Tehran, Dec 19 (DPA) The Iranian interior ministry has confirmed the landslide victory of former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani in the experts' assembly elections here.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 4:26:13 AM
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) India remain at the sixth spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings - and would have slipped another place had the West Indies won their just-concluded series against Pakistan.
Monday, December 18, 2006 10:35:16 PM
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) Shaken by the positive drug tests of Pakistani speedsters Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammed Asif, the International Cricket Council (ICC) will conduct precautionary tests ahead of the 2007 World Cup.
Monday, December 18, 2006 7:18:55 PM
Tehran, Dec 18 (DPA) Iran has decided to use euro instead of US dollar in the country's budget for the next Iranian year (March 21, 2007-March 20, 2008), the news network Khabar reported Monday.
Monday, December 18, 2006 6:32:22 PM
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) Explosive England batsman Kevin Pietersen replaced West Indian Chris Gayle at the second spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI player rankings released Monday.
Monday, December 18, 2006 5:34:45 PM
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday endorsed the World Anti Doping Agency's (WADA) decision to appeal against lifting of bans on Pakistani players Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammed Asif, directly expressing its dissatisfaction with the country's board.
Monday, December 18, 2006 5:33:52 PM
Gaza City, Dec 18 (DPA) A ceasefire was announced early Monday between the Islamic Hamas and Fatah movements in the Gaza Strip but gunbattles were reported in the region within a few hours.
Monday, December 18, 2006 1:34:33 PM
Tebnine (Lebanon), Dec 18 (DPA) Nearly four months into their mission of enforcing a ceasefire in southern Lebanon, UN peacekeepers seem to have succeeded in bringing 'calm and peace' to a usually troubled border area during this holiday season.
Monday, December 18, 2006 8:15:51 AM
Gaza, Dec 17 (DPA) Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya Sunday rejected President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to hold early presidential and legislative elections in Palestine.
Sunday, December 17, 2006 11:18:31 PM
Baghdad, Dec 17 (Xinhua) Gunmen kidnapped at least 20 personnel working for the Iraqi Red Crescent from their office in central Baghdad Sunday, Interior Ministry source said.
Sunday, December 17, 2006 8:23:26 PM
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