Dubai, Dec 20 (IANS) England's Kevin Pietersen piped Indian captain Rahul Dravid to take the third spot in batsmen's list in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test players rakings released Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 10:35:02 PM
Baghdad, Dec 20 (DPA) US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrived here Wednesday for his first visit to Iraq just two days after taking up office, the Iraqi state broadcaster al-Iraqiya on said.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 8:49:47 PM
Cairo, Dec 20 (Xinhua) Al Qaeda's deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called for a holy war to liberate Palestine in a message broadcast by Doha-based Al Jazeera satellite television Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 6:11:35 PM
Baghdad, Dec 20 (Xinhua) At least 11 people were killed and 30 injured Wednesday when a suicide car bomber struck a police commando checkpoint outside Baghdad University.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 1:55:29 PM
Gaza City, Dec 20 (DPA) A renewed ceasefire has been reached between the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said after days of bloody street clashes between supporters of the two movements.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 1:44:45 PM
Dubai, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian medium pacer S. Sreesanth was fined 30 percent of his match fee after he was found guilty of breaching the code of conduct twice during India's historic win over South Africa in Johannesburg.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 9:38:48 PM
Jerusalem/Ramallah, Dec 19 (DPA) Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert said he hoped to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas 'very soon' after the latter said he was willing to hold 'serious' and direct talks with the Israeli leader.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 3:44:53 PM
Tehran, Dec 19 (DPA) The Iranian interior ministry has confirmed the landslide victory of former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani in the experts' assembly elections here.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 4:26:13 AM
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) India remain at the sixth spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings - and would have slipped another place had the West Indies won their just-concluded series against Pakistan.
Monday, December 18, 2006 10:35:16 PM
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) Shaken by the positive drug tests of Pakistani speedsters Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammed Asif, the International Cricket Council (ICC) will conduct precautionary tests ahead of the 2007 World Cup.
Monday, December 18, 2006 7:18:55 PM
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