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UAE seeks regional action for sand, dust storms
Nairobi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has given a call for a collective regional action to address sand and dust storms.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:14:03 AM

Egyptian student wins trip to India
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) Ahmed Aba Ya Zeed, a university student, has won a trip to India, thanks to a poster competition organised here.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 5:36:01 PM

20 die in hot air balloon explosion in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) Twenty tourists were killed when a hot air balloon exploded Tuesday in Egypt's Luxor governorate, state TV reported.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 1:40:02 PM

Honey inhibits cancer cell growth: UAE scientists
Abu Dhabi, Feb 26 (IANS/WAM) Researchers at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain have found that Manuka honey effectively inhibits the growth of cancerous tumours in the breast, skin and colon.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 2:08:02 AM

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

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