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IMF warns Gulf economies of 'geopolitical uncertainties'
Dubai, April 14 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in a report, has warned the Gulf countries of 'regional geopolitical uncertainties' that could pose substantial risks to the Gulf economies.

Monday, April 14, 2008 6:19:46 PM

Oman plans rail network
Dubai, April 14 (IANS) Oman is planning to build a rail network, according to Ahmad Bin Abdul Nabi Macki, minister of national economy and deputy chairman of national affairs and energy resources council.

Monday, April 14, 2008 6:18:57 PM

Corporates must invest more in social businesses: Nobel laureate (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 14 (IANS) Corporates can help reduce poverty by investing more in social businesses, according to Nobel laureate and founder of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank Muhammad Yunus.

Monday, April 14, 2008 6:18:30 PM

Iraqi forces free kidnapped British journalist
Baghdad, April 14 (Xinhua) The Iraqi army has freed the kidnapped British journalist in the city of Basra, a military spokesman said Monday.

Monday, April 14, 2008 5:55:11 PM

Five striking Indian workers arrested in Kuwait
Dubai, April 14 (IANS) Five Indian workers in Kuwait were arrested after about 525 contract workers went on strike at a labour camp, protesting violation of contract by the company they work for.

Monday, April 14, 2008 4:22:48 PM

28 criminals and militants executed in Iraq's Basra
Baghdad, April 14 (DPA) Iraq has executed 28 criminals and members of militant groups in Basra, some 550 km south of the capital city, media reports said Monday.

Monday, April 14, 2008 4:22:12 PM

Some 30 bodies unearthed in mass grave near Baghdad
Baghdad, April 14 (Xinhua) US troops have found a mass grave of 30 bodies near a town northeast of the Iraqi capital, the military said Monday.

Monday, April 14, 2008 4:19:01 PM

IIT entrance exam held outside India for first time
Dubai, April 14 (IANS) Dubai has become the first venue outside India where the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) held their joint entrance examination this year.

Monday, April 14, 2008 2:19:57 PM

Assamese community in Gulf celebrates New Year's Day
Dubai, April 14 (IANS) The Assamese community in the Gulf celebrated Rongali Bihu to mark the Assamese New Year's Day over the weekend even as the festival started in Assam Monday.

Monday, April 14, 2008 2:15:56 PM

Lebanon's chances for diminishing hatreds seem remote
Beirut, April 14 (DPA) Eighteen years after the Lebanese civil war ended in 1990, Lebanon's chances of burying hatred seem dim, with the country hit by its worst political crisis since then.

Monday, April 14, 2008 8:10:25 AM

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