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Fewer Saudis involved in terrorism now
Riyadh, Nov 5 (IANS) The number of Saudis involved in terrorist activities has declined sharply since a royal decree against such activities, Saudi Arabian interior ministry spokesman Mansour Al-Turki said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 9:24:03 PM

ICC meet to discuss Windies pullout from India tour
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) The West Indies' cancellation of the India tour midway will come up for discussion at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board meeting here Nov 9-10.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 4:58:03 PM

ICC clears Bangladesh's pacer Al-Amin's bowling action
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's medium pacer Al-Amin Hossain's bowling action Wednesday was cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which also allowed the bowler to resume international cricket.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:54:03 PM

Kohli, Mithali nominated for top ICC awards
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) Dashing Indian batsman Virat Kohli was Wednesday nominated for the ICC One-Day International (ODI) Cricketer of the year while India captain Mithali Raj was nominated for two awards -- the ICC Women's ODI as well as T20I Cricketer of the Year.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:16:18 PM

Dhoni, Kohli, Shami in ICC ODI Team
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, explosive batsman Virat Kohli and talented pacer Mohammed Shami were Wednesday included in the prestigious ICC One-Day International (ODI) Team of the Year 2014 while Rohit Sharma also got into the list as the 12th man.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 2:52:16 PM

World Cup win made Tendulkar greatest cricketer: Wasim Akram
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowling legend Wasim Akram Wednesday said that former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's illustrious career would not have been complete without the 2011 World Cup victory, which eventually made him the greatest cricketer.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 2:12:14 PM

Bhuvneshwar wins ICC People's Choice Award
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) India's medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar Wednesday won this year's ICC People's Choice Award.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 1:54:04 PM

UNHCR launches global drive to end statelessness
Geneva, Nov 5 (IANS) The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has launched a 10-year global campaign aimed at ending the statelessness which affects millions of people around the world.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 7:14:03 AM

UN wants $173 mn for winter in Iraq
Geneva, Nov 5 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has called for 173.1 million dollars to address the immediate needs of 1.26 million people across Iraq in need of assistance over the winter.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:50:06 AM

Nine held for deadly shooting in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Nov 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Tuesday arrested a cell of nine people in connection with a deadly shooting Monday, in which five people were killed and nine injured, a media report said.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:50:05 AM

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