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Five killed, eight kidnapped in Baghdad violence
Baghdad, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Five people were killed and 10 wounded in a suicide bomb attack while eight others were kidnapped in separate incidents of violence in Baghdad Saturday.

Saturday, January 27, 2007 5:15:13 PM

19 killed in Gaza clashes
Gaza City, Jan 27 (DPA) Four more people were killed Saturday in armed clashes between rival Fatah and Hamas movement militants, raising the death toll since Thursday to 19, Palestinian police sources said.

Saturday, January 27, 2007 5:10:14 PM

Iraq gets panel for quelling sectarianism
Amman, Jan 27 (DPA) About 500 Iraqi clerics, academics and intellectuals have set up a group called the Iraq Scholars Association, assigned with the task of fighting sectarianism that currently plays havoc with Iraqi society.

Saturday, January 27, 2007 9:25:38 AM

ICC clips umpires' power to terminate matches, empowers referees
Dubai, Jan 26 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday decided that the final decision to terminate a Test or a one-day international will be taken by its match referees, taking away another of umpires' traditional powers.

Friday, January 26, 2007 10:05:06 PM

Beirut wakes up to shattered glass, debris
Beirut, Jan 26 (DPA) Residents of Beirut were shocked Friday as they confronted the damage caused to their dwellings by street-fighting the day before between government and opposition supporters.

Friday, January 26, 2007 3:48:47 PM

Four killed, 20 wounded in Baghdad blast
Baghdad, Jan 25 (DPA) Four Iraqis were killed and 20 others injured in central Baghdad when a motorbike bomb exploded in the busy market of al-Shurja, sources said Thursday.

Thursday, January 25, 2007 6:55:12 PM

Gibbs finally banned for one Test, two ODIs
Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs will miss the third Test and two one-day internationals against Pakistan after his appeal against a ban was rejected Thursday.

Thursday, January 25, 2007 5:59:22 PM

Israeli president requests leave over sex scandal
Tel Aviv, Jan 25 (DPA) After a more than six-month, in-depth investigation into whether he sexually harassed a series of former female employees, Israeli President Moshe Katsav said Wednesday he was temporarily stepping down.

Thursday, January 25, 2007 9:24:47 AM

Iraqi academic assassinated in northern Baghdad
Baghdad, Jan 24 (DPA) Gunmen shot dead an Iraqi university professor in Mashatel street in the Azamiyah district of northern Baghdad, al-Iraqiyah State TV reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 5:46:33 PM

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian teenager in central Gaza Strip
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 24 (DPA) Israeli troops stationed on the borders between Israel and the central Gaza Strip shot dead a Palestinian teenager Wednesday, Palestinian medical and security officials and the Israeli army said.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 4:29:06 PM

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