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Two killed in Malaysia chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 21 (IANS) Two bodies were found in a helicopter wreckage Saturday in a remote jungle in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak, Xinhua reported. The chopper went missing ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket board assures integrity of SLPL


July 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Saturday assured the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league based on the Indian Premier League (IPL), ... Read more...

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Seedorf set for Botafogo debut


July 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, July 20 (IANS) Botafogo has confirmed former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf will make his debut for the club in Sunday's match against Gremio, local media ... Read more...

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Neymar begs Ganso to stay at Santos


July 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar has pleaded with national and club teammate Paulo Henrique Ganso to remain at Santos, local media reported.Ganso's agent Delcir Sonda ... Read more...

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Maradona brands Riquelme traitor


July 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has branded Juan Roman Riquelme a traitor for leaving Boca Juniors, local media reported.Riquelme announced his decision to quit ... Read more...

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Belgium town creates fake beach for citizens


July 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) A town called Louvain-la-Neuve, located 30 km from Belgian capital Brussels, has laid out a big sand beach at the central square of the town to ... Read more...

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Belgium town creates fake beach for citizens


July 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) A town called Louvain-la-Neuve, located 30 km from Belgian capital Brussels, has laid out a big sand beach at the central square of the town to ... Read more...

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Inmates set prison on fire in Turkey


July 15th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Inmates of a prison in southeastern Turkey set ablaze their jail Sunday morning, local media reported.According to Today's Zaman newspaper website, the incident took place ... Read more...

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Maradona wants to keep coaching UAE team


July 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 12 (IANS) Diego Maradona has said he would like to continue as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl team despite the club's announcement of his dismissal.Maradona, expected to ... Read more...

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Putin orders probe into improper flood warning


July 10th, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a thorough probe into the flood warning mechanism which allegedly could not alert all residents ahead of the devastating ... Read more...

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Russia launches Proton-M rocket with Dutch telesat


July 10th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) Russia conducted the launch of a Proton-M rocket with a telecommunications satellite late Monday.According to Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos, the Russian Proton-M launch vehicle carrying ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad


July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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Police check-post attacked in Islamabad


July 7th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, injuring one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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21 killed in Pakistan drone strikes (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 21 suspected militants were killed Friday night in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.The first drone fired two missiles ... Read more...

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Malaysia raids football gambling syndicates


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 5 (IANS) Malaysia police conducted almost 150 raids on illegal betting rings and detained 100 people involved in gambling during the European championship, local media reported Thursday.Malaysian ... Read more...

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Dynamo Kiev signs Portugal’s Veloso


July 5th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 5 (IANS) Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kiev has signed Portugal midfielder Miguel Veloso from Italy's Genoa."We bought a good player of excellent age, who has a decent experience," ... Read more...

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Omar shocked by photos of monkey on hospital bed


July 5th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday expressed shock at seeing pictures of a monkey in a government hospital in Jammu and said he had ... Read more...

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Gunman kills one, takes another hostage in German town


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) At least one person was shot dead and another taken hostage in Germany after an unidentified gunman opened fire Wednesday morning in Karlsruhe, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Unesco to add Bethlehem to World’s Heritage List


June 30th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 29 (IANS) The Unesco Friday decided to include the West Bank city of Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity in world's heritage list, reported Xinhua citing local media ... Read more...

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20 killed in Pakistan blast


June 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) A roadside bomb ripped through a bus in Pakistan Thursday, killing at least 20 Shia passengers and wounding 25 others, local media reported.The blast took place ... Read more...

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60 Somalis, Ethiopians feared dead in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Lilongwe (Malawi), June 22 (IANS) Police in northern Malawi have found bodies of some 48 of the 60 Somalis and Ethiopians who were drowned in Lake Malawi earlier this week. ... Read more...

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Filipino boxer Pacquiao hails WBO decision


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 21 (IANS) Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao Thursday expressed his gratitude to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after its five-man panel unanimously declared that he defeated American ... Read more...

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German police hunt runaway kangaroo


June 20th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Around 6 am on Tuesday, officers were called to the small village of Hülshagen (Lower Saxony) after eyewitnesses claimed to have spotted a one-metre tall kangaroo running loose ... Read more...

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Designer outfits for Filipino Olympians at London


June 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 20 (IANS) Filipino athletes who will participate in the opening parade of the London Olympics in July will be wearing clothes designed by top Filipino designer Rajo Laurel.The ... Read more...

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81,000 litres of illicit liquor destroyed in Nepal


June 20th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Around 81,000 litres of illicit liquor have been seized and destroyed in the Nepali capital in the past three years, police records show.However, despite attempts by ... Read more...

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Sweeden’s park where wolves killed Zookeeper now offers “wild encounters” to its visitors


June 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ostergotland, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police officers have investigating that attack that left a zoo worker dead in one of Sweden’s most popular zoos.Law enforcement authorities have claimed that they are still ... Read more...

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Shanghai Shenhua confirms contract with Drogba


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua boss Zhu Jun confirmed that Cote d'Ivoire and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will join the club on a two-and-half years' ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan violence over electricity


June 19th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least one person was killed and six others were injured in clashes between protesters and a politician's security guards in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday, as ... Read more...

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Poland sees no threat to ties with Russia because of Euro 2012 mayhem


June 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS) Street clashes between Russian and Polish football fans in Warsaw would not threaten political relations between the two countries, the Polish Ambassador to Moscow said Wednesday."There ... Read more...

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Soccer player slain in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, ... Read more...

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Putin congratulates Sharapova on French Open victory


June 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maria Sharapova on her winning the French Open tournament.In his telegram message, Putin praised the Russian-born tennis player for ... Read more...

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Fourteen dismembered bodies found in truck in Mexico


June 8th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ciudad Mante, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fourteen dismembered human bodies have been discovered in a truck in the centre of a Northern Mexican town on Thursday. Local media believe that the ... Read more...

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14 killed, nearly 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 14 people, including two children, were killed and around 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside an Islamic seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and over 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.The blast took ... Read more...

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Congress going through a ‘lull’ period in Goa: MP


June 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 7 (IANS) Former chief minister and Congress MP Francisco Sardinha Thursday defended his party's inability to take the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government head on in Goa, ... Read more...

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