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No cases of novel coronavirus found in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 10 (IANS/WAM) No cases of novel coronavirus (NCoV) have been reported in the UAE, the health ministry said following reports about a man in France diagnosed with NCoV after his return from a trip to the UAE.

Friday, May 10, 2013 9:43:42 PM

90 dead in Kenya floods
Nairobi, May 10 (IANS) Floods caused by heavy rains in Kenya since March have claimed the lives of at least 90 people and displaced more than 100,000 others, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said Friday.

Friday, May 10, 2013 8:51:46 PM

US citizen stabbed in Cairo
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) A US citizen was Friday stabbed by an unidentified assailant near the American embassy in Cairo, state-run Ahram Online news website reported Friday.

Friday, May 10, 2013 7:57:43 PM

Ghana marks 12 years of stadium disaster
Accra, May 10 (IANS) A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Accra Sports Stadium to mark the 12th anniversary of the disaster which claimed 127 soccer fans in 2001.

Friday, May 10, 2013 1:03:55 PM

Ghana to restructure capital market to spur growth
Accra, May 10 (IANS) Ghana is ready to restructure its capital market to spur economic growth, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said here.

Friday, May 10, 2013 12:49:48 PM

Kenya's Kiprop eyes victory after London disaster
Nairobi, May 9 (IANS) A fortnight before the London Olympics men's 1500m final, Kenya's Asbel Kiprop was literally on top of the world and was the man to beat at the quadrennial global showpiece in his speciality.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 5:33:59 PM

UAE, Germany discuss bilateral cooperation
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany have held talks over bilateral cooperation and existing relations between them, particularly in energy and renewable energy sector.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 7:12:31 AM

Indian-origin man named CEO of South African gold mining firm
Durban, May 8 (IANS) South African gold-mining company AngloGold Ashanti has appointed Indian-origin Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as it new chief executive officer with immediate effect.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 6:32:26 PM

Indian-origin mayor in South Africa faces racist slur
Durban, May 8 (IANS) The Indian-origin mayor of a South African town has said that he would claim damages from an officer for subjecting him to a racism slur.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 5:26:36 PM

Indian-origin family upset with South African justice system
Durban, May 8 (IANS) An Indian-origin family here has expressed outrage after a court granted bail to an Indian-origin teenager charged with murdering a member of the family.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 5:08:33 PM

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