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100 prisoners killed during Egypt protest: Report
Cairo, Sep 2 (IANS/AKI) At least 100 people held in Egypt's prisons were killed during the 18 days of protests that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak's government in February, an Egyptian human rights group has said.

Friday, September 02, 2011 7:34:46 AM

Gaddafi vows not to surrender
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has once again vowed in an audio message broadcast on television that he would not surrender. He urged his loyalists to continue their resistance to the rebellion.

Friday, September 02, 2011 4:03:57 AM

UAE team meets kids in Somalia on Eid
Mogadishu, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati team visiting Somalia to provide aid to the people celebrated Eid with the children, who were displaced with their families following a wave of drought that hit the region.

Thursday, September 01, 2011 11:17:52 PM

UAE commanders visit troops in Italy, Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) Top UAE commanders have visited the UAE Force in Italy and Afghanistan.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 9:59:55 PM

Morocco's king greets UAE president on Eid
Abu Dhabi, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) UAE's President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a cable of greetings from King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 9:52:26 PM

After roses, Bangalore firm to grow foodcrops in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Aug 31 (IANS) After making Ethiopia among the top sources globally for cut roses, a Bangalore-based company now plans to plant over 20,000 hectares of land there, almost a fifth the area of Pune, with crops like rice, maize and soybeans.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 11:34:28 AM

UAE campaign for kids reaches Kenya-Somalia border
Nairobi, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's global campaign to cure a million children has arrived near the Kenya-Somalia border.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 10:18:37 PM

NATO to continue Libya mission
Brussels, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO operation in Libya is still necessary and will continue as long as threats to civilians remain, the NATO said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 8:28:29 PM

Gaddafi's daughter gives birth to baby girl in Algeria
Algiers, Aug 30 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha, who entered Algeria from Libya Monday, gave birth to a baby girl Tuesday in an Algerian town, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:28:39 PM

Indian delegation to tap Africa's IT market
Accra, Aug 30 (IANS) An Indian business delegation is to visit Nigeria and Ghana as part of an African tour in order to tap into the continent's growing IT market which it said is headed for growth this year with market levels expected to reach $26.53 billion.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 1:31:26 PM

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