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Last updated: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:16:15 PM

Ebola toll hits 2,800: WHO
Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) The deadliest Ebola virus disease epidemic in history has claimed 2,800 lives in West Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2014 8:14:03 PM

Bahrain set to sign media agreement with India
Manama, Sep 22 (IANS) Bahrain is set to sign an information and media agreement with India, media reported Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2014 6:44:03 PM

Bahrain national elections to be held in November
Manama, Sep 22 (IANS) Bahrain's national elections will be held in early November, Minister of State for Information Affairs Sameera Rajab said.

Monday, September 22, 2014 4:00:06 PM

Haj pilgrims tested for Ebola at Jeddah airport
Jeddah, Sep 22 (IANS) Haj pilgrims arriving at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) are being screened, tested and given preventive medication against the Ebola virus, media reported Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2014 2:26:17 PM

Kuwait beefs up security against IS threat
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Kuwait has undertaken new security measures to combat the militants of Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group in the Gulf nation, media reported.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 5:26:17 AM

West Indies top ICC Women's Championship table
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Indies moved to the top of the ICC Women's Championship table after beating New Zealand 4-0 in the just-concluded bilateral One-Day International (ODI) series with left-arm spinner Anisa Mohammed climbing to the second spot on the bowlers's charts in the latest rankings released Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 6:44:03 PM

Mithali retains top spot, Jhulan drops in ICC rankings
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) India's Mithali Raj maintained her position atop the women batters while Jhulan Goswami dropped a place to fourth among the bowlers in the latest One-Day International (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 5:34:03 PM

13 cities to host Euro 2020, final in London
Geneva, Sep 19 (IANS) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced here Friday the list of 13 host cities that will stage Euro 2020 matches, among which London's Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals.

Friday, September 19, 2014 8:42:09 PM

Three members of Indian family die in Oman
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) An Indian man and his daughter were killed in a road accident in Oman Friday, while the man's wife was found dead hours later in an apartment, a media report said.

Friday, September 19, 2014 5:58:10 PM

15,000 illegal expats arrested in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 15,000 illegal foreign workers were arrested in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah city for violating the country's residency and labour regulations, a media report said Friday.

Friday, September 19, 2014 3:40:04 PM

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