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Nearly 200 kg cocaine seized in Italy port


September 8th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy have impounded 176 kg of cocaine in the southern port of Gioia Tauro aboard a container ship from Chile.The seized cocaine has been ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

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Chile ‘Miracle 33′ miners to start souvenir brand


July 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santiago, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The `miracle 33` is the way that the 33chilean miners have chosen to remember their unlucky fate after they got stuck while mining in San Jose in ... Read more...

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Treat for wine lovers, Chilean way (With Images) (Lead, correcting spelling)


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chilean wine Valdivieso has entered the Indian market, and its distributor hopes to change the whisky-drinking nation's taste.Agnetta International, an India-based distributor of alcohol brands, ... Read more...

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Treat for wine lovers, Chilean way (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chilean wine Valdiviesco has entered the Indian market, and its distributor hopes to change the whisky-drinking nation's taste.Agnetta International, an India-based distributor of alcohol brands, ... Read more...

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Chile playmaker Valdivia commits to Palmeiras


July 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 18 (IANS) Chile international midfielder Jorge Valdivia has ended speculation about his future by agreeing to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras for at least another year.Valdivia ... Read more...

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Brazil credit-card interest rate tops 300 percent


July 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Credit-card interest rates in Brazil climbed above 300 percent last month, a media report said.Brazilian rates are many times higher than those in other Latin American ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Chile star to stay in Brazil for a month


June 16th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 16 (IANS) Jorge Valdivia of Chile, who was kidnapped with his wife briefly, has agreed to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras until at least the end ... Read more...

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Chile star mulls future with Brazil club after kidnap


June 13th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 13 (IANS) Brazilian club Palmeiras expects to know by Friday if Chilean international playmaker Jorge Valdivia will remain at the club.The 28-year-old told Chilean TV he ... Read more...

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Europe to build world’s biggest telescope


June 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) A coalition of 15 European countries, including Britain, has announced plans to build the biggest telescope in the world, Daily Mail reported Monday.The mirror inside the ... Read more...

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Bolivia to set up 12,000 new libraries


June 4th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 4 (IANS) Under a programme aptly titled "Bolivia reads", the South American country will open 12,000 new libraries to encourage and nurture reading habits among "freshly literate" ... Read more...

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Bielsa extends Athletic Bilbao deal


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Marcelo Bielsa has signed a one-year contract extension at Athletic Bilbao, the club said Sunday, putting an end to speculation linking him with the Chelsea job.Last ... Read more...

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Woman who snatched baby from Chilean hospital nabbed


May 15th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 15 (IANS/EFE) A 46-year-old woman who took a baby from the maternity ward at a Santiago hospital on Mother's Day was arrested Monday, Chilean authorities said.Lupe Carbonell, a ... Read more...

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Chile’s copper exports soar


May 8th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Chile's copper exports totaled $3.58 billion in April, up 57.3 percent from the $2.27 billion posted in the same month last year, the Central Bank said.Exports ... Read more...

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Internacional best club in Brazil


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Internacional has retained its status as Brazil's top-ranked team in the latest South American Confederation (Conmebol) club rankings.The Porto Alegre outfit has 500.32 points, ... Read more...

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7.2 quake hits Chile, no tsunami threat (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
New York/Santiago, March 26 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off the coast of Chile but there was no risk of a tsunami, officials ... Read more...

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Brazil, Chile swap organising duty of Copa America


March 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 25 (IANS) The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced an agreement with Chile to exchange the years in which each will hold the Copa America.As expected, CBF ... Read more...

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Maiden title for Vekic in women’s tennis championship


March 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Ninth seed Donna Vekic, the 15-year-old from Croatia, ranked 397, won the $25,000 QNet ITF Open women's tennis tournament beating fourth seed Andrea Koch Benvenuto of ... Read more...

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Brazil to cede 2015 Copa America to Chile


March 24th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) Jose Maria Marin, the new president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), is expected to hand the 2015 Copa America to Chile.Busy and behind ... Read more...

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`Bonsai’ wins best film at Miami fest


March 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 12 (IANS/EFE) "Bonsai", directed by Chile's Cristian Jimenez, won the best Ibero-American film award at Miami's International Film Festival, which concluded its 29th edition Sunday after the screening ... Read more...

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Five killed, three missing in Chilean plane crash


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 3 (IANS) Five people were confirmed dead while the other three onboard remained missing Friday after a light plane crashed Thursday in Chile, said authorities.Chilean Defense Minister ... Read more...

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Juan Luis Guerra to launch new album


February 27th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra will release his new album "Coleccion Cristiana" with 11 songs, his office said.The new album by the international artist contains ... Read more...

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UAE seeks better relations with Chile


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has expressed its keenness to strengthen economic, trade and investment relations with the Latin America countries, especially Chile, in near future.UAE's ... Read more...

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Chile officials to be charged for botched tsunami alert


February 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Eight people in Chile, including a former minister, would be charged with failing to issue a proper tsunami alert after a magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit the ... Read more...

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Spanish singer to take a break due to exhaustion


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Monica Naranjo wants to take a break from her career to focus her energies on her family and on her next artistic project, ... Read more...

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Pizarro loaned to Manchester City


February 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 1 (IANS) Italian Serie A football club AS Roma have loaned their Chilean midfielder David Pizzarro to English Premier League side Manchester City, said Roma coach Luis Enrique.The ... Read more...

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Plane crashes while fighting Argentina forest fire


January 5th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 5 (IANS/EFE) A plane being used to fight a forest fire in Argentina crashed Wednesday but the pilot survived, officials said.The plane was fighting the fire in ... Read more...

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Chilean daily ordered to pay victims of explosive recipe


December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Chile's Supreme Court upheld Monday a verdict ordering a newspaper to pay damages to 13 people hurt in explosions that resulted from preparing fritters according to ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’s dress sold for £43,200


November 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the 'Passion For Fashion' auction in London on Tuesday, the dress worn by late singer Amy Winehouse on the back of the album 'Back To Black' ... Read more...

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Spanish singer thrilled with success of first album


October 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Pablo Alboran said he gets "goose bumps" when he thinks about the rapid success he has obtained with his self-titled first album, which ... Read more...

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Chile blackout impacts nine mn people


September 25th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 25 (IANS) More than nine million people were affected by a massive power outage that plagued northern and central parts of Chile Saturday night, including capital Santiago, officials ... Read more...

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21 dead in Chile plane crash


September 4th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 4 (IANS) Twenty-one people onboard a Chilean air force plane were killed when their aircraft crashed into the Pacific Ocean, Xinhua reported.The plane was flying to a small ... Read more...

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Chinese fishing vessel returns with 22 men short


August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Twentytwo fishermen were missing after a fishing vessel was pulled back to a port in east China's Shandong province, police said Saturday. "Major crimes" occurred on ... Read more...

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Will fight to end to get Fabregas: Guardiola


July 19th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola said the Catalan giants will "fight to the end" to bring Cesc Fábregas back to the club.Guardiola, however, admitted that ... Read more...

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Modest day for Indian golfers at Ballantine Championship


April 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 28 (IANS) None of the Indians were able to break par, as Gaganjeet Bhullar and Shiv Kapur shot 72 each and were the best Indians in tied 36th ... Read more...

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