New York, Jan 10 (DPA) The World Health Organisation said a large-scale household survey showed an estimated 151,000 Iraqis were violently killed since the US-led invasion of their country in March 2003 to the middle of 2006.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:33:39 AM
Beirut, Jan 10 (DPA) Arab League chief Amr Mussa said a solution to Lebanon's ongoing presidential crisis could be reached 'in a couple of days' and described his initial talks in the country as 'encouraging'.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:29:49 AM
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) The Asian swing of the European Tour will kick start with the $2 million Abu Dhabi Golf Championship next week.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:27:51 AM
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh is ready to take on the golfing world after his marriage to childhood friend Kudrat last week in Chandigarh. Fresh after a five-week break, Jeev begins his 2008 season in the Middle East, where he will play three weeks in a row.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 9:18:08 AM
Jerusalem, Jan 9 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Wednesday said he was 'optimistic' as he opened a three-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories aimed at advancing difficult, ambitious efforts to reach a peace deal by the end of his term.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 11:36:44 PM
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ray Mali said Wednesday that removing umpire Steve Bucknor from the third India-Australia Test was a 'practical solution' that averted a political, diplomatic row between the countries.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 9:05:55 PM
Tel Aviv, Jan 9 (DPA) US President George W. Bush arrived in Israel Wednesday at the start of a three-day visit and said that he saw a 'new opportunity' for peace in the in the Middle East.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:17:03 PM
Gaza, Jan 9 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement in Gaza Strip Wednesday called on US President George W. Bush to help in stopping expansion of Israeli settlement in the West Bank and lifting siege on the Gaza Strip.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:14:40 PM
Beirut, Jan 9 (DPA) Arab League chief Amr Mussa arrived in Beirut Wednesday to provide guarantees regarding a proposed Arab plan to assist rival Lebanese factions in resolving the country's political crisis.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:04:12 PM
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS) New Zealand High Court Judge John Hansen has been appointed as the commissioner in Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's Code of Conduct appeal hearing, it was announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 6:33:31 PM
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