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Abu Dhabi varsity celebrates cultural diversity
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi University has celebrated the cultural diversity of its faculty and students as part of its annual International Day function.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 11:02:33 PM

Abu Dhabi readies for European road show
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) will next week spearhead a European road show spanning seven cities across six countries to promote the travel sector in the country, it was announced Thursday.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 9:37:28 PM

UN chief to visit Sudan
Khartoum, July 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Khartoum Friday, to hold talks with Sudanese officials on issues between north and south Sudan, the official SUNA news agency reported.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 7:42:33 AM

Egypt denies being source of E.coli
Cairo, July 7 (IANS) Egypt has denied reports that the country's fenugreek seeds exported to Europe caused the E.coli infections that claimed dozens of lives.

Thursday, July 07, 2011 4:02:40 AM

Nearly 200 drown as boat catches fire off Sudan
Khartoum, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 200 people, presumably illegal migrants to Saudi Arabia, drowned when their vessel caught fire in the Red Sea off Sudan late Tuesday, Sudanese media reported.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 7:56:38 AM

Etihad Airways signs deal with French railway
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has signed a commercial agreement with French national railways SNCF.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 11:56:45 PM

Egypt court grants bail to 14 accused of killing protesters
Cairo, July 5 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian court has released on bail 14 people accused of killing protesters during the revolt that led to the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:21:13 AM

Another jail term for self-exiled Tunisian president
Tunis, July 5 (IANS) A Tunisian court Monday sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who has fled the country, to 15 and a half years in jail on drugs- and weapons-related charges, reports said.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 12:04:20 AM

Abu Dhabhi girls to attend training programme in Scotland
Abu Dhabi, July 3 (IANS/WAM) A group of girl students of Abu Dhabi University will undergo a month-long training programme at Al Maktoum College, an international research-led college of higher education, in Dundee, Scotland.

Sunday, July 03, 2011 9:13:39 PM

Five tonnes of sub-standard food destroyed in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, July 2 (IANS/WAM) The municipality of Abu Dhabi city has destroyed over five tonnes of food material for falling short of specifications and health standards of the United Arab Emirtates (UAE).

Saturday, July 02, 2011 9:58:28 PM

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