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US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:48:50 AM

UAE's YahLive network launches sports channel
Abu Dhabi, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) YahLive, a UAE-based satellite channel operator, has added GEM Sports TV to its growing bouquet of channels.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:28:04 PM

Kenya charges Venezuelan diplomat in colleague's murder
Nairobi, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) The first secretary at the Venezuelan Embassy entered a plea of not guilty here Monday at his arraignment on charges he murdered the mission's charge d'affaires, Olga Fonseca.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:17:26 AM

Mandela's arrest site turned into memorial
Pretoria, Aug 7 (IANS) South Africa has built a memorial at the site where anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, state-run news agency SA News reported.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 9:49:44 AM

Egypt safe for tourists, says president
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted Hosni Mubarak, President Mohamed Morsi said Monday.

Monday, August 06, 2012 8:17:00 PM

South Africans being urged to save electricity
Cape Town, Aug 6 (IANS) At a time when the country is faced with an increased pressure of electricity shortage, a massive public awareness drive has been launched in South Africa, Xinhua reported.

Monday, August 06, 2012 11:38:33 AM

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

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