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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

Egyptians in UAE asked to register for elections
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS/WAM) Egypt has opened online registration for its nationals living in the UAE ahead of the next parliamentary elections.

Friday, November 11, 2011 11:03:39 PM

Win showed the character of the team: Smith
Cape Town, Nov 11 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith Friday hailed his team's eight-wicket win by lunch on the third day of the first Test against Australia at Newlands here as one of the great comebacks in Test cricket history.

Friday, November 11, 2011 8:48:41 PM

'EU-India free trade top priority for Britain'
Brussels, Nov 11 (IANS) Britain has made the European Union (EU)-India free trade agreement (FTA) 'as its number one priority', a British member of the European Parliament said.

Friday, November 11, 2011 11:01:51 AM

EU urges Greek government to fulfil commitments on debt crisis
Brussels, Nov 10 (IANS) Leaders of the European Union (EU) Thursday urged the Greek unity government to fulfil the country's commitments to get itself out of the debt crisis.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 11:26:31 PM

Australia bowled out for their fourth lowest Test total
Cape Town, Nov 10 (IANS) Australia collapsed to their fourth lowest total in Test cricket, managing a paltry 47 in their second innings against South Africa here Thursday.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 9:45:04 PM

Rosberg signs multi-year contract with Mercedes
Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 (IANS) German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract with the Mercedes GP team till the 2013 season and beyond.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 6:14:00 PM

Indian-origin businesswoman seeks to give back to Ghana
Accra (Ghana), Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman - one of the many second generation Indians living across West Africa - is striving to give back to society in Ghana, a country that her grandfather adopted as his home after arriving as a 14-year-old in the 1920s and going on to become a successful businessman.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:51:45 AM

EAD to celebrate Paperless Day Nov 23
Abu Dhabi, Nov 9 (IANS/WAM) The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) will observe Paperless Day Nov 23 for which it has asked the public to register online.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 10:59:44 PM

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