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Euro 2012: UEFA fines Croatia for racism


June 20th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA has fined the Croatian football federation 80,000 euros for racism and using flares during their 1-1 draw with Italy, UEFA said Tuesday.Croatian fans ... Read more...

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Paul the Octopus gets a memorial in Germany


January 21st, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most famous octopus that ever lived has got a memorial in Germany.The octopus that popularly became known as “Paul the Octopus” successfully predicted the ... Read more...

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280 arrested in Brussels violence


September 4th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (DPA) Around 280 fans were arrested amid violence around Friday evening's Euro 2012 qualifying match between Belgium and Germany, the German football federation DFB said. DFB general secretary Wolfgang Niersbach ... Read more...

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Paul the Octopus predicts England will host 2018 World Cup


August 20th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 20 (ANI): Paul the Octopus, the intelligent creature who correctly predicted eight results in this year's World Cup in South Africa, including England's loss to Germany, has again predicted that ... Read more...

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PETA Demands To Free Paul As Fifa World Cup 2010 Final Draws Close


July 11th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tonight the attention of the media and football fans are fixed on the final of the ongoing 2010 Fifa world cup that is being place on ... Read more...

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PETA demands release of psychic ‘Octopus Paul’


July 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, July 10(ANI): Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is demanding the release of Paul, the psychic octopus, who has become a global star for his World ... Read more...

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Spain will beat Holland in WC finals, predicts Paul the psychic octopus


July 10th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Paul the psychic octopus has predicted Spain will beat Holland and win World Cup 2010.Germany, on the other hand, will win in the third and fourth place play-off. ... Read more...

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Spanish PM offers state protection to ‘Octopus Paul’ after death threats!


July 9th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Milan, July 9(ANI): Spanish Prime Minister Jose Zapatero has jokingly offered state protection for Paul, the psychic octopus, who has received death threats from German fans over his World Cup predictions. ... Read more...

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Paul the Octupus a global superstar


July 8th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Oberhausen, July 8 (DPA) Paul the Octopus has turned into a global superstar revolving around the 2010 World Cup, with top political leaders in Spain even worried about the oracle mussel-eater's ... Read more...

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Germans demand killing of octopus Paul after WC semi-final defeat


July 8th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Oberhausen (Germany), July 8(ANI): After Germany's heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to Spain in the World Cup semi-final, angry German fans are calling to kill Paul, the psychic octopus, who had predicted that ... Read more...

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Elite police to be deployed for German-England game


June 25th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 25 (DPA) South African authorities are tightening security for Sunday's Germany-England World Cup knock-out match in Bloemfontein, including the deployment of elite security force units. Police officers from England and from ... Read more...

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I keep getting better looking: Shah Rukh


February 14th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Shedde Berlin, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, who left a trail of fans swooning at the red carpet premiere of "My Name is Khan" at the Berlin ... Read more...

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German fans made us forget about crisis back home: Karan Johar


February 13th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Shedde Berlin, Feb 13 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's innumerable German fans slept all night on the street outside the superstar's hotel in Berlin in minus 10 degrees cold and snow ... Read more...

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Berlin fans head to Madame Tussaud’s to remember Jackson


June 26th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 26 (DPA) Distraught German fans of Michael Jackson headed to a waxworks museum, the Berlin branch of Madame Tussaud's, to express their grief Friday on the death of the ... Read more...

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Dita Von Teese strips off on German national TV show


May 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Burlesque artist Dita Von Teese has further wooed her German fans by stripping off on a national TV show.Von Teese, 36, will be performing with the nation's entry ... Read more...

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Germany find home support in Punjab


February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) Olympics champion Germany are still searching for a win in the Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament. But their poor form has not dampened the spirit of German fans ... Read more...

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Croatian footies saucy pitch-romp with wife becomes instant web hit


January 28th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A Croatian footballer has become an instant hit with German fans without kicking a single ballall thanks to a video showing him romping with wife on his ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh apologises to German fans for cancelling tour


October 17th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Friday apologised to all his fans in Europe, specially in Germany, for cancelling his much-awaited 'Temptations Reloaded' Tour and said he would like ... Read more...

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Ballack snubbed 35,000 German fans after loss in Euro 2008 finals


July 1st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Skipper Michael Ballack snubbed 35,000 German fans after the final of Euro 2008 in Vienna on Sunday.The German skipper had a serious run-in with general manager ... Read more...

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Spanish fans in Kerala celebrate Euro Cup victory


June 30th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 30 (IANS) When Iker Casillas, captain of the Spanish soccer team, lifted the Euro Cup in Vienna early Monday, fans dressed in Spanish colours went into raptures at Ninam Valappu, ... Read more...

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Street parties in Germany after Euro-final berth


June 26th, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
DPA Hamburg, June 26 (DPA) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was happy to catch his flight to Japan, probably after fighting his way through tens of thousands of jubilant fans in Berlin celebrating ... Read more...

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War of the WAGs putting Germanys Euro 2008 campaign in disarray?


June 18th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Germanys football captain Michael Ballack is livid about the hours his team-mates are spending with their WAGs, for it has left the countrys Euro 2008 campaign in ... Read more...

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Skirmishes ahead of game between Germany and Poland


June 8th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Klagenfurt (Austria), June 8 (DPA) German and Polish fans clashed Saturday evening in the Austrian city of Klagenfurt ahead of the Euro 2008 Group B game Sunday between the two countries. ... Read more...

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