Azarenka digs deep to beat Begu at Olympics

July 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus dropped a set before beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu to move into the second round of the women's tennis singles ... Read more...

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Child’s death elevates risk of mom’s demise

June 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Mothers face a 133 percent increase in the risk of dying within the first two years of the death of their child, a study says.Researchers William ... Read more...

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Kvitova survives scare to reach Wimbledon second round (Second Lead)

June 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (RIA Novosti) Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stretched by Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova before winning her women's singles first round match here Tuesday.Rain stopped play for around 25 ... Read more...

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Li Na advances in Madrid Open

May 8th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) China's Li Na sailed to the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open after an easy 6-3, 6-1 win over Silvia Soler-Espinosa.The world number eight showed ... Read more...

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Bessi and Ibarguen voted best in Latin America-Caribbean

December 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 23 (IANS) Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi has been voted the best athlete of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean.Colombian athlete Catherine Ibarguen is the best ... Read more...

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Ricardo Arjona grabs top spot on Billboard Latin songs

October 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Guatemalan troubadour Ricardo Arjona's latest single, "El amor", shot from ninth to first place on Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week.Climbing from fourth to second ... Read more...

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Real Betis go top in La Liga

September 23rd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Real Betis Football Club reached the top of the Spanish La Liga after a thrilling 4-3 win at home to Zaragoza Thursday.Betis only returned to the ... 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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Explosions strike 2 Mexico City banks

May 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Two explosive devices were detonated in two banks early Monday morning in Mexico City, as local authorities found a third suspected device at another bank, officials said.The ... Read more...

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New high-performance fiber promises better bulletproof vests, airplanes

December 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have created a new kind of fibre that could be tougher than Kevlar.Working in a multidisciplinary team, the group has created a high performance fibre ... Read more...

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Protests Bring End to Chilean Governor’s Miniskirt Ban

August 20th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A governor in Chile recently placed a ban on miniskirts in the workplace for public employees, and also restricted women from wearing clothing which would expose their shoulders, ... Read more...

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Uruguayan linesman blames Lampard’s shot speed for horror decision

July 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): Uruguayan linesman Mauricio Espinosa, who is at the centre of England's disallowed goal controversy, has admitted that he was caught out by the speed of Frank Lampard's shot. ... Read more...

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England can still be at World Cup final, courtesy their referee, Webb!

July 6th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): England could still be represented at the finals of the 2010 World Cup in the form of referee Howard Webb.Webb, 38, will get the chance to take ... Read more...

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England-Germany ‘blunder referees’ under South African police guard

June 28th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 28(ANI): South African Police has said that England-Germany Round of 16 match referee Jorge Larrionda and his blundering assistant Mauricio Espinosa are under police guard to avoid any ... Read more...

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Linesman Mauricio Espinosa ended England’s World Cup hopes: Ferdinand

June 28th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 28 (ANI): Injured England skipper Rio Ferdinand has accused linesman Mauricio Espinosa of wrecking the team's World Cup dream, as the Uruguayan referee failed to spot Frank Lampard's 39th minute ... Read more...

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Erykah Badu Charged For Controversial “Window Seat” Video

April 3rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dallas, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Its seems that the buzz surrounding the "Window Seat" video by much acclaimed singer Erykah Badu is going to remain in the limelight for some ... Read more...

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Bolivia, Argentina sign revised natural gas deal

March 28th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Sucre (Bolivia), March 28 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian and Argentine governments have made updates to a natural gas contract dating back to 2006, establishing guarantees for both sides and also for construction of ... Read more...

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Argentina upset New Zealand with a second-half goal (Lead)

March 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Facundo Callioni's fine second-half strike led Argentina to a shock 1-0 win over New Zealand and made the Black Sticks' chances of making to the ... Read more...

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Germany escape with a 4-3 win against Argentina (Lead)

March 6th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Defending champions Germany survived a scare from lowly Argentina before pulling off a thrilling 4-3 win in a Pool A match of the ... Read more...

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Essential for global businesses to talk

January 21st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Globally distributed businesses cannot rely entirely on technology or e-mails to overcome time and space barriers; they still need to talk, says a new study. The teams ... Read more...

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India beat Argentina to win bronze in Champions Challenge hockey

December 14th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Salta (Argentina), Dec 14 (IANS) India fought back to edge past Argentina 3-2 and finished with a bronze medal in the Champions Challenge hockey tournament. The hosts were leading 2-0 with dual strikes ... Read more...

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Dissidents want EU to keep up pressure on Cuba

June 18th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 18 (IANS) Cuban dissidents have called on the European Union (EU) not to definitively end its diplomatic measures imposed on the island's communist government in 2003, EFE news agency reported ... Read more...

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Raul Castro tightens grip on Cuban government

May 1st, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
By Silvia Ayuso Havana, May 1 (DPA) New Cuban President Raul Castro has publicly proclaimed the end of the 21-month "temporary" phase opened by the illness of his brother, long-time Cuban leader Fidel ... Read more...

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Changes in Cuba spark frustration and hope

April 5th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by admin
By Silvia Ayuso Havana, April 5 (DPA) With their noses stuck to the shop window, a group of Cubans stared at shiny electronic appliances whose sale had just been liberalised by the government: ... Read more...

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Dissidents hope Castro’s retirement will spur change

February 20th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
Havana, Feb 20 (IANS) Cuban dissidents have hailed the retirement of Fidel Castro, who stepped down Tuesday as president after 50 years in power, expressing hope that the new leadership would usher ... Read more...

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