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13 policemen killed in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 policemen were killed and 10 others injured in an attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai, medical and security sources said Sunday.

Monday, August 06, 2012 8:04:54 AM

UAE to provide health services to Syrian refugees in Jordan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) A mobile hospital from the UAE will deliver therapeutic, surgical and preventive services to Syrian refugees in Jordan.

Sunday, August 05, 2012 9:41:51 PM

Five dead, 17 injured in South Africa shooting
Johannesburg, Aug 5 (IANS) Five people were shot dead and 17 injured when a group of armed assailants launched an attack in an eastern province in South Africa, police said Sunday.

Sunday, August 05, 2012 7:30:11 PM

150,000 people have iftar at UAE mosque
Abu Dhabi, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) Around 150,000 people had iftar at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, in the second week of the holy month of Ramadan.

Saturday, August 04, 2012 11:00:59 PM

India's $3 bn oil stake in South Sudan now looks safe
Addis Ababa, Aug 4 (IANS) The state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) can heave a sigh of relief, with signs of a truce, at least in oil, between Sudan and South Sudan raising hopes that India's $3 billion investment in the world's newest nation is safe.

Saturday, August 04, 2012 6:26:43 PM

36 UAE diplomats sworn in
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) A new batch of 36 United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomats has taken oath of office and secrecy before Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Friday, August 03, 2012 10:42:35 PM

UAE, Australia sign nuclear energy cooperation pact
Abu Dhabi, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have signed an agreement for cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 9:20:40 PM

Seven Iranian aid workers kidnapped in Libya
Tripoli, Aug 1 (IANS) A group of seven Iranian aid workers have been kidnapped in Libya's Benghazi city, said an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) official.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 6:19:40 PM

Suicide bombers killed at Somalian assembly meet venue
Mogadishu, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two suicide bombers were shot dead in Mogadishu when they approached a venue of the Somalia's National Constituent Assembly meeting Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 5:39:41 PM

14 die in Burundi bus explosion
Bujumbura, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 14 passengers were killed and four others seriously injured in an explosion in a bus in a village 70 km from the capital city of Bujumbura, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 4:41:51 PM

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