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Sexual assaults on the rise in Cairo protests
Cairo, Jan 30 (IANS) Sexual violence against women protesters at Cairo's Tahrir Square appears to be increasing, CNN reported.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 8:50:03 PM

BRICS countries to push for partnership with Africa
Polokwane (South Africa), Jan 30 (IANS) The fifth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, China, India, South Africa) summit to be held in South Africa in March will aim at aligning members' interests with economic development and integration of Africa, host South Africa's minister Collins Chabane said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:26:03 PM

Angola launches new banknotes, coins
Luanda, Jan 30 (IANS) Angola's Reserve Bank has launched a new family of banknotes and coins.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:42:01 PM

UAE minister attends Indian embassy function
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE's minister of higher education and scientific research, attended a reception hosted by the Indian embassy on the occasion of India's 64th Republic Day.

Monday, January 28, 2013 9:44:01 PM

UAE, US begin joint exercises
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the US have begun joint military exercises involving land, sea and air drills.

Monday, January 28, 2013 9:42:05 PM

Mahmoud Abbas attends AU summit, reiterates position on Israel
Addis Ababa, Jan 27 (IANS) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday attended the African Union Summit as a special guest and reiterated the call for Israel's withdrawal from occupied territory.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 11:16:02 PM

Three killed, 437 injured in Egypt's mass funeral
Cairo, Jan 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 437 injured Sunday in Egypt's seaside city of Port Said during a mass funeral for the victims of Saturday's clashes between security forces and protesters, reported Xinhua citing city hospital chief Abdel-Rahman Farag.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 11:12:02 PM

Abu Dhabi to host mobile app awards
Abu Dhabi, Jan 27 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the prestigious 2013 World Summit Award (WSA)-Mobile Content that will honour innovative mobile applications of 40 people and organisations from around the world.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 7:40:02 PM

Indians safe in Mali
Accra (Ghana) Jan 27 (IANS) As French-led international forces in Mali press on with their offensive against Islamist rebels, the situation has not had any impact on Indians living in the West African nation, an Indian official said. There are about 200 people of Indian origin living across Mali.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 6:14:02 PM

Cote d'Ivoire dim Tunisia's hopes after 3-0 victory in Afcon
Cape Town, Jan 27 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire dimmed Tunisia's hopes of advancing in the 2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) after a thumping 3-0 victory.

Sunday, January 27, 2013 4:42:08 PM

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