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Iran, EU officials to meet in Vienna before nuclear talks
Tehran, Nov 18 (RIA Novosti) Iranian and the European Union (EU) negotiators are set to meet Nov 21 in Vienna to continue the preparations for the next round of talks on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 1:52:45 PM

Saudi Arabia to give $300 mn for climate research
Riyadh, Nov 18 (DPA) Saudi Arabia will allocate a grant of $300 million 'as a seed' for research on climate change, environment and energy resources, King Abdullah Abdel-Aziz said at the opening session of the third Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) summit.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 11:50:28 AM

US forces kill six insurgents in Iraq
Baghdad, Nov 17 (Xinhua) US forces killed six suspected insurgents and captured 10 others in operations targeting terrorist networks in central and northern Iraq Saturday, the US military said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:50:11 PM

OPEC summit to open in Riyadh Sunday
Riyadh, Nov 17 (IANS) The third summit of the leaders of members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will begin in this Saudi Arabian capital with focus on security of petroleum supplies.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 1:02:08 PM

African states call for greater effort to meet development goals
Algiers (Algeria), Nov 16 (IANS) African countries and their development partners have agreed to take urgent steps in terms of increased financial aid for debt settlement and more equitable global trade to help the continent meet the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.

Friday, November 16, 2007 6:08:07 PM

Dubai to introduce hybrid taxis
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) The Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with General Motors for the operation of 10 eco-friendly hybrid taxis in the city from January next year.

Friday, November 16, 2007 3:41:44 PM

For expatriates, changing jobs in UAE easier but costly
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Expatriate workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now change their jobs without having to spend a year with their original sponsor, but at a high cost.

Friday, November 16, 2007 12:52:39 PM

Abbas calls for Hamas ouster from Gaza Strip
Ramallah, Nov 16 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for the ouster of the Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip, in his strongest statements against the Islamic movement since it seized control of the area in mid-June.

Friday, November 16, 2007 9:24:22 AM

Saudi Arabia culls bird flu infected poultry
Riyadh, Nov 15 (DPA) Saudi Arabia has culled 50,000 birds at a poultry farm after the deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus was detected, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:59:53 PM

Israeli strike kills three Palestinians
Gaza City, Nov 15 (DPA) An Israeli attack killed three Palestinian militants and wounded as many in the northern Gaza Strip Thursday afternoon, hospital officials and witnesses said.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:59:23 PM

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