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Africa to support India's Security Council candidature
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Africa Wednesday declared its unambiguous support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council and backed New Delhi's stand for reform of global institutions of governance.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:43:50 PM

From 'Sholay' to 'Three Idiots', Bollywood captivates Ethiopians
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa's political capital, with a week-long festival of 14 films, including blockbusters like 'Sholay' and 'Three Idiots', enthralling cinegoers.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:27:52 PM

Mubarak to go on trial over protester shootings
Cairo, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons will go on trial over the shooting of peaceful protesters, national media reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:44:28 AM

Abu Dhabi, Canada discuss judicial cooperation
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Canada have sought to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of judiciary.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 10:25:59 PM

India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, rejects race with China
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Rejecting any race with China, India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a host of new institutions for training and capacity building, setting the stage for forging a 'contemporary and modern' partnership with the resource-rich continent.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9:15:32 PM

India backs resumption of political process in Libya
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) With Libya reeling under NATO air strikes and political uncertainty, India Tuesday said it wants peace to return to the north African country and backed the African Union's position on the restarting of the political process.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 8:36:01 PM

India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, seeks support for UN goals
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a host of new institutions for capacity building, signature initiatives aimed at forging a 'contemporary and modern' partnership with the resource-rich, 53-nation continent.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 7:12:52 PM

For India, it's time for Africa
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Following are what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said were 'initiatives' that India was prepared to take as part of its 'emerging partnership' with Africa, a region which he said was poised to become a 'major growth pole for the world economy':

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:40:56 PM

India announces $5 bn aid for Africa, seeks support for UN reforms
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Taking its burgeoning ties with Africa to a new high, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion aid for the next three years and an additional $700 million for setting up new institutions and training programmes across the African continent.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 2:58:46 PM

India pitches for UN reforms at Africa summit
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday made a strong pitch for reform of global political and economic institutions, including the UN Security Council, as it began a second summit with Africa here.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 2:38:38 PM

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