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Atletico insists on need to change organisation of Spanish football


September 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Director General, Miguel Angel Gil has launched another attack on the organisation of the Spanish football league.Atletico won the Europa League last season and ... Read more...

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It’s official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country


August 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a centre of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said, citing the seizure of 17.6 ... 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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Evicted grandmother chains herself to Spain’s central bank


May 1st, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 1 (IANS/EFE) A 76-year-old grandmother who lost her home to debt chained herself to the gate of Spain's central bank here Monday and asked Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ... Read more...

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Villarreal sacks coach Molina


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 19 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Villarreal Monday sacked coach Jose Molina, the club confirmed.Molina lost his job as a direct result of Villarreal's 0-1 defeat away to ... Read more...

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Mexican airline to return to the skies under new owners


February 26th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican airline Mexicana de Aviacion, grounded since August 2010 while in bankruptcy proceedings, is set to return to the skies under new ownership.Early this month, ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Mexican actress


December 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested for the murder of 67-year-old Mexican actress Julia Marichal, whose headless, decomposing body was found Dec 2 in a water ... Read more...

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Former Atletico hero Diego Simeone is their new coach


December 24th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec. 24 (IANS) Diego Simeone is the new coach of the Spanish Primera Liga side Atletico Madrid, the club announced.Simeone replaces Gregorio Manzano, who was sacked Thursday following his ... Read more...

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Cops beat protesting journalists in Honduras


December 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) Several people were beaten by police and troops here Tuesday during a protest to demand justice for 24 journalists murdered in Honduras over the last eight ... Read more...

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Two die as chopper crashes on Mexican street


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Two people were killed and two injured Friday when a helicopter crashed on a busy street in the Mexican capital, authorities said.Both the pilot and ... Read more...

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Missing Mexican journalist found dead


July 27th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, July 27 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican journalist kidnapped over the weekend was found dead Tuesday in a city outside the Gulf post of Veracruz, officials said. Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz ... Read more...

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Journalist, two family members murdered in Mexico


June 21st, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), June 21 (IANS/EFE) Journalist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco, who covered security issues, was gunned down along with his wife and son in Veracruz, a port city on Mexico's ... Read more...

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Explosions strike 2 Mexico City banks


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Two explosive devices were detonated in two banks early Monday morning in Mexico City, as local authorities found a third suspected device at another bank, officials said.The ... Read more...

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De Gea to sign 17.8 million dollar Man U contract


April 14th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Atletico Madrid goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a five year contract with Manchester United as the club agreed 17.8 million dollars deal.Earlier, Atletico Madrid chief executive Miguel ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks Cuban expertise in organic farming


February 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Karnataka plans to use the expertise of Cuba in promoting organic farming across the state to achieve self-sufficiency in food production, the Cuban embassy said here ... Read more...

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Visit Mexican museums, archaeological sites via Google


January 30th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) About 180 Mexican archaeological sites and 116 museums are being made available for virtual visits via the Google Earth platform from any part of the world, Mexican ... Read more...

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55 Indian sports trainers arrive in Cuba


January 20th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 20 (IANS) Fifty-five sports trainers from India have arrived in Cuba, signalling a fresh chapter in sports cooperation between the two countries."Two groups of Indian trainers, one for high-performance ... Read more...

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Man who got drunk, fell asleep during robbery held


December 31st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A 20-year-old Mexican thief who picked up some bottles of liquor while robbing a house was arrested after he got drunk and fell asleep inside the property, ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivian pilot found frozen and intact 20 years later


November 10th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- The corpse of a Bolivian pilot was found in the country's snow caped mountain tops east of its capital, La Paz, 20 years after a plane ... Read more...

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Five of a family killed in Mexico drug war


October 7th, 2010 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen murdered five members of a family in Mexico City, in what may have been a "settling of scores" between rival drug traffickers, a senior official has ... Read more...

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Kapur slips to fourth, Jeev 11th at KLM Open


September 12th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Hilversum (The Netherlands), Sep 11 (IANS) An eagle on the closing hole for the day salvaged the day for golfers Shiv Kapur (70) and Jeev Milkha Singh both at the end of ... Read more...

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Randhawa best Indian making the cut at Gleneagles


August 28th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Perthshire (Scotland), Aug 28 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa shot a second successive two-under 70 to be the best Indian golfer at the midway stage of the Johnnie Walker Championships at the Gleneagles. Randhawa ... Read more...

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Artificial Intelligence system to improve team sports


July 13th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Spanish researchers are developing a system for evaluating sport performance through application of Artificial Intelligence techniques to automatically analyse the development of plays.The principal aim of this Project ... Read more...

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Jeev 49th, Edoardo Molinari wins Scottish Open


July 12th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Loch Lomond (Scotland), July 12 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh finished in a modest 49th place with a final round of three-over 74 and a total of seven-over 291 in the Barclay's Scottish ... Read more...

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‘Google collected private data from Spanish Wi-Fi networks’


June 14th, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 14 (IANS/EFE) Google has "illegally" collected private data from Wi-Fi networks in Spain through its Street View project, a crime prevention association said Sunday. A complaint has been filed against Google ... Read more...

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Mexico, a hub for money laundering, still the main foreign supplier of drugs to the U.S.


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico is still a big hub for money laundering and the main foreign supplier of drugs to the U.S., a report from the U.S. State Department revealed.The ... Read more...

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Seven killed in shootout at Colombian cemetery


December 1st, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 1 (EFE) A shootout between suspected gang members during a burial at a cemetery left seven people dead in the southwestern Colombian city of Cali over the weekend, officials said. Six ... Read more...

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Mexico to drop photo of Madrid mayor’s air-kiss from anti-flu ad


November 14th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): Authorities in Mexico have recalled an anti-swine flu health campaign after picture of Madrid's mayor Albert Ruiz-Gallardon kissing the cheek of the President of the Madrid region, Esperanza ... Read more...

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Withdraw sanctions, release patriots: Cuban envoy tells US


October 31st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 31 (IANS) Cuban Ambassador to India Miguel Angel Ramirez Ramos has urged the US to withdraw the embargo on Cuba and release five of its citizens, who have been ... Read more...

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Troubled Atletico Madrid return to ’scene of crime’


September 29th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, Sep 29 (DPA) A commonplace in crime novels is that the criminal always returns to the scene of the crime. Well, that's exactly what troubled Atletico Madrid will do ... Read more...

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Pre-hispanic citadel found in Peru


September 14th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): A group of explorers has discovered an impressive and beautiful citadel surrounded by abundant vegetation, supposedly built by a pre-Hispanic civilization, at an altitude of 3,000 meters above ... Read more...

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Mexican police chief sacked after botched rescue operation


August 25th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (EFE) Municipal police chief Jesus Jimenez is no longer in his post after an attempt to rescue a kidnapping victim resulted in the deaths of the captive, her ... Read more...

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Cuba accuses Spain of ‘veiled attack’ through Delhi art show


July 25th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A month-long exhibition of paintings by eminent Cuban novelist, dramatist and artist Severo Sarduy brought to the capital by the Spanish embassy Saturday has ruffled the Cuban ... Read more...

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Mexico doesn’t know origin of swine flu virus


April 30th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 30 (EFE) The origin of the swine flu outbreak provisionally blamed for 159 deaths in Mexico could be either Asia or the US, the chief epidemiologist of the Latin ... Read more...

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Mexico changes swine flu death toll to seven (Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 29 (DPA) Mexican authorities corrected the number of people killed by swine flu to seven from a previous 20. At least 159 people have been killed by flu infections ... Read more...

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