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Peaceful solution to Syria crisis unlikely: Hague


August 5th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has described the situation in Syria as "bleak" and said that a peaceful solution to the 17-month-long crisis was now unlikely, ... Read more...

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Britain to step up help for Syrian rebels: Hague


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government has been helping Syrian rebels in a "practical and non-lethal way" and intends to step up such help.The ... Read more...

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Kofi Annan quits as UN-Arab League envoy


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) The UN-Arab League joint special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan has announced about leaving his post, BBC reported Thursday.Annan, in a news conference, said the Syrian ... Read more...

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Edwards replaces Rampaul for Jamaica Test


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler speedster Fidel Edwards has replaced injured Ravi Rampaul in the 13-man West Indies squad for the second and final Test against New ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses EU sanctions on Syria


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not participate in the European Union (EU) sanctions against Syria and will not allow the inspection of ships sailing under its flag, an ... Read more...

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Gayle, Powell centuries give Windies control


July 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 28 (IANS/CMC) Openers Chris Gayle and Kieran Powell plundered career-defining hundreds with dominant batting, putting the West Indies in a superior position against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... Read more...

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Israel on alert for Syrian weapons


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel is concerned that the Lebanese Hezbollah movement will try to get hold of Syrian army arsenal, including missiles and chemical weapons, Defence Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Russian navy ready to break Syria blockade


July 12th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Navy warships will be sent to defend Russian merchant vessels in the event of a blockade due to the situation in Syria, an official ... Read more...

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India A hammer West Indies A to level series at 1-1


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Maharashtra left-arm spinner Akshay Darekar took a four-wicket haul to help India A beat the West Indies A by 108 runs in the second one-day ... Read more...

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India A lose to West Indies A


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A beat India A by two wickets in a low-scoring first of the three match One-Day series at the National Stadium here.After being ... Read more...

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India A dismissed for 190 in first one-dayer


June 28th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) India A, winning the toss, could muster only 190 off 49.5 overs in the first of their three-match One-Day series against West Indies A at ... Read more...

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Six changes to Windies A-team for one-dayers against India A


June 27th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A have made six changes for their three-match one-day series against India A starting here Wednesday.Following on from the tied two-match Twenty20 series ... Read more...

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Samuels, Ramdin hold West Indies together


June 10th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged ... Read more...

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US denounces civilians’ killings in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The White House has denounced the reported killings of civilians in the Qubair village in Syria's Hama province, calling for joint efforts in support of a ... Read more...

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Fudadin keen to display his talent on England tour


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies left-hander Assad Fudadin says he is hoping to rekindle his love affair with England once he gets a look-in during the ongoing series.The ... Read more...

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West Indies look for confidence booster in tour match


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says the West Indies will be looking for a confidence booster when they face English county Leicestershire in a two-day tour match ... Read more...

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Both Syrian forces, rebels to blame for massacre: Russia


May 29th, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Both the government forces and rebels were responsible for the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."There can ... Read more...

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Deonarine finally cleared for UK travel


May 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 10 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Narsingh Deonarine left for England late Wednesday to join the West Indies touring party after his protracted visa saga finally ended.Deonarine, who along with fellow ... Read more...

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Sammy keeps eyes on the skies as Windies face Lions


May 10th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a four-day match starting here Thursday, a fixture that will be ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin cleared to travel; Samuels arrives


May 9th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin are scheduled to arrive here Wednesday after managing to finally secure their UK travel visas in Jamaica.The left-handed Guyanese ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin shine with 50s as visa wait continues


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Stranded West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin kept themselves in shape ahead of their trip to England with half centuries for the Kingston Cricket ... Read more...

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Little play for Windies as rain dents preparation


May 8th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain wrecked the final day of West Indies' three-day match against Sussex here Monday, allowing just 16 more overs before washing out play at the Probiz ... Read more...

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Samuels to join Windies squad in England


May 8th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Marlon Samuels is expected to finally link up with the West Indies touring party Tuesday.The Jamaican was one of three players yet to join the ... Read more...

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Weather hits West Indies again, only 18 overs possible


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 7 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies endured another miserable day on their tour of England when only 18 overs were possible on the scheduled second day of the rain-ravaged ... Read more...

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First day washout dents West Indies’ preparations


May 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 6 (IANS/CMC) The bumpy start of the West Indies tour of England continued Saturday when rain forced the abandonment of the first day of their opening tour game ... Read more...

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West Indies sweating on batting trio as tour bowls off


May 6th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hove, (England) May 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies were still waiting on three players to join their touring party even as the first match of the series bowled off here.Guyanese ... Read more...

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Pacer Gabriel in West Indies squad for England


April 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Selectors have called up uncapped pacer Shannon Gabriel for the three-Test West Indies tour of England, starting next week.As expected, the 16-member squad will be ... Read more...

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Bishoo dropped, in-form batsman Fudadin gets the nod


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Guyanese batsman Assad Fudadin has been called up to the West Indies squad for the final Test against Australia in Dominica, starting Monday, while ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Syria


March 15th, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saudi Arabia has shut down its embassy in Syria and withdrawn its staff and diplomats, al-Arabiya reported citing a statement by Saudi Arabia's foreign ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif captured


November 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured in southern Libya Saturday, Xinhua reported. A military official said he was captured in Sebha. Thousands of ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


November 7th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) Eid-ul-Zuha, also known as Bakrid, was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety amidst heavy security arrangements in Uttar Pradesh's capital Monday.Muslims thronged mosques and prayer grounds ... Read more...

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11 envoys present credentials to president


November 1st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday pitched for a permanent seat for India in the UN Security Council as 11 ambassadors, including those of France, Cuba ... Read more...

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Hindu-Muslim celebration comes alive with kites


October 27th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Hundreds of kites fluttered over the Lucknow sky, particularly in the old city, as Hindus and Muslims joined hands to bring alive a legacy of the ... Read more...

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