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Two Algerian pilots die in mid-air collision
Algeria, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Two Algerian air force pilots died when their planes collided during a training exercise, the defence ministry said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 10:58:09 AM

Egypt completes restoration of King Tut regalia
Cairo, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Egyptian authorities announced Tuesday that the restoration of several pieces from the funerary regalia of the pharaoh Tutenkhamen, who reigned between 1332-1323 B.C., has been completed.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 10:40:16 AM

'Women a vital part of UAE workforce'
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) Describing women as vital part of the country's future, a UAE daily has welcomed a cabinet resolution passed this week, requiring all government bodies and companies to have women members on their boards.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:54:15 AM

Two MiGs collide in Algeria, pilots killed
Algiers, Dec 11 (IANS) Two military pilots were killed in Algeria when their MiG fighter planes collided mid-air, the Algerian defence ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 9:54:08 PM

South African government websites hacked
Cape Town, Dec 11 (IANS) Hackers have attacked several websites of the South African government in the past few days, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 6:56:07 PM

Mandela suffering from lung infection
Johannesburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Anti-apartheid champion and former South African president Nelson Mandela has been suffering from a recurrence of a previous lung infection and was receiving appropriate treatment, the government said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 6:12:06 PM

Six die in South African bridge collapse
Johannesburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Six people were killed and five injured when a bridge collapsed in eastern South Africa, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 3:08:10 PM

Etihad Airways to launch UAE-Guinea service
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airlines of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced to establish air links between the UAE and Guinea in west Africa.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:44:12 AM

UAE, Peru discuss economic cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Peru have held talks over economic cooperation between the two countries.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:58:04 AM

Mandela doing well: President Zuma
Pretoria, Dec 10 (IANS) South African icon Nelson Mandela, now admitted to a hospital here, is doing well, said President Jacob Zuma.

Monday, December 10, 2012 1:40:04 PM

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