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UAE students to get training in US
Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS/WAM) A group of students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will undertake a training programme in the US.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 11:38:55 PM

Six South African rugby players feared drowned
Cape Town, March 27 (IANS) Six South African rugby players were feared drowned after being swept out to the sea at Port Elizabeth, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 5:50:25 PM

Freedom Bridge nothing like ''Die Another Day'' projected (Feature)
Panmonjom (South Korea), March 27 (IANS) Remember the Freedom Bridge in the James Bond flick ''Die Another Day''? That''s where, in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating South and North Korea, on a misty day, with menacing looking soldiers at each end, 007 was exchanged for the terrorist Zao. Well, the original is nothing like the film made it out to be!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 9:08:58 AM

Three dead in Suez Canal blast
Cairo, March 27 (IANS) Three people died and nine others injured when a diesel tank of a tugboat exploded in Egypt''s Suez Canal, the official media reported Monday.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 6:26:04 AM

Britain, Kenya vow to enhance ties
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain have vowed to promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham here Monday.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 2:41:54 AM

UAE president honours national Olympic football team
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates'' President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has granted each player of the UAE National Olympic Football Team Dhs 500,000 (over $136,000) for qualifying to the London Olympics 2012.

Monday, March 26, 2012 10:41:14 PM

UAE, Algeria to hold bilateral talks Tuesday
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria will hold bilateral discussions on judicial and legal cooperation Tuesday.

Monday, March 26, 2012 10:40:59 PM

Sharmila finishes 37th in Morocco
Agadir (Morocco), March 26 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet carded a steady one-over 72 in the weather-hit Lalla Meryem Golf Cup to end the week at tied 37th place.

Monday, March 26, 2012 5:16:59 PM

More trouble for Majola over unauthorised IPL payments
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) South Africa''s top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa''s (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Champions'' Trophy series in 2009.

Monday, March 26, 2012 5:10:44 PM

''South Africa to back renminbi as international currency in BRICS Summit''
Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) The South African government will endorse the Chinese renminbi as the new global currency during the incoming BRICS Summit in India, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, March 25, 2012 10:40:55 PM

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