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Ghana turns to India to fight mountains of waste
Accra, July 22 (IANS) Ghana is turning to India to procure equipment worth $10 million to tackle mounting waste and poor sanitary conditions in its capital Accra and other urban areas.

Friday, July 22, 2011 12:06:22 PM

Tunisian ex-president's trial postponed
Tunis, July 22 (IANS) The trial of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been postponed following a request from his lawyers, a media report said.

Friday, July 22, 2011 6:05:25 AM

Etisalat unveils UAE's lowest mobile data roaming rates
Abu Dhabi, July (IANS/WAM) Etisalat has launched the UAE's lowest mobile data roaming rates, offering maximum value.

Thursday, July 21, 2011 11:00:45 PM

14 killed in Morocco road accident
Rabat (Morocco), July 21 (IANS) Fourteen people were killed and 39 others were injured Thursday in a road accident in southwestern Morocco, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, July 21, 2011 7:15:52 PM

Pope sends 50,000 euro for famine relief in Somalia
Vatican City, July 21 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has sent 50,000 euro (around $71,000) to Somalia to be used as aid for millions of people starving because of drought.

Thursday, July 21, 2011 8:01:00 AM

Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in three rounds
Cairo, July 21 (IANS) Voting for Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections will be held in three rounds in October, the ruling army council has said.

Thursday, July 21, 2011 7:36:13 AM

UAE fighter pilot killed in crash
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) A fighter pilot of the United Arab Emirates's armed forces was killed Wednesday, a statement said.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 11:48:50 PM

Indian firm to build sugar mill in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, July 19 (IANS) An Indian company is planning to build a new sugar mill in Ethiopia, the east African nation that is attracting a lot of Indian investment and attention.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:36:57 PM

Somali pirates hijack UAE-owned ship
Nairobi, July 18 (IANS) Somali pirates have hijacked a United Arab Emirates-owned oil tanker with 16 crew members on board in the Indian Ocean, the European Union's anti-piracy taskforce said Monday.

Monday, July 18, 2011 4:51:14 PM

Mumbai textile worker now 'best' farmer in Ghana
Accra (Ghana), July 17 (IANS) Former Mumbai textile worker Harchavari Singh Cheema, who came to Ghana 40 years ago, is today a celebrated farmer and one of the most successful Indians in the west African country.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 12:03:08 PM

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