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Millennium Equity gets into India's telecom tower business
Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Millennium Private Equity (MPE) has struck a deal with the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) to invest into an Indian telecom tower business, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:56:34 PM

Iranian nuclear chief heads to China ahead of UN talks
Tehran, Jan 17 (DPA) Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili departed Tehran Thursday for Beijing to meet Chinese officials ahead of next week's scheduled meeting of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:07:20 PM

Iran's trade grows despite US sanctions
Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) A US congressional watchdog agency raised questions Wednesday about the effectiveness of two decades of US economic sanctions against Iran and urged a thorough review of the source of Iran's booming foreign trade.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:05:14 PM

Gaza air strikes kill five, rocket barrage on Israel
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 17 (DPA) Responding to a barrage of rocket and mortar fire, Israeli air strikes have killed five Palestinians in Gaza, including a boy, his father and uncle who died when a missile missed its target and hit their civilian car.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:02:10 AM

Bush leaves Egypt, wraps up Middle East tour
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Jan 16 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt Wednesday afternoon, wrapping up his eight-day Middle East visit that aimed at winning Arab support for a peace deal and isolating Iran.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 7:47:31 PM

Shiv Kapur looks for a breakthrough in 2008
Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 (IANS) Shiv Kapur, looking for a breakthrough on the European Tour, has mixed memories of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championships. The 25-year-old Delhi golfer, now playing his second full year in Europe, was tied second after three rounds of the same tournament last year before falling down the ladder.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 6:13:06 PM

Refreshed Jeev hopes for good start to 2008 at Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 (IANS) The weather here may not have been all that clear last few days, but Jeev Milkha Singh's goals for the year are. Even as torrential rains continued to beat down in the region, preparations have continued at the lovely Abu Dhabi Golf Club for the $2.5 million Abu Dhabi Golf Championships on the European Tour.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 6:05:20 PM

Doha submits bid for 2016 Olympics
Doha, Jan 16 (IANS) Doha, after successfully hosting the 15th Asian Games in December 2006, is hoping to stage the Olympics in 2016.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 5:15:57 PM

Far-right faction quits Israeli coalition over peace talks
Jerusalem, Jan 16 (DPA) Hardline Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation Wednesday over the start of peace negotiations with the Palestinians.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:41:10 PM

UN should return Iran's nuclear dossier to IAEA: Iran
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has called on the UN Security Council to return the country's nuclear dossier to the world body's nuclear watchdog, the country's official IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:05:03 PM

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