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Rice pays surprise visit to Baghdad, hold talks
Riyadh, Jan 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice held talks with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki upon her arrival in Baghdad on a surprise trip Tuesday from the Saudi capital Riyadh, a US embassy official said.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 4:40:28 PM

Israeli troops kill nine in Gaza incursion
Gaza City, Jan 15 (DPA) Israeli troops rolled into the northern Gaza Strip Tuesday, sparking fierce gun battles with local militants and killing at least nine Palestinians, hospital officials reported.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 4:16:02 PM

Harbhajan appeal hearing after Test series: ICC
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can now concentrate on his bowling as the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said the hearing in his racial abuse case will be held at the end of the ongoing four-Test series.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 4:11:49 PM

Kumble retains sixth spot in ICC rankings
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) Captain Anil Kumble was the lone Indian among the top 10 bowlers as he retained his sixth position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 2:20:30 PM

15 Al Qaeda insurgents killed, 58 held in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 14 (Xinhua) At least 15 suspected Al Qaeda insurgents were killed and 58 others were captured in an operation US and Iraqi troops mounted in Diyala province in northeast Iraq Monday, a security source said.

Monday, January 14, 2008 7:47:46 PM

Bush praises UAE's development efforts
Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 (IANS) Visiting US President George W. Bush has praised the progress achieved by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in various fields calling it 'wonderful', WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, January 14, 2008 6:05:50 PM

Sadrist movement leader, judge killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 14 (DPA) A leader of the Iraqi Shia Sadrist movement and a judge were killed in separate attacks in Iraq Monday, security sources said.

Monday, January 14, 2008 5:43:54 PM

Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to begin core-issue talks
Jerusalem, Jan 14 (DPA) Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are meeting here Monday for their first discussion on the so-called core issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Monday, January 14, 2008 5:40:24 PM

Ryder Cup star Verplank confirms for Qatar Masters
Doha, (Qatar): US Ryder Cup star Scott Verplank will be up against the swirling winds of the Arabian Gulf as well as a world-class field when he makes his Middle East debut at the $2.5 million Commercialbank Qatar Masters, held at Doha Golf Club Jan 24-27.

Monday, January 14, 2008 3:28:44 PM

Iran, IAEA agree to resolve nuclear issue within a month
Vienna, Jan 14 (IANS) Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have agreed to resolve all the outstanding issues regarding the Islamic country's nuclear programme within a month, the UN nuclear watchdog has said.

Monday, January 14, 2008 1:22:59 PM

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