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Saudi Arabia to build military base near Yemen border
Riyadh, March 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has decided to build a maritime military base near its border with Yemen due to increasing insecurity in the neighbouring country, a media report said on Monday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:24:03 AM

Six new Indian schools to open in Qatar
Doha, March 23 (IANS) Six new Indian schools are among 91 new private schools given approval to open by authorities in Qatar.

Monday, March 23, 2015 5:32:13 PM

'Falcao's confidence will be restored on international duty'
Manama, March 22 (IANS) Colombia football team manager Jose Pekerman on Sunday pledged to restore striker Radamel Falcao's diminished confidence when he joins up with his international teammates next week.

Sunday, March 22, 2015 6:12:16 PM

Iran nuclear talks make substantial progress: Kerry
Geneva, March 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said that "substantial progress" has been made in negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 11:02:16 PM

Five Indian students injured in Saudi car accident
Jeddah, March 21 (IANS) Five Indian students in Saudi Arabia, returning home after appearing in their examinations, have been critically injured in a car crash, according to media reports.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:40:05 PM

New round of Iran n-talks pragmatic: China
Geneva, March 21 (IANS) Diplomats participating in the new round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme have showed strong political will and a pragmatic attitude, China's representative Wang Qun said.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 4:46:08 PM

Switzerland to join China-proposed Asian bank
Geneva, March 20 (IANS) The Federal Council of Switzerland on Friday announced its decision to participate in the foundation process of the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:28:05 PM

US, Iran hold meetings over nuclear pact
Geneva, March 20 (IANS) Diplomats from the US and Iran continued the new round of nuclear talks in the Swiss city of Lausanne to bridge gaps on Tehran's nuclear issue, as the deadline to reach an agreement by the end of March is approaching.

Friday, March 20, 2015 11:14:05 AM

France to host FIFA Women's World Cup in 2019
Geneva, March 20 (IANS) The Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) on Thursday announced that France has been awarded the hosting rights for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 ahead of South Korea.

Friday, March 20, 2015 6:44:03 AM

GCC summons Swedish ambassador over minister's remarks
Riyadh, March 20 (IANS) Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani on Thursday summoned Swedish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt to register a protest against a criticism of the Kingdom's judicial system by Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom.

Friday, March 20, 2015 12:56:10 AM

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