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1 hr ago | Red Deer Advocate

Companies sought for trade mission to Qatar, U.A.E

The provincial government is calling for Alberta companies to participate in a trade mission to Doha, Qatar, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

PIC sells 8% stake in Growthpoint to Southern Palace

SOUTHERN Palace Properties, a wholly owned subsidiary of black-owned and managed diversified industrial holding company Southern Palace Group, has acquired a 7.95 percent stake in listed real estate investment trust Growthpoint Properties for about R4.5 billion.

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10 hrs ago | YourErie

Firm Chosen to Update Downtown Master Plan

Erie, Pa.August 1, 2014- The Erie Downtown Partnership is pleased to announce that Peter J. Smith & Company, Inc., has been chosen to conduct phase one of the Downtown Master Plan update.

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14 hrs ago | New Vision

An immigrant's tale of struggle

The best way to indelibly tell the story of human existence and relations, at whatever level, is not in just the uttered but in the written word; for the written word transcends generational limitations and lives on for posterity to take stock of times that predate their existence.

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18 hrs ago | CNN

The worst cheating scandal of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Judgment Debtor, the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Former UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi Emirate [The title, the 'judgment debtor' is reserved to describe the person who owes the judgment creditor the amount stated in the criminal judgments and has not paid the debt.

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20 hrs ago | Rediff.com

SHOCKING: 6-year-old refused entry at mall play zone for being 'scary'

Outrage has poured in from all corners after a manager at a play zone in a Mumbai mall refused entry to a special child and her parents.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

CNN

Gulftainer Company Limited United Arab Emirates, Future is Partnering Progress

International shipping and logistics is a heavy industry - literally carrying the load of world trade and expanding at mass to be able to do so.

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AllAfrica.com

Egypt: UAE Offers Egp 150 Million for School Building in Egypt

The United Arab Emirates has provided Egypt with funds of 150 million Egyptian pounds for the establishment of government schools across the country, MENA reported Local Development Minister Adel Labib as saying on Thursday.

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US News & World Report

What Russia Can Learn About Malaysia Flight 17 From Iran Flight 655

Russia's response to MH17 should not be modeled on the U.S. response to shooting down an Iranian jet.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Navy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Opinion

UPI

Talon rocket tests successfully from attack helo

Raytheon's Talon laser-guided rocket has been fired from an MD 530G helicopter to demonstrate its multi-platform capability.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Mark Sweeney accepts MPC post

The Times reports Mark Sweeney of Austin, Texas, accepted an offer to be the executive director of the Metropolitan Planning Commission.

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Jamaica Observer

Celebrating Ja in Dubai

JAMAICANS celebrate the country's 52nd year as a sovereign state on August 6. Three days later, the growing Jamaican community in Dubai will recognise that milestone with the inaugural Jamaica Independence Party.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fighting political Islam, Arab states become allied with Israel

Battling Palestinian militants in Gaza two years ago, Israel found itself pressed from all sides by unfriendly Arab neighbors to end the fighting.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Africa, Egypt

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

In Dubai, the Wealth Gap is a Vast Abyss: Compare and Contrast

The air-conditioning vents in the Palazzo Versace hotel here zigzag like the Versace design.

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Related Topix: World News, Fashion, Versace, Designers, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Gucci

Al Bawaba

Making life easier for tourists? New visa system in place for UAE starting August 1st

A Dh5,000 fine will be imposed on those who misuse the residency system or submit bogus reports to the residency departments across the country.

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Bellingham Herald

Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

A number of European carriers, including Virgin Atlantic, KLM and Air France, say they have devised alternate flight plans for their planes.

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Willamette Week

Murmurs: News That's Always Alert and Chatty

A former Portland resident who says he was tortured in the United Arab Emirates in 2011 at the behest of the U.S. government has been denied asylum in Sweden .

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Business Journal

U.S. Congressman wants Port Canaveral's deal with Gulftainer reviewed for national security

A U.S. Congressman is asking for a review of the Port Canaveral-Gulftainer cargo deal for possible national security issues, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

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Anchorage Daily News

Does US have the UAE's back? Drafted youth don't think so

"I'm doing this for my country, because if I don't save my country, no one will," he says.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

UBS books big charges after tax probe, lawsuits [Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The bank on Tuesday reported a quarterly net profit of 792 million Swiss francs from 690 million francs a year earlier, when results were marred by an $885 million settlement with the US housing regulator over the mis-selling of mortgage-backed bonds.

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