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Kenyans dominate marathon in Botswana
Gaborone (Botswana), May 6 (IANS) Kenyan runners were in a class of their own dominating and winning in both men's and women's categories in the Gaborone City Marathon here.

Monday, May 06, 2013 11:17:59 AM

Film library opens at Zayed University in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE National Film Library and Archive (UNFLA), which will document the evolution of the UAE film industry, has been officially launched at the Zayed University.

Monday, May 06, 2013 2:55:48 AM

Suspected Al Qaeda suicide bomber held in Algeria
Algiers, May 5 (IANS) Algerian security services have arrested a suspected Al Qaeda-linked militant carrying an explosive belt in Chlef province, a media report said.

Sunday, May 05, 2013 8:27:35 AM

Gunmen attack police garrison in Tunisia
Tunis, May 5 (IANS) Unidentified assailants attacked the national guard garrison near Tunisia's El Kef town in the west of the country, but there were no casualties among the guards, the official TAP news agency reported.

Sunday, May 05, 2013 7:37:35 AM

First kidney transplant from deceased donor in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) In a landmark surgery in the UAE, a hospital carried out a kidney transfer and transplant from a deceased donor from Saudi Arabia to a 23-year-old woman patient from Abu Dhabi.

Sunday, May 05, 2013 1:29:35 AM

Guptas' plane broke five laws in South African landing
Durban, May 4 (IANS) The chartered plane carrying guests for a wedding in an influential Indian-origin family broke at least five regulations and laws as soon as it landed on an air force base in South Africa Tuesday.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 9:09:32 PM

Botswana prepares for Egypt football friendly
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 4 (IANS) Botswana national football team coach Stanley Tshosane has announced a provisional squad in preparation for a friendly against former African champions Egypt June 4.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 3:15:26 PM

Jelimo keen to make it to finals in Moscow
Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Kenya's former Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo is keen to bury the disappointment of finishing fourth in her 800m title defence in London as she targets to make the finals of the World Championships for the first time in Moscow.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 12:45:27 PM

78 abandoned buildings demolished in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City (ADM) has demolished 78 abandoned buildings as part of its campaign to rid the city of old and abandoned houses which distort its look.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 3:33:20 AM

Boeing 747-8 freighter to join Etihad Airways fleet
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has signed a multi-year agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide to provide the UAE flag carrier with its first Boeing 747-8 Freighter.

Saturday, May 04, 2013 2:17:20 AM

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