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India placed fourth in Test rankings
Dubai, May 29 (IANS) With a 1-0 win against Bangladesh, India are placed fourth in team ratings for Tests with 107 points - just one point behind Pakistan, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:03:12 PM

Tendulkar back among top-20 batsmen in Tests
Dubai, May 29 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is back into the top-20 of the batsmen's list at the 15th spot while captain Rahul Dravid is the highest rated Indian batsman in eighth place in the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:02:21 PM

Israeli troops kill two militants in Gaza (LEAD)
Gaza, May 29 (RIA Novosti) Israeli troops killed two Hamas militants after moving into southern Gaza early Tuesday, local television reported.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 2:50:59 PM

UAE to invest $20b in airport expansion
Abu Dhabi, May 29 (Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will invest around $20 billion in the development and expansion projects of its six airports, Khaleej Times reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 2:40:49 PM

Ali Daei ends football career after championship win
Tehran, May 29 (DPA) Former Iranian national team skipper Ali Daei, who guided Saipa Tehran to the Iranian league championship by beating Mess Kerman 2-0 in his first year as a coach, announced he would end his career as a football player.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 2:10:04 PM

Israel arrests Fatah lawmaker, strikes Hamas post in Gaza
Ramallah, May 29 (DPA) An Israeli army unit Tuesday arrested Jamal Tirawi, a Fatah lawmaker, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian security officials said.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 12:38:57 PM

Barak leads in Labour Party elections (LEAD)
Tel Aviv, May 29 (DPA) Former premier and army chief of staff Ehud Barak was ahead in the first round of elections to choose the new leader of Israel's Labour Party, local media reported early Tuesday morning after counting of nearly all ballots.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 10:40:37 AM

Israel's Labor party may need run-off to elect leader
Jerusalem, May 29 (Xinhua) Exit polls released by two Israeli TV channels showed neither of the two leading candidates of the Israeli Labor Party's future leader, Ehud Barak and Ami Ayalon, received the 40 percent threshold to win in a single round of balloting.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:43:36 AM

US pushes Iran on support to Iraq insurgents
Washington/Baghdad, May 29 (DPA) The US has pushed Iran about its support of violent militia in Iraq but said it was 'encouraged' by the positive attitude brought by the Iranians to the first substantial encounter between the two countries in 27 years.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:08:29 AM

Baghdad explosion kills 16
Baghdad, May 28 (DPA) A car bomb explosion in central Baghdad Monday killed at least 16 Iraqis and wounded 28, media reports said.

Monday, May 28, 2007 8:58:57 PM

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