54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy

July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes disappear in some parts of Africa

August 31st, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Scientists have been left baffled with reports that malaria-carrying mosquitoes are disappearing in some parts of Africa, BBC reported.Figures in the Malaria Journal say control methods ... Read more...

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Two Israeli pilots detained in Eritrea released

August 24th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Two Israeli pilots detained in Eritrea for a month on suspicion of arms smuggling returned to Israel on Tuesday, local daily Haaretz newspaper reported.Yehuda Maoz and Vered Aharonson, ... Read more...

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UAE to launch campaign for Horn of Africa’s drought-hit

August 17th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) A three-day nation-wide fund-raising telethon for helping victims of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa will begin in the UAE Wednesday.UAE Minister of ... Read more...

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Drought threatens 2 mn kids in Horn of Africa: UN

July 9th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 9 (IANS) The Unicef has warned two million children have turned malnourished following drought in the Horn of Africa and half a million could soon die or suffer ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 drown as boat catches fire off Sudan

July 6th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 200 people, presumably illegal migrants to Saudi Arabia, drowned when their vessel caught fire in the Red Sea off Sudan late Tuesday, Sudanese media ... Read more...

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Eritrea backs India for UN Security Council seat

June 8th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Hailing India's re-emergence as a global power, Eritrea, a country of over five million people in the Horn of Africa, has backed New Delhi's claim ... Read more...

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UTV Movies to be launched in Africa

May 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Fans of Bollywood movies will now be able to enjoy them at home in 10 African countries, thanks to Hindi channel UTV Movies set to ... Read more...

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UAE charity to conduct 100 heart surgeries in Bosnia

February 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) A voluntary health mission from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will conduct 100 open heart surgeries in Bosnia as part of its efforts to alleviate the suffering ... Read more...

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30,000 kids provided healthcare by UAE charity

November 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) A global healthcare initiative launched by a charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has treated over 30,000 poor children in nine countries across the world.The Giving ... Read more...

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UAE to host Dugong conservation meet

September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS/WAM) Marine experts from across the globe will meet here Oct 4-6 to discuss the conservation of the Dugong, it was announced Sunday. Experts from the UN Environment Programme ... Read more...

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Three Illegal Immigrants Nabbed By Authorities In Chemical Lorry

September 4th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As many as three illegal immigrants who were making their way into United Kingdom in a lorry that carried chemicals have been nabbed by the authorities ... Read more...

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‘Six Indians aboard hijacked Panamanian ship’

August 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Six Indian crew members are on board a Panamanian cargo ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates from the Gulf of Aden earlier this month, a top Indian ... Read more...

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Afghanistan tops UN list on food insecurity

August 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 20 (IANS) Afghanistan has topped a list of countries with the highest food insecurity, a British agency working with the UN has said. Afghanistan is followed by the Democratic Republic ... Read more...

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Eritrean football team goes missing in Kenya

December 15th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 15 (DPA) Kenyan officials were Tuesday reportedly searching for the Eritrean national football team after it failed to return home following defeat in a local tournament. Tanzania knocked out Eritrea from ... Read more...

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Obama names ex-vice counsel in India as Nepal’s new envoy

November 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 17 (IANS) American President Barack Obama has named a former US ambassador to Eritrea and ex-vice counsel in India as the new ambassador to Nepal. Scott H. DeLisi, a career ... Read more...

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‘Hong Kong is world’s freest economy’

January 13th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 13 (DPA) Hong Kong Tuesday was ranked the world's freest economy for the 15th consecutive year in a survey by the US think-tank the Heritage Foundation.Singapore was again ranked ... Read more...

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10,000 people participate in worlds richest 10 km Marathon

May 18th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 18 (ANI): Regardless of sunny weather, at least 10,000 people from cross sections of society participated in the world's richest marathon known as Sunfeast 10 Km Marathon in Bangalore ... Read more...

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UN disbands ceasefire mission at Eritrea-Ethiopia border

March 7th, 2008 - 6:43 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 7 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has instructed the UN peacekeeping operation monitoring the Eritrea-Ethiopia border to repatriate its troops except forces needed to secure equipment, the UN ... Read more...

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Pakistan has stockpiled six million anti-personnel mines: Report

November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan stockpiles at least six million anti-personnel mines, the fifth largest total in the world, according to the Landmine Monitor Report 2007. In the past, the country was a ... Read more...

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