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Israel agrees to transfer frozen tax funds to Palestinians
Jerusalem, June 24 (DPA) Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to release tax funds collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority as a means of strengthening the new emergency Palestinian government set up in the wake of the collapse of the Hamas-led national unity cabinet.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 5:51:00 PM

'Chemical Ali' defiant as he receives death sentence (LEAD)
Baghdad/Cairo, June 24 (DPA) Iraq's special tribunal Sunday found five defendants guilty in the late-1980s campaign against the Kurds, sentencing three to death and two to life prison terms. A sixth man was acquitted for lack of evidence.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 5:31:46 PM

Clashes in northern Lebanon kill eleven people
Abu Samra (Lebanon), June 24 (DPA) Eleven people were killed in the clashes between the Lebanese army and members of the Muslim militant group Fatah al-Islam in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanese security sources said Sunday.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 5:03:37 PM

Height the main issue over C'wealth Games 2010 village (LEAD)
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) Height is the main issue that remains to be resolved between Emaar Emaar MGF, the lone bidder for the Commonwealth Games 2010 village in New Delhi, and the Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:50:12 PM

NRIs plan mega events to celebrate India's independence
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) The Indian diaspora here is planning to organise a series of cultural events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of India's independence.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:35:43 PM

'Chemical Ali' sentenced to death by Iraq tribunal
Baghdad/Cairo, June 24 (DPA) Iraq's special tribunal Sunday sentenced Ali Hassan al-Majid, a cousin of Saddam Hussein and known internationally as 'Chemical Ali' to death for his role in the genocide against Kurds in the late 1980s.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:25:09 PM

Lone bidder for Delhi 2010 Games village is worried
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) Emaar MGF, the joint venture between Dubai-based Emaar Properties and India's MGF and the only bidder so far for constructing the 2010 Commonwealth Games Village in Delhi, has not yet got a firm commitment from the Indian authorities yet, say its officials. They are worried about being able to complete the huge task with the games just three years away.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:41:43 PM

Emaar MGF plans India's largest mall, Armani Hotel
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) Emaar MGF, the joint venture between the Dubai-based Emaar Properties and Delhi-based MGF, has committed $12 billion investment in India for residential and commercial projects and drawn up plans for what it claims will be the country's largest mall.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 11:18:55 AM

India ranked fourth in Tests
Dubai, June 23 (IANS) World champions Australia are still the No.1 team in Test matches while India is ranked fourth in the rankings, it was released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Saturday.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 10:46:59 PM

Kumble third, Dravid eighth in Test players' rankings
Dubai, June 23 (IANS) Anil Kumble is the highest ranked Indian bowler at the third place while Rahul Dravid is the highest ranked batsman at the eighth spot in the latest Test player's rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Saturday.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 10:46:23 PM

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