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Ebola treatment trials to start in December
Geneva, Nov 13 (IANS) International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced Thursday that it will host clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centres in West Africa in December.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 4:54:24 PM

Kohli, 4 others appointed World Cup ambassadors
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) India's vice-captain Virat Kohli was Thursday appointed one of the ambassadors of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand, Feb 14-March 29.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:52:16 PM

Saudi Arabia to launch work-at-home programme for women
Riyadh, Nov 13 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will launch an updated work-at-home programme for women in a few weeks, while its portal will be introduced by the end of December, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 2:46:19 PM

Sushma Swaraj urges expatriates to invest in India
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Wednesday called upon the Indian expatriate community to make optimum use of the opportunities being offered by the Narendra Modi government in the manufacturing, infrastructure and trade sectors.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 11:56:20 PM

Saudi girl, 17, refuses to marry man in his 90s
Riyadh, Nov 12 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian court has supported a duped teenaged girl who refused to marry a man of her grandfather's age after her father showed her a youngster for the matrimonial alliance.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:50:08 PM

Broadcasters to air third-umpire discussions: ICC
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) In a bid to make umpiring more understandable to viewers, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday confirmed it would conduct a live-match trial where broadcasters will be permitted to air the decision-making communication between on-field and TV umpires.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:56:19 PM

14,000 liquor bottles seized at Saudi border
Riyadh, Nov 12 (IANS) An attempt to smuggle over 14,000 liquor bottles into Saudi Arabia was foiled when custom officials seized the supply being carried in a truck.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:48:08 PM

Dhawan jumps to No.5 spot in ODI batting rankings
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) India opener Shikhar Dhawan jumped four places while skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni dropped a spot in the latest One-Day International (ODI) batting rankings, released by the International Cricket Council Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:28:04 PM

Australia, South Africa eye India's No.1 ODI ranking
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) Australia and South Africa will be challenging India's No.1 spot in the ICC One-Day International (ODI) team rankings when they go head-to-head in a five-match series in Perth Friday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:26:05 PM

Ebola: West Africa on brink of food crisis
Geneva, Nov 11 (IANS) As Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, the region is now on the brink of a major food crisis, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, warned Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 8:40:05 PM

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