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Sarfraz gets four-match ban for racist slur
Dubai, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches for his racist outburst against South African all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo during the second One-Day International (ODI) last Tuesday.

Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:52:04 PM

Countries to finally refine greenhouse gas inventory
Geneva, Jan 26 (IANS) UN body Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will open the final draft of its new methodology report for review next week that will help countries enhance national inventory reports of emissions and removals under the 2015 Paris Agreement, if they agree to use it.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:22:04 AM

UN rights expert leads probe into Saudi journalist's killing
Geneva, Jan 25 (IANS) A team of UN experts is set to carry out an investigation into the killing of a prominent Saudi Arabian journalist inside his country's consulate in Istanbul, the organization said on Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2019 7:02:07 PM

Indian man gropes school girl in Dubai
Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) An Indian construction worker is standing trial at a Dubai court after he allegedly groped a 14-year-old schoolgirl.

Friday, January 25, 2019 2:10:04 PM

61 mn people affected by extreme weather events in 2018: UN Report
Geneva, Jan 25 (IANS) Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) said on Thursday.

Friday, January 25, 2019 5:34:03 AM

Reported mass migrant drowning off Libya shocks UN agency
Geneva, Jan 23 (IANS/AKI) The UN refugee agency has expressed "alarm" over the 170 people who reportedly drowned off Libya over the weekend, urging greater rescue efforts in the Mediterranean and a halt to migrant returns to the chaos-wracked country.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:44:05 PM

South Korea make Asian Cup quarters, defeat Bahrain 2-1
Dubai (UAE), Jan 22 (IANS) The South Korean national football team took until extra time to defeat Bahrain 2-1 in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup round-of-16 contest, advancing to the quarters after both teams were tied 1-1 in regular time on Sunday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:30:08 PM

Imran Khan meets Qatari Emir in Doha
Doha, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan met Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani here on Tuesday, the second and last day of his visit to the conuntry.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:32:09 PM

Indian expats win big in Dubai raffle
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) Several Indian expats won big in Dubai Duty Free raffle on Tuesday, with one of them winning $1 million, the media reported.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:06:05 PM

Ponting compares Pant with Gilchrist
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) Promising India Test stumper Rishabh Pant's brief but impressive career in red ball cricket has earned him a lot of accolades with former Australia captain Ricky Ponting comparing the Delhi keeper with none other than the legendary Adam Gilchrist.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 4:20:08 PM

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