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Etihad buying 12 Boeings for about $3 bn
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Monday announced that it was buying 10 more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in a deal which will make it the largest operator of the aircraft type in the world.

Monday, December 12, 2011 11:38:47 PM

Training mission in Iraq to end: NATO chief
Brussels, Dec 12 (IANS) NATO will wrap up its training mission in Iraq by year-end, its secretary general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said Monday.

Monday, December 12, 2011 9:55:55 PM

Fossil fuel dependence will limit global food output
Cape Town, Dec 12 (IANS) Agriculture can keep pace with the ever growing global demand for food only by reducing its dependence on fossil fuels, warns a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation report.

Monday, December 12, 2011 1:49:14 PM

UAE-US officials discuss military cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US have discussed ways to develop mutual cooperation in the fields of military coordination, training and exchange of expertise.

Sunday, December 11, 2011 8:44:26 PM

UAE''s mineral water export up 38 percent
Abu Dhabi, Dec 10 (IANS/WAM) UAE''s mineral water export rose by 38 percent to about 107 million dhirams (about $13 million) in 2010 compared to the figure in the previous year.

Saturday, December 10, 2011 11:36:29 PM

Durban Summit goes down to the wire, negotiators hopeful of deal
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) Already way past deadlines, the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city was going down to the wire Saturday evening as ministers and bureaucrats from 194 countries met behind closed doors. But negotiators who took brief breaks said there may yet be a global deal to combat climate change.

Saturday, December 10, 2011 10:46:09 PM

Some hope for a deal at Durban climate summit
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) As the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city went into a series of closed door meetings on its extra day Saturday, some hope emerged by the mid-afternoon that there may be a deal yet.

Saturday, December 10, 2011 6:35:20 PM

Climate summit enters extra day, no deal yet
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) The fortnight-long UN climate summit started its extra day here Saturday with no deal in sight. Rich and poor nations continued to wrangle over who should do what to limit emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) that are warming the globe.

Saturday, December 10, 2011 3:38:06 PM

UAE holds talks with Algeria
Abu Dhabi, Dec 9 (IANS/WAM) UAE''s Minister for Public Works Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan held talks with Algeria''s Minister for Housing and Urban Development Noureddine Moussa.

Friday, December 09, 2011 11:44:25 PM

Italian press official visits UAE
Abu Dhabi, Dec 9 (IANS/WAM) The director general of Rome-based Inter Press Services (IPS) visited the UAE''s National Media Council (NMC) Thursday.

Friday, December 09, 2011 11:29:01 PM

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