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Last updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:42:17 PM

IPL kicks off in UAE under shadow of graft (Preview)
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) The seventh edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway here Wednesday night with allegations of corruption and spot-fixing looming over it.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:20:04 PM

Jordanian envoy kidnapped in Libya
Tripoli, April 15 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen kidnapped Jordan's ambassador to Libya here Tuesday morning, a Libyan government spokesperson said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:34:03 PM

Pistorius' testimony not true, prosecutor tells court
Pretoria, April 15 (IANS) The cross examination of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius continued for the sixth day, with State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel trying to show the court that Pistorius's testimony was unreliable and untrue.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:06:15 PM

Suez Canel SEZ to create nearly 25,000 jobs
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) The Suez Canal - Special Economic Zone(SEZ) in Egypt at the investment of $4.8 is expected to create nearly 25,000 jobs, Egypt's ministry of investment, trade and industry said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:00:03 PM

Indian classical dance captivates Egyptians
Cairo, April 14 (IANS) The "India by the Nile" festival 2014 has brought yet another Indian classical dance form to Egyptian audiences who were left enraptured by the performances of the artist.

Monday, April 14, 2014 7:52:23 PM

UST Global announces sponsorship deal with Super Kings
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS) UST Global, a California based IT services and solutions company, Monday announced a sponsorship deal with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Chennai Super Kings.

Monday, April 14, 2014 7:42:18 PM

Egypt court lists Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis as terrorist group
Cairo, April 14 (IANS) A court in Egypt Monday ruled that the Al Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis be listed as a terrorist organisation.

Monday, April 14, 2014 6:34:03 PM

Libya PM resigns after violent assault on family
Tripoli, April 13 (IANS) Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani announced Sunday that he has resigned after receiving death threats the previous night.

Sunday, April 13, 2014 9:08:03 PM

UNICEF calls for action to avert child malnutrition in South Sudan
Nairobi, April 12 (IANS) UNICEF Saturday called for more efforts to help thousands of children suffering from acute malnutrition in South Sudan.

Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:44:04 PM

'Brazil's airports can handle World Cup traffic'
Porto Alegre, April 12 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff insists the country's airports will be ready in time for an influx of tourists during this year's FIFA World Cup.

Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:14:04 PM

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