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Egypt brokered truce between Israel and Hamas: Abbas
Amman, March 10 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday said a truce 'deal' had been reached 'in principle' between Israel and Hamas through Egyptian mediation.

Monday, March 10, 2008 11:33:40 PM

Daniel Vettori moves up in ICC rankings
Dubai, March 10 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has scaled four places to a career-high 26th position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen.

Monday, March 10, 2008 9:42:24 PM

UAE, Sudan discuss cultural, sports cooperation
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday said it wants to widen bilateral relations with Sudan in the best interest of the two peoples, WAM news agency reported.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:31:57 PM

Lebanese presidential election put off again
Beirut, March 10 (Xinhua) Speaker of Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri Monday postponed the parliamentary session, which was scheduled to elect a new president, till March 25.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:21:59 PM

Palestine and Israel likely to resume talks next week
Ramallah (Palestine), March 10 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to meet Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert next week following a brief suspension of peace talks, a source in Abbas' office told Xinhua Monday.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:11:05 PM

Female suicide bomber kills tribal police chief in Iraq
Baghdad, March 10 (DPA) A female suicide bomber blew herself up Monday near the house of a chief of tribal police in the restive Diyala province in northeast Iraq, killing him and three others.

Monday, March 10, 2008 3:32:07 PM

UAE to continue ban on VoIP services
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (Xinhua) United Arab Emirates (UAE) will continue its ban on software programme Skype and other services based on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), a low-cost web-based communication technology, the Gulf News reported Monday.

Monday, March 10, 2008 1:30:11 PM

Iran may resume nuclear talks with EU
Tehran, March 10 (Xinhua) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has said his country might resume nuclear talks with the EU, although President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has ruled out such talks following the adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution over Tehran's nuclear programmes.

Monday, March 10, 2008 1:39:38 AM

Israel to build 750 homes in West Bank
Jerusalem, March 9 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has approved the construction of hundreds of new homes in a West Bank settlement, local daily Ha'aretz reported Sunday.

Sunday, March 09, 2008 9:13:03 PM

China's air quality has improved ahead of Olympics: Rogge
Dead Sea (Jordan), March 9 (Xinhua) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has said China is making big strides in clearing up its air quality ahead of the 2008 Olympics

Sunday, March 09, 2008 9:12:29 PM

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