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Three UAE sailors rescued at sea
Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 (IANS/WAM) Three men from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who were lost at sea after their boat sank, have been rescued 20 km off Saadiyat island in Abu Dhabi.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:49:17 PM

UAE to restrict use of two-pin power plugs
Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will restrict in 2012 the entry and use of electrical equipment having two-pin power plugs as the country wants to implement a standard three-pin model.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:49:02 PM

US says backing Kenya's military operation in Somalia
Nairobi, Oct 28 (IANS) The US Friday said it has sold military equipment and offered logistical support and military training to Kenyan troops on a mission to flush out the Al Qaeda-linked militia group in Somalia, Al Shabaab.

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:30:47 PM

Europe agrees to 1 trillion euro fund for new bailout plan
Brussels, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European leaders agreed to increase the eurozone's main bailout fund to one trillion euros as part of a package of measures to stave off Europe's spiralling debt crisis.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 4:52:21 PM

Russia expects US compromise on missile defense
Brussels, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is hoping that the US will make reciprocal efforts to break a deadlock over the European missile shield, Russia?s envoy to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:45:49 PM

Greece to receive 100 bn euros under new bailout plan
Brussels, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The eurozone and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give debt-burdened Greece another 100 billion euros to help stabilise its economy, EU President Herman Van Rompuy said Thursday.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:44:02 PM

Cape Town named World Design Capital for 2014
Cape Town, Oct 27 (IANS) The scenic South African city of Cape Town has been named the 'World Design Capital' for the year 2014 for using creative designs in its urban development plans.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 10:37:03 AM

EU grants protected status for Darjeeling tea
Brussels, Oct 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has registered India's Darjeeling tea as a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), that seek to protect product names from misuse and imitation.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:44:06 AM

UAE quake aid to Turkey
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to send tents, blankets, food items and medicines to quake-hit Turkey.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:05:20 PM

UAE, Britain discuss Afghan aid
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain Tuesday discussed arrangements for the upcoming conferences on Afghanistan in Istanbul and Bonn.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:04:00 PM

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