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Somalia apex court frees jailed journalist
Mogadishu, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Somalia has acquitted a journalist who was jailed after he interviewed a woman who alleged she was raped by government security forces, a media report said.

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:22:03 AM

Khalifa Foundation sends aid to Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi, March 18 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation of the UAE has dispatched aid materials to be distributed to 1,500 needy families in Afghanistan.

Monday, March 18, 2013 3:10:04 AM

Abu Dhabi airport named best in Middle East
Abu Dhabi, March 17 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi international airport has been named the best in the Middle East by the Airport Council International.

Sunday, March 17, 2013 5:26:10 AM

UAE team attends British security exhibition
Abu Dhabi, March 16 (IANS/WAM) A high-level delegation from the UAE's interior ministry attended a security and policing exhibition held in London.

Saturday, March 16, 2013 2:10:09 AM

120 UAE citizens get new houses
Abu Dhabi, March 16 (IANS/WAM) A total of 121 citizens in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah in the UAE will new houses as part of a government project.

Saturday, March 16, 2013 2:10:09 AM

Muslim Brotherhood hopes new pope will be more tolerant
Cairo, March 15 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's ruling Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood has said it hopes the new head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, would be a more tolerant pontiff than his predecessor Benedict XVI.

Friday, March 15, 2013 8:26:05 AM

Festival for domesticated animals in UAE
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) In a first of its kind, Abu Dhabi will host a festival to spread awareness among the people on how to take care of domesticated animals.

Friday, March 15, 2013 2:18:04 AM

UAE discusses legal cooperation with Russia, Sudan
Abu Dhabi, March 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's justice ministry has held discussions with the envoys of Sudan and Russia on ways to boost judicial and legal cooperation.

Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:30:05 PM

Zambia denies match fixing reports
Lusaka (Zambia), March 14 (IANS) Zambia's football body has reacted angrily to reports Thursday in the Ghanaian media that Zambia was planning to fix its game against Lesotho.

Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:46:06 PM

Brand India hit: Ghanian firms marketing fake drugs from India?
Accra/Lagos, March 13 (IANS) At a time the Indian pharmaceutical industry is attempting to brand itself to counter allegations of exporting counterfeit drugs, Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has accused three local companies of distributing fake drugs from India.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:06:42 PM

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