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Sharif, Zardari conclude talks, promise 'good news'(Second Lead)
Dubai/Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan's main ruling partners Thursday ended the final round of their talks in Dubai on reinstating sacked judges without any disclosure of their decision, but said they have 'good news' for the nation.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 9:23:37 PM

Nine killed, 28 injured as bus overturns in Egypt
Cairo, May 1 (DPA) At least nine people were killed and 28 injured Thursday when a bus carrying tourists in Egypt's Sinai peninsula overturned and caught fire while on its way to Cairo, the police said.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 8:45:02 PM

Israel remembers Holocaust victims
Tel Aviv, May 1 (DPA) Sirens wailed across Israel for two minutes Thursday morning as Israelis stood in solemn silence to remember the victims of the Nazi World War II genocide known as Holocaust.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 8:12:40 PM

Pakistan's ruling coalition resumes talks on sacked judges
Dubai/Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan's ruling coalition partners resumed crucial talks in Dubai Thursday on the issue of restoration of sacked judges, with the top leadership hopeful of finding a way out soon.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 5:44:18 PM

Terrorist violence kill at least 17 in Iraq
Baghdad, May 1 (DPA) At least 17 people were killed and 46 wounded in separate incidents in Iraq, security sources, witnesses and the US military said Thursday.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 5:06:04 PM

Israel sets three conditions for Gaza truce
Jerusalem, May 1 (DPA) Israel said Thursday any calm in the Gaza Strip, as proposed by Palestinian militant organization, could only be sustainable if three specific conditions were met.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 5:04:35 PM

UAE energy major records 525 percent growth in profit
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA) has recorded a profit of 398 million dirham ($108.4 million) for the first quarter of 2008, up by 525 percent compared to the first quarter of 2007, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:39:16 PM

UAE investor bails out niche British airline
Dubai, May 1 (IANS) Britain's all-business class airline Silverjet has announced that a United Arab Emirates-based investor will inject $100 million into its working capital for a much needed fillip.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:23:29 PM

Saudi Arabia needs $200 billion investment in water, power projects
Dubai, May 1 (IANS) Saudi Arabia needs over $200 billion investment in its desalination and power generation programmes in the next 15 years amid high demand of the growing population and the construction of mega projects.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:22:57 PM

Emirates Group posts 20th year of net profit
Dubai, May 1 (IANS) The Emirates Group, comprising its flagship company Emirates Airline, Dnata and other subsidiaries, reported its 20th consecutive year of net profit, notching a new profit record despite soaring oil prices and challenging business conditions in the second half of the 2007-08 fiscal.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:22:24 PM

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