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NATO for financing rebel fighters in Libya
Brussels, May 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Wednesday supported providing financial support to rebel fighters in Libya to help force Muammar Gaddafi to leave.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 10:03:42 PM

NATO, Russia to sign compendium on cooperation
Brussels, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO and Russia will Wednesday sign a compendium of over 6,000 terms related to their political-military cooperation.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 12:01:30 AM

Abu Dhabi holds English learning course for parents
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (IANS/ WAM) A special English learning course has been started in Abu Dhabi to encourage parents' involvement in their children's studies.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011 11:07:55 AM

Abu Dhabi airport to handle more flights in summer
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi International Airport is all set to handle an increased number of flights this summer, thanks to Etihad Airways' expansion of operations.

Monday, May 02, 2011 8:37:10 PM

Abu Dhabi to have separate paths for cycling
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will develop pathways for pedestrians and bicycles in a bid to improve transport options as well as the quality of life, officials said.

Sunday, May 01, 2011 8:41:32 PM

John Paul II beatification ceremony begins
Vatican City, May 1 (IANS) The ceremony to beatify the late Pope, John Paul II, began in front of hundreds of thousands of Catholics in Vatican City's St. Peter's Square.

Sunday, May 01, 2011 2:42:30 PM

Gaddafi's son, three grandchildren killed in NATO air strike
Cairo/Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his wife survived a NATO air strike at their residence in Tripoli, but the embattled leader's youngest son Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, 29, as well as three grandchildren were killed in the attack Saturday, an official said.

Sunday, May 01, 2011 9:26:30 AM

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood forms party to contest elections
Cairo, April 30 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood, one of Egypt's prominent political forces, announced Saturday it would form its own party to contest up to half the parliamentary seats in the elections scheduled for September.

Saturday, April 30, 2011 9:15:13 PM

70 Belgians to sue Vatican for clerical sex abuse
Brussels, April 30 (IANS/AKI) At least 70 people from Belgium have claimed they were sexually abused by the clergy and would now sue the Vatican and the Belgian church for failing to protect them from paedophile priests, their lawyer said.

Saturday, April 30, 2011 6:18:45 PM

US embassy staff return to Cairo
Cairo, April 29 (IANS/AKI) The US State Department has allowed non-essential staff and their families to return to Egypt and has announced that the embassy in Cairo will resume regular business.

Friday, April 29, 2011 11:00:38 PM

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