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Uganda issues terror alert on Al Qaeda-linked group
Kampala, Aug 4 (IANS) Uganda has issued a fresh terror alert about a threat from Somalia-based, Al Qaeda-linked outfit Al Shabaab, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, August 04, 2011 9:34:10 AM

Tanzania to conduct research on Mt Kilimanjaro volcano
Dar es Salaam, Aug 4 (IANS) Tanzania plans to conduct a research on Mt Kilimanjaro to check signs of volcanic activity following recent volcanic incidents in different parts of the world.

Thursday, August 04, 2011 9:20:59 AM

Clerics in UAE call for austere life
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Religious scholars in UAE have called on worshippers to abstain from extravagance and be contented with what they have.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 11:42:51 PM

Mubarak to be transferred to Cairo for trial
Cairo, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak will be transferred Wednesday from a Red Sea resort to Cairo to face trial.

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 11:47:06 PM

UAE distributes humanitarian aid in Chad
Abu Dhabi, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Red Crescent Authority has launched humanitarian assistance and charitable projects in the Republic of Chad, on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 11:32:26 PM

20 mn-year-old ape skull found in Uganda
Kampala, Aug 2 (IANS) A team of French and Ugandan scientists has discovered a nearly 20 million-year-old ape skull at a fossil site in northeastern Uganda, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 9:18:45 PM

20 mn years old ape skull found in Uganda
Kampala, Aug 2 (IANS) A 20 million years old ape skull has been discovered in northeastern Uganda, an official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 12:46:16 PM

South African Communist Party turns 90
Johannesburg, Aug 2 (IANS) The South African Communist Party, which had been in the forefront of the struggle against imperialism and racism since 1921, has turned 90.

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 11:23:52 AM

UAE emirate to release 162 prisoners in Ramadan
Abu Dhabi, July 31 (IANS/WAM) Umm al Quwain, one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates, will release 162 prisoners during Ramadan.

Sunday, July 31, 2011 11:42:57 PM

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

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