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Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum on Africa
Addis Ababa, March 1 (IANS) Ethiopia will host the World Economic Forum on Africa in capital Addis Ababa in May.

Thursday, March 01, 2012 12:50:54 PM

Egypt to hold presidential election in May
Cairo, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt will undergo presidential election May 23-24, the head of the country''s election commission, Farouk Sultan, has said.

Thursday, March 01, 2012 8:24:34 AM

UAE zoo offers special safari for kids
Abu Dhabi, Feb 29 (IANS/WAM) A zoo in Al Ain city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will offer a fun-packed zoo safari for children this spring.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:49:41 PM

Tunisia ready to grant asylum to Syrian president
Tunis, Feb 29 (IANS) Tunisia is ready to grant political asylum to embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family if necessary, Tunisia''s official TAP news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 6:58:41 PM

Top Al Qaeda leader arrested in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 29 (IANS) A senior leader of terror outfit Al Qaeda was Wednesday arrested at the Cairo International Airport after his arrival from Pakistan, official Egyptian news agency MENA reported.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 6:39:01 PM

Kenya''s key midfielder out of Africa Nations Cup qualifier
Nairobi, Feb 29 (IANS) Kenyan midfielder Macdonald Mariga, who plays for Italian club Parma, has withdrawn from the national team''s match against Togo in the 2013 Africa Nations Cup qualifier match here Wednesday over non-payment of dues.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:57:35 PM

EU decides to withdraw all envoys to Belarus (Lead, Changing Dateline)
Brussels, Feb 29 (IANS) The European Union decided to withdraw all of its envoys to Belarus after the latter asked the head of the EU delegation to Belarus and the Polish ambassador to leave the country.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 7:54:15 AM

Somali radio station director killed
Mogadishu, Feb 29 (IANS) Some masked gunmen Tuesday killed the Somali radio station''s director in Mogadishu city, said a police official.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 6:04:55 AM

Abu Dhabi prince meets Turkish leaders
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who is currently on a visit to Turkey, Tuesday met Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan .

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 11:03:25 PM

Sudan rebels claim to have killed 130 soldiers
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) A rebel group in Sudan Tuesday said it has killed 130 Sudanese army soldiers in an attack along the Sudan-South Sudan border, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 6:25:44 PM

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