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Egypt court suspends elections called by Morsi
Cairo, March 7 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Administrative Court has overturned a presidential decree by Mohammed Morsi that called for general elections next month.

Thursday, March 07, 2013 6:10:06 AM

Drug smuggling attempt foiled in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Customs inspectors at the Abu Dhabi airport have foiled an attempt by two Asian passengers to smuggle a large quantity of cannabis seeds into the UAE.

Thursday, March 07, 2013 2:12:06 AM

ANC rejects "racist" statement by Pistorius' father
Cape Town, March 6 (IANS) The African National Congress (ANC) has refuted a statement by the father of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius that "the ANC government is not willing to protect white South Africans".

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 1:26:13 PM

Tunisia sees surge in attacks on journalists
Tunis, March 6 (IANS/AKI) More than 50 attacks on journalists took place in Tunisia in February, almost twice the number reported in the previous month, a press watchdog said.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6:16:03 AM

Abu Dhabi air expo begins
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2013, showcasing the latest products and services in the aviation industry, has begun at the Al Bateen Executive Airport.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 2:08:04 AM

Abu Dhabi prince meets Algerian president
Algiers, March 6 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has met Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and held talks on enhancing bilateral relations.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 2:08:04 AM

36 killed in Congo plane crash
Khartoum, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 36 people were killed after a twin-propelled passenger aircraft crashed upon landing in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 7:32:08 AM

Kenya still hopeful of a good show in World Cricket League
Nairobi, March 4 (IANS) Kenya is hanging on to hope it will be able to turn around the tide and clinch their first victory in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Championship and Intercontinental Cup in Dubai next week.

Monday, March 04, 2013 6:46:01 PM

Forlan double sends Internacional into final
Porto Alegre, March 4 (IANS) Uruguay striker Diego Forlan struck twice as Internacional progressed to the final of Brazil's Piratina Cup with a 2-0 victory over Esportivo.

Monday, March 04, 2013 3:32:25 PM

Mubarak re-trial set for April 13
Cairo, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Appeals Court has set April 13 as the date for a re-trial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak.

Monday, March 04, 2013 6:08:03 AM

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