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UAE rulers greet nation on 40th national day
Abu Dhabi, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) Rulers of all states of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have greeted the people on the country''s 40th national day, and stressed the essence of unity.

Friday, December 02, 2011 10:34:26 PM

EU imposes new sanctions on 180 Iranian firms
Brussels, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) The European Union's 'growing fear' regarding Iran's nuclear programme Thursday prompted the 27-member bloc to slap fresh sanctions on 180 Iranian companies.

Thursday, December 01, 2011 11:12:14 PM

Queen Elizabeth greets UAE on national day
Abu Dhabi, Dec 1 (IANS/WAM) Queen Elizabeth II has greeted UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the country's 40th National Day that falls Dec 2.

Thursday, December 01, 2011 9:55:01 PM

Production begins for award-winning UAE film projects
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Commission has announced the start of production of films of the winners of a short film competition.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 9:10:19 PM

Amnesty for prisoners on UAE national day
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday ordered the release of 64 prisoners of various nationalities in a humanitarian gesture ahead of the country's national day Dec 2.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 8:56:38 PM

South Africa remembers Indians with postage stamps
Pretoria, Nov 30 (IANS) South Africa has launched a series of postage stamps commemorating the arrival of Indian labourers to the country 150 years ago, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 3:11:54 PM

Eurozone ministers agree to expand rescue fund
Brussels, Nov 30 (IANS) Eurozone finance ministers agreed Tuesday to expand a rescue fund and to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help to contain the spreading debt crisis.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 12:33:45 PM

Ban sought on Addis Ababa gay conference
Addis Ababa, Nov 30 (IANS) The fate of an upcoming gay conference here hangs in balance with religious leaders seeking a ban on it.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 10:43:31 AM

UAE officials meet envoys
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Fujairah in the UAE has met the ambassadors of the US, South Korea, Azerbaijan, Syria and Iraq, while the deputy ruler of Dubai met a top US counter-terrorism official.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 10:48:08 PM

Hapless India go down 0-5 to Zambia
Margao, Nov 29 (IANS) India were thrashed 5-0 by a higher ranked Zambia in an international football friendly at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda here Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 8:29:22 PM

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