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Foreign ministers of Turkey, six Gulf nations meet
Abu Dhabi, Jan 29 (IANS/WAM) Foreign ministers of Turkey and six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council -- Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman -- met in Istanbul and discussed ways to improve cooperation.

Sunday, January 29, 2012 9:33:16 PM

French tourist killed in Egypt
Cairo, Jan 29 (IANS) A 42-year-old French tourist was killed by robbers at a currency exchange shop in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, January 29, 2012 6:55:57 AM

Abu Dhabi to host global maritime trade summit
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) With the expansion of sea trade through the Middle East and various challenges to it, businessmen and government officials from around the world will meet in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2012.

Saturday, January 28, 2012 11:11:45 PM

Mandela in good health: Official
Cape Town, Jan 28 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was in good health contrary to reports that gave rise to rumours that he may be suffering from health problems, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, January 28, 2012 9:13:52 PM

Tunisia reach quarters in African Nations Cup
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisia''s Carthage Eagles qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup after beating Niger 2-1 in Libreville, Gabon.

Saturday, January 28, 2012 1:08:50 PM

Ethiopia seeks India''s financial muscle for its rail project
Addis Ababa, Jan 28 (IANS) Ethiopia wants $300 million more from India for an ambitious railway project that would connect it with neighbouring Djibouti, a venture that India backs as part of its "support for regional integration in Africa".

Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:07:11 PM

Turkey president to visit UAE
Abu Dhabi, Jan 27 (IANS/WAM) Turkish President Abdullah Gul will begin an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday.

Friday, January 27, 2012 11:02:30 PM

UAE to play major role in global film industry: Daily
Abu Dhabi, Jan 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is poised to play a significant role in the international film industry, a leading English daily here said.

Friday, January 27, 2012 10:59:10 PM

Young people drive growth of Twitter in Africa
Nairobi, Jan 27 (IANS) A majority of tweets in Africa are made by young people from their mobile devices, thus driving the growth of Twitter Africa, new research has revealed.

Friday, January 27, 2012 9:44:49 AM

Abu Dhabi to host 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum in February.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 11:52:39 PM

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