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Indian jailed in Dubai for graft
Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS) An Indian has been jailed here for three years for offering a Dh10,000 ($2,722) bribe to an employee of the UAE's Directorate General of Naturalisation and Foreigners Affairs (GDNFA) to clear his papers, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 2:38:04 PM

Pakistan PM, Bahraini king discusses bilateral ties
Manama, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is on a two-day visit to Bahrain, has met King Hamd bin Isa Al Khalifa and discussed issues pertaining to bilateral relations.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 12:34:03 PM

300 stranded Indian workers going home
Riyadh, Jan 8 (IANS) At least 300 Indian workers, who were stranded after being duped by their recruitment agencies in India, are set to leave the Saudi Arabia for their home country, with their sponsor finally agreeing to pay for the return journey after the Indian Embassy's intervention.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 5:48:03 AM

ICC announces 2015 associate and affiliate panel of umpires
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday announced the 11-member associate and affiliate panel of umpires for this year.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015 6:42:20 PM

Nadal crashes out of Qatar Open
Doha, Jan 7 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal was ousted in the first round of the Qatar Open, losing to German qualifier Michael Berrer 6-1, 3-6, 4-6.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015 11:02:18 AM

Unicef concerned over Syrian children's disrupted education
Geneva, Jan 6 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) Tuesday expressed concern over the disrupted education of hundreds of thousands of Syrian children amid the continuing conflict in the West Asian country.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:24:05 PM

South Africa retain top Test team status
Dubai, Jan 6 (IANS) South Africa have retained their ICC top ranking in Tests following their 2-0 series win over the West Indies.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 8:24:08 PM

Jordan's Prince Ali to challenge Blatter for Fifa presidency
Geneva, Jan 6 (IANS) FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan Tuesday said he will challenge incumbent Joseph Blatter for football's governing body leadership.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 7:32:25 PM

Saudi king recovering
Riyadh, Jan 6 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz is recovering after being hopitalised with pneumonia, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 5:30:04 PM

Ebola toll exceeds 8,100: WHO
Geneva, Jan 6 (IANS/TASS) The number of people killed by the Ebola virus disease (EVD) has reached 8,153, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said in a statement.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:58:04 PM

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