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Last updated: Monday, September 22, 2014 11:20:05 PM

Injured Schumacher to continue recovery at home
Geneva, Sep 9 (IANS) German Formula One legend Michael Schumacher, who suffered brain injuries in a ski accident last year, will continue his recovery at home, his manager said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 8:36:09 PM

Saudi king to host 1,400 Haj pilgrims
Riyadh, Sep 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host 1,400 pilgrims from more than 70 countries to perform Haj rituals in the final month of the Islamic calendar this year under the guests programme of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 8:28:05 PM

Saudi Arabia to host summit to combat IS
Riyadh, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Representatives from the US, Turkey and several Arab countries will meet this week in Saudi Arabia to discuss ways to combat the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation and other terrorist groups, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 7:06:17 PM

Isolation ward in Mecca to check Ebola virus
Riyadh, Sep 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will establish a 50-bed exclusive isolation ward at Arafat Hospital in Mecca during the Haj pilgrimage as a preventive measure against the Ebola virus and other communicable diseases, Arab News reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 1:30:09 PM

Ajmal's bowling action deemed illegal
Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action of Pakistan's off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to be illegal and, as such, the player has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:10:06 PM

Ebola positive doctor to be evacuated from Sierra Leone
Geneva, Sep 9 (IANS) A World Health Organisation (WHO) doctor, who has been tested positve for Ebola in Sierra Leone, will be evacuated.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 10:08:04 AM

Protecting vulnerable in Iraq, Syria a priority: New UNHRC chief
Geneva, Sep 8 (IANS) New United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Monday said protecting vulnerable groups in Iraq and Syria should be a top priority for the international community.

Monday, September 08, 2014 6:40:04 PM

Indian expatriate in Saudi Arabia wins national award back home
Riyadh, Sep 8 (IANS) A principal of an Indian school in Saudi Arabia has received recognition from the Indian government for his valuable contribution to the field of education over the last 37 years, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 08, 2014 5:32:11 PM

Indians rise in ODI rankings
Dubai, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian cricketers have made gains in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings released Sunday, following their 3-1 series win over England.

Sunday, September 07, 2014 9:18:05 PM

Don't put marital problems online, warns Saudi cleric
Riyadh, Sep 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's top cleric has warned couples against publicising their marital problems on social networking sites, saying such publicity could create a scandal, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, September 07, 2014 8:40:04 PM

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