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UAE earned the confidence of FIFA: Blatter
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS/WAM) FIFA president Joseph Blatter said the UAE is capable of hosting global events of all sports, not just football.

Saturday, October 19, 2013 2:14:05 PM

Senior military officer killed Libya
Tripoli, Oct 19 (IANS) A senior military officer was killed by gunmen Friday morning in Libyan city of Benghazi, a security source said.

Saturday, October 19, 2013 3:52:10 AM

Seven drown in Zambian boat accident
Lusaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Seven people, including a child, drowned while as many swam to safety when a boat they were riding in capsized on a lake in Zambia's Luapula province, police said Friday.

Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:54:07 AM

Abu Dhabi film fest to host talk on Indian cinema
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), starting here Oct 24, will host a talk - "100 Years of Indian cinema: Studying the past to define the future" - with filmmakers from the country.

Friday, October 18, 2013 11:52:08 AM

US warns Uganda of imminent terror attack
Kampala, Oct 18 (IANS) The US has warned Uganda of an imminent terror attack similar to which occurred in neighbouring Kenya where terrorists launched attack at the Westgate shopping mall in the capital Nairobi.

Friday, October 18, 2013 7:20:04 AM

South African soccer refery charged with perjury
Johannesburg, Oct 18 (IANS) A South African soccer referee has been charged with perjury and corruption related to lower-league promotion play-offs.

Friday, October 18, 2013 7:10:03 AM

Botswana to play Namibia in international rugby test match
Gaborone, Oct 18 (IANS) Botswana's national women rugby 15's team left the country Thursday for Windhoek, Namibia for an international test match to be played Saturday.

Friday, October 18, 2013 2:32:14 AM

Ghana move up on FIFA world ranking
Accra, Oct 18 (IANS) Ghana moved one place up from the 24th position to rank 23rd in the October edition of the FIFA world ranking, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here Thursday.

Friday, October 18, 2013 2:32:10 AM

Pakistan beat South Africa by 7 wickets
Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistan stunned World No.1 Test side South Africa by seven wickets here Thursday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:46:09 PM

Sky News Arabia loses contact with crew in Syria
Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 (IANS/WAM) Sky News Arabia has announced that it had lost contact with its crew covering developments in Aleppo, northern Syria.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:12:09 PM

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