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Briton held while trying to join Mali Islamists
Nouakchott (Mauritania), Dec 27 (IANS) A 30-year-old Briton has been arrested by Mauritanian security forces in western Africa when he tried to join armed Islamist groups in Mali, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 9:08:08 PM

Abu Dhabi to hold road shows in India
Abu Dhabi, Dec 27 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will organise a five-city road show in key Indian cities as it intends to attract more tourists from the country.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 7:52:06 AM

Mandela looks much better: Zuma
Johannesburg, Dec 26 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela is looking much better, although he is still receiving medical treatment at a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma said.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 11:50:15 AM

UNESCO, Abu Dhabi explore closer ties
Abu Dhabi, Dec 26 (IANS/WAM) UNESCO and Abu Dhabi, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have held discussions over ensuring closer ties between them.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 5:34:04 AM

Mandela to spend Christmas day in hospital
Cape Town, Dec 25 (IANS) In hospital for more than two weeks, anti-apartheid hero and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela will spend Christmas day in hospital, President Jacob Zuma said.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 11:56:06 AM

Comoros hails UAE's humanitarian support
Abu Dhabi, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) Comoros, the archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean, has appreciated the humanitarian support by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for friendly countries.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 8:18:08 AM

Abu Dhabi's crown prince visits hospitalised girl,11
Abu Dhabi, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) In a compassionate gesture, Abu Dhabi's crown prince General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday visited an 11 year-old-girl who is receiving treatment for brain cancer at Khalifa Medical City hospital here.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 7:14:05 AM

Fan slapped with 2-year ban over abuse
Adelaide, Dec 24 (IANS/CMC) Australian football authorities here have imposed a two-year ban on a man found guilty of racially abusing Barbadian international Paul Ifill.

Monday, December 24, 2012 1:46:18 PM

Mandela still in hospital
Johannesburg, Dec 24 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela remained under medical treatment Sunday, the 15th day of his hospital stay, the presidency said.

Monday, December 24, 2012 11:44:05 AM

Ghana presidency gets new palace built by India (With Image)
Accra, Dec 24 (IANS) Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama is all set to move next year into a new Presidential Palace here built with India's help.

Monday, December 24, 2012 11:40:08 AM

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