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Manmohan Singh arrives in Pretoria for IBSA Summit
Pretoria, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Monday for the 5th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Summit a day later that was expected to focus on a host of issues such global security, economy, climate change and UN reform.

Monday, October 17, 2011 8:23:15 PM

'BRICS countries made incredible progress'
Johannesburg, Oct 17 (IANS) The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries have made incredible progress over the past 10 years, Ron Acrulli, chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges, told a daily.

Monday, October 17, 2011 9:57:05 AM

Saudi king to undergo back surgery
Cairo, Oct 17 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was Sunday admitted to a hospital in Riyadh for a back surgery, Xinhua reported.

Monday, October 17, 2011 3:54:44 AM

India sponsors training of Ghanaian women in solar energy
Accra (Ghana), Oct 16 (IANS) A number of women from Ghana's northern region have been sponsored by the Indian government to undergo training in solar energy production, India's High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyan has said.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 10:42:44 AM

Egypt amends law to tackle discrimination
Cairo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) ratified Saturday an amendment to the criminal law to tackle discrimination among the Egyptians as tension between the Muslims and the Copt Christians grows.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:21:05 PM

FIFA bans Jamaica chief for six months
Zurich, Oct 15 (IANS/CMC) Football's world governing body FIFA has slapped a six-month ban on Jamaica Football Federation president Captain Horace Burrell for his role in the cash-for-vote scandal and also imposed sanctions on several other Caribbean officials.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:57:18 AM

Abu Dhabi to host Gulf supply summit
Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS/WAM) An uninterrupted supply of goods within the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be discussed at a summit here next week.

Friday, October 14, 2011 10:47:42 PM

UAE issues travel alert for Bangkok
Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has issued a travel alert for its citizens planning to visit Bangkok that is threatened by floods due to heavy rains.

Friday, October 14, 2011 9:31:34 PM

Prince Charles to visit South Africa
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, will pay an official visit to South Africa between Nov 2 and 6 at the personal invitation of South African President Jacob Zuma.

Friday, October 14, 2011 3:22:58 AM

UAE eyes Indonesia, China trade expos
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE companies will participate in the trade expos in Indonesia and China Oct 18-26, the foreign trade ministry has said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 11:05:19 PM

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