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Gunmen kidnap policeman, injure 10 in Iraq
Fallujah (Iraq), Feb 8 (Xinhua) A police personnel was kidnapped and 10 others were injured when gunmen attacked a checkpoint near the Fallujah city, 50 km west of Baghdad early Friday, an official said.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:51:15 PM

Rights groups condemn Israel over power cut in Gaza
Jerusalem, Feb 8 (Xinhua) The human rights groups have condemned Israel for restricting electricity supply to the Gaza Strip, local daily Ha'aretz reported on its website Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:43:01 PM

Gunmen kill four in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 8 (Xinhua) Four people, including a relative of a senior official, have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northern Iraqi province of Salahudin, an official at the US and Iraqi liaison office said.

Friday, February 08, 2008 3:00:17 PM

Hamas confiscates aid trucks to Gaza
Jerusalem/Gaza, Feb 8 (DPA) At least 10 trucks with humanitarian aid sent to the Gaza Strip by the Jordanian Red Crescent Society have been confiscated by Hamas police shortly after the lorries entered the territory, according to aid officials in Jerusalem.

Friday, February 08, 2008 9:37:58 AM

Dhoni climbs to 11th spot in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) India's one-day captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni climbed up seven positions to 11th while Sachin Tendulkar slipped by one spot to ninth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings announced here Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:53:28 PM

Iran calls for Vatican intervention against blasphemy
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran has called on the Vatican to intervene and stop the ugly phenomenon of blasphemy the world is witnessing currently.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:52:46 PM

Rescued sailors back in India from Bahrain
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) All the 17 Indian sailors who were rescued from a ship that had capsized off the Bahrain coast last week are now back in India.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:25:54 PM

Workers in Bahrain firm end strike, rejoin duties
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Around 700 overseas workers of a Bahrain construction company who went on strike demanding higher pay have resumed duties after an agreement with the company authorities.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 5:53:20 PM

Ras Al Khaimah half marathon to witness stiff competition
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Feb 7 (IANS) The Ras Al Khaimah International Half Marathon 2008 is set to witness fierce competition with the world's best runners participating in the event to be held Feb 8, WAM news agency reported.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 5:52:35 PM

India fixes minimum salary for unskilled workers in Bahrain
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Employers in Bahrain will have to pay a minimum salary of 100 Bahraini Dinars ($266) a month to unskilled workers from India across all sectors.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 4:30:50 PM

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