withdraws citizenship from six people
Abu Dhabi, Dec 22 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has withdrawn citizenship from six naturalised people for posing threats to the country''s security, it was announced Thursday.

Thursday, December 22, 2011 10:11:47 PM

Etihad signs $1 bn deal with aviation tech firm
Abu Dhabi, Dec 21 (IANS/WAM) UAE''s national carrier Etihad Airways Wednesday signed a deal worth over $1 billion with aviation computer technology provider Sabre Airline Solutions.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:15:56 PM

Next EU summit to focus on jobs: Top official
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS) The next summit of the European Union (EU) will focus on jobs, said EU president Herman Van Rompuy.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 11:45:33 AM

NATO rejects criticism over Libya
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO has defended its mission in Libya, saying it saved lives and was strictly in line with the UN mandate.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:58:21 AM

Abu Dhabi gas company signs contract with India''s L&T
Abu Dhabi, Dec 20 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. Tuesday signed an agreement with India''s Larsen & Toubro Ltd. for the construction of a gas pipeline in the country.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:49:13 PM

Eurozone to lend 150 bn euros to IMF
Brussels, Dec 20 (IANS) Eurozone countries Monday have agreed to channel 150 billion euros (about $195 billion) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to boost a firewall against the debt crisis, but Britain has refused to join hands.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 12:16:12 PM

South Africa to create 100,000 more jobs: President
Pretoria, Dec 20 (IANS) The year 2011 was a challenging one for South Africa, but the government has made strides in creating and maintaining a better life for all, President Jacob Zuma has said. He said around 100,000 more jobs will be created in the next three years in the construction of electricity plants, rail and road upgrades and water management.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:59:35 AM

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