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Last updated: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:38:03 PM

Indian family refuses to receive body of MERS victim
Riyadh, Sep 13 (IANS) The family of an Indian expatriate, who died of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus in Saudi Arabia, has refused to receive his body in India, amid fears of contracting the deadly disease, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:32:06 PM

Child health compromised due to Ebola crisis in Liberia: UNICEF
Geneva, Sep 13 (IANS) The outbreak of Ebola virus disease has severely disrupted health services for children in Liberia, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned Friday as efforts were intensified to halt the spread of the deadly disease.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 1:30:05 AM

Ebola toll crosses 2,400: WHO
Geneva, Sep 12 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) The death toll in the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has exceeded 2,400 among 4,784 reported cases, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan said Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2014 7:04:04 PM

Indian Club in Bahrain completes 100 years
Manama, Sep 12 (IANS) An Indian expatriates' club in Bahrain celebrated its 100th anniversary Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2014 4:52:11 PM

Cuba sends 165 health professionals to fight Ebola in Africa
Geneva, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has decided to provide 165 health professionals to combat the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2014 4:26:08 PM

Send aid for J&K through PM Relief Fund: Indian envoy
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) As the devastating floods ravage India's Jammu and Kashmir state, the Indian mission in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has urged expatriates here to refrain from sending relief materials due to logistical issues and instead contribute to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.

Friday, September 12, 2014 3:28:04 PM

10 Arab states agree on joining forces against IS
Jeddah, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) Ten Arab countries, including six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, and the US have agreed to combine forces to destroy the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group wherever they exist in Iraq and Syria.

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:14:03 AM

Ready to jointly combat terrorism in Middle East: Saudi minister
Riyadh, Sep 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal has said the US and Arab allies were ready for a unified vision to combat terrorism through all means.

Friday, September 12, 2014 8:34:03 AM

US, Arab allies agree to curb flow of funds to IS
Riyadh, Sep 12 (IANS) The US and its several Arab allies agreed in a meeting Thursday to join a campaign against the Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS), media reports said.

Friday, September 12, 2014 2:04:03 AM

Saudi Arabia-backed summit to combat IS gets underway
Riyadh, Sep 11 (IANS) A regional meeting at the foreign ministers' level to formulate a strategy to counter terrorism, particularly the threat from the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group, in the Middle East began Thursday in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:28:04 PM

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