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OPEC to maintain current production level
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said here Wednesday it will maintain the current production level without any change in the first half of next year.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 5:11:37 PM

Kumble sixth in ICC rankings, no Indian batsman in top 10
Dubai, Dec 5 (IANS) New Test captain Anil Kumble is the highest ranked Indian bowler at the sixth spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released Wednesday but no Indian batsman finds a place among the top 10.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 5:10:50 PM

Car bombing kills two in Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed and 10 injured in a car bomb explosion in Kirkuk, some 250 km north of Baghdad Wednesday, a local police source said.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 4:49:53 PM

Israeli air strike kills three Palestinians in Gaza
Gaza City, Dec 5 (DPA) An Israeli aircraft fired a missile near the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, killing three Palestinians and wounding five others Wednesday morning, hospital officials said.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 3:53:49 PM

Chavez's referendum defeat not to affect oil policy: minister
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS) There will be no change in Venezuela's oil policy following rejection of President Hugo Chavez's proposed constitutional overhaul in Sunday's referendum, Venezuelan energy minister has said.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 3:14:13 PM

Israel plans to build 300 homes in East Jerusalem
Tel Aviv/Ramallah, Dec 5 (DPA) The Israeli government has announced plans to build 300 apartments in a disputed east Jerusalem neighbourhood, prompting the Palestinians to allege that the Israelis are violating their obligations under an international peace plan.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 12:55:00 PM

Bush to visit Israel for first time in January
Tel Aviv, Dec 5 (DPA) US President George W. Bush will travel in January to Israel, marking his first visit to the US ally since he took office nearly seven years ago, Israeli broadcaster Channel 2 reported, citing government officials.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 12:54:32 PM

Suicide bombing kills eight in Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least eight people have been killed and more than 40 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in central Iraq.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 11:55:44 AM

West must acknowledge Iran nuclear rights: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, Dec 5 (DPA) Following a US intelligence report that Iran has halted its nuclear weapons programme, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that the US and its Western allies should acknowledge Iran's nuclear rights.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 9:36:55 AM

Gulf states decide to launch common market
Doha (Qatar), Dec 4 (Xinhua) Abdul Rahman al-Attiya, secretary general of the six oil-rich Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations, Tuesday announced the establishment of a common market at the closing session of the GCC summit here.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007 4:56:02 PM

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