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Pakistan will doctor pitches: Bailey
Sharjah, Oct 7 (IANS) Australia's ODI captain George Bailey expects hosts Pakistan to 'doctor' the pitches to favour spin bowlers in the upcoming clashes between the two sides in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 4:06:05 PM

17 bidders for ICC's audio-visual rights
Dubai, Oct 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday announced that it has received 17 bids from various broadcasters across different territories for its audio-visual rights for ICC events during 2015-2023.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:18:09 PM

Speeding car hits Indian worker in Riyadh
Riyadh, Oct 7 (IANS) An Indian worker was critically injured when a speeding car hit him while crossing the road in Riyadh, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 12:02:04 PM

Death-row prisoners allowed to perform Haj
Riyadh, Oct 6 (IANS) Saudi authorities have allowed prisoners sentenced to death to perform Haj as part of their last wishes, media reported Monday.

Monday, October 06, 2014 3:18:09 PM

2015 World Cup contenders aim to improve ICC rankings
Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) Preparations for next year's ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will go up a notch this week when Pakistan host Australia in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, and World Champions and No.1 ranked India welcome the West Indies for a five-match ODI series, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday.

Sunday, October 05, 2014 4:12:04 PM

Chance for Kohli to reclaim No.1 spot
Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian batsman Virat Kohli will be aiming to reclaim his No.1 ranking in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen when he takes the field against the West Indies in the five-match ODI series starting Oct 8.

Sunday, October 05, 2014 3:58:03 PM

Food assistance reaches over 430,000 Ebola affected: UN
Geneva, Oct 3 (IANS) The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Friday said it has provided food assistance to more than 430,000 people affected by the Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Friday, October 03, 2014 8:06:05 PM

Red Cross staffer killed in Ukraine
Geneva, Oct 3 (IANS) A staff member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was killed in a shell attack in eastern Ukarine.

Friday, October 03, 2014 10:00:04 AM

UN report details human rights abuses in northern Iraq
Geneva, Oct 2 (IANS) A UN report released Thursday listed a "staggering array" of human rights abuses and sectarian "acts of violence" committed by the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 11:22:16 PM

10,000 Iraqis killed this year in IS offensive
Geneva, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) At least 9,347 Iraqi civilians have been killed and 17,386 others injured during the first nine months of this year in the offensive by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation in Iraq, the UN announced Thursday.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:56:09 PM

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