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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

Son of Indian migrant to Ghana now retail chain magnate
Accra, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian investment in Ghana goes way back to the time when it was a British colony with the name Gold Coast. A 14-year-old Indian who landed in Gold Coast in 1929 could have never imagined that his son, now 72, would operate one of the biggest supermarket chains in the west African nation.

Sunday, August 14, 2011 12:01:42 PM

UAE sends 40 tonnes of food to famine-hit Somalia
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) has dispatched to a number of camps in Somalia nearly 40 tonnes of essential food supplies sufficient for 1,000 families for one month.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 11:12:50 PM

UAE charity hands out food aid in Palestine
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) A charity from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed thousands of food parcels to people in Palestinian camps.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 10:16:41 PM

Morocco launches institution for social protection
Rabat, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) Morocco has launched an institution at a whopping cost of $12 million that will provide vulnerable people adequate accommodation, training and education.

Friday, August 12, 2011 10:35:54 PM

UAE holds religious lectures on Ramadan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) The health ministry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has organised religious lectures for employees in Abu Dhabi to increase awareness on the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Friday, August 12, 2011 10:34:05 PM

Tech Mahindra partners Airtel in seven African countries
Accra, Aug 12 (IANS) Tech Mahindra, a leading Indian IT outsourcing company with global footprints, has started customer care services in seven African countries as a partner of telecom giant Bharti Airtel.

Friday, August 12, 2011 3:54:48 PM

Young South African women told to be independent
Pretoria, Aug 12 (IANS) A popular South African gospel artiste has asked young women to become educated, independent and avoid taking financial support as well as being abused by men, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Friday, August 12, 2011 8:53:09 AM

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