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Saudi king launches energy initiative at oil summit
Jeddah, June 22 (DPA) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel-Aziz opened a global oil summit Sunday, launching an initiative to help poor countries deal with soaring oil prices, including $500 million in soft credit, and vowing to pump more oil to meet any additional demand.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 6:38:39 PM

Dubai financial centre to offer London University degree
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has tied up with the University of London's Centre for Financial and Management Studies (CeFiMS) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) to offer its post-graduate degree in finance and financial law in the Gulf.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 6:29:08 PM

India calls for oil price band as mechanism to check surge
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Battling a 13-year high inflation rate, India has called for a price band mechanism to bring spiralling global oil prices under control.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 5:46:25 PM

Suicide bombing kills 15 in Iraq
Baghdad, June 22 (Xinhua) At least 15 people were killed Sunday when a suicide bomber blew herself up near a police picket in the northern Iraqi city of Baquba, the police said.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 5:27:35 PM

OPEC to decide output level in September
Jeddah, June 22 (DPA) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will decide any change in its output in its September meeting, OPEC President Chakib Khelil said Sunday in the Saudi Red Sea port of Jeddah, where a global summit was discussing soaring oil prices.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 4:32:02 PM

Iran-born fashion model to move base from Dubai to Mumbai
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Iran-born fashion model Masha, who has modelled for top Indian designers like Rocky S. and Neeta Lulla, will be moving base from Dubai to Mumbai where she expects better opportunities.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 4:09:00 PM

India to meet Iranian, Venezuelan delegations during Jeddah meet
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) The Indian delegation, which is in Jeddah attending a meeting of oil producers and consumers, will also hold discussions with their counterparts from Iran and Venezuela Sunday.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 3:33:51 PM

Kuwait to pump more oil if market needs it
Jeddah, June 22 (DPA) Kuwait will raise its oil output if the market needs it, its oil minister told reporters Sunday in the Saudi Red Sea port of Jeddah where a global summit is set to discuss soaring oil prices.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 3:30:03 PM

Israel reopens crossings, allows goods, fuels into Gaza
Gaza, June 22 (Xinhua) Some 72 hours after a truce between Hamas and Israel came into force, Tel Aviv Sunday reopened two border crossing points and allowed food and fuels into the territory, Palestinian security sources said.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 3:29:33 PM

Saudis to host crisis oil summit
Riyadh, June 22 (DPA) Saudi Arabia is to host Sunday a summit of oil producers and consumers to discuss soaring oil prices amid expectations that any output increase would have limited impact on prices.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 2:17:11 PM

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