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Israel, Palestine end first session of peace talks (Lead)
Jerusalem, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Negotiators from Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) ended their first meeting Wednesday with little progress and an agreement about a next meeting.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 9:08:08 PM

Proctor to be Match Referee for India-Australia Tests
Dubai, Dec 12 (IANS) South African Mike Proctor has been appointed the Match Referee for the four-match Test series between India and Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 6:29:07 PM

Iraqi triple car bombing kills 39
Baghdad, Dec 12 (Xinhua) At least 39 people were killed and 125 injured in a triple car bomb attack Wednesday in Amara, capital of Iraq's Maysan province, 360 km southeast of Baghdad, the interior ministry said.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 6:27:42 PM

Israel, Palestinians set to launch new peace talks
Jerusalem/Ramallah, Dec 12 (DPA) Israel and the Palestinians were set to formally launch new peace negotiations Wednesday for the first time in seven years, but the talks come amid a spurt in violence in Gaza and a dispute over new construction in a Jewish settlement.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 6:15:04 PM

UAE to hold meet on promoting sustainable construction
Dubai, Dec 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is to host Dubai International Conference on Sustainable Construction next year, news agency WAM reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 6:14:06 PM

Etisalat acquires stake in Indonesian mobile major
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telecommunications services company, Etisalat has announced the acquisition of a 15.97 percent stake in the third largest mobile operator in Indonesia, Excelcomindo, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 5:14:41 PM

At least four killed in Lebanon blast
Beirut, Dec 12 (DPA) At least four people, including Brigadier Francois al-Haj of the Lebanese Army, were killed and several wounded Wednesday morning in an explosion in eastern Beirut near the presidential palace, the Red Cross said.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 3:02:29 PM

More than 60 dead in Algiers car bomb attacks (Second Lead)
Paris/Algiers, Dec 11 (DPA) More than 60 people were killed, including 10 United Nations employees, when two car bombs exploded in the Algerian capital Algiers on Tuesday, Algerian security and hospital sources said.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 11:56:28 PM

Tendulkar at 8th in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, Dec 11 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is the highest ranked Indian at the eighth spot in the one-day batsman's list of the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 4:06:44 PM

Israeli troops kill four militants in Gaza
Gaza City, Dec 11 (DPA) Israeli ground troops crossed into the southern Gaza Strip Tuesday, sparking gun battles with militants confronting them and killing at least three gunmen from the radical Islamic Jihad faction.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 4:04:34 PM

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