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Second round of Yemen peace talks resumes in Kuwait
Kuwait City, July 17 (IANS) A second round of the UN-facilitated peace talks between Yemen's warring parties resumed in Kuwait after a two-week break, government officials said.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 8:28:04 AM

Dubai inflation rises to 1.75 per cent in 2016 H1
Dubai, July 15 (IANS/WAM) The inflation rate of Dubai has risen to 1.75 per cent in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to a Dubai Statistics Centre report.

Friday, July 15, 2016 3:58:03 PM

WHO reminds travellers to vaccinate against measles, rubella for Rio
Geneva, July 13 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged visitors during the Rio Olympics to get vaccinated especially against measles and rubella at least two weeks before traveling.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 2:50:06 PM

UN expresses concern at increased fighting in Aleppo
Geneva, July 12 (IANS) A UN spokesperson on Tuesday expressed concern over the upsurge in violence in Syria's Aleppo and said it has blocked the only road providing access to some 300,000 civilians living in eastern parts of the war-torn city.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:32:04 PM

England, Pakistan have chance to pip India in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, July 12 (IANS) With England taking on Pakistan and India locking horns with the West Indies, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings may be heading for some major changes in the near future.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:48:03 PM

Sharapova's Rio dreams over as CAS delays doping decision
Geneva, July 11 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova's dreams of competing at next month's Rio Olympics were dashed after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday delayed the decision on her two-year doping ban to September 19.

Monday, July 11, 2016 5:04:03 PM

12 Pakistanis among 19 arrested for Saudi blasts
Riyadh, July 8 (IANS) Twelve Pakistanis and seven Saudis have been arrested for links to three bombings in Saudi Arabia, one of which killed four police officials, authorities said.

Friday, July 08, 2016 5:44:04 PM

IOC seeks ethics panel's advice on allowing Stepanova at Rio
Geneva, July 8 (IANS) The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has requested an evaluation from its ethics commission concerning the participation of Russian runner Yulia Stepanova at the 2016 Olympics next month.

Friday, July 08, 2016 3:16:03 PM

19 arrested over Saudi blasts
Riyadh, July 8 (IANS) Saudi Arabian authorities have confirmed the arrest of 19 individuals, including seven Saudis and 12 Pakistanis, in connection to Medina and Qatif suicide blasts earlier this week.

Friday, July 08, 2016 8:18:04 AM

E-commerce development can stimulate growth: WTO
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) E-commerce can play a pivotal role in fostering growth and raising living standards, particularly for developing countries, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has said.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016 6:12:04 PM

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