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80 Abu Dhabi schools to start eco clubs
Abu Dhabi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Eighty schools in Abu Dhabi have been given grants by the government to start eco clubs and empower students to help solve burning environmental issues, officials said.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 9:42:58 PM

UAE, Japan hold bilateral talks
Abu Dhabi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Japan held talks Sunday on improving bilateral relations, an official said.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 9:42:45 PM

Gaddafi sets terms for relinquishing power
Cairo, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is ready to relinquish power on the condition that he and his family would not be prosecuted, Arab newspaper Al Sharq Al Awsat reported Sunday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 7:51:56 PM

Iranian diplomat arrested in Egypt for spying
Cairo, May 29 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat who worked at a special bureau in Egyptian capital Cairo has been arrested on charges of spying, a media report said.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 5:45:26 PM

Iranian diplomat arrested for spying in Egypt
Cairo, May 29 (IANS) An Iranian who worked at the country's diplomatic mission in Egyptian capital Cairo has been arrested on charges of spying, a media report said.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 5:17:16 PM

Vowing to clear name, Bin Hammam withdraws from FIFA presidential race
Zurich, May 29 (IANS) Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Mohammad Bin Hammam Saturday withdrawn from the FIFA presidential race vowing to clear his name from bribery charges ahead of June 1 elections.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:15:16 PM

Roses for the world: An Indian success story in Ethiopia
Holeta (Ethiopia), May 29 (IANS) The world's largest exporter of roses is an Indian who grows and ships hundreds of varieties of the prized flowers -- not just out of India but mostly out of farms in Ethiopia and Kenya.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:07:38 PM

Libyan opposition hails Russia's new position over Gaddafi
Benghazi, May 29 (IANS) Chairman of Libyan opposition's National Transitional Council (CNT) has hailed the new 'position displayed' by Russia which now seeks departure of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and mediate in Libyan conflict, Xinhua reported Sunday.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:00:49 AM

PM hints at Cairn-Vedanta deal clearance
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that India was still a preferred destination for foreign investment and assured that issues relating to Scottish explorer Cairn Energy's nearly $10 billion deal to sell control in its Indian arm - Cairn India - to Vedanta Resources will be amicably resolved.

Saturday, May 28, 2011 11:17:36 PM

Africa key to solution of global problems: PM
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Returning from a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday underlined that Africa held the key to a host of global problems like food crunch, and exhorted the world to work with the continent to create a more equitable, balanced and inclusive process of development.

Saturday, May 28, 2011 11:03:50 PM

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