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19 killed in Egypt as bus falls into canal
Cairo, Jan 1 (DPA) At least 19 people were killed and 40 injured when a public bus plunged into an irrigation canal after colliding with a truck in southern Egypt, authorities have said.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 11:06:21 AM

Six killed as Fatah clash with Hamas police in Gaza
Gaza City, Jan 1 (DPA) Six Palestinians were killed and 30 wounded as hundreds of supporters of President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah organisation clashed with police from the Hamas movement as they celebrated Fatah's anniversary in the southern Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 10:20:07 AM

India finish 2007 as fourth best ODI team
Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) India ended the year as the fourth best one-day side as it retained its position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released here Monday.

Monday, December 31, 2007 7:38:26 PM

Five killed in suicide attack in Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 31 (DPA) At least five Iraqis were killed and four wounded when a suicide attacker detonated an explosives-laden truck in a village north of Baghdad, police sources said Monday.

Monday, December 31, 2007 7:20:40 PM

Dubai to host global tea forum
Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) Experts from the tea industry around the globe are to meet at the second Global Dubai Tea Forum early next year to discuss best practices in enhancing tea production and marketing worldwide, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, December 31, 2007 3:06:23 PM

Iran hopes for broader cooperation with Russia
Tehran, Dec 31 (RIA Novosti) Iran's foreign minister has said he hopes for expansion of cooperation with Russia.

Monday, December 31, 2007 3:05:38 PM

Dravid slips to 14th spot in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, Dec 30 (IANS) Out-of-form Rahul Dravid Sunday slipped two places to 14th in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings, but he still remains India's best-placed batsman as Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara tops the list, displacing Australian captain Ricky Ponting.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 7:13:23 PM

Iraqi tribals ask Osama to stop attacking civilians
Baghdad, Dec 30 (DPA) An Iraqi US-backed tribal council Sunday called on the leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist network Osama bin Laden to order a halt to attacks on Iraqi civilians, media reports said.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 5:58:50 PM

Saddam remembered a year after execution
Baghdad, Dec 30 (Xinhua) A year after former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was executed, his influence is still strongly palpable at his hometown as the country remains polarized in sectarian hatred.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 5:51:57 PM

UAE tops Arab world in sending women to parliament
Abu Dhabi, Dec 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) leads the Arab countries as well as many developed nations, including the US and Britain, in women's representation in parliament, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said in its Human Development Report 2007-2008, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 5:08:17 PM

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