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Last updated: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 4:40:04 PM

Ebola toll exceeds 11,260 in West Africa: WHO
Geneva, July 17 (IANS) The number of people killed by the Ebola virus in west Africa has reached 11,261, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

Friday, July 17, 2015 3:26:16 PM

Hafeez suspended from bowling for one year
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was on Friday suspended from bowling in international cricket for the next 12 months following an independent assessment of his action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced.

Friday, July 17, 2015 2:38:03 PM

FIFA leader arrested in Switzerland extradited to US
Geneva, July 16 (IANS) One of the seven FIFA officials in detention in Switzerland since their arrest on March 27 has been extradited to the United States, the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP), announced on Thursday.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 7:24:03 PM

India maintain second place in ODI rankings
Dubai, July 16 (IANS) Following the 3-0 series win against Zimbabwe, India have maintained their second place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) team rankings, released on Thursday.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 3:26:18 PM

Round-the-world solar plane suspends flight
Geneva, July 16 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, was forced to push back the second half of it's round-the-world flight to early spring 2016 due to irreversible damage to overheated batteries, the team behind the project announced on Wednesday.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 7:36:03 AM

Kerry briefs GCC on Iran deal
Riyadh, July 15 (IANS/WAM) US Secretary of State John Kerry has briefed Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on the nuclear agreement between Iran and the grouping of P5+1.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 9:38:04 PM

UAE hails n-deal as hope for better ties
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) The UAE on Tuesday congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on clinching the nuclear deal in exchange for a gradual lifting of economic sanctions.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:50:03 PM

Saudi king names new minister, provincial governor
Riyadh, July 13 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman Bin Abdulaziz on Monday named a new housing minister and governor of the Northern Borders province, media reported.

Monday, July 13, 2015 1:52:14 PM

Arrested FIFA official accepts extradition to the US
Geneva, July 11 (IANS) One of the seven FIFA officials who were arrested on May 27 and have remained in detention in Switzerland has agreed to be extradited to the US, the Federal Office of Justice has confirmed.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 2:58:03 PM

Prince Saud, world's longest serving foreign minister, passes away
Riyadh, July 10 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's former foreign minister Prince Saud Al Faisal, the world's longest serving foreign minister, died on Thursday at the age of 75, two months after he was replaced following 40 years on the job, a media report said.

Friday, July 10, 2015 8:30:03 PM

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