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UAE's tourism agency gets Adam Smith award
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (IANS/WAM) The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), in charge of developing tourism and cultural destinations in Abu Dhabi, has received the Adam Smith Award 2013 for best practice and innovation in the corporate treasury arena.

Friday, July 05, 2013 1:16:17 AM

Mansour sworn in Egypt's interim leader (Roundup)
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Egyptian Chief Justice Adli Mansour was sworn in the country's interim president Thursday, hours after the army ousted incumbent Mohammed Morsi and put him under house arrest. The army was detaining other part leaders till evening.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 11:30:28 PM

Kenya to unleash new talent at World Youth Championships
Nairobi, July 4 (IANS) Kenya's production line has religiously evolved churning out top talents, who have gone on to dominate at the World Youth Athletics Championships.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 10:42:16 PM

Kenya targets top-20 football ranking by 2022
Nairobi, July 4 (IANS) Football Kenya Federation (FKF) is targeting to take the national team 'Harambee Stars' to a top-20 ranking in its 10-year strategic plan.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 10:40:16 PM

Doctors advise turning off Mandela's life support machine
Pretoria, July 4 (IANS) Doctors attending to former South African president Nelson Mandela at a hospital here Thursday advised turning off his life support machine, reported Xinhua.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 10:08:16 PM

Kenya's Rudisha ruled out of trials for Athletics Worlds in Moscow
Nairobi, July 4 (IANS) World champion and record holder David Rudisha is out of the 2013 Kenya trials for Moscow but his place in the men 800m squad is assured if he can recover sufficiently from the knee injury he suffered ahead of the New York Diamond League meeting.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 8:18:47 PM

India for common maritime security regime in Indian Ocean region
Port Louis, July 4 (IANS) India Thursday called for a common maritime security enforcement regime and liberalisation of visa regimes to boost trade and investment in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) countries.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 7:14:21 PM

Adli Mahmud Mansour: Egypt's news leader
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Adli Mahmud Mansour, the head of Egypt's supreme constitutional court (SCC), was sworn in the interim leader of the country Thursday, following the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi by the military.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 6:36:39 PM

Mansour sworn in Egypt's interim leader as Morsi ousted
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Egyptian chief justice Adli Mansour was sworn in Thursday as the country's interim president, hours after the army ousted incumbent Mohammed Morsi and put him under house arrest.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 5:04:48 PM

Kenya lists Barsosio, Kipkemboi in Moscow worlds
Nairobi, July 4 (IANS) Last year's Dusseldorf champion Agnes Barsosio and Nicholas Kipkemboi, who finished sixth at Dubai, have been drafted to Kenya's marathon squad for the Moscow World Championships.

Thursday, July 04, 2013 4:20:30 PM

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