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Last updated: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 4:44:04 PM

11 killed in fire at Saudi residential complex
Riyadh, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) At least 11 people were killed and 219 injured in a fire at a residential complex of the Saudi Aramco oil company in Saudi Arabia's Al Khobar city, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, August 31, 2015 9:38:03 AM

Six killed in Saudi oil giant's housing complex fire
Riyadh, Aug 30 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 206 others were injured on Sunday in a fire in a residential complex of Saudi Aramco oil company in Saudi Arabia's Eastern province, the media reported.

Sunday, August 30, 2015 5:32:10 PM

'Suspend India-Pakistan cricket series until border unrest ends'
Dubai, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan shouldn't play any bilateral cricket series with India until the long standing border unrest between the two countries is settled, former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has said.

Friday, August 28, 2015 8:02:02 PM

Former spinner Raju appointed coach for Americas Combine
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that former Indian left-arm spinner Venkatapathy Raju would be part of the coaching team for the ICC Americas Cricket Combine to be held in Indianapolis from September 18 to 27.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:16:11 PM

UNHCR urges countries to work together to help refugees
Geneva, Aug 25 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday called for refugees to be treated humanely and for the authorities to work together as thousands of people continued to head into the Western Balkans from Greece.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:22:11 PM

Gulf stocks rebound across-the-board
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) Following a rebound in oil prices, along with bargain hunters entering the scene in a few markets in Asia and Europe, all stock indexes in the Gulf, with the exception of Bahrain, recovered territory on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:08:03 PM

UNHCHR expresses concern over political crisis in Nepal
Geneva, Aug 25 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday expressed concern over reports from Nepal that seven security personnel and three protesters were killed on Monday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:30:07 PM

Film on Indian expatriates in Gulf
Doha, Aug 25 (IANS) An Indian filmmaker is all set to bring the issues concerning Indian expatriates in the Gulf countries to the silver screen, a media report said.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:10:03 PM

Rahane, Mishra climb to career best 20th and 39th spots in rankings
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) Following his 126 against Sri Lanka in the just-concluded second Test against Sri Lanka, Indian Ajinkya Rahane gained two places to a career-best 20th spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, while leg-spinner Amit Mishra with a match haul of seven for 72 moved up 42 places to a career-high 39th.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:18:03 PM

Saudi confirms 49 MERS cases in one week
Riyadh, Aug 24 (IANS) The Saudi health ministry on Monday confirmed that 49 people were tested positive with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus.

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:32:16 PM

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