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Abu Dhabi to host Gulf supply summit
Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS/WAM) An uninterrupted supply of goods within the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be discussed at a summit here next week.

Friday, October 14, 2011 10:47:42 PM

UAE issues travel alert for Bangkok
Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has issued a travel alert for its citizens planning to visit Bangkok that is threatened by floods due to heavy rains.

Friday, October 14, 2011 9:31:34 PM

Prince Charles to visit South Africa
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, will pay an official visit to South Africa between Nov 2 and 6 at the personal invitation of South African President Jacob Zuma.

Friday, October 14, 2011 3:22:58 AM

UAE eyes Indonesia, China trade expos
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE companies will participate in the trade expos in Indonesia and China Oct 18-26, the foreign trade ministry has said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 11:05:19 PM

Mubarak's aide jailed for seven years
Cairo, Oct 13 (IANS) The Cairo criminal court Wednesday sentenced a close aide of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to seven years in jail and slapped a fine of four billion US dollars.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 7:37:33 AM

Three Ugandan ministers resign
Kampala, Oct 13 (IANS) Uganda's three top ministers, including the country's foreign affairs minister, decided to stepped down Wednesday ahead of their trial before the anti-corruption court in the capital Kampala Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 4:47:27 AM

India, Africa discuss setting up of 80 training institutions
Addis Ababa, Oct 12 (IANS) India has discussed the action plan with the African Union to set up over 80 training and capacity building institutions across Africa, an important decision that was unveiled at the second summit in Addis Ababa in May.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:03:18 PM

Bangalore's Karuturi to fence farms half the size of Addis
Addis Ababa, Oct 12 (IANS) Bangalore-based Karuturi Global, the world's largest rose producer, will construct embankments in Ethiopia around 25,000 hectares of farmland, half the size of this capital city, at a cost of $15 million after reports of massive losses due to flooding.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:05:22 PM

South Africa's Dikgacoi could make long-awaited injury return
Johannesburg, Oct 12 (IANS) Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi is expected to be fit and play some role for Crystal Palace in their English Championship clash with Watford Saturday.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:00:28 PM

Egypt confirms Israeli-Palestinian prisoners swap deal
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt has confirmed a deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of some 1,000 jailed Palestinians and Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, the Egyptian MENA news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 10:50:38 AM

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