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Pakistani gunned down in Copenhagen


September 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 12 (IANS) A 48-year-old man of Pakistani ethnicity was Wednesday killed in a brutal street shooting in the Danish capital, Xinhua reported.Police said the murder was committed in ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki out of women’s tennis top ten ranking


September 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 10 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of top-ten women tennis players for the first time in three ... 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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Powerful earthquake rocks eastern Greenland


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked the sea area off the eastern coast of Greenland Thursday, said the US Geological Survey, reported Xinhua.The ... Read more...

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Copenhagen release N’Doye to Lokomotiv


July 25th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danish football side FC Copenhagen have allowed Senegalese forward Dame N'Doye to join Lokomotiv Moscow, the president of the Russian club said Wednesday.N'Doye, 27, helped ... Read more...

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Man eaten alive in tiger enclosure


July 11th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) A 21-year-old man was killed by tigers at the Copenhagen Zoo early Wednesday after he scaled a fence to gain access to the predators' enclosure.The victim ... Read more...

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Earth’s oldest crater found in Greenland


June 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Geo-scientists have stumbled upon a vast, 100 km-wide crater in Greenland resulting from a massive asteroid hit a billion years before any other known collision on ... Read more...

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Traffic noise may cause heart attack, says study


June 21st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 21 (IANS) Exposure to traffic noise could cause heart attacks, says a new study. A previous work had investigated the combined effects of both noise and air pollution ... Read more...

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Denmark beat Australia 2-0 in final warm-up


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 3 (IANS) Denmark' s national football team beat Australia 2-0 in its final warm-up match ahead of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament at the Parken Stadium.Danish team captain ... Read more...

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Gay bar bans straight couples from kissing


May 4th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A gay bar in Denmark has caused an uproar by banning heterosexual couples from kissing while visiting the premises, Daily Mail reported Friday.Gay news service Pink ... Read more...

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Seychelles to prosecute four pirates


April 30th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 30 (IANS) Denmark has reached an agreement with the Seychelles to prosecute four Somali pirates held on board a Danish warship, the Danish foreign ministry said.Sixteen suspected pirates ... Read more...

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Three held in Denmark on terror charges


April 27th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) Three people - including a Jordanian and a Turk - were arrested in the Danish capital Friday on suspicion of preparing for a terrorist act, officials ... Read more...

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Kerber beats Wozniacki to lift WTA Copenhagen title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 16 (IANS) Former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki saw her winning streak at the Danish Open come to an end as Angelique Kerber of Germany downed the Dane 6-4, ... Read more...

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12 hostages rescued from Somali pirates


April 13th, 2012 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 13 (IANS) A Danish warship apprehended a pirate ship off Somalia's coast and released 12 hostages, including a few Pakistanis, held on board, Denmark's navy said Thursday.The warship ... Read more...

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Moscow hotels most expensive in Europe


March 24th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian capital remains the city with the most expensive hotels in Europe despite a decrease in prices from 2011, a prominent hotel booking service ... Read more...

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Plane with William, Kate in runway scare


February 12th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Prince William and his wife Kate had the scare of their lives after a plane carrying them narrowly avoided colliding with another aircraft which had ... Read more...

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Rana’s plea for fresh trial rejected


January 31st, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 31 (IANS) A US court has rejected the plea of a fresh trial by Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, convicted of aiding terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) which is ... Read more...

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Danish warship frees Pakistani, Iranian hostages


January 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 9 (IANS) A Danish warship has freed 14 Iranian and Pakistani hostages following a seaborne action against pirates off Somalia's coast, the Danish Navy said.On Saturday, the warship ... Read more...

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Joergensen wins Copenhagen badminton Masters


December 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 30 (IANS) Denmark's Jan Oe Joergensen stunned compatriot and world number four Peter Gade to claim the Copenhagen Masters badminton title.Joergensen Thursday outlasted Gade 14-21, 25-23, 22-20, in ... Read more...

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Fischer, Pedersen Denmark’s badminton players of the year


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 30 (IANS) Denmark's badminton mixed doubles champions Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen have been named badminton players of the year 2011.The pair was voted shortly after successfully defending ... Read more...

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Global carbon emissions up 50 percent


December 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have gone up by 49 percent over the last two decades to reach a staggering 10 billion tonnes ... Read more...

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Wozniacki hires Ricardo Sanchez as full-time coach


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 3 (IANS) Women's World Number One tennis player Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has employed Spain's Ricardo Sanchez as her full-time coach."Richi (Ricardo Sanchez) will be in charge of ... Read more...

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Wozniacki desperate for Grand Slam title in 2012


December 1st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 1 (IANS) Women's world No.1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki Thursday said she will put all her efforts into winning a Grand Slam title in 2012.The 21-year-old Danish star, ... Read more...

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Wozniacki named Danish player of the year


November 30th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 30 (IANS) World Number One women's tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has won the Danish Tennis Association (DTA) Player of the Year Award for the fifth year in ... Read more...

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Denmark defeat Sweden 2-0 in football friendly


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 12 (IANS) Denmark defeated Sweden 2-0 in an international football friendly match played at Parken stadium here.The Danish team demonstrated high ambition since the game started. Star striker ... Read more...

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Denmark extends coach’s contract till FIFA World Cup 2014


November 1st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 1 (IANS) Denmark's national soccer coach will retain his job until the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Danish Football Association (DFA) said.The DFA said at a press conference ... Read more...

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Danes beats Portugal 2-1 to qualify for Euro 2012 Finals


October 12th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 12 (IANS) The Danish football team qualified for the 2012 European Championship Finals with a convincing 2-1 victory over visiting Portugal.The first goal was scored by Danish Michael ... Read more...

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Closing 13 foreign offices saved AI Rs.5.28 crore: Ravi


August 10th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said that national carrier Air India is likely to save approximately Rs.5.28 crore per year after it closed 13 offices abroad."Since January ... Read more...

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Danish woman survives 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) fall


July 31st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish woman has reportedly survived a fall of around 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) after her parachutes failed to open, local media reported on Sunday.The Ekstra Bladet newspaper ... Read more...

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Timeline of the Purulia arms drop case


June 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Danish High Court in Copenhagen Thursday rejected a plea for the extradition of Niels Holck alias Kim Davy to India in the 1995 Purulia ... Read more...

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India needs roadmap for cleaner fuels: Pachauri


June 15th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India urgently needs a roadmap for introducing cleaner fuels to reduce vehicular emissions, the major source of air pollution, The Energy and Resources Institute ... Read more...

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Rana only wanted to expand business in India: Defence lawyers


May 27th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Lawyers for Pakistan born Tahawwur Rana have suggested that their client was not aware of the plot to attack Mumbai and was only interested in expanding ... Read more...

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CBI denies warrant ‘expired’, Davy extradition decision in July (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday said there was "no question" of its team landing in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for the extradition ... Read more...

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CBI denies warrant ‘expired’, Davy extradition decision in July


May 20th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday clarified that there was "no question" of its team landing in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for the ... Read more...

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Centre serious about Purulia arms drop incident ‘from the very beginning’: PMO


April 30th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30(ANI): The Central government had taken the 1995 incident of arms dropping at West Bengal's Purulia district very seriously from the very beginning, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said ... Read more...

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