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Europe agrees to 1 trillion euro fund for new bailout plan
Brussels, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European leaders agreed to increase the eurozone's main bailout fund to one trillion euros as part of a package of measures to stave off Europe's spiralling debt crisis.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 4:52:21 PM

Russia expects US compromise on missile defense
Brussels, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is hoping that the US will make reciprocal efforts to break a deadlock over the European missile shield, Russia?s envoy to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:45:49 PM

Greece to receive 100 bn euros under new bailout plan
Brussels, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The eurozone and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give debt-burdened Greece another 100 billion euros to help stabilise its economy, EU President Herman Van Rompuy said Thursday.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:44:02 PM

Cape Town named World Design Capital for 2014
Cape Town, Oct 27 (IANS) The scenic South African city of Cape Town has been named the 'World Design Capital' for the year 2014 for using creative designs in its urban development plans.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 10:37:03 AM

EU grants protected status for Darjeeling tea
Brussels, Oct 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has registered India's Darjeeling tea as a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), that seek to protect product names from misuse and imitation.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 10:44:06 AM

UAE quake aid to Turkey
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to send tents, blankets, food items and medicines to quake-hit Turkey.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:05:20 PM

UAE, Britain discuss Afghan aid
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain Tuesday discussed arrangements for the upcoming conferences on Afghanistan in Istanbul and Bonn.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:04:00 PM

Muammar Gaddafi buried at secret location in desert
Tripoli, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was buried early Tuesday morning at a secret location in the desert, Al-Jazeera reported, quoting an official of the ruling Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC).

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:49:42 PM

Libya exhibits Gaddafi's belongings
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's new authorities have organised an exhibition of personal belongings of late Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Egypt's MENA agency said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:39:07 PM

NATO not to keep troops around Libya
Brussels, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO is not planning to leave forces around Libya following the end of its military mission in the country, NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu has said.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 4:08:38 AM

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