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Nine out of 10 people globally breathe toxic air: WHO
Geneva, May 2 (IANS) Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world with nine out of 10 people breathing air containing high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 2:00:06 PM

England pip India to become top ODI side
Dubai, May 2 (IANS) England leapfrogged India to gain the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings after the annual update which saw the men-in-blue losing a point to be positioned at second in the latest rankings released here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:52:06 PM

90% of world's population breathes badly polluted air: WHO
Geneva, May 2 (IANS) Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills seven million people each year, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) study released on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:40:04 AM

Up to 200,000 Rohingyas at risk from monsoon rains in Bangladesh
Geneva, May 1 (IANS) The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday said that up to 200,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, including 55,000 children, are at risk from the imminent monsoon, including pre-monsoon rain and storms that have already hit refugee camps in Cox's Bazaar.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 6:08:04 PM

India continues to lead ICC Test rankings
Dubai, May 1 (IANS) India continued to sit atop the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings following the latest update on Tuesday, with South Africa at No.2 and Australia at the No.3 positions.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 4:32:04 PM

Avicii died due to self-inflicted 'cuts from glass'
Muscat, May 1 (IANS) Swedish DJ and producer Avicii committed suicide with broken glass that he used to cut himself, reports

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 3:22:04 PM

Saudi starts trial of 2 Israelis spying for Mossad
Riyadh, April 30 (IANS) A Saudi court has started a trial of two Israelis of Arab roots spying for the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad to gather information about Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday.

Monday, April 30, 2018 8:42:04 PM

US signals it may exit Iran nuclear deal
Riyadh, April 29 (IANS) The US' newly-appointed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is here on an official visit, on Sunday signalled that Washington would likely withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, media reports said.

Sunday, April 29, 2018 5:46:03 PM

Pompeo arrives in Riyadh, begins Mideast tour
Riyadh, April 29 (IANS) Mike Pompeo, the newly appointed US Secretary of State, has arrived in Riyadh for an official visit, the first leg of his Middle East tour, state media reported on Sunday

Sunday, April 29, 2018 8:46:03 AM

Sharjah launches 'May Day Festival' to mark Labour Day
Sharjah, April 28 (IANS/WAM) In commemoration of the International Labour Day, the Sharjah Labour Standards Development Authority has launched its mega "May Day Festival" which will run till May 4.

Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:54:04 PM

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