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India can climb in ICC rankings even if they lose series
Dubai, Dec 25 (IANS) Fourth-placed India are set to climb to the second spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings even if they lose the four-match series against Australia that starts in Melbourne Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 7:07:41 PM

At least 31 killed in Iraq violence
Tikrit (Iraq), Dec 25 (DPA) At least 31 people were killed and around 100 wounded Tuesday in a wave of violence in war-torn Iraq.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 5:58:41 PM

UAE bans bird imports from Germany, fearing bird flu
Dubai, Dec 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday banned import of birds from Germany's Brandenburg state after the H5N1 avian influenza virus was detected there.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 4:46:55 PM

Building boom to boost Middle East steel sector
Sharjah, Dec 25 (IANS) The Middle East construction boom will be one of the major driving forces behind the regional steel sector's growth in the coming years, according to industry sources, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 4:38:31 PM

Iran to continue uranium enrichment
Tehran, Dec 25 (IANS) Iran will continue its uranium enrichment despite nuclear fuel supplies from Russia, a Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 4:19:06 PM

UAE reaffirms solidarity with Palestinians
Abu Dhabi, Dec 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its solidarity with the Palestinian cause and said it would fully back efforts to establish an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 3:15:59 PM

No progress made in Israeli-Palestinian talks
Jerusalem, Dec 25 (DPA) Israeli and Palestinian officials negotiating an end to the decades-old conflict between the sides have failed to make any progress on settling the issues that have been dividing them.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 11:54:09 AM

England fined for slow over-rate in Galle Test
Dubai, Dec 24 (IANS) England captain Michael Vaughan was Monday fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while the entire team was slapped 20 per cent for maintaining slow over-rate during the third Test against Sri Lanka in Galle which concluded Saturday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 7:12:35 PM

Train crash kills 12 in southern Baghdad
Baghdad, Dec 24 (Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a train in southern Baghdad, a provincial police source said Monday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 6:18:39 PM

Dubai to build second cruise terminal
Dubai, Dec 24 (IANS) Dubai will start work on a second cruise terminal within a year to handle the expected doubling of cruise tourists by 2010, according to the executive director of Dubai Cruise Terminal, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 5:49:15 PM

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