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African states call for greater effort to meet development goals
Algiers (Algeria), Nov 16 (IANS) African countries and their development partners have agreed to take urgent steps in terms of increased financial aid for debt settlement and more equitable global trade to help the continent meet the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.

Friday, November 16, 2007 6:08:07 PM

Dubai to introduce hybrid taxis
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) The Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with General Motors for the operation of 10 eco-friendly hybrid taxis in the city from January next year.

Friday, November 16, 2007 3:41:44 PM

For expatriates, changing jobs in UAE easier but costly
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Expatriate workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now change their jobs without having to spend a year with their original sponsor, but at a high cost.

Friday, November 16, 2007 12:52:39 PM

Abbas calls for Hamas ouster from Gaza Strip
Ramallah, Nov 16 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for the ouster of the Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip, in his strongest statements against the Islamic movement since it seized control of the area in mid-June.

Friday, November 16, 2007 9:24:22 AM

Saudi Arabia culls bird flu infected poultry
Riyadh, Nov 15 (DPA) Saudi Arabia has culled 50,000 birds at a poultry farm after the deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus was detected, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:59:53 PM

Israeli strike kills three Palestinians
Gaza City, Nov 15 (DPA) An Israeli attack killed three Palestinian militants and wounded as many in the northern Gaza Strip Thursday afternoon, hospital officials and witnesses said.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:59:23 PM

Abbas urges Israelis to back Mideast conference
Ramallah, Nov 15 (DPA) Eleven days before a key Middle East conference in the US, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged Israelis Thursday to support peace moves, saying that continued occupation would not bring them security.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:58:59 PM

Dubai Air Show concludes with global sales record
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) The 10th Dubai Air Show concluded Thursday with onsite sales figures of over $100 billion - the highest ever for any global aviation event.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:39:23 PM

My life is like a movie screenplay: Dev Anand
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood legend Dev Anand said his life has been like a movie screenplay, which is why he has written his autobiography 'Romancing with Life' in the same manner.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 5:23:36 PM

Bodies of 3 Indian workers sent from Dubai
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) The bodies of three of the seven Indian workers, who were killed in an accident at a bridge construction site here last week have been sent to India, with the rest to follow soon.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 5:22:25 PM

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