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Indian wins $1 million jackpot in Qatar
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Varkey Thomas from Kerala has won a whopping $1 million in the second Dollar Millionaire lottery draw at Doha International Airport, according to a statement by Qatar Airways released here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:18:35 PM

Bourses link up in the US, Europe and Gulf (Second Lead)
Dubai/Stockholm, Jan 2 (IANS) Dubai's state-run BDL stock exchange is taking stake in Nasdaq, and the two will take over a group operating stock markets in Nordic and Baltic nations, linking markets in the US, Europe and the Gulf.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 5:58:45 PM

Middle East peace talks next week
Jerusalem, Jan 2 (Xinhua) The US is likely to hold a joint meeting with Israel and Palestine at a neutral venue next week to discuss the progress of the Middle East peace process, local daily Ha'aretz reported on its website Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 5:27:41 PM

Suicide bombing kills five in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and 18 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint manned by members of the Awakening Council in Baquba city Wednesday, the police said.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 4:40:12 PM

UAE to host Arab-West youth meet on women's issues
Abu Dhabi, Jan 2 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host for the first time an Arab-West dialogue of young people that focusing on issues related to women, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 4:07:14 PM

Borse Dubai to acquire stake in Nasdaq
Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS) The US foreign investment committee has cleared a proposal of Dubai's state-owned stock exchange Borse Dubai Limited (BDL) to acquire a stake in Nasdaq, the second largest US equities exchange, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 3:01:10 PM

Algeria takes over OPEC presidency
Algiers, Jan 2 (IANS) Algerian Energy and Mines Minister Chakib Khelil has taken over the presidency of the 13-member Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for 2008.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:24:04 PM

Israeli troops kill six militants in Gaza Strip
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 2 (DPA) Armed Palestinians fired an anti-tank missile at Israeli soldiers on the Gaza Strip-Israel border early Wednesday morning, sparking a clash in which up to six militants were killed, the Israeli military and unconfirmed Palestinian reports said.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:21:13 PM

Davydenko vows to clear his name of match fixing charges
Doha, Jan 2 (DPA) Nikolay Davydenko has begun the new tennis season vowing to clear his name as an ATP match-fixing probe drags into its sixth month.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 12:24:59 PM

Hamas rejects call for early Palestinian polls
Gaza, Jan 1 (Xinhua) Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) senior leader Mahmoud al-Zahar said here Tuesday his movement rejected the call for early legislative elections in the Palestinian territories.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 5:51:58 PM

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