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PM leaves Frankfurt for Mexico, Brazil


June 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Sunday on way to Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 Summit and the Rio+20 meeting, respectively.The ... Read more...

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PM reaches Frankfurt on way to Mexico, Brazil


June 16th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Saturday on way to Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 Summit and the Rio+20 meeting, respectively.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Europe condemns Russian livestock import ban


March 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Commission has condemned Russia's decision to ban livestock import from Europe following the spread there of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue viruses.Russia imposed a ... Read more...

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Russia to ban cattle imports from all EU states


March 6th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's food safety and sanitary watchdog will ban cattle imports from all EU countries from March 20 following the spread of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue ... Read more...

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German ‘Robin Hood’ doles out money to needy


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) A mystery benefactor in a German city has started sending white envelopes stuffed with 8,000 pounds (about $3,600) to people with good causes, sparking speculation a ... Read more...

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Apple wins slide to unlock case


February 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A court in the German city of Munich has ruled in favor of Apple in a case with rival Motorola involving a patent of the slide to ... Read more...

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Russia to build anti-NATO missile shield


February 5th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a reliable aerospace defence system to effectively counter NATO missile threats, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Sunday.Rogozin, appointed recently to oversee ... Read more...

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12 police cars burnt down in Germany


January 24th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 24 (IANS) Twelve new cars ordered by police in a German city were burnt down by unidentified arsonists.The arson attack took place Monday in the eastern city of ... Read more...

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Japan invites Pakistan for conference on Afghanistan


January 17th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Japan has invited Pakistan for a conference on Afghanistan to be held in Tokyo this July.The invitation was extended by Japan's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Bishop Stortford to end its twinning relationship with foreign cities


December 15th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bishop’s Stortford has decided to end its twinning relationship with two foreign cities. The English town shared cultural links with the German city of Friedberg and the ... Read more...

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100 snakes, 70 tortoises found in German hotel


December 12th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police found 100 snakes, 70 tortoises and 20 frogs in a hotel room in the western German city of Cologne, local media said Sunday.The discovery ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants positive outcome from Bonn: Official


December 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it wants a positive outcome from the international conference being held in the German city of Bonn to draw up a roadmap for ... Read more...

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Mercer’s 2011 ‘Quality of Living index’ names Vienna as the best place to live in the world


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercer’s 2011 Quality of Living Index has named the Austrian capital Vienna as the best place to live in the world. The city which has a population ... Read more...

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Stallone announces that ‘Rocky the musical’ is coming soon


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hamburg, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sylvester Stallone has announced that a musical of the hit boxing drama “Rocky” will be premiered next year in the German city of Hamburg. The project is ... Read more...

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Rocky musical to be released next year


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hamburg, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has revealed that a musical of his hit movie “Rocky” will be released next year. The actor revealed that the musical will premiere ... Read more...

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Woman arrested for stealing 2398 jars of coffee


November 5th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman has been charged with stealing 2,398 jars of coffee from a store in the German city of Munich. 60-year-old Olga H. was arrested and ... Read more...

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Putin a wife-beater while in KGB: German spy agency


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been accused by a German spy agency of being a "wife-beater" and having many "sexual affairs" while he himself was ... Read more...

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German chancellor Merkel’s father dead


September 4th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 4 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel's father has passed away at the age of 85, the chancellor's office said.Merkel cancelled her attendance to a scheduled campaign rally, ahead ... Read more...

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German city to tax prostitutes


August 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Germany's former capital Bonn will now tax prostitutes, it was reported here. Prostitutes working the streets of Bonn will have to buy tickets from roadside vending machines ... Read more...

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Dusseldorf is Etihad’s 71st destination


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways will launch flights to the German city of Dusseldorf from Dec 16, making it its 71st destination, the airline ... Read more...

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Jens Lehmann sues Tim Wiese


April 5th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arsenal’s veteran goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has sued Werder Bremen’s Tim Wiese for suggesting that he has mental issues.Lehmann who before rejoining Arsenal last month was a television ... Read more...

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Turkish man seeks cops’ protection from wife’s insatiable appetite for sex


January 27th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A Turkish man living in Germany sought police protection from his wife of 18 years over her insatiable appetite for sex.According to German newspaper Bild, the man told ... Read more...

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William Wallace: The man who ’sparked Robin Hood myth’


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): It was Scottish arch-Anglophobe William Wallace who brought the belief of the mythical hero Robin Hood to life, claims a best-selling writer.Jack Whyte, who specialises in historical fiction, ... Read more...

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Vending Machines Sell Relief For Wearers of High Heels


October 16th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There’s good news for all those women who were sick and tired of walking back home with tired feet after having a blast dancing their ... Read more...

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German musician performs in 8 countries in 24hrs to enter record books


September 28th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): A 34-year-old German musician gave concerts in eight countries this weekend within 24 hours in an attempt to break a world record.Vicente Patiz started from northwestern German city ... Read more...

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HIV-positive German popstar ’should not be jailed’, say prosecutors


August 26th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, August (ANI): An HIV-positive German popstar, Nadja Benaissa, who allegedly infected a former partner should not be jailed, prosecutors have said.In closing arguments, prosecutors suggested Benaissa, 28, should be given a ... Read more...

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Bishop says Love Parade tragedy was god’s punishment


August 9th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Austrian bishop has described the stampede at a German music festival that left 21 people dead as a sinful event and said the incident was God's punishment ... Read more...

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Former Nazi guard charged for killing half-a-million Jews


July 29th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Samuel Kunz, a former Nazi death camp guard has been charged with participating in the murder of almost half-a-million Jews and other crimes during the Third Reich.Ninety-year-old Kunz ... Read more...

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19 die in Germany stampede (Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Duisburg (Germany), July 25 (DPA) At least 19 people died and more than 300 were injured Saturday when revellers at the Love Parade music festival in the western German city of Duisburg ... Read more...

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‘Vihir’ wins Bollywood festival in Germany


July 25th, 2010 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, July 25 (DPA) A drama about a young man on the search for missing cousin earned top honours Saturday at an Indian film festival in the southern German city of Stuttgart. "Vihir ... Read more...

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15 die in Germany stampede


July 25th, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Duisburg (Germany), July 25 (DPA) At least 15 people died and 80 were injured Saturday when revellers at the Love Parade music festival in the German city of Duisburg set off a ... Read more...

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10 dead in Germany music festival crush


July 24th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Duisburg (Germany), July 24 (DPA) At least 10 people died Saturday at a techno-music festival in the German city of Duisburg when crowds of people were crushed in a tunnel leading to ... Read more...

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Couple fall from flat window during secret sex session


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A couple got injured when they fell from a flat window while having sex.The pair ended up naked on the pavement after they fell from the first floor ... Read more...

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Kazakh bookmakers furious with Octopus Paul for their low profits


July 20th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 20 (ANI): Bookmakers in Kazakhstan are furious with Paul the Octopus, who may have achieved a legendary status in Spain, for their low World Cup profits.The Kazakhstan Association of ... Read more...

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Russian betting firm wants to hire “Paul the Octopus” for 5K dollars


July 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, July 19 (ANI): A Russian betting firm has said they would like to pay "Paul the Octopus" a good salary to be their bookmaker.Soviet Sport newspaper reported that Bet League company ... Read more...

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