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Military plane crash-lands in Mogadishu
Mogadishu, Aug 9 (IANS) A military cargo plane crash-landed at the international airport in the Somali capital Friday, airport officials and witnesses said.

Friday, August 09, 2013 2:08:08 PM

Brazilian hair business flourishes in faraway Namibia
Windhoek, Aug 9 (IANS) Business is on the rise for Brazilian hair traders in Namibia, in southern Africa, as more women seek virgin Brazilian hair to supplement their own hair and attain a glorious look.

Friday, August 09, 2013 10:44:08 AM

Adopt scientific methods to determine Eid: UAE daily
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) Muslims should adopt scientific methods to determine the date of Eid in advance, as is scientifically possible in today's world, a UAE daily has suggested.

Friday, August 09, 2013 7:04:07 AM

UAE president exchange Eid greetings with leaders
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Thursday exchanged Eid Al Fitr greetings with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

Friday, August 09, 2013 7:02:15 AM

Nelson Mandela breathing normally: ex-wife
Johannesburg, Aug 9 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela who has been hospitalised for two months following a recurring lung infection is now breathing normally, his ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela said Thursday.

Friday, August 09, 2013 12:30:15 AM

AMISOM, Somali troops kill 24 Al-Shabaab militants
Mogadishu, Aug 8 (IANS) African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Thursday said that 24 militants were killed in a raid by its troops and Somalian forces to foil a planned attack by the Al-Shabaab group in Afmadow city.

Thursday, August 08, 2013 8:52:05 PM

Tunisian striker Saber Khlifa to sign with Marseilles
Tunis, Aug 8 (IANS) Tunisian-born striker Saber Khlifa will leave French first League club Evian-Thonon for Marseilles.

Thursday, August 08, 2013 2:30:11 PM

Airport fire forces Kenya, Bahrain athletes to miss flight
Nairobi, Aug 8 (IANS) One Kenyan and two Bahraini athletes heading for the world athletic championships in Moscow were caught in the fire disaster that left Kenya's busiest airport Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shut down.

Thursday, August 08, 2013 2:28:25 PM

UAE to celebrate Eid Al Fitr Thursday
Abu Dhabi, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will celebrate Eit Al Fitr Thursday, it has been announced.

Thursday, August 08, 2013 6:38:06 AM

Foreign mediation fails to resolve Egypt crisis
Cairo, Aug 7 (IANS) Egypt's presidency announced Wednesday that foreign mediation has failed to persuade the Muslim Brotherhood to find a peaceful solution to the political deadlock in the country, state-run al-Ahram Online said.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 8:00:20 PM

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