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16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras


September 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.The ... Read more...

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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... Read more...

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3 Russians saved from drowning off Goa beach


September 10th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Three Russians have been saved from drowning at the Colva beach, 40 km from here, officials of a private lifeguard agency said Monday.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 19 (IANS) Amidst the lows of being axed from India's Davis Cup team, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna put in a sterling performance to march into the ... Read more...

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Belarus still recognises Ostapchuk as Olympic champion: minister


August 14th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 14 (IANS) Belarus still recognises female shot putter Nadezhda Ostapchuk as an Olympic champion, Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister of Belarus Cheslav Shulga has said."Some mistake or misunderstanding ... Read more...

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Mexico has best Olympics in over 40 years


August 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Mexican contingent for London Olympics ensured the country's best performance at the Summer Games in over 40 years, winning seven medals, including one gold, three ... Read more...

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Olympics: Croatia wins men’s handball bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia's men beat Hungary 33-26 Sunday to win their first Olympic handball medal, a bronze.The Croatians dominated from the start, finishing the first half with ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chicherova soars to high jump gold for Russia


August 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Anna Chicherova won the Olympic gold medal in the women's high jump, clearing 2.05 metres for victory.Chicherova's triumph Saturday marks a Russian Olympic double ... Read more...

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Olympics: Ukrainian powers to men’s canoe sprint gold


August 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yuriy Cheban of the Ukraine took the Olympic canoe sprint gold medal in the men's 200 metres here Saturday.Cheban, a Beijing bronze medallist in the ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: High jump champ Ukhov targets world record


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov has now turned his attention to breaking the world record, he said Wednesday.Ukhov won Olympic gold for Russia Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Olympic high jump: Ukhov wins gold for Russia


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian high jumper Ivan Ukhov soared to Olympic gold Tuesday, clearing 2.38 metres to pip Erik Kynard of the US to the title.Ukhov entered the ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Record-breaker Lu lifts gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Lu Xiaojun broke two of his own world records as he took the Olympic gold in the men's 77 kg weightlifting category here.Lu Xiaojun ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mexican president lauds divers for silver medal


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 31 (IANS) Mexican President Felipe Calderon congratulated divers Ivan Garcia and German Sanchez for winning the silver medal in the men's 10-metre platform synchronized diving event at ... Read more...

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Rubin Kazan sign Spaniard Orbaiz


July 25th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder Pablo Orbaiz has joined Russian Premier league football side Rubin Kazan as a free agent, the club said Wednesday.Orbaiz, ... Read more...

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Mexican diving duo eye gold at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Mexican diver Ivan Garcia believes he and his partner German Sanchez can overcome the Chinese challenge to take the gold medal in the 10-metre platform synchronized ... Read more...

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One killed as drug plane makes forced landing in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS/EFE) One person was killed and another injured Tuesday when their small plane loaded with cocaine made a forced landing near the eastern Honduran town of Catacamas, ... Read more...

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Drug-laden plane crashes in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS) A small plane carrying 600 kg of cocaine crashed in Honduras Tuesday, police said.The pilot was killed and his copilot was injured when the aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy


June 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With four ... Read more...

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Russian court clears minor from repaying mum’s debt


May 11th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Moscow has ruled to clear a nine-year-old boy from repaying a debt of 561,000 rubles ($19,000) that he inherited from his late ... Read more...

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Dortmund clinch successive Bundesliga title


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 22 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund clinched their second successive Bundesliga title with a 2-0 win over Monchengladbach two rounds ahead of schedule.Dortmund staged a dominant performance Saturday against ... Read more...

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England beat Ukraine, Georgia tie Spain in Euro 2012 U-17


March 27th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), March 27 (IANS) England narrowly beat Ukraine 1-0 while hosts Georgia forced a 1-1 draw against Spain in their Group three qualification for the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 ... Read more...

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Bundesliga leaders Dortmund five clear of Bayern with win over Cologne


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 26 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 6-1 while Stuttgart wrapped a lucky 1-0 win over Nuremberg in Bundesliga football.The "BVB" humbled struggling Cologne when they turned ... Read more...

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Thief apologises to victim, makes off again with laptop


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A shameless thief in Britain called at his victim's house to apologise for stealing his computer - before making off with his replacement laptop.Ivan Barker called ... Read more...

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Doctor held for injuring ‘demon-possessed’ kid


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A paediatrician in Russia faces a criminal case for injuring a child who, the doctor insisted, was possessed by demons, officials said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Bilbao reach Copa del Rey semis


January 26th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 26 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao qualified for the semifinals of the Spanish Copa del Rey football competition with a 1-0 win away to Mallorca.Ivan Ramis' own goal 15 ... Read more...

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Kids among eight hacked to death in Honduras


January 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Eight people, four of them children, were murdered in the Caribbean province of Colon, the Honduran government said.The victims, residents of the village of El Regadero, ... Read more...

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Argentine minister found dead at summit


December 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A 33-year-old Argentine minister was found hanging in his hotel room during a summit in Uruguayan capital Montevideo. This caused the Argentine president to leave the ... Read more...

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Real Madrid romp to victory in Champions League


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Real Madrid gave a very good account of themselves by thrashing Dinamo Zagreb 6-2 at home and ensuring the top spot in Group D of the ... Read more...

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US couple jailed for killing Russian adopted son


November 19th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US couple, convicted for the involuntary manslaughter of their adopted Russian son, were jailed for a maximum of four years Friday.A Pennsylvania court ... Read more...

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Djokovic. Murray, Federer advance to third round


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) Serb Novak Djokovic, overcoming a shoulder injury that bothered him in the Swiss Indoors, scored an easy 6-4, 6-3, win over Croat Ivan Dodig in ... Read more...

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Russia shuts down 4,000 illegal casinos


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS) As part of a crackdown on illegal casinos, Russian authorities have closed down about 4,000 illegal casinos and over 25,000 gambling parlours, RIA Novosti reported.It could ... Read more...

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Russian woman jailed for ordering father’s murder


September 15th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian businesswoman has been sentenced to jail for ordering the murders of her father and his expectant girlfriend.Yekaterina Borisova, 29, was jailed for 16 ... Read more...

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British PM thought wife was killed in 9/11 attack


September 11th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron, whose wife Samantha was on a business trip to New York Sep 11, 2001, faced moments of anxiety to finally ... Read more...

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Russian actor announces presidential bid


September 6th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian actor-writer Ivan Okhlobystin has announced his intention to run for the country's presidency next year.Okhlobystin, a well-known TV actor, said he made the decision ... Read more...

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China to help Bolivia launch satellite


August 11th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) China will help Bolivia launch a telecommunications satellite, a media report said Thursday.Visiting executive general director of the Bolivian Space Agency, Ivan Zambrana, said here Wednesday ... Read more...

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