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Kenya eyeing relay triumph at London
Nairobi, April 18 (IANS) Sprints have never been Kenya''s area of specialisation but that history might be changed this summer at the London Olympics where the country is expected to enter a team in the 4X400m relay.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:03:18 PM

Etihad launches flights to Iraq''s Basra
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a flight from Abu Dhabi to Basra in Iraq.

Monday, April 16, 2012 10:07:14 PM

Etihad Airways launches recruitment drive in Oman
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a recruitment drive to hire 400 new employees from Oman by the end of 2012.

Monday, April 16, 2012 10:05:44 PM

EU condemns Afghanistan attacks
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday''s Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in a statement.

Monday, April 16, 2012 4:48:08 AM

UAE, France hold joint military exercise
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) The UAE and France have launched a joint military exercise "Gulf 2012", it was announced Sunday.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:50:36 PM

UAE, Indian officials discuss ministerial meet
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials from the UAE and India met here Sunday to hammer out the agenda of the 10th joint ministerial committee meeting of the two countries.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:49:46 PM

Indian boy in UAE helps save environment
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) A 10-year-old Indian boy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is doing his own bit to save the environment. Every day, he makes paper bags and distributes them to supermarkets, stores and malls.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 12:11:13 PM

Three rhinos found dead in Kenyan national park
Nairobi, April 15 (IANS) Wildlife authorities in Kenya have found old skulls and bones of three rhinos in the world famous Lake Nakuru National Park, about 120 km southwest of capital city of Nairobi.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:23:12 AM

UAE-Iran friendly football match cancelled
Abu Dhabi, April 12 (IANS/WAM) A friendly football match between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) national team against Iran, scheduled for April 17, has been cancelled, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, April 12, 2012 11:05:37 PM

Botswana diamond exports triple
Gaborone (Botswana), April 12 (IANS) Botswana''s diamond exports bounced back from a four-month slump in February, rising to 2.23 billion pula (nearly $306 million) or three times their level in January, the Bank of Botswana has said.

Thursday, April 12, 2012 6:32:43 AM

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