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Last updated: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:04:03 PM

Casualties continue in Ukraine despite ceasefire: UN
Geneva, Oct 8 (IANS) In spite of a fragile ceasefire over the past month in eastern Ukraine, the drawn-out conflict has resulted in more wounded and dead civilians, said a report released by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 5:40:10 PM

Bhuvneshwar nominated for ICC People's Choice Award
Dubai, Oct 8 (IANS) India's medium pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been nominated for this year's People's Choice Award which sees five players from five different countries selected for the only award voted for by the public at the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 2:40:10 PM

Australia beat Pakistan in first ODI
Sharjah, Oct 8 (IANS) Australia beat Pakistan by 93 runs in the first of the three One-Day Internationals (ODI) played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 2:32:16 PM

Pakistan will doctor pitches: Bailey
Sharjah, Oct 7 (IANS) Australia's ODI captain George Bailey expects hosts Pakistan to 'doctor' the pitches to favour spin bowlers in the upcoming clashes between the two sides in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 4:06:05 PM

17 bidders for ICC's audio-visual rights
Dubai, Oct 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday announced that it has received 17 bids from various broadcasters across different territories for its audio-visual rights for ICC events during 2015-2023.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:18:09 PM

Speeding car hits Indian worker in Riyadh
Riyadh, Oct 7 (IANS) An Indian worker was critically injured when a speeding car hit him while crossing the road in Riyadh, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 12:02:04 PM

Death-row prisoners allowed to perform Haj
Riyadh, Oct 6 (IANS) Saudi authorities have allowed prisoners sentenced to death to perform Haj as part of their last wishes, media reported Monday.

Monday, October 06, 2014 3:18:09 PM

2015 World Cup contenders aim to improve ICC rankings
Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) Preparations for next year's ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will go up a notch this week when Pakistan host Australia in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, and World Champions and No.1 ranked India welcome the West Indies for a five-match ODI series, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday.

Sunday, October 05, 2014 4:12:04 PM

Chance for Kohli to reclaim No.1 spot
Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian batsman Virat Kohli will be aiming to reclaim his No.1 ranking in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen when he takes the field against the West Indies in the five-match ODI series starting Oct 8.

Sunday, October 05, 2014 3:58:03 PM

Food assistance reaches over 430,000 Ebola affected: UN
Geneva, Oct 3 (IANS) The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Friday said it has provided food assistance to more than 430,000 people affected by the Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Friday, October 03, 2014 8:06:05 PM

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