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Ear-slicing Bulgarian to be deported from Britain


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A gangster known as the "Butcher of Bulgaria" for slicing off people's ears and fingers will be deported from Britain to serve 18 years in jail ... Read more...

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Buffon to extend Juventus deal


September 10th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is expected extend his contract with Juventus till 2016.An Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport reported Sunday that Italy custodian would ... Read more...

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Denmark held to a goalless draw by Czechs


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 9 (IANS) The Danish national football team drew 0-0 with the Czech Republic in the first round of the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, at ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Italy beats Bulgaria for bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy beat Bulgaria by three sets to one to win the Olympic bronze medal in men's volleyball here Sunday.The Italians won 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 ... 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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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Russia’s Otarsultanov lands controversial gold


August 11th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's double European champion Dzhamal Otarsultanov won the Olympic gold in the 55 kg category of the freestyle wrestling tournament Friday.Otarsultanov was made to fight ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia defeat Bulgaria to reach final


August 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia ousted Bulgaria in a four-set Olympic men's volleyball semi-final Friday.Bulgaria fought back in the third game after going two games down before a tense ... Read more...

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UNSC slams Bulgaria bombing


July 20th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday condemned the deadly bombing attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.The Security Council members condemned the terrorist on Israeli tourists ... Read more...

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Six killed in Bulgaria bus blast


July 19th, 2012 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, July 19 (IANS) Six people died and over 30 others were injured in Bulgaria Wednesday when a powerful blast ripped through a bus carrying Israeli tourists.The explosion took place ... Read more...

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Australia beat China to qualify for Olympic volleyball


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS) Australia qualified Sunday for the London Olympic Games men's volleyball competition, beating China 3-0 in the qualifying tournament here.Australia improved their record to five wins and ... Read more...

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Dutch fullback becomes youngest player in Euro


June 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 9 (IANS) Jetro Willems becomes the youngest player to appear at a Euro Championship after the left-back was included in the Netherlands' starting lineup against Denmark in a ... Read more...

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Vampires discovered in Bulgaria


June 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bodies of two men, believed to be vampires by their medieval contemporaries, have been found in an archaeological dig in Bulgaria.According to Bozhidar Dimitrov, a ... Read more...

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Humpy leads at women’s chess meet


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 2 (IANS) Koneru Humpy of India and Stefanova Antoaneta from Bulgaria kept their unbeaten record intact after day two and six rounds of play at the 2012 ... Read more...

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I’m fine, says Gomez after earthquake in Bulgaria


May 24th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has assured fans that she is okay after she was caught in a earthquake in Bulgaria.A 5.8-magnitude quake struck Bulgaria early Tuesday, but ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes during Bulgarian-US drill


April 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia, April 26 (IANS) A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed Thursday near an airbase, 150 km from the Bulgarian capital, during a US-Bulgaria drill. However, its two pilots ejected successfully and ... Read more...

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Selena Gomez to star in ‘The Getaway’ action movie


April 10th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has revealed that she will work in action film "The Getaway" with actor Ethan Hawke. "I'm doing another movie called 'The Getaway' with ... Read more...

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Clinton talks military cooperation with Bulgarian PM


February 6th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, Feb 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday paid a short visit to Bulgaria and discussed energy issues and military cooperation with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania loses in first round of women’s singles


January 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) India's challenge in the singles event of the Australian Open ended on the opening day when Sania Mirza lost to Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 4-6, 2-6 ... Read more...

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Golden Ball winner Stoichkov is coach of Bulgarian club Litex


January 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lovech (Bulgaria), Jan 6 (IANS) Hristo Stoichkov, 45, a former Barcelona soccer star and Golden Ball winner, has been named coach of the Bulgarian soccer club Litex.Stoichkov's contract has no ... Read more...

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Bulgarian PM voted country’s best footballer


December 6th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, Dec 6 (IANS) Bulgaria's 52-year-old Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, who occasionally takes to the football field for a third-division side, has been voted the country's best footballer of the ... Read more...

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India, Bulgaria ink healthcare deal


November 28th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India and Bulgaria signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on healthcare and medicine here Monday to increase cooperation in the sector, a statement said.The deal ... Read more...

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Films on Tagore at international fest in Agartala


September 1st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 1 (IANS) "Rabindranath Tagore", "Tagore's ode to Nature" and "Brahmin" -- award-winning documentary films on the Nobel laureate -- and other movies from across the world will be ... Read more...

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26-year-old wins Mrs. Russia beauty pageant


July 31st, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 26-year-old married woman from Rostov city has won the Mrs. Russia 2011 beauty pageant and will represent the country at the Mrs. Universe next ... Read more...

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Russian sunken ship toll rises to 120


July 25th, 2011 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The confirmed toll in the sunken cruise vessel Bulgaria risen to 120 people, after the divers discovered one more body on the riverboat, the Emergencies ... Read more...

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Russia begins lifting sunken ship from Volga


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Russian officials Thursday night began an operation for lifting the ship that sank in the Volga river, killing at least 114 people, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Russia bans ships similar to sunken Bulgaria riverboat


July 17th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has imposed a ban on ships similar to the sunken Bulgaria riverboat until the causes of the tragedy are established, Transport Minister Igor Levitin ... Read more...

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Anand to defend world title in Chennai


July 13th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Chennai will host the World Chess Championship title match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and Boris Gelfand of Israel in April-May next year.Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha ... Read more...

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Over 100 people missing, 80 rescued as ship sinks in Russia


July 11th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighty of the 185 people on board the Bulgaria cruise ship that sank in the Volga River Sunday were rescued, said Russian Emergencies Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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88 missing as ship sinks in Russia


July 10th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighty-eight people were missing while 84 others were rescued from a cruise ship that sank in Russia's Volga river Sunday, officials said. One ... Read more...

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Saina in quarterfinals of Indonesia Open


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal moved into the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Open badminton, dispatching Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria 21-18, 21-9 at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Thursday.Saina, ... Read more...

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Over 100 journalists killed worldwide in 2010


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 100 journalists were killed in 2010 while performing their professional duties, the International Press Institute (IPI) said Monday.The 2010 toll is lower ... Read more...

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Samota, Thapa win gold at Belgrade boxing event


April 24th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade (Serbia), April 24 (IANS) Seasoned boxer Paramjeet Samota and prodigy Shiva Thapa clinched gold medals at the Belgrade Winner tournament here Sunday.Samota, competing in the super heavyweight category, had ... Read more...

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Euro area inflation jumps to 2.7 percent in March


April 15th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Annual inflation in the 17-country euro area was 2.7 percent in March, which represents a 0.3 percent increase from February's 2.4 percent, and a 1.1 percent increase compared ... Read more...

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