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WFP assistance reaches one mn displaced Iraqis
Geneva, Sep 24 (IANS) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Tuesday said it provided food assistance to more than one million civilians across Iraq who were displaced since conflict erupted in mid-June, despite a challenging security situation and the continuous movement of people.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:06:09 AM

Iraqi refugees in neighbouring countries increase sharply
Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS) The number of Iraqis who took refuge in neighbouring countries increased sharply over recent weeks, said the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:56:20 PM

Three sentenced to death for terror links in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 23 (IANS) Three Saudi men have been sentenced to death for their role in one of the the country's largest terror cells, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:08:07 PM

Ebola cases can exceed 20,000 in five-six weeks: Experts
Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) Cases of the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) could exceed 20,000 within five to six weeks if measures to control the epidemic are not immediately strengthened, leading experts said in an article published Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:48:04 PM

Bahrain's national elections set for Nov 22
Manama, Sep Sep 23 (IANS) Bahrain's parliamentary elections will be held Nov 22 and a second round, if needed, will be held Nov 29, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:42:13 PM

Indian in UAE convicted of suicide attempt
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) An Indian man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been convicted of attempting suicide by taking sleeping pills after he could not sleep because of anxiety, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:38:08 PM

Kuala Lumpur to host ICC WCL Division 3
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday announced that the World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 has been shifted from Uganda to Malaysia due to security reasons and will be held from Oct 23 to 30.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:06:07 PM

Suicides by Indians in Oman on decline
Muscat, Sep 23 (IANS) There has been a fall in the number of suicides by Indians in Oman this year, according to Indian embassy data.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:24:05 PM

Indian woman found dead in Oman
Muscat, Sep 22 (IANS) An Indian woman has been found dead in her apartment in Oman's Sohar city, hours after having lost her daughter and husband in a car-tanker collision.

Monday, September 22, 2014 11:20:05 PM

WHO committee identifies more action to contain Ebola
Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said the second meeting of the emergency committee on the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa identified a number of areas where more action and attention is urgently needed to contain the growing outbreak.

Monday, September 22, 2014 8:44:04 PM

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