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UAE, Britain hold talks
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE and Britain have held discussions on ways to enhance ties between the two countries.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 1:52:08 AM

UAE fund provides grants to 58 countries
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), since its establishment four decades ago, has provided loans and grants for 323 development projects in 58 developing countries at a total value of 29 billion dirhams.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 1:34:08 AM

India's Sulabh to improve sanitation in 15 African countries
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) Extending its footprint in the field of low-cost sanitation outside India, NGO Sulabh International is all set to improve the sanitation scenario of 15 African countries.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 4:18:49 PM

190 elephants die of water shortage in Zimbabwe
Harare, Dec 5 (IANS) Zimbabwe has lost at least 190 elephants owing to water shortage at Hwange National Park, the largest in the country, during the dry season this year, said authorities.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 12:12:03 PM

190 elephants die in water shortage in Zimbabwe
Harare, Dec 5 (IANS) Zimbabwe has lost a total of 190 elephants due to water shortage this year, according to wildlife authorities.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 11:24:19 AM

12,500 houses to be replaced in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) Around 12,500 houses built before 1990 across the UAE will be replaced with new ones at a cost of 10 billion dirhams.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 2:36:04 AM

Autistic girl plants trees in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) Alyazia Jihad Ismail, a 10-year-old autistic girl, who last year made a 20-metre-long UAE flag using 13,000 painted pebbles, planted seven trees, each carrying the name of an emirate of the UAE.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 2:08:16 AM

Ancient lion statues found in Egypt
Cairo, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) Two lion statues dating back more than 2,000 years were found on the outskirts of a temple in an oasis, the Egyptian antiquities ministry said Monday.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012 10:32:05 AM

Gaga sobers down for school visit
Cape Town, Dec 4 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga, known for her eccentric style of dressing, wore a conservative white dress during her visit to a primary school in Johannesburg.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012 5:08:13 AM

UAE president orders planting of 41,000 trees
Abu Dhabi, Dec 4 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the planting of 41,000 date palm seedlings at schools and mosques across the country.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012 2:38:26 AM

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