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Portugal is Russia’s group nemesis


September 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's two World Cup qualifiers against Portugal will decide the winner of Group F, former Russian goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.But the 33-year-old Zenit St. ... Read more...

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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... 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 wrestling: Varner wins gold for US


August 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jacob Varner grappled to the gold medal for the United States in the Olympic men's 96kg freestyle wrestling here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Azerbaijan’s Asgarov wins gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Azerbaijan's Toghrul Asgarov won the gold medal in the men's freestyle 60 kg wrestling division at the Olympics Saturday.Asgarov defeated reigning World Champion Besik Kudukhov ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Azerbaijan’s Sharifov


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sharif Sharifov gave Azerbaijan its second gold medal of the London Olympics with victory in the men's 84 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday.Reigning World Champion Sharifov ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Exquisite Kanaeva twirls for rhythmic gold


August 11th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beijing gold medallist Evgenia Kanaeva of Russia defended her Olympic rhythmic gymnastics title in the individual all-around category here Saturday with four exquisite performances.Kanaeva, 22, ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in repechage (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympic medal hopes were rekindled as he qualified for the repechage round of the men's 60kg wrestling event after Russian Besik Kudukhov, who had ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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Olympics: German duo stroke to canoe gold


August 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela stroked to Olympic gold in the men's canoe double 1,000 metres Thursday.Kretschmer and Kuschela overhauled Sergiy Bezugliy and Maksim Prokopenko ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Japanese grappler Obara


August 9th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight-time world champion wrestler Hitomi Obara of Japan took her first Olympic medal with gold in the women's 48 kg freestyle Wednesday, beating Azerbaijan's Maria ... Read more...

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Olympics: Latest medals tally


August 8th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The following is the latest medal standings of the 2012 London Games here Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 34 20 17 71 US 30 16 20 66 Britain 22 ... Read more...

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Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran's four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the ... Read more...

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Olymic wrestling: Vlasov ends Russia’s wait for gold


August 6th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian wrestler Roman Vlasov ended his country's three-day wait for a gold medal with victory in the men's 74 kg Greco-Roman wrestling Sunday.Stalled on three ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally (Updated)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The following is the medal's tally at the 2012 London Olympics here Saturday:Country Gold Silver Bronze Total US 26 13 15 54 China 25 16 12 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medal tally


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday:Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 18 11 4 33 US 15 8 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Updated)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Wednesday:Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 17 9 4 30 USA 12 8 9 29 South Korea 6 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 10 6 3 19 US 7 7 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Monday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 8 4 2 14 US 3 5 5 13 Italy 2 ... Read more...

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Olympics: North Korea’s Om wins gold with record lift


July 30th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's Om Yun Chol took men's 56 kg weightlifting gold at the London Olympics Sunday after joining a small group of athletes who have ... Read more...

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China assumes rotating UNSC presidency


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 2 (IANS) China Friday assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for June.Li Baodong, China's permanent representative to the UN, took over the presidency from ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit Scandinavia, Caucasus, Turkey


May 27th, 2012 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will undertake a week-long visit to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, according to the US State ... Read more...

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Azerbaijan joins Georgia in joint bidding for Euro 2020


May 26th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 26 (IANS) Georgia welcomed Azerbaijan's decision to join it in jointly bidding for the 2020 European Football Championship. "Joint bid will ease efforts to overcome challenges related ... Read more...

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Georgia submits formal bid for 2020 Euro Championship


May 16th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 16 (IANS) Georgia has submitted its formal bid for the 2020 European Football Championship, the country's sports minister confirmed.Lado Vardzelashvili said Georgia submitted its bid late Monday ... Read more...

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South African men’s hockey team qualifies for London Olympics


May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 6 (IANS) South Africa became the last men's field hockey team to qualify for the London Olympics after beating hosts Japan 2-1 in Sunday's final of the qualifying ... Read more...

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Blast hits Russia-bound Azerbaijan pipeline


April 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A powerful blast at around Friday midnight hit an about 240-km long natural gas pipeline connecting Azerbaijan and Russia.The pipeline runs along the Caspian Sea ... Read more...

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Global paper consumption increased by half since 1980


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Global paper consumption since 1980 has gone up by almost half, although communication today is mostly by email and text, online statements and by fax, a ... Read more...

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Backlash over BBC’s decision to send Englebert Humperdinck to Eurovision Song Contest


March 7th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC’s decision to send 75-year-old singer Englebert Humperdinck to the Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan later in the year has received a public backlash. There has been ... Read more...

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Defensive lapses cost us the game: Medeira


February 24th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) India's football coach Savio Medeira blamed lapses in defence for the 1-5 trouncing in the Oman friendly in Muscat Thursday.The Indian squad reached Dubai Friday for ... Read more...

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Indian football team to play Oman, Azerbaijan


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian football team will play two international friendlies in Oman and Azerbaijan later this month in the runup to the AFC Challenge Cup in Kathmandu.India ... Read more...

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India beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in third hockey Test


January 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team thrashed Azerbaijan 3-0 for their third successive win the and took a 3-0 lead in the four-match Karbonn Cup Test series ... Read more...

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Karbonn Cup: Indian women beat Azerbaijan in opening match


January 15th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian women beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in the first match of the four match Test series for the Karbonn Cup at the National Stadium here Sunday.India ... Read more...

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Five new UNSC members begin their term


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 2 (IANS) Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, the five new non-permanent members of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) have begun serving their two-year terms.The five ... Read more...

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