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Last updated: Thursday, November 26, 2015 2:14:04 AM

Egyptian president to visit Britain, anti-terror talks on agenda
Cairo, Nov 3 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will travel to on Wednesday on a three-day visit. This comes within the two countries' commitment to elevate relations to a new partnership level based on promoting stability and development in Egypt and the Middle East.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 6:08:03 PM

Etihad Airways to commence Airbus A380 services to Mumbai
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways will operate an Airbus A380 service between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai from May 1, 2016, with India's commercial capital joining the carrier's other A380 destinations of London, New York and Sydney.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 4:50:03 PM

National Bank of Abu Dhabi launches India operations
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi on Tuesday launched banking operations in India to enhance the bank's ability to service corporate and financial clients across the country and provide more capital to businesses in the growing Indian market.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 4:30:03 PM

Oscar Pistorius murder charge sought by prosecutors
Pretoria, Nov 3 (IANS) South African prosecutors on Tuesday started an appeal hearing on whether Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be convicted of murder instead of culpable homicide.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 3:26:17 PM

UN urges Libya rival parties to reach agreement
Tripoli, Nov 3 (IANS) The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has called on Libyan rival parties to redouble efforts to reach a political agreement and form a unified national government, according its statement issued on Monday.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 6:00:03 AM

T20 Internationals should only be played in quadrennial World Cup: Stephen Fleming (IANS Interview)
Queenstown (New Zealand), Nov 2 (IANS) Squeezing in a Twenty20 game or two has become the norm in a bilateral series but the shortest format of the game should only be played internationally in a World Cup like event held after every four years, feels former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming who considers India his "second home".

Monday, November 02, 2015 5:22:11 PM

Indian among three being tried for theft
Abu Dhabi, Nov 2 (IANS) An Indian man, along with two others, is being tried for theft in a Dubai Criminal Court, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, November 02, 2015 5:16:12 PM

South Africa facing worst drought since 1960s
Johannesburg, Nov 2 (IANS) South Africa in the past few months has suffered the worst drought since 1960s, Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane said.

Monday, November 02, 2015 4:58:04 PM

'External activity' caused Russian plane crash
Cairo, Nov 2 (IANS) The Russian airline Kogalymavia blamed "external activity" for its plane crash on Saturday in Egypt's Sinai peninsula in which all 224 people on board were killed.

Monday, November 02, 2015 4:40:04 PM

Two Indian women charged with shop-lifting in Dubai
Abu Dhabi, Nov 2 (IANS) Two Indian women are facing trial in the Dubai Criminal Court on charges of shop-lifting from a garment shop, a media report said.

Monday, November 02, 2015 4:02:03 PM

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