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World Champion Cheruiyot says will not rest on laurels in 2012
Nairobi, Feb 9 (IANS) Newly-crowned Laureus World Sportswoman Vivian Cheruiyot says she will not be resting on her laurels in 2012.

Thursday, February 09, 2012 3:41:15 PM

EU seeks closer ties with Pakistan
Brussels, Feb 9 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Wednesday adopted a plan to build a strong relationship with Pakistan.

Thursday, February 09, 2012 7:37:53 AM

Ten dead in Somalia bombing
Mogadishu, Feb 9 (IANS) A suicide car bomber Wednesday struck a hotel frequented by officials in Mogadishu, killing at least 10 people.

Thursday, February 09, 2012 2:14:12 AM

FIFA awards UAE win in Olympic qualifier
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8 (IANS) FIFA has ruled that the Iraq national team fielded an ineligible player in an Olympic qualifying match last November, and thus awarded a 3-0 victory to rival United Arab Emirates.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 5:14:39 PM

World marathon record will soon fall: Kenyan runners
Nairobi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two of Kenya''s most celebrated runners --Ibrahim Hussein and Paul Tergat -- have predicted the current marathon world record of 2:03.38 won''t stand for long.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 1:43:28 PM

Zinc-antibiotic saves kids with pneumonia
Cape Town, Feb 8 (IANS) Respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia, are the biggest killers of children under five years old. But standard antibiotic therapy, given to children with zinc, improved their chances of surviving the infection and was more pronounced in case of HIV-infected children, a study reveals.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 1:03:57 PM

South African pupils prefer English in schools
Johannesburg, Feb 8 (IANS) Even though the most common language spoken at home by South Africans is Zulu, over 60 percent of pupils have said they would like to study English in schools.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 11:11:17 AM

Mubarak''s wife attempted suicide over corruption charges
Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has confessed in her memoirs about an attempt to commit suicide when she knew she would be arrested for corruption, .

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:47:17 AM

Abu Dhabi court to give verdict on pirates
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) A court in Abu Dhabi will deliver its verdict March 6 on 10 pirates charged with hijacking MV Arrilah-I ship last April.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 11:37:10 PM

Iraqi envoy meets UAE attorney general
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) Iraqi ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Arshad Ismail Al-Musalli visited the UAE Attorney General Counsellor Salem Saeed Kubaish at his office Monday.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 12:34:09 AM

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