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UAE, Albania sign military cooperation pact
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Albania have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the two countries will work to strengthen cooperation in military and defence fields, WAM reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 4:21:55 PM

Iran denies threatening US navy vessels
Tehran, Jan 8 (Xinhua) Iran Tuesday denied its Revolutionary Guards boats had threatened to blow up US navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, saying what happened between the two sides was just a 'routine' action to identify each other.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:05:53 PM

US, Iraq forces launch operation against Al Qaida
Baghdad, Jan 8 (Xinhua) The US and Iraqi forces have launched a new offensive Tuesday against Al Qaida militants in Iraq, the US military said.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:56:46 PM

Indian Masters golf hopes to become an Indian tradition
Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS) The EMAAR-MGF, which becomes the first co-sanctioned event between Asian and European Tours to be played in India, is hoping to become an Indian tradition, according to the promoters.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 5:47:55 PM

IAEA head to visit Iran over uranium enrichment
Tehran, Jan 8 (RIA Novosti) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will arrive in Tehran Friday on a two-day visit to discuss Iran's controversial nuclear programme, Iranian media said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:35:44 PM

Women's World Cup qualifier shifted from Pakistan to South Africa
Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS) A women's 2009 World Cup qualifying tournament has become a casualty of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination as the Lahore event was Tuesday shifted to South Africa.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:33:43 PM

Sarkozy's girlfriend not welcome in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Jan 7 (DPA) Saudi Arabia has demanded that French President Nicolas Sarkozy's girlfriend, French-Italian singer Carla Bruni, does not accompany him to Saudi Arabia next week, a diplomatic source said Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 7:47:40 PM

Suicide bombings kill 10 in Baghdad
Baghdad, Jan 7 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and 16 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks, which targeted the Sunni endowment office in northern Baghdad Monday morning, security sources and witnesses said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 5:05:50 PM

UAE economy reducing dependence on oil
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have 70 percent of its gross domestic product generated from real estate and financial services by 2010, reducing dependence on hydrocarbon sectors, a report has said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 4:05:50 PM

Faster money orders between UAE and India soon
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS) An International Express Money Orders service between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will start soon, following an agreement between the two countries, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 3:23:01 PM

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