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Five held in Italy over teenage prostitution


September 21st, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 21 (IANS/AKI) Five people, including a woman, have been arrested in Italy's Sicily island for forcing a teenaged girl into prostitution.The woman accompanied the 16-year-old girl, thought to ... Read more...

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Hamilton surprised by Monza pole


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton was surprised to take pole position for the Italian Grand Prix because he felt he had driven a poor lap.Hamilton's ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 kg cocaine seized in Italy port


September 8th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy have impounded 176 kg of cocaine in the southern port of Gioia Tauro aboard a container ship from Chile.The seized cocaine has been ... Read more...

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Flat seized from Italian mafia to become kids’ home


September 7th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) Authorities in the Italian capital are converting an apartment that belonged to a mafia boss into a shelter for vulnerable children, officials said.The director of the ... Read more...

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Recession-hit Italian hotels report fewer guests in 2012


September 7th, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) The number of guests in hotels in recession-hit Italy fell during the first eight months of this year, according to a study.Between January and August, the ... Read more...

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Italy within reach of economic recovery: Italian PM


September 6th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 6 (IANS) Italy has averted the worst case scenario of the debt crisis and economic recovery in the eurozone's third largest economy is within reach, Italian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Bertrand signs long-term contract with Chelsea


September 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defender Ryan Bertrand has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the London side said on its website Wednesday.The left back joined the Chelsea academy ... Read more...

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Czech team nominated for Davis Cup semifinal


September 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 5 (IANS) Czech tennis team captain Jaroslav Navratil has nominated the team for Davis Cup semifinal against Argentina to be played in Buenos Aires from Sep 14-16.The ... Read more...

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Italy ready to intervene militarily in Syria


September 5th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Italy would be ready to send military forces to Syria if President Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said."Italy has the ... Read more...

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Austrian unemployment increases


September 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 4 (IANS) The Austrian unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent in August despite improvement in sectors such as industry, trade and tourism, the APA reported.The total number of ... Read more...

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Klum rubbishes Seal’s accusation


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Model Heidi Klum has rubbished ex-husband Seal's claim that she was having an affair with her bodygaurd and that it led to their marriage ... Read more...

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Consortium to build Colombia’s largest dam


August 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A consortium made up of Brazil's Camargo Correa S.A. and Colombian firms Constructora Conconcreto S.A. and Coninsa Ramon H. S.A. has been awarded a contract to ... Read more...

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Prepare to take power: Germany, Italy tell Syrian opposition


August 30th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti have called on the Syrian opposition to prepare to take over power in the country."The ... Read more...

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Italian miner slits wrist during press conference


August 30th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) An Italian miner, who along with other workers occupied a coal mine on the island of Sardinia, slit his wrist during a press conference Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Jackky to show off eight-pack abs in ‘Ajab Gazabb Love’


August 30th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Not only will Jackky Bhagnani be showing off his eight pack abs in Sanjay Gadhvi's upcoming film "Ajab Gazabb Love", but his heroine, south actress Nidhi ... Read more...

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Cruise sets up trust fund for Suri


August 29th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has set up a trust fund for his six-year-old daughter Suri, on ex-wife Katie Holmes' request.However, Suri will not be able ... Read more...

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Italians occupy mine 400 metres underground


August 28th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) Around 40 mine workers have occupied a coal mine on the Italian island of Sardinia, demanding investment in a 200 million euro project.The workers at the ... Read more...

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Cruise, Holmes officially divorced


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are officially divorced after a judge signed the final judgment.Cruise and Holmes five-year marriage came to an end ... Read more...

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Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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Robin Roberts Back at ‘Good Morning America’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robin Roberts who had taken leave from Good Morning America show to go for treatment for bone marrow transplant is now back to the show. She ... Read more...

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Italian top fugitive mafia boss held


August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

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Man held in Italy for beating wife for removing veil


August 17th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian Muslim man was held by the police for allegedly beating his Tunisian wife after she removed her veil in the torrid summer heat on ... Read more...

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Italy’s macho soldiers asked to remove tattoos


August 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Italy's armed forces have passed new regulations to prevent and contain practices that might affect the image of the army, including shunning a "macho" rite practised ... Read more...

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Biel, Timberlake plan secret, private wedding


August 14th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel has revealed that she will marry actor-singer Justin Timberlake in a intimate ceremony.Timberlake proposed Biel over Christmas last year and reports suggest ... Read more...

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German coach rejects Euro 2012 criticism by media


August 14th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 14 (IANS) Germany's coach Joachim Loew has criticised the media coverage as "tiresome" and "unrewarding" after his side's 1-2 loss to Italy at the Euro 2012 semi-finals.The 52-year-old ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Joshua wins super heavyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anthony Joshua of Britain won a thrilling super heavyweight (+91kg) final against Italy's defending champion Roberto Cammarelle to take Olympic gold here at the ExCel ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Italy beats Bulgaria for bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy beat Bulgaria by three sets to one to win the Olympic bronze medal in men's volleyball here Sunday.The Italians won 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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Olympics: Italian wins taekwondo gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Carlo Molfetta of Italy took the Olympic gold in a tight heavyweight taekwondo final.Molfetta was adjudged to have beaten Gabon's Anthony Obame though both fighters ... Read more...

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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia defeat Bulgaria to reach final


August 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia ousted Bulgaria in a four-set Olympic men's volleyball semi-final Friday.Bulgaria fought back in the third game after going two games down before a tense ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Hungarian Risztov wins gold in marathon


August 10th, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov showed her stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-km open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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People find Italian ‘Hitler’ wine bottles offensive


August 9th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourists in the city of Garda in Italy have been shocked by the fact that there is wine being sold in the stores with pictures of Adolf ... Read more...

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Murdoch buys Dutch league rights


August 8th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 8 (IANS) Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has bought the live broadcasting rights of the Dutch football league for around 1 billion euros.Murdoch's US television network Fox will ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old Roman ship found


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Genoa, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) The remains of a 2,000-year-old Roman merchant ship has been found in Italy.The food-transport vessel was found by submarine police off the shore of Varazze town, ... Read more...

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