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New Al Qaeda video shows training of Iraqi children
Baghdad, Feb 6 (DPA) Arab news broadcaster al-Arabiya aired Wednesday a videotape, purported to have been produced by the Al Qaeda terrorist network, showing Iraqi children in the province of Diyala carrying out mock acts of abduction and robbery.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 4:20:20 PM

Pace of work on Burj Dubai accelerated
Dubai, Feb 6 (IANS) Work on the Burj Dubai, set to become the world's tallest building, has been accelerated with 50 percent of its exterior cladding being completed.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 10:47:26 AM

Rohit Sharma fined for dissent
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) India's Rohit Sharma was Tuesday fined 10 percent of his One-Day International match fee after being found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Code of Conduct in the game against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank Series here.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 9:41:29 PM

Pakistan in Group A of U-19 World Cup
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) Defending champions Pakistan will be looking for a hat-trick of the International Cricket Council's Under-19 Cricket World Cup title when they meet hosts Malaysia at the inaugural match of Group A of the tournament at Johor Feb 17.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 7:24:12 PM

Migrant workers of Bahrain construction firm strike work
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) About 750 overseas workers, most of them Indians and employed in a Bahrain construction company, have gone on strike since Monday, demanding higher pay.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 6:22:44 PM

Iran dismisses US concern over space research drive
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran Tuesday dismissed the US concern over its space research programme and said that the launch of Explorer-1 rocket is only for research studies.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 6:13:06 PM

Iran will make nuclear weapons in three years: Israel
Jerusalem, Feb 5 (Xinhua) The Israeli intelligence head has said that Iran would attain offensive nuclear capabilities within three years, local daily Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 5:36:48 PM

Three of a family killed by US Army in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 5 (DPA) US troops killed three members of a family Tuesday and wounded a girl during a raid on their house in a town near the central Iraqi city of Tikrit, the police said.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 4:35:14 PM

Tendulkar eighth in ICC rankings for batsmen
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar was the lone Indian among the top 10 batsman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings while South Africa's Shaun Pollock retired from the game by touching 500 points in the all-rounders' list.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 3:52:17 PM

Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Saudi Arabia cancelled
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's three-day visit to Saudi Arabia beginning Feb 8 has been cancelled.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 3:49:45 PM

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