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Mubarak trial venue changed due to security concerns
Cairo, July 31 (IANS) The venue for the trial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will be moved from a Cairo convention centre due to security reasons, BBC reported.

Sunday, July 31, 2011 3:26:14 PM

Indian missions in UAE announce special Ramadan timings
Abu Dhabi, July 29 (IANS/WAM) The Indian missions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday announced they will observe revised timings during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Friday, July 29, 2011 9:47:05 PM

Unicef seeks help for 1.25 mn Somalian kids
Nairobi, July 29 (IANS) The Unicef Friday asked people to support efforts to help around 1.25 million children in Somalia, who are in need of 'life-saving interventions'.

Friday, July 29, 2011 8:01:04 PM

Plane catches fire at Cairo airport
Cairo, July 29 (IANS) The cockpit of a passenger plane caught fire Friday at the Cairo airport, state media reported.

Friday, July 29, 2011 6:14:43 PM

UAE oil tanker freed by pirates
Abu Dhabi, July 28 (IANS/WAM) A hijacked oil tanker of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been freed by Somali pirates off the coast of Yemen, officials said.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 10:53:28 PM

UN chief briefs UAE on Somalia crisis
Abu Dhabi, July 28 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister of foreign affairs, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to inform him on the humanitarian crisis in Somalia.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 10:52:52 PM

Mubarak to be taken to Cairo for trial
Cairo, July 28 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will be put on trial in the capital Cairo, BBC reported.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 10:04:42 PM

South Africa urges circumcision to curb sexual diseases
Pretoria, July 28 (IANS) A top South African health official has emphasised the importance of circumcision to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, especially HIV, the official BuaNews agency reported.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 10:00:05 AM

34 killed in Zambian road accident
Lusaka, July 28 (IANS) At least 34 people died in a road accident in Zambia Wednesday, police officials said.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 3:01:59 AM

UAE to release 179 more prisoners
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday announced the release of 179 prisoners, a day after the UAE president pardoned 676 inmates to mark the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:29:55 PM

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