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NATO chief falls off bike, fractures shoulder
Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) NATO Secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen has fractured his left shoulder after falling off a mountain bike in Brussels.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 4:38:17 PM

For South Africa, Delhi trade fair is road to global market
Pretoria, Nov 15 (IANS) South Africa's art and craft sector views its participation in the annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) as a big opportunity to promote its national culture in the international market, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 3:02:04 PM

EU adopts new rules on airport body scanners
Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has adopted new guidelines on the use of security scanners at airports to protect the privacy and health of passengers.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 11:49:31 AM

56 Sharjah varsity students to get sponsorship
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS/WAM) The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a contract with Sharjah University to sponsor the education of 56 students specialising in information and communication technology.

Monday, November 14, 2011 10:16:12 PM

Sex with Facebook friend adds new twist to Roebuck's death
Cape Town, Nov 14 (IANS) The mysterious death of noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck took an interesting twist after it was revealed that he allegedly sexually assaulted a friend he met on social networking site Facebook.

Monday, November 14, 2011 8:28:44 PM

Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, both Force Indias in top-10
Abu Dhabi, Nov 13 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won his first race since July after Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel retired in the opening lap of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix here Sunday. Force India ended up with a double-point finish only for the third time in the season.

Sunday, November 13, 2011 9:19:21 PM

South African president arrives in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Nov 13 (IANS/WAM) South African President Jacob Zuma arrived in Abu Dhabi Sunday on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Sunday, November 13, 2011 6:16:05 PM

Syria suspended from Arab League
Cairo, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Saturday suspended Syria, Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani announced.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 10:50:33 PM

Vettel equals pole record in Abu Dhabi, Force India secure top-10 finish
Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took his 14th pole of the season in the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday to equal Nigel Mansell's record of most poles in a year. Sahara Force India's Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta finished ninth and tenth fastest at the spectacular Yas Marina Circuit.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 8:35:12 PM

Soldiers find 'Gaddafi mafia money'
Tripoli, Nov 12 (IANS/AKI) Soldiers belonging to a militia that fought late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's military found a secret cache of gold, dollars and euros buried in a garden on the outskirts of Sirte.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 9:29:35 AM

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