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Egypt completes restoration of King Tut regalia
Cairo, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Egyptian authorities announced Tuesday that the restoration of several pieces from the funerary regalia of the pharaoh Tutenkhamen, who reigned between 1332-1323 B.C., has been completed.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 10:40:16 AM

'Women a vital part of UAE workforce'
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) Describing women as vital part of the country's future, a UAE daily has welcomed a cabinet resolution passed this week, requiring all government bodies and companies to have women members on their boards.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:54:15 AM

Two MiGs collide in Algeria, pilots killed
Algiers, Dec 11 (IANS) Two military pilots were killed in Algeria when their MiG fighter planes collided mid-air, the Algerian defence ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 9:54:08 PM

South African government websites hacked
Cape Town, Dec 11 (IANS) Hackers have attacked several websites of the South African government in the past few days, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 6:56:07 PM

Mandela suffering from lung infection
Johannesburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Anti-apartheid champion and former South African president Nelson Mandela has been suffering from a recurrence of a previous lung infection and was receiving appropriate treatment, the government said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 6:12:06 PM

Six die in South African bridge collapse
Johannesburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Six people were killed and five injured when a bridge collapsed in eastern South Africa, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 3:08:10 PM

Etihad Airways to launch UAE-Guinea service
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airlines of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced to establish air links between the UAE and Guinea in west Africa.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:44:12 AM

UAE, Peru discuss economic cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Peru have held talks over economic cooperation between the two countries.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:58:04 AM

Mandela doing well: President Zuma
Pretoria, Dec 10 (IANS) South African icon Nelson Mandela, now admitted to a hospital here, is doing well, said President Jacob Zuma.

Monday, December 10, 2012 1:40:04 PM

Political instability takes toll on Egypt's tourism industry
Cairo, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) The number of tourists visiting Egypt recently has fallen markedly due to the political instability in the country and the repeated protests in different provinces, Antiquities Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said in a statement released Sunday.

Monday, December 10, 2012 11:10:09 AM

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