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Merkel addresses Knesset, hits out at Iran (Lead)
Jerusalem, March 18 (DPA) It was Iran's responsibility to convince the world that it was not building atom bombs, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday in the Israeli parliament.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 11:41:05 PM

More technology for umpiring in England-South Africa series
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to allow increased use of technology for umpiring decisions on a trial basis during South Africa's tour of England this year.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:28:39 PM

14 teams to play in shorter 2011 cricket World Cup
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) Fourteen teams will participate in the 2011 cricket World Cup to be co-hosted by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:15:05 PM

ICC reinstates umpire Darrell Hair in elite panel
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday decided to reinstate controversial umpire Darrell Hair to the ICC elite panel of umpires.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:14:11 PM

Sri Lanka named back-up venue for ICC Champions Trophy
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka has been named as an alternate venue for the 2008 International Cricket Council's (ICC) Champions Trophy, which is to be held in Pakistan September 19-27.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:12:55 PM

US to continue mission in Iraq: Dick Cheney
Baghdad, March 18 (DPA) US Vice-President Dick Cheney, on a second day of an unannounced visit to Iraq, reaffirmed his government's commitment to continue its mission in the country despite the sagging support.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 9:05:31 PM

Attack near US embassy in Yemen, guard killed
Sanaa, March 18 (DPA) A hand grenade attack near the US embassy in Yemen's capital Sanaa killed a Yemeni guard and injured three of his colleagues along with four schoolgirls Tuesday, the police said.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 9:05:05 PM

Emirates to launch low-fare airline (Lead)
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) Emirates, the world's ninth largest airline, will soon launch a low-fare airline to cater to the growing passenger traffic to and from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:58:58 PM

UAE to set up new budget airline
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will soon have a new low-cost airline to meet the growing passenger traffic, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:30:27 PM

Iraq's faction leaders launch reconciliation bid
Baghdad, March 18 (DPA) Iraq's political, religious and tribal leaders met Tuesday to iron out their differences and re-launch faltering reconciliation efforts ahead of the fifth anniversary of the war.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:19:32 PM

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