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Iran's parliament to debate EU concession: Larijani
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Iran's parliament will shortly debate the package of concessions presented by European Union foreign relations chief Javier Solana seeking to resolve the nuclear issue, speaker Ali Larijani Sunday said.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 3:35:10 PM

India's Navayuga Engineering enters UAE market
Dubai, June 15 (IANS) Leading Indian construction firm Navayuga Engineering Co (NEC) has entered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market with the ground-breaking ceremony of a water-front project by Abu Dhabi's leading master developer Tamouh Investments.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 3:31:12 PM

Iraqi forces amass for crackdown in south
Baghdad, June 15 (DPA) Iraqi government troops continued Sunday to take up position in the southern province of Maysan in a fresh operation against Shia militias a day after Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki gave militiamen a deadline to surrender their arms.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 2:09:35 PM

African soccer giants surprised in World Cup qualifiers
Cairo, June 15 (Xinhua) Soccer heavyweights of Africa suffered surprise defeats in the World Cup qualifiers with Angola, Egypt, Ghana and Morocco all losing their group matches.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 2:01:32 PM

Rice in Middle East to push peace talks
Tel Aviv, June 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Sunday began a new round of talks to try to push the Israeli-Palestinian peace process forward in Jerusalem.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 1:15:54 PM

Dubai-based Indian to make thriller on maritime industry
Dubai, June 15 (IANS) Most Hollywood films show maritime activities as dangerous or tragic, but an Indian resident of Dubai is set to make an emotional thriller that will focus on the positive side of seafaring.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 12:26:35 PM

Taiwan shaken by two mild earthquakes
Taipei, June 15 (DPA) Taiwan was struck by two mild earthquakes Sunday, but there was no report of damage or casualties.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 8:40:28 AM

Gunmen target army patrol in Lebanon, 12 arrested
Beirut, June 15 (DPA) Lebanese forces detained 12 people Saturday after gunmen fired at an army patrol near a Palestinian refugee camp in the north of the country, a Lebanese security official said.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 3:18:36 AM

Japanese student kidnapped in Iran released after 10 months
Tehran, June 15 (DPA) Japanese student Satoshi Nakamura, who was kidnapped 10 months ago in eastern Iran, has been released, Iranian officials said Saturday.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 1:42:30 AM

No breakthrough in n-dispute after Solana's Iran visit
Tehran, June 14 (DPA) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Javier Solana Saturday gave Iran an updated package of incentives by the five veto powers plus Germany (5+1) but achieved no breakthrough in the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 11:48:39 PM

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