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UAE, US hold talks
Abu Dhabi, Feb 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt. Gen. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan met US Ambassador Michael Corbin to discuss ties of cooperation and friendship.

Monday, February 25, 2013 2:10:01 AM

South Africa braces for BRICS summit
Johannesburg, Feb 24 (IANS) As part of preparations to host the BRICS summit next month, South African has launched a road show to educate its citizens about the importance of the meet.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 3:20:01 PM

UAE president grants over 1,700 plots, houses
Abu Dhabi, Feb 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has granted a total of 1,762 residential plots and houses to citizens of Abu Dhabi.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 2:06:01 AM

ANC Women's League demands justice in Pistorius' murder case
Johannesburg, Feb 23 (IANS) The ruling African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) has vowed to continue its fight for justice in Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:40:02 PM

Abu Dhabi builds cyclone shelter in Queensland
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) A cyclone shelter funded by Abu Dhabi has opened in Australia's Queensland state.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:12:01 AM

18,000 take part in Terry Fox Run in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) Around 18,000 people took part in the annual Terry Fox Run in Abu Dhabi. The event raised over 300,000 dirhams ($82,000) for cancer research.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:10:02 AM

South Africa to establish Special Economic Zones
Cape Town, Feb 22 (IANS) The South African government, in partnership with Limpopo province, will establish two Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to attract more investment and boost economic growth.

Friday, February 22, 2013 12:38:04 PM

UAE group funds wedding of 100 couples in Bahrain
Abu Dhabi, Feb 22 (IANS/WAM) The Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation from the UAE has provided financial support for the wedding of 100 couples in Bahrain.

Friday, February 22, 2013 4:14:01 AM

Investigator in Pistorius' case faces murder charges
Pretoria, Feb 21 (IANS) The investigator in paralympian Oscar Pistorius' murder case, Hilton Botha faces charges of attempted murder, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard Thursday.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 8:12:02 PM

Women's league resents special treatment to Pistorious
Johannesburg, Feb 21 (IANS) The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) Thursday demanded an explanation as to why murder accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius is "getting special" treatment from the law enforcement agency.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 7:18:08 PM

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