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Olympic hockey: Jittery India suffer third defeat


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A jittery India crashed to a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their third straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... Read more...

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India lose 1-2 to Germany in women’s U-21 hockey


November 11th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Germany defeated India 2-1 to set-up a title clash with New Zealand in the four-nation women's under-21 hockey tournament at the National Stadium here Friday.Laura ... Read more...

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German chancellor pitches for Eurofighter Typhoon


May 31st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) With a $10.4-billion tender for supply of 126 combat planes to India in the pipeline, visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday made a pitch ... Read more...

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India says no to Chinese general’s stopover


May 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Citing a busy schedule, India has refused a stopover request from a Chinese general who is travelling to Sri Lanka next month and wanted to ... Read more...

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German Defence Minister meets Manmohan Singh


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Wednesday.After the interaction, Guttenberg said: "It was a very warm reception. ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks German defence equipment


January 9th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Pakistan has asked Germany to allow export of defence equipment to enhance its capacity to fight terrorism, a media report said Sunday. "Pakistan urges Germany to liberalise its ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks German defence equipment to enhance counter-terrorism capacity


January 9th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 9 (ANI): Pakistan has asked Germany to allow the export of its defence equipment so that Islamabad can increase its capacity to fight terrorists."Pakistan urges Germany to liberalise its export ... Read more...

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Global outrage over leak of 90,000 secret US military files


July 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): The leak of some 90,000 secret US military files triggered outrage from nations fighting in Afghanistan, amid fears it could endanger the lives of international forces battling ... Read more...

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Young German side humbles Maradona’s Argentina 4-0(Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Germany's young guns Saturday humbled Argentina 4-0 with a display of incisive football in the Green Point Stadium here to book a berth in the World ... Read more...

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Rooney edges Ronaldo out of World Cup Dream Team


June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): England ace striker Wayne Rooney, who has been playing catch up game with his Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo, has closed the gap by edging the Real Madrid ace ... Read more...

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Penalty-corner conversions can be decisive in the final


March 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) For Australia's penalty-corner expert and their principal scorer Luke Doerner, breaching the German defence in the Hockey World Cup final Saturday will be a big ... Read more...

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Germany outplay England, stay on course for a hat-trick of title(Lead)


March 11th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) World and Olympic champions Germany ended England's fairytale run routing the European champions 4-1 to storm into the final of the Hockey World Cup.Germany scored ... 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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How Taliban almost killed German defence minister


November 16th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): The helicopter of Germany's new Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg was almost hit by the Taliban in Afghanistan, where he had gone to visit German troops.On Friday, ... Read more...

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NATO report criticises German colonel in Afghan airstrike


November 6th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 6 (DPA) A NATO report on an airstrike in Afghanistan in September was critical of the German colonel who called for the attack, a high-ranking NATO officer has said. Colonel ... Read more...

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German pistols being sold on Afghan, Pakistan black markets


October 11th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg/Kabul, Oct 11 (DPA) German military pistols are being sold on the black market in Afghanistan and Pakistan, German NDR radio reported Sunday. Weapons belonging to a German shipment of 10,000 pistols intended ... Read more...

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German defence satellite launched


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Oct 2 (DPA) The first of two planned satellites for Germany's defence forces blasted off late Thursday from the European space launch centre outside Kourou, French Guiana, officials said. The satellite separated ... Read more...

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Military says probe into NATO airstrike will take ’several weeks’


September 8th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 8 (DPA) The NATO military command said Tuesday its probe into a deadly airstrike in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz would take "several weeks" and an initial assessment ... Read more...

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German ship hijacked by pirates off Somalia


April 5th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 5 (DPA) A freighter, described in one news report as a German-owned container vessel, has been hijacked by pirates off the Somali coast, the German defence ministry said here Sunday. A ... Read more...

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German Navy arrest nine Somali pirates


March 4th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 3 (DPA) The German Navy arrested nine people Tuesday following a dramatic action to head off a pirate attack on a German merchant vessel off the coast of Somalia. According to ... Read more...

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Computer virus attacks German defence computers


February 15th, 2009 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 15 (DPA) A computer virus that has already hit defence computers in Britain and France has spread to German military systems, the defence ministry in Berlin said Saturday.The Conficker computer ... Read more...

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German troops in Afghanistan consuming a million litres of beer a year


November 15th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.15 (ANI): Being a soldier in Afghanistan is clearly thirsty work. According to military sources, around a million litres of beer was shipped to German troops stationed in Afghanistan last ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Afghan suicide bombing


October 20th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 20 (DPA) Five children and two German soldiers were killed Monday in a suicide bombing near the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the governor of the province said.Two children who ... Read more...

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Afghan woman, two kids killed in German troops’ fire


August 29th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Berlin, Aug 29 (DPA) An Afghan woman and two children were killed and four other children injured as German soldiers opened fire on a civilian vehicle in the northern province of Kunduz, ... Read more...

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Mbeki received kickbacks in German defence deal: report


August 4th, 2008 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
DPA Johannesburg, Aug 3 (DPA) South African President Thabo Mbeki allegedly took a multimillion-dollar bribe from a German shipbuilding giant for a 1999 submarine deal, South Africa's Sunday Times newspaper reported. The Times ... Read more...

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Job done, Torres already looking to 2010 World Cup


June 30th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 30 (DPA) Fernando Torres didn't dwell long on his winning goal for Spain against Germany in the final of Euro 2008 Sunday, saying he was just doing his job and ... Read more...

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Spain end 44-year wait for a trophy in style


June 30th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 30 (DPA) Football was the winner Sunday as stylish Spain ended a 44-year wait for a major trophy with a 1-0 win over Germany in the final of Euro 2008 ... Read more...

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Era of procurement alone is over: Antony


May 28th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony has made it clear that companies planning to sell major defence products to India must be prepared to part with technology. Speaking ... Read more...

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Barcelona beat Shalke 04 to enter Champions League semi-finals


April 10th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Barcelona, April 10 (DPA) Barcelona edged their way into the semi-finals of the Champions League with another 1-0 win over Shalke 04, on a goal from Yaya Toure. The tight win Wednesday ... Read more...

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Joint Naval exercise by India, Germany commences today


April 8th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by admin
Kochi, Apr 8 (ANI): India and Germany will begin a three-day Naval exercise in the Arabian Sea from today. An Indo-German Defence Cooperation Agreement in this context was signed in 2006. ... Read more...

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