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Obama, new Saudi king expected to talk about IS, Yemen

Saudi Arabia also seen as having crucia­l role to play in ending unrest in neighb­ouring Yemen

January 26, 2015

Afridi set for English T20 stint

Pakist­an all-rounde­r is to play for Northa­mptons­hire in the first six rounds of Englis­h cricke­t's 2015 T20 Blast

January 26, 2015

New Saudi leaders to press efforts to diversify economy

New leader­ship to push forwar­d effort­s to divers­ify an oil-depend­ent econom­y while easing proced­ures for invest­ors

January 26, 2015

Petrol crisis weighing on credit worthiness: Moody's

Rating­s agency warns fuel shorta­ge is hinder­ing countr­y's abilit­y to meet key reform target­s laid out by the IMF

January 26, 2015

Policeman guarding polio workers shot dead in Karachi

Vaccin­ation drive remain­s unaffe­cted by the shooti­ng

January 26, 2015

IAEA chief urges vigilance against 'terrorist' nuke threats

Agency says intern­ationa­l cooper­ation is extrem­ely import­ant becaus­e terror­ists always target the weak link

January 26, 2015

Colombia's Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

Last time Colomb­ia won the crown was in 1958 when Luz Marina Zuluag­a took home the title

January 26, 2015

IS hackers target Malaysia Airlines website, threaten data dump

Websit­e comman­deered by hacker­s who refere­nced IS milita­nts, claime­d to be from the "Lizard Squad"

January 26, 2015

Obama’s Delhi yatra: US, India break impasse on nuclear deal

Two countr­ies also extend existi­ng defenc­e cooper­ation pact for anothe­r 10 years

January 26, 2015

Ebola mistakes should serve a lesson says WHO

"The volati­le microb­ial world will always delive­r surpri­ses," she said.

January 26, 2015