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Kumble ranked sixth, Pathan moves up six places in ICC rankings
Dubai, Jan 20 (IANS) Irfan Pathan moved up six places to the 19th spot while Anil Kumble was the highest ranked Indian at the sixth place in the bowlers' list, in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released here Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:43:59 PM

Israeli ministers demand death for Lebanese Hezbollah chief
Tel Aviv, Jan 20 (DPA) Israeli ministers Sunday called for the assassination of Lebanese Hezbollah guerrilla organization leader Hassan Nasrallah, a day after he claimed his group was holding body parts of Israel soldiers killed in the 2006 Lebanon war.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 6:47:54 PM

Abu Dhabi airport achieves record growth in 2007
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi International Airport has registered a record growth in 2007 with a rise of 31 percent in the number of passengers and 15 percent in aircraft movement compared to 2006, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 6:46:53 PM

Uneasy calm in southern Iraq after bitter fighting
Baghdad, Jan 20 (DPA) Life was retuning to normal in southern Iraq Sunday after two-day-long clashes between security forces and fringe Shia groups left at least 85 dead and 100 injured, including a security commander.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 6:02:10 PM

Rocket attack on Shia ceremony kills seven in Iraq (Lead)
Mosul (Iraq) Jan 19 (Xinhua) Seven people were killed and 17 injured in a rocket attack on a Shia religious ceremony in a town in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh Saturday, police said.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:49:02 PM

Rocket attack kills seven in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), Jan 19 (Xinhua) Seven people were killed and 17 injured when a rocket hit a Shia religious ceremony in a town in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh Saturday, local police said.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:17:15 PM

Hezbollah leader Nasrallah reappears
Beirut, Jan 19 (DPA) Lebanon's pro-Iranian Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah appeared in public Saturday for the first time in more than a year to vow that no 'surrenderist' peace plan will be accepted by Lebanon, declaring the only way was 'resistance'.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:32:10 PM

UAE Red Crescent delegation visits Kerala
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS) A delegation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Red Crescent Authority (RCA) visited Kerala Saturday to assess the progress of charity projects run by the humanitarian agency, WAM news agency reported.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:58:19 PM

All Indians crash out of Abu Dhabi golf
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian trio of Jeev Milkha Singh, Jyoti Randhawa and Shiv Kapur made an early exit from the Abu Dhabi golf championships as they failed to make the halfway cut.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:38:04 PM

Australia fined for slow over rate in Perth
Dubai, Jan 19 (IANS) Soon after Australia lost the third Test against India by 72 runs in Perth Saturday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) slapped a fine on the team for its slow over rate.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:17:13 PM

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