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Sreesanth fined for breach of cricket code
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

Olmert hopes to meet Abbas 'very soon'
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

Rafsanjani win confirmed in Iran assembly polls
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

India remain sixth in ODI rankings
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

ICC to have pre-World Cup doping test
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

Iran to replace dollar with euro
Tehran, Dec 18 (DPA) Iran has decided to use euro instead of US dollar in the country's budget for the next Iranian year (March 21, 2007-March 20, 2008), the news network Khabar reported Monday.

Monday, December 18, 2006 6:32:22 PM

Pietersen second in ICC player rankings
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) Explosive England batsman Kevin Pietersen replaced West Indian Chris Gayle at the second spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI player rankings released Monday.

Monday, December 18, 2006 5:34:45 PM

ICC backs WADA on Shoaib, Asif
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday endorsed the World Anti Doping Agency's (WADA) decision to appeal against lifting of bans on Pakistani players Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammed Asif, directly expressing its dissatisfaction with the country's board.

Monday, December 18, 2006 5:33:52 PM

Gunfire mars Hamas-Fatah ceasefire
Gaza City, Dec 18 (DPA) A ceasefire was announced early Monday between the Islamic Hamas and Fatah movements in the Gaza Strip but gunbattles were reported in the region within a few hours.

Monday, December 18, 2006 1:34:33 PM

UN peacekeepers bring peace to troubled Lebanon
Tebnine (Lebanon), Dec 18 (DPA) Nearly four months into their mission of enforcing a ceasefire in southern Lebanon, UN peacekeepers seem to have succeeded in bringing 'calm and peace' to a usually troubled border area during this holiday season.

Monday, December 18, 2006 8:15:51 AM

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