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Mubarak's ex-chief of staff to stand office abuse trial
Cairo, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's former presidential chief of staff Zakaria Azmi, once among the country's most powerful officials, will go on trial on charges of abuse of office.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:58:53 AM

UAE's finance ministry hosts Iftar
Abu Dhabi, Aug 17 (IANS/WAM) The UAE finance ministry Wednesday held an annual Iftar dinner for its employees and senior management to reflect the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 11:08:58 PM

UAE to launch campaign for Horn of Africa's drought-hit
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) A three-day nation-wide fund-raising telethon for helping victims of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa will begin in the UAE Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 11:04:10 PM

UAE, US discuss legal cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates and the US Monday discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the judicial and legal areas, as well as joint cooperation programmes.

Monday, August 15, 2011 11:51:01 PM

No live coverage of Mubarak trial from now on
Cairo, Aug 15 (IANS) The trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was Monday adjourned till Sep 5, with the judge announcing that no TV cameras will be allowed in court until the verdict in announced.

Monday, August 15, 2011 6:21:13 PM

Belgian bartenders create world record for cocktail
Brussels, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A team of bartenders from a Belgian resort city has set a new Guinness world record after it concocted the world's largest mojito.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:23:22 PM

Belgium city biggest cocaine user in Europe
Brussels, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belgian city of Antwerp is Europe's biggest user of cocaine, leaving behind London and Amsterdam, a study said.

Monday, August 15, 2011 4:50:27 PM

Mubarak's trial resumes
Cairo, Aug 15 (IANS) The trial of former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons resumed Monday in the capital city.

Monday, August 15, 2011 4:26:17 PM

Pakistanis in UAE celebrate Independence Day
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The Pakistani community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday celebrated their country's Independence Day with fervour and enthusiasm.

Sunday, August 14, 2011 9:31:10 PM

UAE greets India, Pakistan on Independence Day
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has greeted both India and Pakistan on the occasion of their respective Independence Day celebrations.

Sunday, August 14, 2011 9:28:11 PM

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