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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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Italy within reach of economic recovery: Italian PM


September 6th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 6 (IANS) Italy has averted the worst case scenario of the debt crisis and economic recovery in the eurozone's third largest economy is within reach, Italian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India’s exports slump 14.8 percent in July


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's exports slumped 14.8 percent to $22.44 billion in July as compared to $26.34 billion recorded during the corresponding month in 2011 due to lower ... Read more...

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Luthria’s next film with Saif to begin 2013


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Milan Luthria, set to reunite with actor Saif Ali Khan 13 years after they worked together in 1999 film "Kachche Dhaage", will start shooting his ... Read more...

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Germany to get first Islamic bank in October


August 30th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey's Kuveyt Turk investment fund plans to open the first Islamic bank in Germany in October, the Financial Times Deutschland reported.Kuveyt Turk plans to open ... Read more...

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Punjabi film to be released in Pakistan


August 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) What the Salman Khan-starrer "Ek Tha Tiger" could not achieve, Punjabi movie "Ajj De Ranjhe" has accomplished -- it will be released in Pakistan.The Punjabi ... Read more...

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British tourists to Goa dip, Russian arrivals shoot up


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The number of tourists from Britain to Goa has declined 30 percent, but Russian tourists have swelled by more than 200 percent over the last two ... Read more...

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Syria should resolve crisis on its own: Chavez


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said the people of Syria should resolve their internal conflict on their own and without any foreign interference."We share ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.45 percent in June


August 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's exports declined by 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, registering a sharp drop for the second month in row due to weak demands ... 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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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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UAE group to launch Iftar Project in 50 countries


July 20th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will implement its "Iftar Project" and distribute food parcels to half a ... Read more...

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Italy’s public debt rises to record high


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 17 (IANS) Italy's public debt hit a record high in May despite Rome's recent efforts to ease the overstretched finances, showed a central bank report.The national debt stood ... Read more...

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Exports dip by 5.45 percent; trade deficit narrows (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports dropped 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, falling sharply for the second consecutive month due to weak demands in North America and ... Read more...

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DNA screening to help choose life partners


July 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) In the future, men and women may rely on their genetic compatibility to choose their life partners rather than through a fickle emotion such as love.... Read more...

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India’s exports slump by 5.45 percent in June


July 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports fell sharply for the second consecutive month in June due to weak demands in North America and European countries, a senior government official ... Read more...

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Britain to close borders if eurozone collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Britain will close its borders to people from countries like Greece if the eurozone -- the group of 17 countries which use the euro as ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires ballistic missiles


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Tuesday test-fired a number of intermediate range ballistic missiles as part of a large-scale training exercise."Dozens of rockets" of various ranges and ... Read more...

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India’s exports fall in May


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's exports dropped by 4.16 percent to $25.68 billion in May due to sluggish demand in European countries, government data showed Monday.Imports also declined by ... Read more...

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Russia to deliver ammunition worth $1 bn to India


June 29th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS) Russia will deliver ammunition, including tank and artillery shells, worth $1 billion to India, a media report said.The Vedomosti daily found that one of the ... Read more...

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French minister seeks end of prostitution in Europe


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) French minister for women's rights Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wants to organise a conference of experts on how to abolish sex trade and human trafficking in Europe, The ... Read more...

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Europe to build world’s biggest telescope


June 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) A coalition of 15 European countries, including Britain, has announced plans to build the biggest telescope in the world, Daily Mail reported Monday.The mirror inside the ... Read more...

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European situation threat to US economic recovery: Obama


June 9th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The simmering eurozone debt crisis posed a big threat to the US economic recovery, with the region facing the risk of a renewed recession, ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise by 3.23 percent in April


June 1st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports grew at a sluggish rate of 3.23 percent to $24.45 billion in April, while imports increased by 3.83 percent to $37.94 billion, leaving ... Read more...

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Ukraine to host Euro 2012 despite boycott threats: President


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 15 (IANS) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that the Euro 2012 football Championship will take place in the country despite boycott threats by several European countries to ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts 26 Italian banks’ ratings


May 15th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service cut the long-time credit ratings of 26 Italian banks Monday, underlining the banking woes in both the country and the euro zone.The ... Read more...

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Be honest, Omar tells Kashmiri traders


May 14th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Most Kashmiri handicraft traders are honest but a few dishonest ones are giving everyone a bad name, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Irish women least satisfied with sex in Europe


May 12th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Women from Ireland are the least satisfied in Europe with their sex life, says a study of the sex habits of girls across the European Union.A ... Read more...

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US sending envoy to help India cut Iran oil imports


May 9th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) The United States is sending a team of energy experts to help India reduce its dependence on Iranian oil, while acknowledging that New Delhi has cut ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki exports one millionth vehicle


April 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday dispatched its one millionth vehicle, a red coloured hatchback A-star, for delivery in Denmark.The export vehicle left the ... Read more...

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British hospitals running out of vital drugs: Indian-origin MP


April 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) At least 19 health trusts in Britain have written to the department of health warning it of shortage of vital medicines to treat high blood pressure, ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on European concerns


April 24th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 24 (IANS) US stocks slid Monday as concerns over European situations once again plagued the market.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 102.09 points, or 0.78 percent, to ... Read more...

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Hollande wins first round of France poll (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) Socialist Francois Hollande has won the first round of France's presidential poll, setting up a run-off with incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy who came second.Hollande got about 28 ... Read more...

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Hollande ‘wins first round’ of France poll


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) French Socialist Francois Hollande won most votes in the first round of the country's presidential election Sunday, BBC reported.Hollande got about 28 percent of votes, according ... Read more...

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Norway judge dismissed over call to execute killer


April 18th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A judge in the trial of Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik was dismissed for his online comment that the anti-Muslim extremist who murdered 77 ... Read more...

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