Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Reliable batsman Mohammed Yousuf has climbed to second place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings displacing India captain Rahul Dravid and becoming the first Pakistani to rake up 900 points.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 8:44:01 PM
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Pakistan are looking to consolidate their hold on third place in the ICC Test Championship table and have already gone a long way doing that with their win over the West Indies in the first Test in Lahore.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 8:34:42 PM
Baghdad, Nov 16 (DPA) At least 60 passengers of the six hijacked microbuses was killed by militants Thursday here, reported al-Iraqiya official television channel in the latest horrific incident in conflict-torn Iraq.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 7:45:43 PM
Cairo, Nov 15 (Xinhua) Qatar's al-Jazeera satellite television launched an English news channel and began broadcasting at 1200 GMT Wednesday, said reports reaching here from Doha.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 7:12:51 PM
Baghdad, Nov 15 (DPA) A majority of the more than 100 kidnapped Iraqi government workers have been released or rescued by early Wednesday, according to pan-Arab news channel al-Iraqiya, citing an Interior Ministry spokesperson.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:09:41 AM
Tehran, Nov 14 (Xinhua) Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that the Republicans' defeat in the US mid-term elections was a defeat of the country's global policies.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 10:39:25 PM
Berlin, Nov 14 (DPA) Eleven former prisoners of the US armed forces Tuesday filed a lawsuit in Germany calling for former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld and other American officials to be investigated for war crimes.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 8:22:41 PM
Baghdad, Nov 14 (Xinhua) Ten people were killed and 25 wounded when a car bomb went off in a central Baghdad commercial area Tuesday, an interior ministry source said.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 6:04:46 PM
Baghdad, Nov 14 (DPA) Militants wearing police special forces uniforms in Baghdad abducted at least 100 employees of the ministry of research and higher education Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 5:15:35 PM
Baghdad, Nov 14 (Xinhua) Gunmen kidnapped at least 100 people working for the higher education ministry in the Iraqi capital Tuesday, the state-run television reported.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 2:48:02 PM
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