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Indian men finish fourth in Asian squash
Kuwait, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian men lost 1-2 to Pakistan to finish fourth while the women beat China 2-0 to finish fifth in the Asian Squash championship here.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:27:07 PM

New centre to boost Middle East-Latin America investments
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) Brazil and other Latin American countries are planning to set up a permanent commercial centre in the UAE and establish a gateway for mutual investments in various sectors between the Middle East and Latin America.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 6:49:31 PM

Kurds blame US for Turkish attacks in northern Iraq (Lead, changing dateline)
Baghdad, Feb 23 (DPA) The Autonomous Region of Kurdistan Saturday blamed the US for the latest Turkish invasion in northern Iraq and called on Turkey to withdraw its troops from the area, a spokesman for the Kurdish prime ministry said.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 6:48:09 PM

India have a chance for third spot in ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) India have a chance of getting past New Zealand to occupy the third place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day (ODI) championship table, if they win all their remaining matches in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series in Australia.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 6:19:10 PM

Israel preparing for new war: Hezbollah chief
Beirut, Feb 22 (DPA) Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, Friday accused Israel of preparing for a new war against his country, similar to the July 2006 conflict.

Friday, February 22, 2008 11:59:55 PM

Jordan's trade unions call for severing ties with Denmark
Amman, Feb 22 (DPA) Jordan's trade unions Friday urged the government to sever economic ties with Denmark in retaliation for reprinting of cartoons deemed blasphemous to Prophet Mohammed by Danish newspapers.

Friday, February 22, 2008 8:54:54 PM

Iraq's Sadr declares renewal of ceasefire, U.S. welcome
Baghdad, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Iraq's radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr Friday extended the six-month-old ceasefire of his Mahdi militia for six more months.

Friday, February 22, 2008 7:53:03 PM

Seven killed in two blasts in Iraq (Lead)
Fallujah (Iraq) Feb 22 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and 10 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a police checkpoint at a popular market in Iraq's western Anbar province, the police said.

Friday, February 22, 2008 7:52:20 PM

Israel issues hijack alert to all incoming airlines
Jerusalem, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Israel has ordered all carriers heading for the country to tighten security measures against potential terror attacks to avenge the killing of Hezbollah leader Imad Mugniyah, media reports said Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 5:17:41 PM

Two Palestinian gunmen killed in Israeli air strike
Gaza, Feb 22 (RIA Novosti) An Israeli missile killed at least two Palestinian militants and wounded one in central Gaza Friday morning, local radio reported.

Friday, February 22, 2008 4:47:14 PM

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