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Final medal table at 2012 London Olympic Games


August 13th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the final medal table at the 2012 London Olympic Games which concluded here Sunday. India finished 55th.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalUnited States ... Read more...

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Olympics: Latest medals tally


August 8th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The following is the latest medal standings of the 2012 London Games here Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 34 20 17 71 US 30 16 20 66 Britain 22 ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sanchez storms to men’s 400m hurdles gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic won Olympic gold in the men's 400 metres hurdles Monday.Sanchez, the Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, clocked a ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia beats Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's volleyball team beat Britain in straight sets in their opening Olympic group stage match here Saturday.Russia prevailed 25-19, 25-10, 25-16 against Britain, who ... Read more...

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US seizes $26 mn cocaine shipment


July 4th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Miami, July 4 (IANS/EFE) The US Coast Guard has announced that it had seized a shipment of more than 900 kg of cocaine valued at more than $26 million in ... Read more...

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Dozens of mafia men held in pan-European drugs bust


June 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of mafia men were arrested, and six tonnes of cocaine and 10 million euros of assets were seized in an international anti-drugs operation launched Monday ... Read more...

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Diplomat murdered in Dominican Republic


April 18th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, April 18 (IANS/EFE) A Taiwanese diplomat was found slain Tuesday in her apartment in Santo Domingo's university district, police reported.Julia Ou, 52, had stab wounds and appeared to ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic seizes 1.5 tonnes of cocaine


March 26th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, March 26 (IANS) Authorities in Dominican Republic have seized 1.5 tonnes of cocaine and arrested three people for drug-trafficking.The cocaine was intercepted off the coast of Juan Dolio, ... Read more...

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10 dead as Dominican boat capsizes


February 5th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 5 (IANS) As many as 10 people died when a boat carrying about 60 Dominican migrants capsized off the country's eastern coast, an official said.The wooden boat ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria shoots film in Dominican Republic


November 30th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria and Forest Whitaker are currently in the Dominican Rebublic to film part of the action/suspense thriller "The Truth", a media report ... Read more...

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India elected to UN Economic and Social Council


October 25th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) India and 20 other countries have been elected to serve on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the main UN body tasked with furthering economic ... Read more...

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One tonne cocaine seized in Italy


August 19th, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 19 (IANS) Italian police have seized a shipment containing nearly a tonne of cocaine, a media report said.Police said the cocaine, estimated at 300 million euros (about $423 ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Dominican Republic


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) A Dominican journalist who reported on alleged ties between a prosecutor and drug traffickers was kidnapped and killed in the eastern city of La Romana, ... Read more...

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10 kids rescued from Haitian human smuggler


July 28th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 28 (IANS)At least 10 children, who were smuggled from Haiti, have been rescued by authorities in the Dominican Republic, a terrestrial border security unit said.According to the ... Read more...

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Samuel L. Jackson to produce ‘Afro Samurai’


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The animation Afro Samurai is making its way to the live giant screen. It has been announced that the movie will be collaboration between Samuel L. ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to set up kids’s centres across Latin America


June 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio Grande (Puerto Rico), June 5 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin has said he would expand institutions like his Child Development and Prevention Centre in Puerto Rico to the rest ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez to host Latin American talent search


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony will undertake a tour of Latin American countries in search of undiscovered musical talent.The couple ... Read more...

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Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago de Cuba, March 1 (IANS) A Cuban medication for diabetic feet ulcers is fast becoming popular in a number of countries and has been used to treat more than 22,000 patients ... Read more...

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21-year-old woman caught with 50 condoms of cocaine in stomach


February 8th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 08 (ANI): A young woman was caught with 50 latex condoms of cocaine stored in her stomach at Boston's Logan Airport.Cops said the 21-year-old swallowed nearly a pound of ... Read more...

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Clothes dipped in liquid cocaine found in Italy drug bust


February 5th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A drug trafficking ring that used clothes dipped in liquid cocaine to smuggle the drug into Italy from the Dominican Republic has been busted by the Italian police. ... Read more...

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Venezuela confirms 239 cases of cholera


February 4th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) --Venezuela's Health Ministry on Thursday confirmed 239 cases of cholera in the country, after a group of nationals contracted the disease during a trip to the Dominican Republic ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic assured of Indian investment


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India has assured the Dominican Republic that it will encourage Indian businessmen to invest in the Caribbean nation's hospitality, tourism, renewable energy sources, film industry and IT ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera death toll tops 4,000


January 29th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by the cholera epidemic that Haiti has suffered since mid-October has risen to 4,030, with a total of 209,034 people treated, health authorities ... Read more...

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Cholera claimed 4,000 lives in Haiti


January 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) More than 3,900 Haitians have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease in mid-October, the country's health officials has said.The disease has spread across all 10 ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera toll reaches 3,651


January 7th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) At least 3,651 people have died in the cholera epidemic that broke out in October last year in Haiti, according to figures released by the public health ministry.A ... Read more...

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Colombian police seize 1.5 tonnes of cocaine


January 4th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 4 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police have seized 1.5 tonnes of cocaine worth $45 million and bound for the US, an official said.The seized drug was hidden in containers at a dock ... Read more...

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Over 2,700 dead in Haiti from cholera


December 28th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) At least 2,707 people have died in Haiti in the cholera epidemic that has affected the impoverished country since mid-October, according to figures released Monday by the public ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera toll rises to 2,591


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti has risen to 2,591, officials said.Since the cholera epidemic struck the poverty-stricken Caribbean country in mid-October, 121,518 people have ... Read more...

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Nine die in Dominican Republic fire


November 26th, 2010 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Nov 26 (IANS/EFE) At least nine people died in a fire started by an explosion at a hospital in Dominican Republic, officials said.The fire engulfed a wing of the hospital ... Read more...

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Cholera toll in Haiti stands at 1,415


November 24th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the cholera epidemic ravaging Haiti stands at 1,415, at latest count, and a total of 60,240 people have received medical treatment for the disease since ... Read more...

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Hurricane Tomas kills at least 20 people in Haiti


November 8th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed and several others are still missing in disaster-stricken Haiti after the country was hit by hurricane Tomas over the weekend, the ... Read more...

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Spanish women are ‘world’s greatest flirts’


November 4th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 4 (ANI): An online study released by a dating website has revealed that Spanish women are the most flirtatious in the world.Spanish women were found to be the most likely ... Read more...

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Virginia Owen starved to death despite being a wealthy woman


October 29th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santo Domingo, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The grass is not always greener at the other side of the field. In the case of one woman, Virginia Owen that lesson came too late.After ... Read more...

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Krispy Kreme Makes Its Presence In Thailand


October 1st, 2010 - 4:29 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The company Krispy Kreme has launched its first franchise owned store in Bangkok, Thailand. The store has been launched through its franchisee KDN Company Limited and ... Read more...

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My mother is my hero, says Zoe Saldana


September 12th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) "Avatar" actress Zoe Saldana is in awe of her mother because of the sacrifices she made to give her daughters a better life. Saldana revealed when her father died ... Read more...

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