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14 killed in Morocco cafe blast
Marrakesh, April 28 (IANS) An explosion ripped through a cafe Thursday in the southern Moroccan city of Marrakesh, killing at least 14 people and injuring over 20, media reports said.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:49:58 PM

Palestine: Fatah, Hamas reach agreement on reconciliation
Cairo, April 28 (IANS) Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas Wednesday signed a preliminary agreement on reconciliation during talks in Cairo, a step which paves the way for the formation of an interim government to prepare for elections, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 5:48:09 AM

'The Barber of Seville' to be staged in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, April 28 (IANS/WAM) Italian composer Giaocchino Rossini's opera 'The Barber of Seville' will be staged by a Venetian group in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 12:24:57 AM

Pope John Paul II's blood to go on display
Vatican City, April 27 (IANS/AKI) A phial containing the blood of late Pope John Paul II will go on display at the Vatican, an official statement said.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 6:32:15 PM

Egypt extends detention of Mubarak's sons for 15 days
Cairo, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's public prosecutor Councillor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud extended the detentions of Gamal and Alaa Mubarak, the sons of recently deposed president Hosni Mubarak, for 15 days, Egyptian media reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 2:38:43 AM

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank posts $158 mn profits
Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) Tuesday posted a net profit of 583 million dirhams (about $158 million) for the first quarter of 2011.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 11:29:56 PM

UAE, British varsities to set up joint research centre
Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Khalifa University has signed an agreement with the University of Bristol to set up a joint research centre at its campus in Abu Dhabi, it was announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 11:27:21 PM

President Patil praises Mauritius for its electoral system
Port Louis (Mauritius), April 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday hailed the parliamentary institutions and electoral processes of Mauritius.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 8:36:46 PM

Ex-Egyptian minister goes on trial for mass shootings
Cairo, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian interior minister Habib el-Adly appeared before a criminal court Tuesday on charges of ordering the shooting of civilians during opposition protests in January, the local MENA news agency said.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 5:11:35 PM

Ukraine urges global efforts to tackle man-made disasters
Kiev, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine, which has been dealing with the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear accident alone for many years, has called on the global community to consolidate efforts to tackle similar disasters.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 4:46:14 PM

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