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No Indian land grab, says Ethiopian PM
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Amid some misgivings here about India's acquisition of vast stretches of land, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Wednesday rejected charges of land grab as 'loose talk' and welcomed Indian investment for development.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 8:16:08 PM

India pledges $5.7 billion, Africa backs India for UN seat
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) The curtains came down on India's second summit with Africa, with New Delhi pledging $5.7 billion for 80 capacity-building institutions across the continent and the African Union declaring support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:50:50 PM

India to establish 80 new institutions across Africa
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) India will establish over 80 new institutions in Africa in areas as diverse as agriculture to English language teaching in its support for institutional capacity building in Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:50:07 PM

India has full faith in Africa, says Manmohan
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Signalling an economic push by India in a 'resurgent' Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said India was not deterred by reports of political instability from investing in Africa and underlined that New Delhi had 'full faith' in the societies and systems of Africa to overcome 'temporary difficulties'.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:29:48 PM

Africa to support India's Security Council candidature
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Africa Wednesday declared its unambiguous support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council and backed New Delhi's stand for reform of global institutions of governance.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:43:50 PM

From 'Sholay' to 'Three Idiots', Bollywood captivates Ethiopians
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa's political capital, with a week-long festival of 14 films, including blockbusters like 'Sholay' and 'Three Idiots', enthralling cinegoers.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:27:52 PM

Mubarak to go on trial over protester shootings
Cairo, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons will go on trial over the shooting of peaceful protesters, national media reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:44:28 AM

Abu Dhabi, Canada discuss judicial cooperation
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Canada have sought to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of judiciary.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 10:25:59 PM

India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, rejects race with China
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Rejecting any race with China, India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a host of new institutions for training and capacity building, setting the stage for forging a 'contemporary and modern' partnership with the resource-rich continent.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9:15:32 PM

India backs resumption of political process in Libya
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) With Libya reeling under NATO air strikes and political uncertainty, India Tuesday said it wants peace to return to the north African country and backed the African Union's position on the restarting of the political process.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 8:36:01 PM

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