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Muslim Brotherhood hopes new pope will be more tolerant
Cairo, March 15 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's ruling Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood has said it hopes the new head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, would be a more tolerant pontiff than his predecessor Benedict XVI.

Friday, March 15, 2013 8:26:05 AM

Festival for domesticated animals in UAE
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) In a first of its kind, Abu Dhabi will host a festival to spread awareness among the people on how to take care of domesticated animals.

Friday, March 15, 2013 2:18:04 AM

UAE discusses legal cooperation with Russia, Sudan
Abu Dhabi, March 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's justice ministry has held discussions with the envoys of Sudan and Russia on ways to boost judicial and legal cooperation.

Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:30:05 PM

Zambia denies match fixing reports
Lusaka (Zambia), March 14 (IANS) Zambia's football body has reacted angrily to reports Thursday in the Ghanaian media that Zambia was planning to fix its game against Lesotho.

Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:46:06 PM

Brand India hit: Ghanian firms marketing fake drugs from India?
Accra/Lagos, March 13 (IANS) At a time the Indian pharmaceutical industry is attempting to brand itself to counter allegations of exporting counterfeit drugs, Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has accused three local companies of distributing fake drugs from India.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:06:42 PM

Pilot killed in Zambia plane crash
Lusaka, March 13 (IANS) A pilot died but his co-pilot survived with injuries after their helicopter crash landed in Zambia's capital city of Lusaka Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 4:38:02 AM

UAE, Benin sign agreements
Abu Dhabi, March 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and west African country of Benin have signed two agreements on the avoidance of double taxation on income and protection and promotion of investments.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 2:42:36 AM

India, Mauritius to further enhance bilateral relations
Port Luis, March 12 (IANS) India and Mauritius have established a roadmap for consolidating and enhancing their "mutually beneficial" bilateral relations and taking them to "greater heights", Indian President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9:12:02 PM

51 dead in Libya after drinking illicit liquor
Tripoli, March 12 (IANS) As many as 51 people have died and at least 40 others have lost their eyesight here in the Libyan capital after drinking a contaminated locally-made alcohol called "Bokha", officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6:16:06 PM

India looks at more business from Egypt
Cairo, March 12 (IANS) Even as preparations are on for the visit of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy to New Delhi, the two countries explored their future economic potential during a trade committee meeting where India hoped it would emerge as preferred source of high quality and competitively-priced products in different areas, from pharmaceuticals and vaccines to information and communications technology.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 2:14:05 PM

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