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Five Indians die in Saudi accident
Riyadh, July 3 (IANS) Five Indians from Kerala were killed in Saudi Arabia when their vehicle was hit by a speeding trailer, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2015 1:50:04 PM

Syrian conflict forces children to provide for families: Unicef
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) In four years of the civil war in Syria, many children have become the backbone of many families who fled the conflict and are living as refugees in neighbouring countries, the Unicef said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 11:28:03 PM

US asks Switzerland for extradition of seven FIFA officials
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) The United States Justice Department has sent extradition requests to Swiss authorities for seven world football governing body (FIFA) officials, held in detention in Switzerland for five weeks.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:14:04 PM

71 journalists killed in first half of 2015: Report
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) A total of 71 journalists were killed from January to June of 2015 in 24 countries, a 7 percent increase over the same period last year, a Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) report said.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:20:03 PM

Ebola virus toll exceeds 11,000 in West Africa: WHO
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) The number of people killed by the Ebola virus in West Africa has reached 11,220, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said in a report.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:20:04 AM

Big increase in number of refugees crossing Mediterranean: UN
Geneva, July 1 (IANS/AKI) The number of people who crossed the Mediterranean increased by a record 83 percent in the first six months of the year and most are refugees fleeing conflict and persecution, the UN said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 10:22:16 PM

Geneva beer the world's most expensive
Geneva, June 30 (IANS) With an average price of $6.32 for a 330 ml bottle, Switzerland's second largest city of Geneva has the most costly beer on the planet, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:26:11 PM

ICC congratulates Australia, New Zealand for in day-night Test
Dubai, June 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) congratulated Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on their landmark decision to play a day-night Test in Adelaide from November 27 to December 1.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:42:07 PM

India's Chaudhary, Kulkarni to officiate in World T20 Qualifier
Dubai, June 30 (IANS) Indian umpires Anil Chaudhary and Vineet Kulkarni from the international panel of ICC Umpires have been selected to officiate at the World Twenty20 Qualifier to be held in Ireland and Scotland from July 9 to 26.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:34:05 PM

Woman sentenced to death for UAE murder
Dubai, June 29 (IANS) A woman who killed an American teacher in December last year was on Monday sentenced to death by the Federal Supreme Court of Abu Dhabi.

Monday, June 29, 2015 7:58:04 PM

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