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Etihad Airways offers free flights for kids aged 10
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has offered free flights for 10-year-old guests under certain conditions as a part of a year-long celebration of the airline's tenth anniversary.

Sunday, January 20, 2013 8:42:04 PM

Majority of UAE residents eco-friendly
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) A majority of people in the UAE - 82 percent - make the same "eco-friendly decision" to turn off their air conditioning when leaving home, a poll has found.

Saturday, January 19, 2013 8:16:02 PM

31 hostages killed in Algeria rescue operation
Algiers, Jan 19 (IANS) As many as 31 workers, including 19 foreign nationals, who were taken hostage by an armed group in a gas field in Algeria, have been killed since the beginning of the Algerian army's rescue operation, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2013 7:24:04 PM

UAE, Sri Lanka hold talks
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) Foreign ministers of the UAE and Sri Lanka met here Friday to discuss ways to improve bilateral relations.

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:14:06 PM

UAE hails EU's decision to open mission
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE welcomes the decision by the European Union (EU) to open a diplomatic mission in the country, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said.

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:12:04 PM

650 hostages freed from Algeria gas field
Algiers, Jan 18 (IANS) Around 650 hostages detained by an armed group at a gas field in Algeria have been freed, the official APS news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2013 8:12:03 PM

Indians in Nigeria warned about violence
Accra, Jan 18 (IANS) Indians in Nigeria have been told to to limit their exposure in areas where they could fall victims to violence caused by the Boko Haram rebel group.

Friday, January 18, 2013 2:46:03 PM

Hooper denies interest in Bangladesh head coach job
Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper says he has no interest in becoming the next head coach of the Bangladesh cricket team.

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:08:02 AM

Etihad to launch Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam flights
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will launch daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam starting May 15.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:42:05 PM

Gaddafi's son's trial postponed till May
Tripoli, Jan 17 (IANS) The trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, began Thursday but was postponed till May 2 due to the absence of his lawyer, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:20:06 PM

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