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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

Political instability takes toll on Egypt's tourism industry
Cairo, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) The number of tourists visiting Egypt recently has fallen markedly due to the political instability in the country and the repeated protests in different provinces, Antiquities Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said in a statement released Sunday.

Monday, December 10, 2012 11:10:09 AM

President Morsi agrees to delay referendum: Egyptian PM
Cairo, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has agreed to delay the referendum on a new draft constitution and make amendments to his constitutional declaration, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said Saturday.

Sunday, December 09, 2012 7:06:08 AM

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital
Johannesburg, Dec 8 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital in Pretoria "to undergo tests".

Saturday, December 08, 2012 9:36:04 PM

Indian government must push ahead with reforms: UAE daily
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The Indian economy, which is "stuttering", needs to be shored up, and development is the prudent way forward even as the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "has lived to fight another day", a leading UAE daily has said.

Saturday, December 08, 2012 1:24:10 PM

Egyptian opposition rejects talks with Morsi
Cairo, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's National Salvation Front, a coalition of the country's largest liberal-democratic parties and movements, has officially rejected talks proposed by President Mohamed Morsi.

Saturday, December 08, 2012 5:40:17 AM

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