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Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:30:04 PM

Scale up efforts to tackle Ebola crisis: IFRC
Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Saturday urged an immediate scale-up of efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West African countries.

Saturday, August 02, 2014 11:48:03 PM

WTO fails to reach trade facilitation agreement
Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) Negotiations at the World Trade Organisation(WTO) has failed to agree on the implementation of the trade facilitation agreement as the deadline of July 31 passed.

Saturday, August 02, 2014 3:36:20 AM

ICRC urges for protection of medical personnel in Gaza
Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Friday said it was shocked by the damage caused to its hospitals, branch offices, as well as to the property during the conflict in Gaza.

Saturday, August 02, 2014 3:36:19 AM

Two Indian women killed in Saudi Arabia accident
Riyadh, Aug 1 (IANS) Two Indian women were killed when their car overturned on a Saudi Arabian highway, media reported Friday.

Friday, August 01, 2014 10:20:04 PM

Yemen hands over Al Qaeda suspects to Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Aug 1 (IANS) Yemen has handed over eight suspected Al Qaeda militants to Saudi Arabia, officials said Friday.

Friday, August 01, 2014 1:38:04 PM

Pujara, Kohli slip in ICC rankings for Test batsmen
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) South Africa's AB de Villiers continues to head the Reliance ICC Rankings for Test batsmen while compatriot Hashim Amla returned to the top three. Poor performances from India's Chetseshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in the third Test against England saw them slip down in the rankings released Friday.

Friday, August 01, 2014 1:06:12 PM

UAE provides $544 mn for needy West Bank families
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has provided two million Dirham (544 million dollars) in aid to more than 4,400 needy families in the West Bank during holy month of Ramadan.

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:30:03 AM

Ebola outbreak: $100 mn response plan in West Africa
Geneva, Aug 1 (IANS) The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and presidents of West African countries hit by the Ebola virus outbreak will Friday meet in Guinea to launch a new $100 million response plan.

Friday, August 01, 2014 12:12:04 AM

Indian killed in Oman road accident
Muscat, July 31 (IANS) An Indian expatriate died in a road accident in Oman, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:06:17 PM

Indian jailed in UAE for smuggling poppy seeds
Dubai, July 31 (IANS) An Indian farmer has been jailed for four years for smuggling poppy seeds into the United Arab Emirates (UAE)though he claimed he brought these for the purpose of cooking, media reported.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:44:09 PM

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