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UAE forays into nuclear research as energy demand soars
Abu Dhabi, April 3 (IANS/WAM) With energy demand in the UAE growing at an annual rate of about 9 percent, three times the global average, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced it has joined the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) nuclear research programme.

Thursday, April 03, 2014 8:28:09 AM

Top police officer killed in Cairo blasts
Cairo, April 2 (IANS) A senior officer of the police was killed and five others were injured in three blasts Wednesday outside Cairo University, one of the most prominent and oldest universities in Egypt, media reported.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 8:16:07 PM

Etihad Airways now to fly to Jaipur
Abu Dhabi, April 2 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Wednesday commenced daily operations between Jaipur, the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan, and Abu Dhabi.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 5:00:05 PM

One killed, three hurt in Cairo blasts
Cairo, April 2 (IANS) Two blasts occurred Wednesday outside Cairo University, one of Egypt's most prominent and oldest universities, leaving one person dead and three others injured, a media report said.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 3:42:18 PM

This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet
Johannesburg, April 2 (IANS) Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:02:05 PM

India to open warehouse in Nigeria for medicine export
Accra, April 2 (IANS) In what is expected to give a major boost to the presence of Indian pharmaceutical companies in Africa, a new warehousing facility will be opened in Nigeria for exporting medicines from India to that West African country.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 11:30:05 AM

$60-mn UAE aid package for Syrian refugees
Abu Dhabi, April 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced an aid package of 220 million dirhams ($60 million) for Syrian refugees in response to an appeal from the UN

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:54:03 AM

Over 100 Indian firms in Libya trade fair seeking business
Tripoli, April 1 (IANS) Over 100 Indian companies are taking part in the Tripoli International Fair beginning Wednesday, looking for business in health, education, IT, training, infrastructure, oil and gas, power and renewable energy in the North Africa nation that is seeing a slow, troubled transitioning to a democracy.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 3:46:19 PM

Morocco building new export zone
Tangiers, April 1 (IANS/WAM) Morocco has launched the construction work of a new export zone at a major port in the North African country's northern region as a possible springboard into the European market.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 10:42:15 AM

Six killed in Nairobi explosions
Nairobi, April 1 (IANS) At least six people were killed and several injured in explosions in Kenyan capital city Monday evening, police said.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:02:04 AM

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