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Nehru Cup: India scrape through 2-1 against Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A header from skipper Sunil Chhetri and a sublime strike by Anthony Pereira gave India a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup opener ... Read more...

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Mexico City to offer multimodal transit system cards


August 14th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) A new multimodal transit system card will allow riders to seamlessly pay for Metro and Metrobus service, said authorities.The Federal District Card, or TDF, will ... Read more...

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Portugal calm despite win-or-bust Denmark test


June 13th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal have no reason for alarm despite realistically needing a win against Denmark, who beat the Netherlands in a shock opener, to remain at ... Read more...

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Portugal lose last friendly before the Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 3 (IANS) One week before their match against Germany in the Euro 2012, the Portuguese national football team lost to Turkey 1-3 in a friendly here.For the Portuguese, ... Read more...

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Emirates to launch flights to Portugal


May 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines will launch a daily non-stop service to Lisbon in July, the only Middle East carrier to serve Portugal.The service will start July 9. Portugal ... Read more...

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‘Russia has no business in NATO missile defence’


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland has warned Moscow against interfering in NATO's plans to deploy a missile shield in Europe, as Russia is not a member of the military ... Read more...

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Gen Y not keen on saving energy: Study


May 6th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Gen Y - aged between 13 to 30 years and heavily dependent on power intensive technology like iPods and laptops, shrugs off messages to conserve energy ... Read more...

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Fugitive Italian mafia leader arrested


May 4th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, May 4 (IANS/AKI) An Italian gangster and convicted murderer, who was on the run after evading a 30-year sentence, has been arrested in Portugal.Giovanni Capone Perna was on the ... Read more...

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Euro-missile defense could intercept Russian ICBMs


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The projected European missile defense system could have the ability to intercept Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles by 2020, Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolai ... Read more...

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Porto win Portuguese league title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 30 (IANS) FC Porto celebrated their 26th Portuguese league title triumph after a 2-0 win over Maritimo.After beating Maritimo 2-0 Saturday thanks to two penalties from Brazilian ... Read more...

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UN launches anti-human trafficking drive in Portugal


April 14th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 14 (IANS) A United Nations' public awareness campaign against human trafficking has been launched in Portugal.Organised by the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), the drive was ... Read more...

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UAE, Portugal hold talks


April 12th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Portugual have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation, it was reported Wednesday.Ambassador of the UAE Saqr Nasser Al-Rayesi and Mayor ... Read more...

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Estadio da Luz in Lisbon to host 2014 Champions League final


March 21st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 21 (IANS) UEFA confirmed that the Estadio da Luz stadium in Lisbon will host the 2014 Champions League final while that year's Europa League final will be played ... Read more...

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Benfica in Champions League quarters after six years


March 7th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 7 (IANS) Benfica are back in the Champions League football quarterfinals after six years, the Portuguese team recovering from a 2-3 first-leg disadvantage to put it across Zenit ... Read more...

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Porto beat Benfica to lead Portuguese league


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 3 (IANS) Porto beat Benfica 3-2 in the Portuguese Liga 21st round to leapfrog their opponents into first place with a three point lead at the top of ... Read more...

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Russia to build anti-NATO missile shield


February 5th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a reliable aerospace defence system to effectively counter NATO missile threats, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Sunday.Rogozin, appointed recently to oversee ... Read more...

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‘NATO combat operations in Afghanistan to last till 2014′


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 3 (IANS) NATO forces would not end combat operations in Afghanistan until the security transition to local forces completed by the end of 2014, NATO Secretary General Anders ... Read more...

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US to end Afghan combat operations in 2013


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) The US hopes to end its combat mission in Afghanistan by the middle of next year, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday.He was speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO to hold missile defence drills


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and NATO will hold joint computer-simulated missile defence exercises in Germany in March, an official said Thursday.The decision to conduct these drills was taken ... Read more...

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Portuguese Supreme Court cancels Salem’s extradition, CBI unfazed (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday said Portugal's Supreme Court had cancelled the extradition of underworld don Abu Salem, but added that his trial ... Read more...

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Portugal Supreme Court cancels Salem’s extradition, CBI unfazed (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday said Portugal's Supreme Court had cancelled the extradition of underworld don Abu Salem, but added that his trial ... Read more...

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Fugitive US hijacker George Wright caught in Portugal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lisbon, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portuguese officials have announced that they have arrested a fugitive US hijacker in the country. George Wright was part of a group who hijacked a Delta Airlines ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US not cooperating with Russia on missile defence: Minister


September 4th, 2011 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Washington is not cooperating with Moscow on the issue of the European missile defence system set up by the US, Russia's foreign minister has said."At ... Read more...

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Vatican declares war on ’secularisation’


July 14th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, July 14 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has announced plans for a massive campaign beginning 2012 against "secularisation" in some of Europe's biggest cities.Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical ... Read more...

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Spain to begin troop withdrawals from Afghanistan in 2012


June 24th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 24 (IANS/EFE) Spain will begin to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in 2012, defense ministry sources told EFE.This will allow the Spanish government to adhere to the ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to set up kids’s centres across Latin America


June 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio Grande (Puerto Rico), June 5 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin has said he would expand institutions like his Child Development and Prevention Centre in Puerto Rico to the rest ... Read more...

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New Breakthrough In Huntington’s Disease Discovered


January 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research led by the University of Leicester has hinted that Huntington's disease could be related with cellular process of transformation. This could lead to ... Read more...

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Obama discusses US’ goals for Afghanistan, Pakistan in year 2011


January 28th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28(ANI): US President Barack Obama discussed American goals for Afghanistan and Pakistan in the year 2011 during a meeting with senior officials at the White House, as he gears ... Read more...

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Potential new approaches for tackling Huntington’s disease uncovered


January 11th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A research team has uncovered potential new approaches for tackling devastating neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington's disease.Led by the University of Leicester, scientists from the University of Lisbon ... Read more...

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Pakistan backs NATO’s 2014 Afghanistan handover deadline


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 22(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that he backs NATO's plans to hand over security of Afghanistan to local authorities by the end of 2014.NATO said that ... Read more...

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British forces hail ‘Afghan Elvis’ concert in Helmand


November 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): A musical concert by the 'Afghan Elvis' has been hailed as proof of the improving security in Afghanistan by the British forces.In one of the biggest musical ... Read more...

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Barack Obama defends TSA pat-downs


November 21st, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has defended Transportation Security Administration (TSA) amid a growing backlash against the airport pat-downs in the name of security.The President, speaking at a ... Read more...

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Oz govt. in dock for stonewalling “US requests for additional troops in Afghanistan”


November 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard must respond immediately to the allegations that the country has turned down repeated US requests to send more troops to Afghanistan, as being ... Read more...

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‘Reality that US forces are in for long haul in Afghanistan starting to set in’


November 18th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is likely to make his clearest acknowledgement so far at a summit in Lisbon this weekend, that lasting gains in Afghanistan may take ... Read more...

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British forces to be “out of Afghanistan by 2015″: David Cameron


November 16th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that a NATO summit later this week would mark the beginning of the end of Britain's involvement in Afghanistan, adding ... Read more...

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