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Chanderpaul climbs to 3rd among Test batsmen
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Riding on his two match-winning knocks against Bangladesh in the second Test, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leapfrogged Angelo Mathews and David Warner to be positioned third in the latest ICC Test rankings released Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:34:05 PM

ICC World Cup trophy arrives in Pakistan
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) The ICC World Cup trophy arrived in Lahore as part of its visit to countries which will compete in next year's extravaganza to be staged in Australia and New Zealand from Feb 14 to Mar 29.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:40:04 PM

Riyadh calls for 10-year fight to wipe out terror
Riyadh, Sep 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia wants that the war on the so-called Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist organisations should continue for 10 years, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal has said.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:52:20 PM

Over 260,000 internally displaced in Ukraine: UN agency
Geneva, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 260,000 people in Ukraine are internally displaced, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:52:19 PM

ICRC provides emergency relief for thousands displaced in Syria
Geneva, Sep 15 (IANS) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Monday said it provided emergency relief for over 50,000 Syrian people amid the recently intensified clashes between Syrian government forces and the armed opposition in southwestern Syria.

Monday, September 15, 2014 8:44:04 PM

Indians in Saudi Arabia appeal to Modi for 'massive' help in Kashmir
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) About 20 Riyadh-based Indian organisations have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a massive response to the unprecedented disaster caused by floods in Jammu and Kashmir on a scale similar to that carried out during the Uttarakhand landslides.

Monday, September 15, 2014 7:50:08 PM

Saudi king conferred honorary doctorate for world peace
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been conferred an honorary doctorate by a Riyadh-based university for his efforts in promoting international relations, world peace, and security.

Monday, September 15, 2014 6:26:18 PM

3,000 jobs for women in Saudi outsourcing centre
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) The first Saudi all-female business process outsourcing (BPO) service centre will aim to provide 3,000 jobs to Saudi women in the next three years, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:04:03 PM

Dubai to host Asian Tour's newest event in December
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) In another first for the city, Dubai will play host to the Asian Tour's final event of 2014 in December, underscoring the buoyancy of the golf industry in the country and across the region.

Monday, September 15, 2014 1:06:12 PM

Federer leads Switzerland to Davis Cup final
Geneva, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Roger Federer defeated Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in the singles match to give Switzerland an unbeatable 3-1 lead over Italy here, putting them in the Davis Cup final against France.

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:06:18 AM

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