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Thursday, January 05, 2006
Crown Prince of Dubai assumes power on brother's death
Sheikh Maktoum was known for his generosity for the Indian community, says envoy
30 Shias die in suicide attack
DUBAI: Amid deepening sectarian tensions, a suicide bomber has killed at least 30 Shias attending a funeral procession in Iraq. The attack took placed at Miqdadiya, nearly 100 km north of Baghdad. Gunmen first fired automatic weapons and ...
Russia, Ukraine end gas row
MOSCOW: Russia and Ukraine on Wednesday resolved their bitter dispute over natural gas prices, ending a standoff that led to gas shortages in Europe. Under an agreement signed in Moscow on Wednesday, Ukraine during will buy Russian and Central ...
Koizumi defends shrine visit
TOKYO: Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi defended on Wednesday his visits to a war shrine honouring Japanese war dead, saying again that it is ``a spiritual issue.'' Mr. Koizumi made the remarks in a televised press conference when asked ...
Whitbread Prize for Scottish writer
Ali Smith's novel is the surprise choice; Salman Rushdie loses out
India & World
French firm chief ready to testify before panel
PARIS: Jean-Claude Giannino, president of Technopure that carried out the first phase of asbestos removal from the French aircraft carrier, George Clemenceau, says he is willing to testify before the Indian Supreme Court's Monitoring Committee ...
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