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Knee injury sidelines Nadal for two months


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A knee injury will keep Rafael Nadal out of tennis for the next two months, including Spain's Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, ... Read more...

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Iran warns of oil price hike


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The current embargo on Iranian oil and political pressure on the Islamic Republic will result in higher oil prices on international markets, Petroleum Minister Rostam ... Read more...

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Legislator tears own shirt in Jharkhand assembly


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a dramatic event, an opposition legislator Monday tore up his kurta in the Jharkhand assembly to bring to the government's notice the plight of ... Read more...

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Capello seeks to rein in player bonuses


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new chief football coach Fabio Capello wants to rein in the massive bonuses given to national team players, the acting president of the Russian ... Read more...

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Hexis McLaren win maiden GT1 Russia race


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Hexis Racing-prepared McLaren of Frederic Makowiecki and Stef Dusseldorp took victory in a wet championship race at the first-ever Russian round of the ... Read more...

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Paralympic discus gold for Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Alexei Ashapatov has hurled his way to Paralympic gold in the men's discus for athletes who use wheelchairs, setting a new world record along ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz acting PM resigns


September 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz acting Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov has tendered his resignation, the government press service said Saturday.Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev dismissed the government Aug 24, following ... Read more...

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Under-construction World Cup stadium disgraceful, says Medvedev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday said the under-construction football stadium here "looks disgraceful" and would not receive more cash handouts from the government.The ... Read more...

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Real’s Diarra set to join Anzhi


September 1st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Real Madrid have agreed to sell French midfielder Lassana Diarra to Russia's big-spending side Anzhi Makhachkala, the Spanish champions have said."Real Madrid and FC Anzhi ... Read more...

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I stayed on for the fans, says Bolt


September 1st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) As the curtains come down on a gruelling season, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt says if it were not for the fans he would have ended his ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe why Kanda ignored warrant


August 31st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted 10 days to the police to probe why former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his brother Govind Kanda were ... Read more...

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Paralympic gold for Russia in women’s long jump


August 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Margarita Goncharova claimed gold in the F37/38 category of the women's long jump at the Paralympic Games here Friday.Athletes who suffer from uncontrollable muscular ... Read more...

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Defoe extends contract with Tottenham till 2015


August 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England striker Jermain Defoe has signed a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2015, the club said ... Read more...

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Sessegnon signs extension at Sunderland


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon has signed for three more years with English side Sunderland, the club said.The 28-year-old played 58 matches for Sunderland, scoring 11 ... Read more...

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Petrov’s F1 career in danger


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vitaly Petrov's career as Russia's only Formula One driver hangs in balance after the Russian government cut off financial support, his manager Oksana Kosachenko said.Petrov ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s Granero set for QPR Move


August 31st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish midfielder Esteban Granero is set to join Queen's Park Rangers (QPR) after the club reached an agreement with Real Madrid, the English side ... Read more...

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Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases


August 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan will not host any foreign military bases on its soil, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said Thursday."There will be no foreign military bases or (military) ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Windies performed well, says U-19 captain Braithwaite


August 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies colts captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the Under-19 world cup down under.Of the ten matches played, ... Read more...

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Russia’s women’s volleyball coach dies


August 29th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russia's women's volleyball team has died, a federation spokesman said. Sergei Ovchinnikov was 43.The cause of death was unclear.Ovchinnikov led the ... Read more...

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Ibisevic puts Stuttgart past Dynamo


August 29th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vedad Ibisevic made the difference again with a goal as VfB Stuttgart reached the Europa League group stage with a 3-1 aggregate win over Dynamo ... Read more...

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US Open: Vesnina upsets Peng


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Elena Vesnina of Russia stunned 32nd seed Peng Shuai to reach the second round of the US Open tennis with a straight-sets win here.Vesnina, ... Read more...

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Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

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I feared I was pregnant: Sharapova


August 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said she feared she was pregnant when she contracted a stomach bug earlier this month.Sharapova withdrew from the Canadian ... Read more...

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Ukrainian court jails radioactive metal thieves


August 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court has sentenced eight members of a criminal group to up to eight and a half years in prison for trading in radioactive ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza loves classic Indian jewellery


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza reveals she has an inclination towards traditional Indian jewellery and happily sports it wherever and whichever way she can. "If you notice ... Read more...

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India vs New Zealand: Scoreboard at lunch on fourth day


August 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Saturday:India ... Read more...

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Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... Read more...

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Fan identified in Anzhi ‘urine-throwing’ incident


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A football fan who splashed liquid, reportedly urine, on Moroccan winger Mbark Boussoufa has been identified and his details given to prosecutors, the Russian Premier ... Read more...

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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova to miss US Open for ‘recovery’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss the upcoming US Open to recover from injury.Kuznetsova, Estonia's world No.15 Kaia Kanepi and Italy's 18th-ranked ... Read more...

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Japanese, Syrian journalists killed in clashes


August 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Syrian reporters and a Japanese journalist have been killed in Aleppo during armed clashes between government troops and rebels.Lebanon-based Al-Mayadin TV said Tuesday the ... Read more...

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Russia denies sending chemical weapons to Syria


August 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has no Russia-made chemical weapons stockpile, a Russian official said Tuesday.Col. Vladimir Mandych, deputy director of the Federal Agency for Safe Storage and ... Read more...

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Kazakh beer thief returns unfinished bottles


August 21st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man suspected of stealing a case of beer from a store in Kazakhstan's northwest Aktobe region still faces theft charges despite returning a number ... Read more...

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