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Somali pirates release ship with all Indian crew
Nairobi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Panama-flagged ship with a 15-member Indian crew after months in captivity, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 3:15:55 PM

EU rebukes Pakistan for going slow against Taliban
Brussels, April 16 (IANS) The European Parliament has rebuked Pakistan for the slow progress in the fight against Taliban militancy in the country and directed the European Commission to appropriate financial aid to Islamabad based on its sincere efforts to eradicate terrorist groups.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 7:55:21 AM

Tunisians call for Ben Ali's extradition
Tunis, April 16 (IANS) About 300 Tunisians Friday staged a demonstration outside the Saudi embassy here, calling for the extradition of former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 4:09:52 AM

Egyptians want public trial for Mubarak
Cairo, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian youth groups, which had taken part in demonstrations that led to the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, Friday demanded a public trial for the former leader.

Friday, April 15, 2011 6:21:29 PM

'Mubarak not terminally ill'
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's health is not stable, but he is not dying, a source close to the leader has said.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 7:30:05 PM

UAE human trafficking hotline now also in Bengali
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS) A hotline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) created to receive complaints or queries related to human trafficking will be available in six languages, including Bengali.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:37:50 AM

International meet in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top Arab, African and European diplomats will participate in an international meet being held in the Egyptian capital Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve the prevailing political crisis in Libya.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 6:31:56 AM

Egypt PM calls for reviewing all natural gas deals
Cairo, April 14 (IANS) Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has called for reviewing the natural gas deals with all countries, including Jordan and Israel, Xinhua cited the official MENA news agency stating in a report.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 4:49:57 AM

Mubarak has second heart attack after being detained
Cairo, April 13 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was Wednesday sent to 15 day's detention along with his two sons on charges of using violence against protesters, abuse of power and embezzlement of public funds, has suffered a second heart attack, a media report said.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:16:22 PM

Mubarak, two sons detained for 15 days
Cairo, April 13 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons Alaa and Gamal have been sent to a 15-day detention on charges of use of violence against protesters, power abuse and embezzlement of public funds, state media reported.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 5:58:53 PM

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