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56 Sharjah varsity students to get sponsorship
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS/WAM) The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a contract with Sharjah University to sponsor the education of 56 students specialising in information and communication technology.

Monday, November 14, 2011 10:16:12 PM

Sex with Facebook friend adds new twist to Roebuck's death
Cape Town, Nov 14 (IANS) The mysterious death of noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck took an interesting twist after it was revealed that he allegedly sexually assaulted a friend he met on social networking site Facebook.

Monday, November 14, 2011 8:28:44 PM

Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, both Force Indias in top-10
Abu Dhabi, Nov 13 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won his first race since July after Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel retired in the opening lap of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix here Sunday. Force India ended up with a double-point finish only for the third time in the season.

Sunday, November 13, 2011 9:19:21 PM

South African president arrives in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Nov 13 (IANS/WAM) South African President Jacob Zuma arrived in Abu Dhabi Sunday on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Sunday, November 13, 2011 6:16:05 PM

Syria suspended from Arab League
Cairo, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Saturday suspended Syria, Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani announced.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 10:50:33 PM

Vettel equals pole record in Abu Dhabi, Force India secure top-10 finish
Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took his 14th pole of the season in the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday to equal Nigel Mansell's record of most poles in a year. Sahara Force India's Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta finished ninth and tenth fastest at the spectacular Yas Marina Circuit.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 8:35:12 PM

Soldiers find 'Gaddafi mafia money'
Tripoli, Nov 12 (IANS/AKI) Soldiers belonging to a militia that fought late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's military found a secret cache of gold, dollars and euros buried in a garden on the outskirts of Sirte.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 9:29:35 AM

Egyptians in UAE asked to register for elections
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS/WAM) Egypt has opened online registration for its nationals living in the UAE ahead of the next parliamentary elections.

Friday, November 11, 2011 11:03:39 PM

Win showed the character of the team: Smith
Cape Town, Nov 11 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith Friday hailed his team's eight-wicket win by lunch on the third day of the first Test against Australia at Newlands here as one of the great comebacks in Test cricket history.

Friday, November 11, 2011 8:48:41 PM

'EU-India free trade top priority for Britain'
Brussels, Nov 11 (IANS) Britain has made the European Union (EU)-India free trade agreement (FTA) 'as its number one priority', a British member of the European Parliament said.

Friday, November 11, 2011 11:01:51 AM

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