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Last updated: Monday, September 01, 2014 11:24:09 PM

WHO alarmed as Ebola affects health workers
Geneva, Aug 26 (IANS) The WHO Tuesday said the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been unprecedented in many ways, including the high proportion of health care workers who have been infected with the deadly virus.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:46:13 PM

17 sentenced over terrorism charges in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Aug 26 (IANS) A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 17 suspects to jail terms ranging from nine to 33 years as they were involved in terror attacks in the country, a media report said.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:42:23 PM

1.3 million foreign pilgrims to perform Haj
Riyadh, Aug 26 (IANS) The Haj ministry Tuesday said more than 1.3 million foreign pilgrims are expected to perform Haj this year.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:50:03 PM

UN accuses IS of killing 1,000 people in Iraq
Geneva, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Islamic State (IS) militants have killed nearly 1,000 people in Iraq over the past three weeks, the United Nations said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2014 10:10:04 PM

UAE to open rehab centres for people 'lured' by terror cells
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will establish centres to counsel and rehabilitate people "lured and misled" into terrorism, a media report said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2014 3:12:17 PM

Namibia named hosts of ICC WCL Division 2
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday named Namibia as the host of the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 2 to be held from Jan 17-24, 2015.

Monday, August 25, 2014 3:06:23 PM

UAE police warns motorists against selfies-on-wheels
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) The selfie craze while driving on high-speed highways in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has led the police to launch a new safe-driving campaign in Sharjah, media reported.

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:22:14 PM

Ebola affected health workers to receive 'best care': WHO
Geneva, Aug 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Sunday said it will ensure its Ebola-affected health workers in Sierra Leone receive the best care possible, including the option of medical evacuation to another care facility if necessary.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:36:24 PM

Bangladesh's Gazi reported for suspected bowling action
Dubai, Aug 24 (IANS) Bangladesh off-spinner Sohag Gazi was Sunday reported with a suspect illegal bowling action during his side's 177-run loss in the second One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies in Grenada Friday.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 8:34:04 PM

Indian expatriate killed in Oman accident
Muscat, Aug 24 (IANS) A 29-year-old Indian expatriate died in a road accident in Oman, media here has reported.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 6:14:03 PM

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