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Swiss watch industry suffers steep decline
Geneva, April 21 (IANS) Swiss watch exports in March 2016 totalled 1.5 billion CHF (about $1.55 billion), down 16.1 percent from last year, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry reported on Thursday.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:14:03 PM

Obama seeks stronger ties with Gulf states
Riyadh, April 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama met leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states here on Thursday to mend strained ties and seek more consensus.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 3:40:06 PM

Zobahan enter AFC Champions League last 16 as Group B winners
Muscat, April 21 (IANS) Muscat Zobahan guaranteed themselves top spot in Group B and a place in the knockout phase of the 2016 AFC Champions League when a brace by Ehsan Pahlavan either side and a strike by Kaveh Rezaei sealed a 3-0 win over Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:54:05 PM

Al Ittihad keeps AFC Champions League campaign alive
Doha, April 21 (IANS) Two-time AFC Champions League winners Al Ittihad of Saudi Arabia kept their 2016 campaign alive as two goals from Abdulrahman Al Ghamdi helped steer the club to a 4-0 victory over former finalists Sepahan of Iran.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:44:05 PM

Obama meets with Saudi king ahead of US-GCC summit
Riyadh, April 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama met on Wednesday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the Saudi capital of Riyadh ahead of a summit with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:46:03 PM

Advani enters pre-quarters of Asian Snooker Championship
Doha, April 20 (IANS) Pankaj Advani defeated Iraq's Alijali Ali 4-1 to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Snooker Championship here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:02:23 PM

Hong Kong cricketer Irfan Ahmed suspended for 30 months
Dubai, April 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the suspension of Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed for two years and six months after he admitted breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:54:07 PM

Obama to arrive in Saudi Arabia to attend GCC summit
Riyadh, April 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday in the Saudi capital Riyadh to attend a summit with leaders from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:44:05 PM

India-Pakistan WorldT20 clash beamed to 83 million viewers in India
Dubai, April 18 (IANS) The high-voltage India-Pakistan clash in the World Twenty20 on March 19 reached 83 million viewers in India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

Monday, April 18, 2016 5:44:04 PM

Oil producers fail to reach deal at Doha talks
Doha, April 18 (IANS) World's key oil producing countries failed to deliver any concrete agreement to freeze production at the end of their ministerial meeting here on Sunday amid disagreements on the wording of the agreement.

Monday, April 18, 2016 5:18:03 AM

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