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SAMAD ISMAIL'S DEATH BIG LOSS TO JOURNALISM, SAYS INFO MINISTER

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- The death of A. Samad Ismail is a
big loss to journalism in the country and the vacuum he has left behind would be difficult to fill, Information Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek said.

27,000 MALAYSIAN MUSLIM FOR HAJ THIS YEAR

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- A total of 27,000 Muslim pilgrims will go on the 'haj' (pilgrimage) to Mecca this year, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Yemeni-Italian universities twinning to be announced soon

SANA'A, Sep. 04 (Saba) - During the Seventh Yemeni-Italian Medical
Conference to be held in Sana'a next October, the two sides will
announce a twinning agreement between Yemeni-Italian Universities.

A.A CORRESPONDENT'S PHOTO RANKS FIRST IN PHOTO COMPETITION OF OANA

BAKU (A.A) - 04.09.2008 - Anadolu Agency (A.A) correspondent's photo ranked the first in a photograph competition of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) in Baku, Azerbaijan on Thursday.

Saline Water Conversion Corporation gets new emblem certificate

Riyadh, September 04, SPA--Saline Water Conversion Corporation has
got a certificate for registration of its new emblem as a trademark
in Saudi Arabia ,Kuwait and European Union countries.

Head-on bus collision kills four in Tien Giang

Tien Giang (VNA) - At least four people were killed and 11 injured when two passenger buses collided head-on on September 3 on Highway 1A in southern Tien Giang province.

UKRAINIAN DEPUTY ENERGY MINISTER TO PAY VISIT TO BAKU

Baku,4 September,(AzerTAj)Ukraine’s deputy energy minister Burzu Aliyev will arrive in Baku next Tuesday to attend an international conference “Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan Oil and Gas Potential”.

WINNERS OF OANA PHOTO COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

Baku,4 September,(AzerTAj)Winners were named for a photo competition held as part of the 30th OANA Executive Board meeting in Baku.

Russian Prime Minister receives Prince Bandar bin Sultan

Moscow, September 04, SPA -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
received here today Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, the
Secretary General of the National Security Council, who is currently
visiting Russia.

Two Malaysian warships to visit Aden port

SANA'A, Sep. 04 (Saba)- Military sources said on Thursday that two
Malaysian warships would visit the port of Aden during the coming
days.

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