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India, UAE discuss ways to improve condition of Indian workers
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thursday decided to set up a task force to study the visa regime in the UAE and simplify the mechanism for attestation of work permits and work contracts through information technology.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:36:49 PM

Pyongyang, Tehran vow to stand up to arrogant global powers
Tehran, May 10 (RIA Novosti) Iran will assist North Korea economically and help it otherwise to 'stand up to arrogant global powers,' an Iranian top official said Thursday.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:34:21 PM

US raid in Baghdad kills eight civilians (LEAD)
Baghdad, May 10 (DPA) Iraq's interior ministry Thursday charged US forces with killing eight civilians during a raid in Baghdad's mainly Shiite Sadr City suburb.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 8:32:05 PM

India look to improve ODI rankings with win in Bangladesh
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) India look to get back to winning ways and start climb up the one-day championship table with a five-wicket victory against Bangladesh Thursday.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 7:53:01 PM

Dhoni ranked eighth in one-day rankings
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni is ranked eighth while England's Kevin Pietersen is still the top batsman in the latest one-day international (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Thursday.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 7:10:04 PM

Israel 'not ready' to make peace with Syria: Assad
Damascus, May 10 (DPA) Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that the Israeli government was not ready to make peace with Syria, stressing that negotiations must resume from the point they had last reached in 2000.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 5:30:48 PM

Syria promises help on Hariri killing case
Damascus, May 10 (Xinhua) Syria Thursday said it would offer any help to an international tribunal in the case of assassination of former Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 4:41:36 PM

US air strike kills three insurgents in Baghdad
Baghdad, May 10 (Xinhua) US troops backed by an aerial support Thursday raided Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Sadr City and killed three insurgents besides injuring three civilians, the US military said.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:56:39 PM

Pregnant Palestinian woman shot in the belly by Israelis
Ramallah/Nablus, May 10 (DPA) A pregnant Palestinian woman was shot in the belly during an Israeli military operation on Thursday, Israeli radio reported.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 1:36:10 PM

Iraq parliament recess bad idea: US officials
Baghdad/Washington, May 10 (DPA) US officials have severely criticised plans by the Iraqi parliament to take a two-month summer recess while US troops were trying to secure the country enabling the government to seek political reconciliation among warring parties.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 9:33:28 AM

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