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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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Met Office Has a New Way to Predict a Big Freeze


September 15th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A supercomputer can now predict a big freeze weeks in advance. A new software has just been unveiled and it is said to predict the cold snaps ... Read more...

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Iniesta out for two weeks


September 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta will miss his team's Champions League opener against Spartak Moscow next Wednesday due to an injury which may keep him out of ... Read more...

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India’s envoy to Belgium holds get-to-know reception


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 11 (IANS) The new Indian ambassador to the European Union and Belgium, Dinkar Khullar, has held a get-to-know reception for the Indian community here.Khullar, who arrived here ... Read more...

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Russia prepared for second global crisis: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is better prepared for a second global financial crisis, President Vladimir Putin has said."I believe we are even better prepared because we've already experienced ... Read more...

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58 dead after boat sinks in Turkey


September 7th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 6 (IANS) At least 58 illegal immigrants, including nine children, trying to enter Europe, drowned Thursday when their boat sank off western Turkey, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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200 kg heroin seized in Kazakhstan


September 6th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nearly 200 kg of heroin has been confiscated on the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan border by Kazakh customs officers.A car with a trailer travelling from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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Pitt to handpick wine for wedding


August 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly planning to serve his own brand of wine from the Miraval estate in France on his wedding day.The 48-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Spanish brand wins at Serbia beer fest


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 22 (IANS/AKI) Over 700,000 people attended the Belgrade beer fest last week, and Spanish brand Corona was voted the best beer, organisers said.The 10th edition of the festival, ... Read more...

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Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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China wants to boost badminton abroad


August 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Badminton giant China is ready to spread its expertise abroad for the game's betterment, China Daily reported Sunday.China's dominance in badminton has raised concerns about the ... Read more...

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Lottery winners with £148 million fortune take EasyJet flight


August 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently announced Euromillions lottery winners Adrian and Gillian Bayford showed that the 148 million pounds hadn’t gotten into their heads by taking a modest budget airline ... Read more...

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Britain’s auto manufacturing picks up


August 17th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain manufactured 129,000 vehicles in July, posting a growth of 20.2 percent year-on-year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. While ... Read more...

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Hilton living in the moment


August 17th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton says she is enjoying every moment of her life as she holidays with friends and family in Europe.The 31-year-old is having ... Read more...

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Austrian economy slows down


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) The Austrian economy grew a mere 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2012, the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) reported. The figure was down ... Read more...

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India to boost cooperation with Belarus in IT


August 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian companies are willing to step up cooperation with Belarusian partners in the IT industry, said India's Ambassador Manoj Bharti. Some Indian companies see Belarus as ... Read more...

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India’s July exports dip 14 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) India's July exports declined 14.8 percent, according to data released here Tuesday.Exports stood at $22.4 billion compared to July 2011 when they were $26.3 billion. ... Read more...

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Two arrested in Jaipur, 100 kg of banned drug seized


August 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized about 100 kg of ketamine, a banned drug, from a house in the city and ... Read more...

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China’s July exports slow sharply (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's export growth slowed sharply in July to a six-month low following dwindling demand from Europe and Japan, official data showed Friday.Exports rose 1 percent year ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton romancing new man ?


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has reportedly found a new love after she was spotted frolicking with a mystery man on a beach in Europe.Earlier this year, ... Read more...

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NATO employee in Germany held for spying


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A civilian employee at a NATO air base in Germany has been arrested on charges of illegally gathering secret information.The German Prosecutor General's Office said ... Read more...

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German side Bremen signs Kevin de Bruyne on loan


August 7th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 7 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen has signed Belgian international midfielder Kevin de Bruyne on a season-long deal from Chelsea until 2013, the club said Tuesday.The 21-year-old Chelsea ... Read more...

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Top seed Zhang Jike advances to table tennis final


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Europe's sole hope of winning a table tennis singles medal was dashed when Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov was beaten 1-4 by top seed Zhang Jike of China ... Read more...

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Indian Diaspora meet to be held Sep 30 in Amsterdam


July 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.Organised by the Foundation for ... Read more...

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Ecstasy pills more harmful than earlier thought


July 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Taking ecstasy pills even in small amounts can damage memory, scientists have warned.Worryingly, the memory lapses are similar to those that occur in the early onset ... Read more...

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No long term plans for Longoria


July 25th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says does not believe in making any long-term plans and says she lives each day as it comes."I live day to day. I ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Eurozone bailout fund credit outlook


July 25th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 25 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service has cut the outlook for the credit rating of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) to negative from stable, warning that the ... Read more...

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British women shortest in Europe, wear highest heels


July 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Women in Britain are the shortest in Europe but wear the highest heels - up to 3.3 inches - to compensate, says a new study.The height ... Read more...

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Jeev Milkha Singh wins Scottish Open


July 16th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Inverness (Scotland), July 16 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh beat Italian Francesco Molinari in a play-off to win the Scottish Open here Sunday and qualify for next week's British ... Read more...

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Paris Saint-Germain signs Brazilian defender Silva


July 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 15 (IANS) French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced the signing of Brazilian centre back Thiago Silva from Italian club AC Milan."Silva has been transferred ... Read more...

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Drogba arrives in China to rousing reception


July 14th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 14 (IANS) Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba arrived here Saturday to a rousing welcome from Chinese fans and insisted it was not money but the challenge in an ... Read more...

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Austrian economic growth to slow down


July 10th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 10 (IANS) Growth of Austria's economic output will slow down to between 0.6 and 0.8 percent in 2012 from three percent in the previous year, a report said ... Read more...

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Italy to launch woman astronaut in 2014


July 4th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS) An Italian woman astronaut has been assigned for the first time for a mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Xinhua reported Tuesday.Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will ... Read more...

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Cyprus takes over EU presidency


July 1st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cyprus is assuming the European Union's rotating presidency for the first time Sunday, amid concerns about the country's ability to cope with its own economic ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy ready for German pressure, says coach Prandelli


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Keeping hold of the ball will negate Germany's main tactic of pinning Italy back inside their half, Italian coach Cesare Prandelli said ahead of their ... Read more...

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