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Pakistan jump to third place in Test rankings
Dubai, July 7 (IANS) Sixth-placed Pakistan jumped three places to the third spot in Test cricket rankings after triumphing over Sri Lanka 2-1 in a three-match series.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:08:04 PM

Ashes gives England chance to overtake Australia in rankings
Dubai, July 6 (IANS) England have an opportunity to overtake Australia and move to as high as the second spot in the Test cricket rankings during the five-match Ashes series starting from Wednesday in Cardiff.

Monday, July 06, 2015 5:18:03 PM

Cricket's new playing rules come into effect
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) The new playing rules for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) came into effect with the series between Bangladesh and South Africa in Mirpur on Sunday.

Sunday, July 05, 2015 6:54:03 PM

Runaway terrorist shot dead in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, July 5 (IANS) A terrorist, who escaped a raid at a house in Saudi Arabia's Taif city, was killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said here on Sunday.

Sunday, July 05, 2015 1:42:12 PM

Saudi policeman killed in shootout with IS members
Riyadh, July 3 (IANS) The Saudi interior ministry announced on Friday the death of one of its personnel during a raid to arrest three Islamic State (IS) members in Taif district, Al Arabiya reported.

Friday, July 03, 2015 10:46:16 PM

Five Indians die in Saudi accident
Riyadh, July 3 (IANS) Five Indians from Kerala were killed in Saudi Arabia when their vehicle was hit by a speeding trailer, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2015 1:50:04 PM

Syrian conflict forces children to provide for families: Unicef
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) In four years of the civil war in Syria, many children have become the backbone of many families who fled the conflict and are living as refugees in neighbouring countries, the Unicef said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 11:28:03 PM

US asks Switzerland for extradition of seven FIFA officials
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) The United States Justice Department has sent extradition requests to Swiss authorities for seven world football governing body (FIFA) officials, held in detention in Switzerland for five weeks.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:14:04 PM

71 journalists killed in first half of 2015: Report
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) A total of 71 journalists were killed from January to June of 2015 in 24 countries, a 7 percent increase over the same period last year, a Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) report said.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:20:03 PM

Ebola virus toll exceeds 11,000 in West Africa: WHO
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) The number of people killed by the Ebola virus in West Africa has reached 11,220, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said in a report.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:20:04 AM

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