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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

Middle East aviation sector poised for rapid growth
Sharjah, Dec 24 (IANS) The Middle East aviation sector is poised for sustained growth in the coming years, according to the CEO of the largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 2:41:11 PM

Palestinians and Israelis prepare to resume talks
Jerusalem, Dec 24 (DPA) Palestinians and Israeli negotiators are scheduled to meet here Monday in order to review Israel's controversial plans to expand construction in the occupied territories, the Jerusalem Post reported.

Monday, December 24, 2007 1:10:51 PM

Iran may float tender for 19 nuclear power plants
Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) In what could further increase the West's worry over Iran's nuclear ambitions, a top Iranian official said Sunday the Islamic country would soon float an international tender for construction of 19 new 1,000-megawatt nuclear power plants.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 7:05:51 PM

Israeli prime minister rejects ceasefire with Hamas
Jerusalem, Dec 23 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Sunday rejected a proposed ceasefire with Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying his government would not talk with the Islamist group until it recognises Israel, local media reported.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 5:27:03 PM

Turkey mounts fresh attack on separatist Kurds
Baghdad, Dec 23 (DPA) Turkish fighter planes launched a new strike against Kurdish rebels based in the mountainous border area of northern Iraq, police sources from the northern Iraqi town of Duhuk said Sunday.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 4:58:47 PM

Iran's nuclear plant to become operational next year
Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran's first nuclear power plant will become operational next year, according to schedule, Energy Minister Parviz Fattah has said.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 3:52:50 PM

Dubai to host meet on coastal and port engineering
Dubai, Dec 23 (IANS) Dubai will host an international conference on coastal and port engineering to be attended by some 1,000 marine engineers and scientists.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 2:10:57 PM

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