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President Patil praises Mauritius for its electoral system
Port Louis (Mauritius), April 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday hailed the parliamentary institutions and electoral processes of Mauritius.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 8:36:46 PM

Ex-Egyptian minister goes on trial for mass shootings
Cairo, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian interior minister Habib el-Adly appeared before a criminal court Tuesday on charges of ordering the shooting of civilians during opposition protests in January, the local MENA news agency said.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 5:11:35 PM

Ukraine urges global efforts to tackle man-made disasters
Kiev, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine, which has been dealing with the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear accident alone for many years, has called on the global community to consolidate efforts to tackle similar disasters.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 4:46:14 PM

Hundreds of Mubarak supporters gather in Cairo
Cairo, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak gathered in central Cairo Monday to demand that charges against him be dropped.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 4:03:00 AM

India keen to enhance economic cooperation with Mauritius
Port Louis, April 25 (IANS) Enhancing economic cooperation and trade with Mauritius was high on the agenda as Indian President Pratibha Patil Monday met Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam of the African island nation.

Monday, April 25, 2011 11:18:31 PM

First Gulf Bank posts $238 mn profits
Abu Dhabi, April 25 (IANS/WAM) First Gulf Bank (FGB) has announced a net profit of 875 million UAE dirhams (about $238 million) in the first quarter of 2011. This represents an increase of 10 million dirhams and is 1.2 percent higher than the Q4 2010 net profit of 865 dirhams.

Monday, April 25, 2011 10:28:20 PM

UAE charity to promote community services
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) A UAE charity will launch a campaign Monday to promote community services in the fields of health care, education and environment.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 9:18:12 PM

UAE launches satellite from French Guiana
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday successfully launched its communications satellite from the European Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 9:14:51 PM

India provides soft loans to West African businesses
Dakar (Senegal), April 23 (IANS) India has provided subsidised loans to businesses in West Africa through the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), says a top official of the 15-member regional grouping that is keen on joint investments in pharmaceuticals, technology and agriculture.

Saturday, April 23, 2011 11:01:42 AM

South Africa to create over 10,000 jobs in tourism
Pretoria (South Africa), April 22 (IANS) Offering a hope to the large unemployed population in the country, the South African government has decided to generate over 10,000 jobs in the tourism sector in the current fiscal.

Friday, April 22, 2011 11:33:32 AM

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