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Jordan home to over 180,000 Syrian refugees


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 3 (IANS) The total number of Syrians who have fled unrest in their country and arrived in Jordan since early 2011 has exceeded 180,000, according to Jordan's Foreign ... Read more...

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Car bombing kills driver in Libya


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) A car bomb blast in a commercial street in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi Sunday killed the driver and injured a passenger, Xinhua reported.The blast took ... Read more...

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Israeli missile kills militant in Egypt


August 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS) A motorcycle-borne militant was killed in Egypt by a missile launched from an Israeli plane, Xinhua reported.The militant -- identified as Ibrahim Nasser, a Bedouin -- ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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457 illegal residents held in UAE


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 31 (IANS/WAM) A total of 457 illegal residents have been nabbed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in last few days during a country-wide hunt.Among them, the ... Read more...

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Perfect Hancock grabs 2nd Olympic gold in skeet


July 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defending champion and world record holder Vincent Hancock put on a shooting masterclass to retain the Olympic gold in the men's skeet here Tuesday.The American ... Read more...

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National Bank of Abu Dhabi’s profits up


July 25th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi's (NBAD) net profits rose by 6.9 percent to 2,087 million dirhams (about $568 million) in the first half of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE, Bahrain hold joint air exercises


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Fighter jets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain took part in a joint air drill held to enhance military cooperation between the two ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi sees fewer deaths in traffic accidents


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The number of deaths and injuries in traffic accidents over the last four months in Abu Dhabi has gone down by 45 and 34 percent ... Read more...

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Britain,UAE joint economic meet held


May 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) The second meeting of the UK-UAE Joint Economic Council has been held in London.The meet discussed proposals to set up joint working teams ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Accused declared proclaimed offender


April 15th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Kader Khan, absconding prime accused in the alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here in February, has been declared a proclaimed offender ... Read more...

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UAE, Portugal hold talks


April 12th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Portugual have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation, it was reported Wednesday.Ambassador of the UAE Saqr Nasser Al-Rayesi and Mayor ... Read more...

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UAE, Algeria discuss bilateral ties


April 7th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria have discussed their bilateral reations.During a meeting between UAE ambassador to Algeria Mohammed Ali Nasser Al Mazrouei and Algerian ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly President Al-Nasser calls for end to ‘modern-day slavery’


March 27th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser on Monday called for a comprehensive approach to end 'modern-day slavery,' which includes child labor, human trafficking and ... Read more...

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Genelia stands out in ‘Naa Ishtam’ (Telugu Movie Review)


March 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Naa Ishtam"; Cast: Rana Daggubati, Genelia D'Souza, Harshavardhan Rane, Nasser, Brahmanandaam, Ali, Raghubabu; Director: Prakash Tholeti; Producer: Paruchuri Kiriti; Composer: Chakri; Camera: Venkat Prasad; Rating: **"Naa Ishtam", which is Rana ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cross-cultural understanding essential for peace: UN


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the UN General Assembly, has said that encouraging cross-cultural understanding and dialogue was essential for peace and development.The General Assembly ... Read more...

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UN to hold global conference on women in 2015


March 9th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 9 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and current president of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser have proposed the idea of holding a global conference on women's ... Read more...

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Putin’s return will not change Russia’s stance on Syria


March 6th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vladimir Putin's re-election as Russian president will not affect the country's stance on Syria, analysts say.Russia's foreign minister is preparing to meet Arab League ministers ... Read more...

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UAE grants citizenship to 53 people


March 6th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government has granted citizenship to 53 people born to UAE mothers married to foreigners.The General Department of Naturalisation and Residency at the interior ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Three sent to judicial custody


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) A city court Saturday sent three accused, arrested for allegedly gangraping an Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here last month, to judicial custody till March ... Read more...

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UN Human Rights Council to discuss Syria Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 27 (IANS) The United Nations' Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will hold an urgent debate on Syria Tuesday.Addressing the 19th session of the UNHRC, its president Laura Dupuy Lasserre ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Police custody for three accused till March 3


February 19th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Three people arrested for gangraping a 37-year-old Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here earlier this month have been sent to police custody till March 3 ... Read more...

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‘Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal’ - rich visuals, poor content (Tamil Movie Review)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal"; Cast: Atharva Murali, Amala Paul, Nasser, Anupama, Jayaprakash and Santhanam; Producer-Dierctor: Elred Kumar; Composer; G.V. Prakash Kumar;Cinematographer: Sakthi; Editor: Antony C. Ruban; Rating: ** 1/2Pre-release Elred ... Read more...

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Krishna meets UNGA chief, discusses Syria situation


February 15th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With violence in Syria worsening, India Wednesday said there cannot be a "one size fits all" solution and stressed on the resolution of the ... Read more...

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Dubai to build new zoo


February 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to build a new world-class zoo, a top official said.Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of ... Read more...

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‘Dhoni’ entertaining film with strong message (Tamil Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dhoni"; Cast: Prakash Raj, Akash Jagannath, Radhika Apte, Brahmanandham, Thanikala Bharani, Thalaivasal Vijay an d Nasser; Director-Producer: Prakash Raj; Composer: Ilayaraja; Rating: ***Prakash Raj, an all-rounder, has now proved to ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Irish finance minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Khaled Nasser Lootah met Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore Wednesday.The Irish minister lauded progress the UAE-Ireland bonds were witnessing ... Read more...

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Iran may ban import of all European goods


January 29th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran may ban imports of all products from Europe as an answer to the European Union (EU) which has voted against oil imports from Tehran.Nasser ... Read more...

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We don’t need to sell oil to Europe: Ahmadinejad


January 27th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 27 (IANS) Iran does not need to sell its oil to European nations, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said in response to oil embargo imposed by the European Union.The ... Read more...

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Iran may stop Europe oil exports


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 26 (IANS) Iran is mulling over a plan to stop oil exports to the European Union (EU) in retaliation against its oil embargo.The EU foreign ministers Monday banned ... Read more...

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Saudi man tries to sell son on Facebook


January 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Saudi man has offered his son for sale on Facebook. Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry says he decided to sell his son after his illegal debt ... Read more...

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UAE, Jordan discuss energy cooperation


November 25th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan Thursday held discussions over improving cooperation in the fields of energy and mineral resources.UAE ambassador to Jordan Abdullah Nasser ... Read more...

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UN chief, General Assembly president visit Libya


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 2 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and president of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser paid a surprise visit to Libya Wednesday, a UN spokesman said.The top ... Read more...

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Dubai to donate used laptops for charity


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Three organisations in Dubai have launched a campaign through which the public will be encouraged to donate used laptop computers which will then be recycled and ... Read more...

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Solar power to light up Dubai parks


September 29th, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) All parks in Dubai will soon use solar-powered lights in a bid to reduce consumption of electricity and use more natural resources, a top official has ... Read more...

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