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Last updated: Monday, May 25, 2015 2:38:03 PM

Qatar to buy 24 Rafale fighters from France for $7 bn
Doha, May 4 (IANS) France and Qatar finalised a deal here on Monday for the purchase of 24 Rafale fighter jets by the Arab country for 6.3 billion euros ($7 billion).

Monday, May 04, 2015 11:32:17 PM

13 Muslim graves vandalised in Switzerland
Geneva, May 4 (IANS) Thirteen graves thought to belong to deceased Muslims were damaged in acts of vandalism over the weekend in the Swiss city of Lausanne, police said on Monday.

Monday, May 04, 2015 11:16:17 PM

Five beheaded in Saudi Arabia for Indian's murder
Jeddah, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Five people were beheaded in Saudi Arabia for killing an Indian during an armed robbery, the interior ministry announced on Monday.

Monday, May 04, 2015 10:26:15 PM

Direct air-link key for passenger's airline selection: Flydubai
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) UAE-based flydubai on Monday said direct air links between countries is the key determinant of its passengers' choice for an airline following the value-for-money proposition of the carrier.

Monday, May 04, 2015 9:36:12 PM

Joshna loses, takes bronze in squash championships
Kuwait, May 4 (IANS) Joshna Chinnappa went down 6-11, 9-11, 7-11, to World No.1 Nicol David of Malaysia in the semi-finals but secured a bronze medal in the Asian Senior Individual Squash Championship here on Monday.

Monday, May 04, 2015 7:44:02 PM

Indian jailed for killing co-worker in Dubai
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) An Indian man, who kicked his co-worker on his head resulting in immediate death during a druken brawl, has been jailed for five years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Monday, May 04, 2015 2:46:15 PM

Squash: Joshna in semis, Dipika loses
Kuwait, May 3 (IANS) Joshna Chinappa eased into the semi-finals in the Asian Senior Individual squash championship here on Sunday while fellow-Indian and much fancied second seed Dipika Pallikal crashed out.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 9:44:03 PM

Oman offers amnesty to illegal migrant workers
Muscat, May 3 (IANS) The Oman government on Sunday announced amnesty for undocumented expatriate workers in the Gulf nation.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 3:56:19 PM

Squash: Dipika, Joshna among last 8
Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) Second seed Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa entered the quarter-finals in the Asian Senior Individual squash championship here on Saturday.

Saturday, May 02, 2015 9:52:12 PM

Indians advance in Asian squash
Kuwait, May 1 (IANS) Indians made a good start to their campaign in the Asian senior individual squash championship here on Friday with three of them who made their appearance - Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Sandhu Aand Mahesh Mangaonkar - moving to the third round.

Friday, May 01, 2015 10:44:03 PM

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