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IAEA head to visit Iran over uranium enrichment
Tehran, Jan 8 (RIA Novosti) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will arrive in Tehran Friday on a two-day visit to discuss Iran's controversial nuclear programme, Iranian media said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:35:44 PM

Women's World Cup qualifier shifted from Pakistan to South Africa
Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS) A women's 2009 World Cup qualifying tournament has become a casualty of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination as the Lahore event was Tuesday shifted to South Africa.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:33:43 PM

Sarkozy's girlfriend not welcome in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Jan 7 (DPA) Saudi Arabia has demanded that French President Nicolas Sarkozy's girlfriend, French-Italian singer Carla Bruni, does not accompany him to Saudi Arabia next week, a diplomatic source said Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 7:47:40 PM

Suicide bombings kill 10 in Baghdad
Baghdad, Jan 7 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and 16 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks, which targeted the Sunni endowment office in northern Baghdad Monday morning, security sources and witnesses said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 5:05:50 PM

UAE economy reducing dependence on oil
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have 70 percent of its gross domestic product generated from real estate and financial services by 2010, reducing dependence on hydrocarbon sectors, a report has said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 4:05:50 PM

Faster money orders between UAE and India soon
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS) An International Express Money Orders service between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will start soon, following an agreement between the two countries, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 3:23:01 PM

Lebanese politicians welcome Arab formula to end crisis
Beirut, Jan 7 (Xinhua) Lebanon's ruling majority and opposition have welcomed the plan adopted by the Arab Foreign Ministers Council to end the country's political crisis.

Monday, January 07, 2008 10:48:18 AM

South Africa fined for slow over-rate
Dubai, Jan 6 (IANS) The South Africa team was fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its seven-wicket victory over the West Indies in the second Test, which concluded Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 7:10:34 PM

Al Qaeda kidnaps Iraq tribal chief, 13 of family
Baghdad, Jan 6 (Xinhua) Dozens of suspected Al Qaeda militants have kidnapped a tribal chieftain, along with 13 members of his family, in Diyala province northeast of Iraqi capital Baghdad, a provincial police source said Sunday.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 7:10:08 PM

Palestine security detains 35 Hamas members
Ramallah, Jan 6 (Xinhua) Palestinian security forces have arrested 35 Hamas members in the West Bank, including two prominent leaders, the Islamic movement said Sunday.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 5:42:59 PM

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