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End Gaza strikes, UN human rights chief tells Israel
Geneva, July 11 (IANS) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Friday warned against Israeli military operations that have killed Palestinian civilians in Gaza, and the indiscriminate firing of rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Friday, July 11, 2014 7:54:05 PM

Ebola kills 21 more in West Africa, toll now 539
Geneva, July 11 (IANS/EFE) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said 21 more people have died from Ebola in West Africa over the past two days, bringing the total death count to 539.

Friday, July 11, 2014 5:02:10 PM

UAE pledges $25 mn aid for Gaza
Dubai, July 11 (IANS) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Thursday announced 25 million dollars aid for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, state media reported.

Friday, July 11, 2014 1:20:04 AM

Indian in UAE denies using poppy seeds as drugs
Dubai, July 10 (IANS) An Indian farmer, who was arrested for smuggling poppy seeds into the United Arab Emirates (UAE), claimed before a Dubai court Thursday that the seeds were used to prepare soup and sauce, a media report said.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:50:15 PM

Brazil will forget defeat against Germany: IOC chief
Geneva, July 10 (IANS/EFE) International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach hoped that the usual optimism of Brazilians will help them to forget the heavy 1-7 defeat their football team suffered at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semi-final.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:36:20 PM

Indian jailed for stabbing compatriot in Bahrain
Manama, July 10 (IANS) An Indian man has been jailed for a year in Bahrain for stabbing his compatriot in a row over laundry, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 5:50:05 PM

Saudi Arabia recruits Indian maids to ease labour shortage
Riyadh, July 10 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has started issuing recruitment visas for domestic maids from India under a new employment contract finalised by the two nations, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:54:06 PM

Dubai bourse to relist Indian rupee options contract
Dubai, July 9 (IANS/WAM) the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) Wednesday announced the re-listing of its Indian rupee options contract, which was temporarily suspended in 2012 to facilitate migration to a new trading infrastructure, with trading restarting July 18.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 5:42:14 PM

ICC match referees with most ODIs officiated
Dubai, July 9 (IANS) The following is the list of the most number of One-Day Internationals (ODI) officiated by International Cricket Council (ICC) match referees:

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 5:14:03 PM

Match referee Crowe completes 200 ODIs
Dubai, July 9 (IANS) New Zealander Jeff Crowe of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees added another feather to his cap when he became only the third person, after Ranjan Madugalle (279) and Chris Broad (245), to officiate in 200 One-Day Internationals (ODI).

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 5:00:07 PM

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