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EU praises Myanmar over political reforms
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has praised the Myanmar government for "remarkable programme of political reform" in the country over the last year.

Thursday, March 29, 2012 9:26:56 AM

UAE''s insurance company offers circumcision coverage
Abu Dhabi, March 28 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) health insurance company has announced inclusion of male circumcision costs in its comprehensive enhanced insurance plans.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 8:17:33 PM

Fatigue will not be a factor: Dhoni
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said fatigue will not be a factor for the team in the one-off T20 match against South Africa slated for Friday followed by the seven-week-long Indian Premier League (IPL).

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 7:18:42 PM

Trying to develop young ODI and T20 squads, says Fletcher
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher Wednesday said he plans to develop a young ODI and Twenty20 squad and expose them to foreign conditions early in their career.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 5:58:11 PM

Egyptian camel handlers threaten ''siege''
Cairo, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian camel handlers have threatened to bring thousands of camels to the capital city and block the buildings housing the cabinet and the agriculture ministry if the nationwide foot-and-mouth disease quarantine was not lifted.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 4:20:41 PM

Cash no problem, consesus is, for BRICS bank
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) A BRICS development bank will be very useful, particularly to Africa, but a major challenge that may come on its way is aligning the interest of the member countries, said experts.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 9:51:25 AM

UAE students to get training in US
Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS/WAM) A group of students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will undertake a training programme in the US.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 11:38:55 PM

Six South African rugby players feared drowned
Cape Town, March 27 (IANS) Six South African rugby players were feared drowned after being swept out to the sea at Port Elizabeth, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 5:50:25 PM

Freedom Bridge nothing like ''Die Another Day'' projected (Feature)
Panmonjom (South Korea), March 27 (IANS) Remember the Freedom Bridge in the James Bond flick ''Die Another Day''? That''s where, in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating South and North Korea, on a misty day, with menacing looking soldiers at each end, 007 was exchanged for the terrorist Zao. Well, the original is nothing like the film made it out to be!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 9:08:58 AM

Three dead in Suez Canal blast
Cairo, March 27 (IANS) Three people died and nine others injured when a diesel tank of a tugboat exploded in Egypt''s Suez Canal, the official media reported Monday.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 6:26:04 AM

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