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Forlan ends goal drought with double


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan scored for the first time since his July move to Brazil's Internacional.Forlan's double helped his team defeat Flamengo 4-1 ... Read more...

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Ecuador refuses to extradite Belarus cop


August 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador's top court has rejected an extradition request for a former Belarusian investigative police officer.According to Belarusian news portal Platforma, 30-year-old Alexander Barankov, wanted by ... Read more...

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Assange granted asylum for fear of US: Ecuador envoy


August 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador has granted political asylum to Julian Assange over concerns that the WikiLeaks' founder could be transferred to the US and face death penalty after ... Read more...

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Junior squash: Unbeaten India top group


July 15th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 15 (IANS) India topped Group D with an all-win record as they beat both Australia and hosts Qatar 3-0 in the World junior squash team championship here.India, who ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama defeat Lanus 2-1 in Copa Libertadores


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) First-half goals from Alecsandro and Diego Souza were enough to give Brazil's Vasco da Gama a 2-1 victory over Lanus in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama defeat Lanus 2-1 in Copa Libertadores


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) First-half goals from Alecsandro and Diego Souza were enough to give Brazil's Vasco da Gama a 2-1 victory over Lanus in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Corinthians to play Emelec without center-back Marquinhos


May 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Corinthians will play Ecuador's Emelec in Copa Libertadores without defender Marquinhos, who has been barred from leaving the country.Marquinhos, 17, was told ... 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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Vasco da Gama’s Edmundo prepares farewell match


March 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS) Vasco da Gama club legend Edmundo participated in one of his last team practice sessions as the 40-year-old came out of retirement to receive ... Read more...

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London Olympics to be greenest in history: Envoy


March 17th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), March 17 (IANS) The upcoming Olympic Games in London will be the greenest in history due to the environmental actions taken for the construction of facilities, the British ... Read more...

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Four die in Ecuador gold mine blast


February 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed and six badly injured in an explosion at a gold mine in the southern province of Azuay, authorities said.The blast took place ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad visits Cuba


January 12th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 12 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived here Wednesday on a one-day official visit.He was received by Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo at the airport, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent of Ecuador’s oil exports went to China


October 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) About 54 percent of Ecuador's oil exports in September went to China, state-owned Petroecuador said Thursday, adding that the remaining exports of crude went to Venezuela ... Read more...

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Former English goalie Woods hired to coach US national team


October 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Former English national team goalkeeper Chris Woods has been appointed the goalkeeping coach of the United States' national team.Woods will take the American posting while continuing ... Read more...

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2,000 land mines found in Colombia in 2011


September 19th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The army has found a total of 1,961 land mines this year in a jungle province on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador and Peru, a military ... Read more...

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Indian girls in quarterfinals of world junior squash


July 28th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 28 (IANS) Indian girls topped Group C with an unbeaten record and qualified for the quarterfinals of the World Junior Squash Championships at Harvard, near here, on Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Indian girls advance in world junior team squash


July 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 27 (IANS) India recorded two wins in the women's World Junior Team squash championship at Harvard near here Tuesday, defeating France 3-0 and Hong Kong 2-1.After the morning ... Read more...

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Ecuador seeks to hedge oil prices against drop


July 4th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Quito, July 4 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador's government is looking at the possibility of acquiring petroleum insurance to guarantee itself a minimum price for its crude oil exports, given the danger of ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Colombia by armed group


June 27th, 2011 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 27 (IANS) At least eight people died and four others were injured in a shooting spree by a group of men in south of Colombia, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Ecuador ready to declare US envoy persona non grata over Wikileaks police corruption statement


April 6th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Ecuador reportedly wants Heather Hodges the U.S. ambassador to the country, to leave after the whistle blowing website Wikileaks released a cable quoting her as saying that police ... Read more...

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Chronology of world’s major quakes since 1900


March 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale that hit east coast of Japan's Honshu island Friday is one of the most powerful ever measured, according ... Read more...

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30 die in Ecuador bus accident


December 25th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Dec 25 (IANS/EFE) At least 30 people were killed and 25 others were injured when the bus in which they were travelling veered off the road and plunged into a ravine ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 arrests during Ecuador census day


November 30th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) A total of 1,026 people were placed under arrest Sunday, the day a national census of population and housing was being taken in Ecuador. A law forbids people ... Read more...

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13 Colombian rebels killed in airstrike


November 16th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) Thirteen Colombian leftist guerrillas were killed in an airstrike in the southwestern part of the country, the defence ministry said Tuesday.Monday's attack targeted a camp of the Revolutionary ... Read more...

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Demand for roses rises in Pune


October 26th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalunkePune, Oct.26 (ANI): Rose growers in Pune are experiencing an increase in the demand of the flower in domestic as well as in international markets.Due to the adverse climate in ... Read more...

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Ecuador’s oil exports rise 43 percent


October 13th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador exported 9.1 million barrels of oil in September, up 43 percent from the 6.3 million barrels exported in the previous month, state-owned oil company Petroecuador said.Oil sales ... Read more...

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Drunk driver kills 15 at Ecuador bus stop


September 7th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
QUITO, ECUADOR (BNO NEWS) -- At least 15 people were killed after a drunk driver ran over 23 people at a bus stop in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil on Sunday, local ... Read more...

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42 killed in Ecuador bus accident (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and 11 injured Sunday in Ecuador when a bus carrying 53 passengers fell off a cliff, the Ecuadorian Red Cross said. The accident ... Read more...

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Ecuador hit by 6.9 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale


August 12th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Quito, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ecuador has been hit with a strong earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale in an area around the middle part of the country. The earthquake struck ... Read more...

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Ecuador Hit By Strong, Deep 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake


August 12th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to BNO News, seismologists have reported a very strong and deep earthquake which struck central Ecuador early this morning (Thursday) with no major damage expected to be ... Read more...

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Strong, deep 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits central Ecuador, no major damage expected


August 12th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by BNO News
AMBATO, ECUADOR (BNO NEWS) -- A strong but deep earthquake struck central Ecuador on early Thursday morning, seismologists said, but no major damage was expected.The 6.9-magnitude earthquake at 6.54 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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India finish fifth in World junior squash


August 8th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 8 (IANS) India defeated New Zealand 3-0 to secure the fifth spot in the team championship at the World junior men's squash championships here.Egypt defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the ... Read more...

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India get past France in squash


August 7th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 7 (IANS) India overcame France 2-1 after losing the opening singles in the playoff for 5-8 positions at the World Junior boys squash championship here. France went 1-0 up after ... Read more...

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India lose to Canada in world junior squash


August 6th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 6 (IANS) India went down fighting to Canada 1-2 in the quarterfinals of the World Junior boys squash championships. Canadians Andrew Schnell and Nicholas Sachvie were too strong for Aditya ... Read more...

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Indian boys enter semis of World Junior Squash


August 5th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 5 (IANS) India stormed into the quarterfinals of the World Junior boys squash championships with a 3-0 victory over the Netherlands here Thursday. India plays fifth seeded Canada Friday for ... Read more...

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