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UAE, Romania discuss cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Feb 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Romania have held discussions on boosting cooperation in the education sector.

Sunday, February 05, 2012 10:45:24 PM

Nigeria attracts enterprising Indians despite terror
Accra (Ghana), Feb 5 (IANS) With major Indian interests in Nigeria in the areas of trade and investment, the west African country''s huge economic potential continues to be a big draw for Indians despite recent terror attacks, one of which killed 160 people, including an Indian, last month.

Sunday, February 05, 2012 11:54:42 AM

ATM attacks on the rise in South Africa
Cape Town, Feb 5 (IANS) Attacks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have increased rapidly in South Africa over the past one year partly due to poor policing, a report said.

Sunday, February 05, 2012 9:29:31 AM

UAE bank opens branch in Egypt
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened its 29th branch in Egypt, it was announced Saturday.

Saturday, February 04, 2012 8:32:55 PM

Abu Dhabi to host aviation expo
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will host an international aviation exhibition March 6-8 in Abu Dhabi, it was announced Saturday.

Saturday, February 04, 2012 8:24:35 PM

Drone crashes near Somalia refugee camp
Mogadishu, Feb 4 (IANS) An unidentified drone crashed near a camp for displaced people in the outskirts of Somali capital Mogadishu, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, February 04, 2012 8:20:28 AM

US tourists kidnapped, released in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were kidnapped by local tribesmen in Egypt on their way back from a local monastery, but were later released unharmed, media reports said.

Saturday, February 04, 2012 2:30:25 AM

Air Seychelles announces flights to Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Feb 3 (IANS) Air Seychelles Friday announced direct flights from Seychelles'' largest island of Mahe to Abu Dhabi.

Friday, February 03, 2012 10:26:43 PM

Zambian soccer players warned against indiscipline
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 3 (IANS) The Zambian government has warned its footballers currently participating in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that it will not tolerate any more indiscipline at the on-going tournament.

Friday, February 03, 2012 7:25:52 PM

Zimbabwe''s former soccer chief held for match-fixing scandal
Harare, Feb 3 (IANS) Henrietta Rushwaya, former chief executive of Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA), was reportedly arrested on charges of corruption, bribery and match-fixing.

Friday, February 03, 2012 2:27:19 PM

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