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Ghana third best African side on FIFA ranking


September 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 6 (IANS) Ghana moved one place up from the 32nd to the 31st position on the September edition of the FIFA world rankings, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Final medal table at 2012 London Olympic Games


August 13th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the final medal table at the 2012 London Olympic Games which concluded here Sunday. India finished 55th.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalUnited States ... Read more...

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Olympic: Algeria’s Makhloufi kicks to gold in 1,500m


August 8th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi won gold in the men's 1,500 metres Tuesday, a day after having his disqualification from the event revoked.Makhloufi, 24, put in a ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia beats Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's volleyball team beat Britain in straight sets in their opening Olympic group stage match here Saturday.Russia prevailed 25-19, 25-10, 25-16 against Britain, who ... Read more...

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OPEC daily basket price hits $97.34 per barrel


June 13th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 12 (IANS/WAM) The price of 12-crude basket of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Monday stood at $97.34 per barrel.Last Friday, the basket price was $95.87 per ... Read more...

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Emami Q4 profit jumps 32.6 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Emami Group Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.723.70 million for the quarter ended March 31, as compared to Rs.545.70 million in the same period ... Read more...

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FIFA president visits Algeria


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, May 1 (IANS) FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter has arrived in Algeria for a two-day visit at the invitation of Algerian Football Federation (FAF) chief Mohamed Raouraoua.Blatter, accompanied by ... Read more...

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Spain retain top spot in FIFA ranking


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Spain retained first position in the newly-released FIFA rankings but the Netherlands, which were second in March, dropped to fourth, while Germany and Uruguay moved up ... Read more...

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UAE, Algeria discuss bilateral ties


April 7th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria have discussed their bilateral reations.During a meeting between UAE ambassador to Algeria Mohammed Ali Nasser Al Mazrouei and Algerian ... Read more...

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UAE, Algeria to hold bilateral talks Tuesday


March 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria will hold bilateral discussions on judicial and legal cooperation Tuesday.A delegation headed by Algerian Justice Minister Tayib ... Read more...

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Sukhoi to remain top combat aircraft seller till 2015


February 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker will remain among the top three exporters of fighter jets until at least 2015, the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of World ... Read more...

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Arabic calligraphy expo opens in Dubai


February 18th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) An international Arabic calligraphy exhibition has opened here.The 7th Dubai International Exhibition for Arabic Calligraphy was opened Thursday by Federal National Council speaker Mohammed Al Murr. ... Read more...

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Russia exported arms worth $13 bn in 2011


February 16th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia sold $13.2 billion worth of weaponry to foreign customers, including India, in 2011, the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Mikhail Dmitriyev ... Read more...

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Russia ranked 2nd biggest global arms exporter


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia became the world?s second largest arms exporter after the US in 2011, said Igor Korotchenko, the head of the Moscow-based arms think tank Centre ... Read more...

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Cameroon captain Eto’o banned for 15 matches


December 17th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Reigning African Footballer of the Year, Samuel Eto'o has been banned for 15 matches by a Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) disciplinary committee after a players' strike ... Read more...

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India’s oil refining capacity to rise to 238 mn tonnes by 2013


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India will raise its petroleum refining capacity by over 22 percent from the current 194 million tonnes to 238 million tonnes by 2013, Minister of ... Read more...

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UN votes 34 new members to international legal group


November 18th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) The UN General Assembly voted here Thursday to elect 34 new members to the International Law Commission.The International Law Commission, tasked with promoting the development ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s daughter sick after seeing dead father on TV


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha was hospitalised in Algeria after learning that her father and brother Muttasim had been killed by Libyan transitional government forces, according ... Read more...

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Fugitive US hijacker George Wright caught in Portugal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lisbon, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portuguese officials have announced that they have arrested a fugitive US hijacker in the country. George Wright was part of a group who hijacked a Delta Airlines ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders find a mass grave having more than 1000 bodies


September 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Libyan transitional leaders say they have found a mass grave containing more than 1,000 bodies. The authorities say they suspect the bodies belong to inmates of ... Read more...

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India to back resolution on UN membership to Palestine


September 17th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India will support a resolution in the UN for providing membership to Palestine in the international body."India's commitment to the Palestinian cause is long ... Read more...

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Algeria doesn’t permit Gaddafi regime officials to enter


September 5th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Sep 5 (IANS) A number of military and intelligence officers of the Muammar Gaddafi regime fled to Libya's border with Algeria, but their request for entry was turned down ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s youngest son Khamis dies: Report


August 30th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 30 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi's youngest son Khamis has been killed in a clash with the rebel forces near Tripoli, media reports said.Khamis, born in 1983, had ... Read more...

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Algeria denies reports of Gaddafi’s entry


August 28th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Algeria has denied reports that a convoy of vehicles from Libya carrying Muammar Gaddafi had crossed into the country.Foreign Ministry spokesman Amar Belani told APS ... Read more...

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Militants escape from Libyan jails


August 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of convicted militants have escaped Libyan jails after rebels seized power in most of the country, Algeria-based El Khabar paper reported Friday.A security ... Read more...

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UAE, Algeria discuss trade


May 26th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Algeria have begun discussions here to boost trade cooperation, particularly in the fields of aviation, energy, industry and finance.UAE Economy Minister Sultan ... Read more...

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Jolie’s new tattoo is a tribute to Brad Pitt


May 13th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie has confirmed that her new tattoo is a tribute to her partner Brad Pitt. The actress was at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. ... Read more...

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Thousands of university students protest in Algeria: Report


April 13th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 13 (IANS) Thousands of Algerian university students protested here Tuesday seeking improvement of their social and educational status, Xinhua quoted the official APS news agency as stating.The ... Read more...

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Algeria, Cuba call for immediate ceasefire in Libya


April 11th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 11 (IANS) Algeria and Cuba have called on all concerned parties in Libya to end clashes and begin peace talks at the earliest, Xinhua reported.In a joint news ... Read more...

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Blast kills five in Algeria


March 9th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, March 9 (IANS) Five people were killed in a bomb blast in Algeria, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The victims were travelling in a vehicle when the blast took place Tuesday in ... Read more...

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Heavy deploymnet of Algerian army at border with Libya: Daily


March 6th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, March 6 (IANS) The Algerian army has heavily deployed its troops along its border with Libya, a local daily reported Sunday.Libya has been witnessing protests since Feb 14 against ... Read more...

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Tunisian minister quits


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, March 1 (IANS) Tunisia's industry and technology minister has quit government, state TAP news agency reported.Minister Mohamed Afif Chelbi resigned from the government Monday.Ousted Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's prime ... Read more...

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BASIC countries environment ministers discuss climate change in Delhi


February 27th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Environment Ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - met here on Sunday to assess the post Cancun climate change policy and actions ... Read more...

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Algeria officially lifts emergency


February 25th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 25 (IANS) Algeria has officially lifted the state of emergency, which was in force for 19 years, the official APS news agency reported.The order for lifting the state of emergency ... Read more...

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Algeria lifts 19-year-old state of emergency


February 25th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- The Algerian government has officially lifted its 19-year-old state of emergency, the official APS news agency reported.Demonstrators have been demanding the lifting of the state of emergency, which ... Read more...

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