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Professional chess too hard, says Armenian GM


July 15th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tianjin (China), July 15 (IANS) Chess is too "hard" to be taken as a career, says leading Armenian Grand Master (GM) Vladimir Akopian."I don't want my boys to be professional ... Read more...

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Baghdad talks may help resolve Iranian n-dispute: China


May 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) China has said that talks scheduled for later this week in Baghdad can help resolve the Iranian nuclear dispute as well as promote peace and stability ... Read more...

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Turkey sees huge potential in ties with India


March 24th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Stressing the strong relations between India and Turkey, Turkish ambassador to India Burak Akcapar Saturday said there was huge potential in the ties between the ... Read more...

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UEFA congress begins in Istanbul


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 22 (IANS) The 36th Congress of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) began in Istanbul Thursday with participation of representatives from 53 member associations.FIFA President Joseph Sepp ... Read more...

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Romario bats for footvolley to become Olympic sport


February 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 11 (IANS) Football legend and current Brazilian congressman Romario was named as the ambassador of footvolley by the Brazilian Confederation of Footvolley (CBFv).Romario has made it ... Read more...

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World Champion Cheruiyot says will not rest on laurels in 2012


February 9th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 9 (IANS) Newly-crowned Laureus World Sportswoman Vivian Cheruiyot says she will not be resting on her laurels in 2012.Cheruiyot, the world 10,000m and 5,000m champion, now plans ... Read more...

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Cuban hurdler Robles wants nothing but gold at London


February 9th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 9 (IANS) Cuban runner and world record holder in the 110-metre hurdles Dayron Robles has said his objective in the London Olympics is "nothing but to win the ... Read more...

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Mahindra launches hydrogen-powered three-wheeler


January 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M;) Monday launched the world's first hydrogen-fuel-run three-wheeler HyAlfa that will ply in Delhi soon."As part of its mobility initiatives, Mahindra has ... Read more...

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Bailey eyes podium finish in London


December 30th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua) Dec 30 (IANS/CMC) Sprinter Daniel Bailey has said that he wanted to at least go a step further and collect a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.The sprint ... Read more...

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New venues invariably slotted at end


October 25th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 25 (IANS) Historically, new venues that made it to the Formula One series, barring Abu Dhabi, have featured at the fag end of the calendar in their ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate civil aviation conference in Mumbai


October 14th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Monday inaugurate an international conference on civil aviation in Mumbai.The 4th International Civil Aviation Negotiation Conference 2011 (ICAN 2011), hosted by ... Read more...

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US evacuates embassy officials from Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Libya has shut down temporarily and has evacuated all of its diplomats as violence mounts in the capital Tripoli, the State Department announced."Given current ... Read more...

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Taj diplomacy to woo LDC ministers


February 17th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) With the Taj Mahal an enduring attraction for visitors to India, the external affairs ministry has chartered a special flight to fly in 35-odd ministers from ... Read more...

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India ups Third World diplomacy, to unveil new measures


February 16th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the gathering momentum for the UN Security Council expansion, India Friday will announce additional soft loans and other concessions for Least Developed ... Read more...

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India to host ministers from LDC countries


February 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With the campaign for the UN Security Council expansion gathering momentum, India is expected to announce a slew of concessions for the Least Developed Countries from Africa ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuke-related demands prerequisites, not pre-conditions, says key official


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), Jan.23 (ANI): Iran's chief negotiator on nuclear-related talks with the P5+1 countries, Saeed Jalili, has rubbished reports that Tehran had set preconditions to ensure the success of the negotiations, that ... Read more...

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International sanctions delaying Iran’s nuke program ambitions: Hillary Clinton


January 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently in Abu Dhabi on a tour of Gulf countries, has said that Iran's ambition to produce a nuclear weapon ... Read more...

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Clinton urges world powers to continue tightening sanctions against Iran over nuke program


January 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is on a tour of Gulf Arab countries, has said that despite evidences showing that Iran's nuclear weapons program has suffered ... Read more...

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Mesothelioma - Rare cancer in central Turkey wipes out half of three villages


November 6th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Half of the deaths in a small Turkish village located in its central region have been caused by a rare type of cancer, mesothelioma, local officials said ... Read more...

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Turkey lifts two-year YouTube ban


November 1st, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Turkey on Monday lifted a ban on YouTube that was imposed about two and a half years ago after government officials said it had several insulting videos ... Read more...

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USA Basketball heads to world championship semi-finals with victory over Russia


September 10th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Team USA Basketball on Thursday defeated the Russian national team to advance to the semi-finals of the world championship.The 2010 FIBA World Championship, held in Istanbul, Turkey, ... Read more...

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The Turkey Based Patriarch Of The Old Orthodox Christian Church Feels Crucified: 60 Minutes 8/8/2010


August 9th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It is surprising that the Patriarch of the Christian world, Bartholomew, lives in a country which boasts of an overwhelming Muslim majority. It ... Read more...

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Blenders Pride Starts TV Campaign For Upcoming Fashion Tour


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Blenders Pride is going to start the 6th edition of its multi-city fashion "Blenders Pride Fashion Tour' from August 6 and hence it has launched a ... Read more...

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“The Bachelorette” Season 6 Episode 6 Aired On ABC


June 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Bachelorette", an American competitive reality dating show was aired on ABC channel last night. This is the season 6 "The Bachelorette" and the last episode ... Read more...

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Pak looking forward to Chidambaram’s visit: Qureshi


June 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 8 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that Islamabad is looking forward to the visit of Union Home MInister P. Chidambaram at the end ... Read more...

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Pak welcomes Manmohan Singh’s `visionary’ Kashmir offer


June 8th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that his country welcomed the speech given by Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh during his two-day ... Read more...

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Saeed acquittal: Qureshi says Pak respects judiciary’s decision


June 8th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 8 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister today rejected and rebutted India's criticism over the acquittal of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafeez Mohammad Saeed, seen by New Delhi as one of the key ... Read more...

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Pak ready to reduce trust deficit with India: Qureshi


June 8th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 8 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said he would be ready to discuss all issues of bilateral importance with his Indian counterpart S.M.Krishna when the ... Read more...

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India’s concerns on Pak nuke security unwarranted: Qureshi


June 8th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 8 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that India's concerns about the safety and security of his country's nuclear assets were unwarranted.Talking to ANI ... Read more...

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Turkish President Gul meets with Palestinian counterpart


June 8th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNOP NEWS) – Turkish President Abdullah Gül met on Monday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prior to the beginning of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures' (CICA) 3rd summit ... Read more...

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Assistant Secretary Brimmer to lead US delegation to the UN-Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Brazil


May 27th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer will lead the United States delegation to the UN-Alliance of Civilizations (AoC) Forum on May 28-29 in ... Read more...

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World’s tallest man meets the shortest for first time


January 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): It was a coming together of two odds when the world's tallest man met the worlds' shortest.The 8ft 1in Sultan Kosen met the 2ft 5in He Pingping at ... Read more...

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Only 5.4 pct of world’s people covered by smoke free laws in 2008: WHO


December 9th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), Dec.9 (ANI): Only 5.4 percent of the world's population was covered by comprehensive smoke-free laws in 2008, up from 3.1 percent in 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today ... Read more...

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Govt. to help grant 150,000 illegal Indian citizens Italian citizenship: Krishna


September 18th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarIstanbul (Turkey), Sep.18 (ANI): In a unique landmark exercise, the Indian Government has undertaken a massive action plan to help over 150,000 illegal Indian immigrants acquire Italian citizenship within the ... Read more...

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Iran’s Khamenei aiming to remove rival first-generation leaders


June 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), June 18 (ANI): Even as a power struggle is on in Iran between supporters loyal to incumbent President Mohammad Ahmadinejad and supporters of his political rival Mir Hossein Mousavi, the ... Read more...

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