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Arab world faces reform or revolution: Tunisia
Tunis, March 15 (IANS) Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has said the Arab world is faced with two alternatives -- "engage in deep, radical reforms or face revolutions and all the consequences that derive from them", the official TAP press agency reported.

Thursday, March 15, 2012 5:37:50 AM

White rhino calf born in UAE zoo
Abu Dhabi, March 14 (IANS/WAM) A rare white rhinoceros calf -- considered the "most social" of all rhino species -- has taken birth at the Al Ain zoo in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 11:24:50 PM

UAE football team qualifies for London Olympics
Abu Dhabi, March 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) football team Wednesday made history when it qualified for the Olympic Games for the first time.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 11:17:00 PM

Kenya''s Jelimo seeks Olympic glory after return from injury
Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) Olympic 800m champion Pamela Jelimo says she will not rest on her laurels until she successfully defends her crown in London.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:37:21 PM

Kenya''s football body agrees to pay player''s dues
Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) Football Kenya Federation (FKF) have finally agreed to pay back Italian-based AS Parma midfielder MacDonald Mariga costs incurred while he travelled to honour national team matches.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 1:56:31 PM

1,500 trees planted in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, March 13 (IANS/WAM) More than 1,500 trees were planted Tuesday at a port in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 10:53:07 PM

UAE leaders hold talks with foreign officials
Abu Dhabi, March 13 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met top officials from Canada, Britain, Greece and Argentina to discuss strengthening ties.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 10:40:42 PM

Ukrainian, two Israelis get life term in Egypt
Cairo, March 13 (IANS/AKI) Two Israelis and a Ukrainian were Tuesday sentenced to life terms in prison by an Egyptian court for smuggling arms into the country.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 9:28:04 PM

EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail in India for killing two fishermen after mistaking them to be pirates, EuAsiaNews reported.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 9:09:54 PM

Smartphones speed up data gathering in health surveys
Nairobi, March 13 (IANS) Smartphones have not only placed huge computing power at our finger tips, but are also providing faster, cheaper and more accurate surveillance of diseases.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 3:54:43 PM

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