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Russia, France should join hands for united Europe : Putin


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS) Russia and France should make joint efforts for a united Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.During a ceremony held to mark the 200th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Barcelona sign Arsenal midfielder


August 19th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have bought Arsenal midfielder Alex Song for 19 million euros, the Spanish football club said.Song signed a five-year deal Saturday."FC Barcelona and Arsenal ... Read more...

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Olympics: Dominant but not dream start for US men’s basketball team


July 30th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Kevin Durant scored 22 points in his Olympic debut to help the US men's basketball team take a 98-71 opening win over France Sunday. Dominant, but ... Read more...

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Gerrard compares debutant Oxlade-Chamberlain with Rooney


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) England captain Steven Gerrard has praised debutant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, saying the Arsenal mid-fielder has showed that "if you are good enough you are old ... Read more...

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French presidential polls begin in overseas regions


May 6th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Voting in the French presidential elections - that are scheduled for Sunday - began Saturday in some overseas territories of France due to time differences.The ... Read more...

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Portuguese Duarte appointed as Gabon coach


April 29th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Libreville (Gabon), April 29 (IANS) The Gabonese Football Federation confirmed that Portuguese Paulo Duarte will replace Gernot Rohr as head coach of Gabon.The 43-year-old, who signed a two-year contract Saturday, ... Read more...

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Barcelona suffer Fontas injury blow


January 13th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 13 (IANS) FC Barcelona face the probability of being without young defender Andreu Fontas for the rest of the season.Fontas had to be carried out of Barcelona's 2-1 ... Read more...

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Ribery starts on the bench against India


January 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) French winger Frank Ribery was named on the bench for Bayern Munich's match against India at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.Ribery who started ... Read more...

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Beckham set to stay with LA Galaxy


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham is likely to extend his contract with MLS side LA Galaxy, turning down the chance to play with the ... Read more...

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Arsenal to play AC Milan in Champions League knockout stage


December 17th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The draw for the last-16 of the UEFA Champions League has pitted English giants Arsenal and Chelsea against seven-time champions AC Milan and Napoli.Arsenal who ... Read more...

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Europa League: Atletico Madrid qualifies for knock-out stages


December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (IANS) Atletico Madrid manager Gregorio Manzano heaved a sigh of relief as his the troubled Spanish side qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League as ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear protesters clash with police in northern Germany


November 26th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-nuclear protesters clashed with police in Germany on Friday as a train carrying nuclear waste edged its way across the country, the dpa news agency reported on Saturday.Protesters ... Read more...

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World has expectations from G20 summit: China


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes (France), Nov 3 (IANS) The international community has expectations from the G20 Summit here in view of the slow recovery of the global economy, Chinese President Hu Jintao has ... Read more...

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India, France discuss civil aviation cooperation


March 7th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs and Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi met Thierry Mariani, French Minister of State for Transport, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and ... Read more...

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Wenger’s secret lover asks him to ‘quit UK for France’


November 7th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): The 'secret lover' of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has allegedly pleaded him to quit the UK so that they can spend more time together in France.According ... Read more...

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Top three from World Cup held to draw


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Berlin, Aug 12 (DPA) The top three World Cup finishers were all held to draws in friendly international football matches played Wednesday.David Villa scored an equaliser for world ... Read more...

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Mexico and Uruguay poised to advance from Group A


June 21st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 21 (DPA) A draw would be enough for Uruguay and Mexico to progress to the last 16 of the World Cup football Tuesday, in the process knocking out hosts ... Read more...

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2006 World Cup defeat against France helped us come out on top: Torres


June 6th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 6(ANI): Spanish striker Fernando Torres believes that being outclassed by a Zinedine Zidane-inspired France at the 2006 World Cup in Germany helped his national team turn into world ... Read more...

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Nigeria’s Mikel out of World Cup


June 5th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 5 (DPA) Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi Saturday was ruled out of the World Cup due and will be replaced by Brown Ideye from French side Sochaux. However, ... Read more...

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French cricketers plan to outclass Brits at their own game


June 5th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Frenchmen is planning to outdo the English at the most quintessentially British game there is -- cricket and with a view to achieve this they have set up ... Read more...

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Crossing English Channel With The Aid OF Helium Balloons


May 30th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 36 year old Jonathan Trappe, a resident of Raleigh, North Carolina surprised one and all when he managed to cross the English Channel ... Read more...

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Slovenia out to be taken seriously (Group C team profile)


May 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ljubljana, May 28 (DPA) Slovenia may be a minnow when it comes to the reputation of football nations worldwide but the Balkan nation is out to show they must be taken very ... Read more...

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Benitez tells Man U to be afraid of Torres


March 19th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has warned Manchester United to be afraid ahead of their clash on Sunday, as his side has the Torres factor again.Fernando Torres ... Read more...

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‘Terrified’ Togo players do not want to stay for Africa Cup: Adebayor


January 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor has called a meeting to discuss whether the team should stay in Angola and play Ghana on Monday, after players were attacked by the ... Read more...

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Four-goal Bayern crush Juve; joy for Real, AC Milan, CSKA


December 9th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 9 (DPA) Bayern Munich hit four goals to send Juventus crashing out of the Champions League, while Michael Owen struck a hat-trick for Manchester United to end the hopes ... Read more...

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Former Wimbledon champ Amelie Mauresmo retires


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 3 (DPA) Former Wimbledon and Australian Open champion Amelie Mauresmo said Thursday that she was retiring from professional tennis. "This is a decision that has been thought out," the 30-year-old Mauresmo ... Read more...

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German and Ukrainian clubs make up last four of UEFA Cup


April 17th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 17 (DPA) SV Hamburg set up an all-German UEFA Cup semi-final tie against Werder Bremen despite losing 2-1 to Manchester City Thursday while Ukrainian clubs Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kiev ... Read more...

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Werder Bremen first club through to UEFA Cup quarter-finals


March 19th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Saint-Etienne(France), March 19 (DPA)German Bundesliga club Werder Bremen has become the first club to move into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup after holding French side St Etienne 2-2 on the night ... Read more...

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China angered by Sarkozy-Dalai Lama meeting


December 7th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (Xinhua) China Sunday expressed strong indignation over French President Nicolas Sarkozy's meeting with the Dalai Lama Saturday in Poland."The French side's wrong action grossly interfered in China's internal affairs ... Read more...

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China urges Sarkozy to cancel meeting with Dalai Lama


December 2nd, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 2 (DPA) China Tuesday called on French President Nicolas Sarkozy to cancel his planned meeting with the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.It was time for the French side to ... Read more...

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China opposes Sarkozy’’s meeting with Dalai Lama


November 15th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.15 (ANI): China has expressed resolute opposition to a meeting between the Dalai Lama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Poland planned for next month. Sarkozy, whose country holds the EU''s ... Read more...

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Fire forces the Eurotunnel to shut down


September 11th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
There have been reports of fire on the Eurotunnel, forcing it to be shut down temporarily.All train traffic through the Channel Tunnel, which links England and France, has been suspended amid ... Read more...

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Chelsea star Essien is a serial love cheat, says girlfriend


June 23rd, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Chelsea soccer ace Michael Essien has been described as a shameless serial love cheat by his long-term girlfriend Veralie Dela Ackumey. According to 25-year-old Auckmey, a law student, ... Read more...

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Dutch coach Van Basten to take Romania seriously


June 14th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berne, June 14 (DPA) Netherlands coach Marco van Basten dismissed any suggestion his side would take things easy for their last group game against Romania here Tuesday, after thrashing France 4-1 Friday ... Read more...

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China, France resolve to maintain strategic ties (Lead)


April 27th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 27 (Xinhua) China and France have agreed to "cherish and maintain" a comprehensive strategic partnership after relations were strained following recent disturbances during the Paris leg of the Olympic torch ... Read more...

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