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Abu Dhabi airport lounge voted best in Middle East
Abu Dhabi, July 6 (IANS/WAM) The Al Dhabi lounge at the Abu Dhabi International Airport has been voted the best airport lounge in the Middle East and Africa in the Priority Pass 2013 Lounge of the Year Awards.

Saturday, July 06, 2013 2:04:17 AM

African Union suspends Egypt's membership
Addis Adaba, July 5 (IANS) Following the overthrow of Egypt's elected president Mohammed Morsi by the military, the African Union (AU) Friday suspended that country's membership until restoration of constitutional order.

Friday, July 05, 2013 8:52:34 PM

Uganda, Iraq friendly called off due to FIFA ban
Kampala (Uganda), July 5 (IANS) Uganda's national football team will have no chance to play Iraq July 9 after FIFA reimposed a ban on the latter hosting international friendlies because of security concerns.

Friday, July 05, 2013 7:26:19 PM

Indian Ocean Rim nations to pursue open regionalism to boost growth
Port Louis, July 5 (IANS) Trade and industry ministers of member countries and dialogue partners of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORARC) Friday agreed to push trade within the grouping to promote economic cooperation and development in the strategic Indian Ocean region.

Friday, July 05, 2013 7:24:18 PM

Kenyan football officials target top 20 ranking by 2022
Nairobi, July 5 (IANS) Football Kenya Federation (FKF) is targeting to take the Harambee Stars national team to the top 20 ranking in its 10-year strategic plan.

Friday, July 05, 2013 1:06:46 PM

Ousting Morsi may restore investors' trust: Experts
Cairo, July 5 (IANS) Egyptian analysts expect investors to regain trust in their country, as profits of the Egyptian stock exchange reached 22.7 billion Egyptian pounds (over $3.2 billion) a day after the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi.

Friday, July 05, 2013 1:00:33 PM

Mandela not in vegetative state: South African government
Johannesburg, July 5 (IANS) The South African government has dismissed media reports that said anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was in a permanent vegetative state with a life support machine keeping him alive in hospital.

Friday, July 05, 2013 6:02:59 AM

Muslim Brotherhood's top leader arrested
Cairo, July 5 (IANS) Egypt's military forces have arrested the Muslim Brotherhood's top leader Mohamed Badie, a day after ousting brotherhood-affiliated president Mohamed Morsi, Xinhua reported.

Friday, July 05, 2013 4:07:10 AM

Travel ban imposed on Morsi
Cairo, July 5 (IANS) Egypt's General-Prosecutor Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud has ordered a travel ban on ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 35 other leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood for investigations on killing protesters, state-run Al-Ahram news website reported.

Friday, July 05, 2013 3:08:00 AM

UAE's tourism agency gets Adam Smith award
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (IANS/WAM) The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), in charge of developing tourism and cultural destinations in Abu Dhabi, has received the Adam Smith Award 2013 for best practice and innovation in the corporate treasury arena.

Friday, July 05, 2013 1:16:17 AM

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