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Coach key to my success, says Bolt


September 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has hailed coach Glen Mills as the key to his recent success at the London Olympics.The 26-year-old swept both sprints to become ... Read more...

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India’s envoy to Belgium holds get-to-know reception


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 11 (IANS) The new Indian ambassador to the European Union and Belgium, Dinkar Khullar, has held a get-to-know reception for the Indian community here.Khullar, who arrived here ... Read more...

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No intention to intervene in Syria: NATO chief


September 11th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 10 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday repeated that the military alliance has no intention to intervene in Syria and called for a political solution."Our position ... Read more...

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NATO chief expresses concerns over Afghan insider attacks


September 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday expressed grave concerns over a series of insider attacks in Afghanistan, but assured that the ongoing transition process will ... Read more...

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Belgium begins troop withdrawal from Afghanistan


August 6th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first group of Belgian soldiers from a detachment providing security at the Kabul airport has been withdrawn from Afghanistan.Twenty-four Belgian soldiers and 10 ... Read more...

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No more cuts coming, says Spanish minister


August 6th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has said in an interview that although Spain is finally asking for help from the European rescue fund there will be ... Read more...

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Britain paid record $30 bn to EU in 2011


August 1st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British taxpayers paid a record 19.2 billion pounds ($30 billion) to the European Union last year, The Sun reported WednesdayOfficial statistics reveal that the British payments ... Read more...

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Indian Diaspora meet to be held Sep 30 in Amsterdam


July 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.Organised by the Foundation for ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts outlook on Germany


July 24th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 24 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service late Monday lowered its outlook on top-rated Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg to negative from stable, citing increasing uncertainties about the euro debt ... Read more...

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Belgium urges citizens to leave Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium government has issued a warning calling on its nationals to avoid trips to Syria and for those there to leave the country "immediately", ... Read more...

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EU-India trade exchanges fall


July 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 17 (IANS) Exports from the European Union (EU) to India have fallen by one percent from 13.1 billion euro for January to April, 2011 to 13 billion euro ... Read more...

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14,000 Belgian gamblers seek casino ban


July 15th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 15 (IANS) In what may come as a blow to the casino industry in Belgium, more than 14,000 gambling addicts have filed an official request to the government ... Read more...

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Yield on Spanish bonds climbs up


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 10 (IANS/EFE) Investors pushed the yield on Spain's benchmark 10-year bond above 7 percent by the close of trading Monday as European Union finance ministers gathered in Brussels ... Read more...

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NATO welcomes Pakistan reopening supply lines


July 4th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday welcomed Pakistan's announcement on opening ground supply lines to Afghanistan."The resumption of transit arrangements for ISAF (International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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It’s not business as usual with Pakistan: NATO


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said there have been a decline in cooperation activities and "it's not business as usual with Pakistan"."No, it's not business ... Read more...

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Bolt in 200m semis at Olympic trials


July 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, July 1 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt shrugged off a shock defeat to Yohan Blake in the men's 100 metres final to coast into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the ... Read more...

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EU leaders agree on 120 bn euro growth initiatives


June 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 29 (IANS) European Union (EU) top leaders have agreed on a package of growth initiatives worth 120 billion euros (about $150 billion) to help the most vulnerable economies ... Read more...

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EU to enforce Iran oil embargo from July onwards


June 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has formally approved an embargo on Iranian oil to be enforced from July 1 onwards.The EU Foreign Affairs Council made the decision ... Read more...

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Greek PM to miss EU summit for eye surgery


June 24th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 24 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will not attend the June 28 EU summit in Brussels as doctors have advised him to rest following eye surgery.Samaras underwent ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to suspend Brussels-New York flight


June 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced plans to axe its Brussels-New York (JFK) service from Sep 10 this year in view of the current global economic ... Read more...

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EU offers $28 mn aid to Syria


June 9th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The European Union (EU) has announced a 23-million-euro (about $28 mn) humanitarian aid to Syria.The European Commission, executive body of the EU, Friday adopted the measure ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie lose in first round


May 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 29 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and American Bethanie Mattek-Sands were knocked out by Russian-Romanian combine of Nina Bratchikova and Edina Gallovits-Hall in the women's doubles first round at ... Read more...

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Sania-Mattek win Brussels Open


May 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 28 (IANS) American-Indian pair Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza recorded a straight set victory over Alicja Rosolska of Poland and China's Zheng Jie to win the Brussels ... Read more...

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German students seek online nod to kill sheep


May 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Two arts students in Germany have triggered online outrage by seeking, in a poll, from people whether or not a sheep should be beheaded as ... Read more...

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Ajax capture 31st Dutch league title


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 3 (IANS) Ajax secured their 31st Dutch league title by beating VVV-Venlo 2-0 in their penultimate game of the season.A brace from Siem de Jong Wednesday gave ... Read more...

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NATO asks Pakistan to open transit routes


April 20th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 19 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Thursday urged Pakistan to open the transit supply routes for the coalition forces in Afghanistan."And when it comes to our ... Read more...

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EU to allow Myanmar to export goods at discount


April 19th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) will abolish 20-year sanctions against Myanmar and include the country into its generalised system of preferences, EU foreign policy chief Catherine ... Read more...

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EU condemns Afghanistan attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday's Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in ... Read more...

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Carbon tax on aviation sector not deal breaker: EU


April 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 11 (IANS) The European Union has denied charges made by Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natrajan that a EU law that charges airlines for carbon emissions is a "deal-breaker" ... Read more...

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NATO chief against arming Syrian rebels


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called for "a peaceful and political solution" to the Syrian crisis and warned against providing weapons to Syrian rebels."I ... Read more...

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Clijsters out for four weeks due to hip injury


March 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters will be sidelined for at least four weeks after tearing a hip muscle, her agent said in a statement."Kim has got ... Read more...

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Thousands of Afghanis, Pakistanis apply for EU asylum


March 24th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 24 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 Afghanis and 15,000 Pakistanis have applied for asylum in the European Union (EU) in 2011, the EU's statistical office said.A total of 301,000 people ... Read more...

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EU seeks mutual solution to India-Italy row


March 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has expressed hope that a mutually acceptable solution be found with regard to the case of two Italian ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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Spain’s 2012 deficit target eased to 5.3 percent of GDP


March 13th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) Eurozone finance ministers have decided to ease the 2012 deficit target for Spain from the original 4.4 percent of GDP to 5.3 percent, Eurogroup President Jean-Claude ... Read more...

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