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South Africa uses metro to carry waste to landfills
East London (South Africa), Nov 6 (IANS) A metro train system in South Africa is helping in the fight against climate change by carrying waste to landfill sites on trains instead of trucks, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Sunday, November 06, 2011 11:26:08 AM

Libyan fighters demand salary from NTC
Tripoli, Nov 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Libyan fighters protested outside a hotel in the capital Tripoli Saturday evening, asking for salary from the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC), Xinhua reported.

Sunday, November 06, 2011 9:26:37 AM

Kenyan police escape unhurt as landmine fails to explode
Nairobi, Nov 6 (IANS) Kenyan police officials had a miraculous escape Saturday when a landmine failed to explode after a police vehicle stumbled on it, authorities said.

Sunday, November 06, 2011 5:06:07 AM

UAE to release over 400 prisoners
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of Ajman, Fujairah and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ordered the release of over 400 prisoners of various nationalities ahead of Eid Al Adha.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 11:09:51 PM

NATO to continue military pressure on Haqqani network
Brussels, Nov 3 (IANS) The NATO will continue applying pressure on the Haqqani network and stop it from launching attacks on the alliance's soldiers and on the Afghan population, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 10:09:44 PM

Fire on Egyptian ferry with 1,230 aboard
Cairo/Amman, Nov 3 (IANS) An Egyptian ferry with 1,230 people aboard was ablaze Thursday near the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea, the Nile TV reported.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 3:38:03 PM

Mother's touch vital for newborn's well being
Cape Town, Nov 3 (IANS) A mother's constant touch is vital for the well being of a newborn but the practice of separation immediately after birth could be stressful.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 2:09:05 PM

UN chief vows to support Libya's reconstruction
Tripoli, Nov 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has vowed to offer help for Libya's reconstruction, as he held talks with the head of the ruling National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdel Jaliland here Wednesday.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 4:07:31 AM

UAE, US discuss ways to combat human trafficking
Abu Dhabi, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met and discussed ways to combat human trafficking.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011 10:33:16 PM

India's BEML to distribute heavy equipment in Ghana
Accra (Ghana), Nov 2 (IANS) A government-owned heavy equipment company in Ghana has teamed up with India's BEML to distribute machinery and equipment in the West African country.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011 2:59:22 PM

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