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Geo TV hints at options outside of Dubai (Lead)
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan's private television network Geo TV, whose news channel Geo News was taken off air Friday midnight on orders from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities, might consider moving out of its Dubai office if a resolution to the problem is not reached soon.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:14:19 PM

US commander rules out military strike against Iran
Cairo, Nov 18 (DPA) The chief of the US Central Command Admiral William Fallon Sunday ruled out a possible strike against Iran and said Washington was mulling non-military options, instead.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:02:08 PM

Israel calls on Arabs to join Annapolis talks unconditionally
Jerusalem, Nov 18 (DPA) Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni called on Arab countries Sunday to join 'without conditions' the upcoming international conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Annapolis in the US.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 6:12:37 PM

Car bomb kills three in Iraq
Mosul(Iraq), Nov 18 (Xinhua) A car bomb went off near a police patrol in central Mosul Sunday, killing three people and wounding 12 others, a local police source said.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:05:36 PM

'Pakistani channels blacked out in tune with foreign policy'
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stated that the country's neutral foreign policy and its 'positive and constructive role' in international affairs were the reasons for taking off the air the two Dubai-based Pakistani news channels, Geo News and ARY TV.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 3:41:50 PM

Iran, EU officials to meet in Vienna before nuclear talks
Tehran, Nov 18 (RIA Novosti) Iranian and the European Union (EU) negotiators are set to meet Nov 21 in Vienna to continue the preparations for the next round of talks on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 1:52:45 PM

Saudi Arabia to give $300 mn for climate research
Riyadh, Nov 18 (DPA) Saudi Arabia will allocate a grant of $300 million 'as a seed' for research on climate change, environment and energy resources, King Abdullah Abdel-Aziz said at the opening session of the third Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) summit.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 11:50:28 AM

US forces kill six insurgents in Iraq
Baghdad, Nov 17 (Xinhua) US forces killed six suspected insurgents and captured 10 others in operations targeting terrorist networks in central and northern Iraq Saturday, the US military said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:50:11 PM

OPEC summit to open in Riyadh Sunday
Riyadh, Nov 17 (IANS) The third summit of the leaders of members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will begin in this Saudi Arabian capital with focus on security of petroleum supplies.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 1:02:08 PM

African states call for greater effort to meet development goals
Algiers (Algeria), Nov 16 (IANS) African countries and their development partners have agreed to take urgent steps in terms of increased financial aid for debt settlement and more equitable global trade to help the continent meet the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.

Friday, November 16, 2007 6:08:07 PM

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