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36 die in Togo boat capsize
Lome (Togo), May 9 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed when their boat capsized in a lake in the western African country of Togo, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, May 09, 2011 5:23:21 PM

UAE to host debt management conference
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE finance ministry will host an international debt management conference in Abu Dhabi Tuesday, the organisers said.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 10:37:14 PM

Campaign to boost agricultural yield in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has launched a campaign to boost agricultural productivity in the emirate.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 10:21:45 PM

Nine die in Egyptian sectarian violence
Cairo, May 8 (IANS) Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has called an emergency cabinet meeting following sectarian clashes in Cairo that left nine people dead, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 2:20:24 PM

Nephew of Tunisia's ex-president jailed for drug abuse
Tunis, May 8 (IANS) A nephew of former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced to two years in prison by a court in the capital on charges of drug abuse, the official TAP news agency reported.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 6:59:30 AM

EU raises humanitarian assistance to Sri Lanka
Brussels, May 8 (IANS) The European Union has raised its humanitarian support to Sri Lanka by another 10 million euro (around $14 million, EuAsiaNews reported.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 4:29:54 AM

Two killed, many injured in Egypt sectarian clash
Cairo, May 8 (IANS) At least two people were killed and dozens injured after Muslims and Christians clashed in an area west of Egyptian capital Cairo, state media reported.

Sunday, May 08, 2011 3:35:38 AM

Book on UAE Armed Forces issued
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) A book on the UAE Armed Forces has been issued to mark the 35th anniversary of the UAE Armed Forces Unification, it was announced Saturday.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:33:15 PM

Ukrainian city to host beer fest during Euro 2012
Kiev, May 7 (IANS) Ukraine's western city of Lvov plans to host a beer festival during the UEFA Euro 2012, an organiser said.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 10:31:17 AM

Indian seafood exports soars
Brussels, May 7 (IANS) Indian seafood exports reached $2.7 billion in 2010-2011 compared to $2.1 billion in the previous fiscal year, officials said. Europe is the leading market for Indian seafood products followed by US, China and Japan.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 10:12:58 AM

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