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UAE, Peru discuss economic cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Peru have held talks over economic cooperation between the two countries.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:58:04 AM

Mandela doing well: President Zuma
Pretoria, Dec 10 (IANS) South African icon Nelson Mandela, now admitted to a hospital here, is doing well, said President Jacob Zuma.

Monday, December 10, 2012 1:40:04 PM

Political instability takes toll on Egypt's tourism industry
Cairo, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) The number of tourists visiting Egypt recently has fallen markedly due to the political instability in the country and the repeated protests in different provinces, Antiquities Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said in a statement released Sunday.

Monday, December 10, 2012 11:10:09 AM

President Morsi agrees to delay referendum: Egyptian PM
Cairo, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has agreed to delay the referendum on a new draft constitution and make amendments to his constitutional declaration, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said Saturday.

Sunday, December 09, 2012 7:06:08 AM

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital
Johannesburg, Dec 8 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital in Pretoria "to undergo tests".

Saturday, December 08, 2012 9:36:04 PM

Indian government must push ahead with reforms: UAE daily
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The Indian economy, which is "stuttering", needs to be shored up, and development is the prudent way forward even as the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "has lived to fight another day", a leading UAE daily has said.

Saturday, December 08, 2012 1:24:10 PM

Egyptian opposition rejects talks with Morsi
Cairo, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's National Salvation Front, a coalition of the country's largest liberal-democratic parties and movements, has officially rejected talks proposed by President Mohamed Morsi.

Saturday, December 08, 2012 5:40:17 AM

Kenya to bid for 2019 Africa Nations Cup
Nairobi, Dec 7 (IANS) Kenya will bid to host the 2019 Africa Nations Cup with the country eyeing the 2015 Africa Under-17 football championships as the event to showcase the nation's capability of staging a world class tournament.

Friday, December 07, 2012 4:38:09 PM

UAE makes world's largest ID card
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has set a new Guinness World Record with the largest identity card, which is 20 times the size of the actual National ID card in the country.

Friday, December 07, 2012 2:08:04 AM

Indians in UAE help families develop in India
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) Temporary contractual Indian workers in the UAE have a remarkable impact on the living conditions of their families back home in India, says a report by a US organisation.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 2:32:05 PM

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