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Zoo feeder killed by lion
Johannesburg, Feb 14 (IANS) A 63-year-old man working as a feeder for zoo animals was killed by a female lion in South Africa, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 5:03:01 PM

EU trade deficit with China declines
Brussels, Feb 14 (IANS) The trade deficit of the European Union (EU) with China decreased to 132 billion euros ($174.8 billion) for the first 10 months of 2011 from 140 billion euros registered in the same period in 2010, EU''s statistics office said Monday.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 2:00:22 PM

EU condemns attacks on Israeli diplomats
Brussels, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has condemned the bomb attacks on Israeli diplomats'' cars in India and Georgia.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 5:00:09 AM

Two tonnes of fake cosmetics seized in UAE in 2011
Abu Dhabi, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) Inspection of men''s barber shops, women''s beauty parlours and cosmetics outlets in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2011 led to the confiscation of two tonnes of fake cosmetics and herbal medicines.

Monday, February 13, 2012 10:09:57 PM

Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country''s national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against pre-tournament favourites Cote d''Ivoire.

Monday, February 13, 2012 7:28:25 PM

$65,000 reward to nab South Africa rhino poachers
Cape Town, Feb 13 (IANS) Police in a South African province Sunday announced a reward of 500,000 rand ($65,000) for information leading to the arrest of suspects involved in the killing two rhinoceroses.

Monday, February 13, 2012 1:54:47 AM

UAE bans groundwater export
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday banned the export of groundwater in view of depleting resources and in keeping with a parliamentary recommendation.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 10:29:28 PM

Kenya seals border with Somalia
Nairobi, Feb 12 (IANS) Kenya has sealed its border with Somalia to prevent Somali militants from entering the country.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 7:10:27 AM

Egyptian military rulers meet US top military official
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt''s top military rulers held talks Saturday with visiting US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey here amid a recent row over illegal civil society funding.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 10:21:55 PM

US-UAE trade reaches record high of $18 bn
Abu Dhabi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) Trade between the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached a record high of $18.34 billion in 2011, according to latest data.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 8:54:24 PM

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