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American held in China for carrying banned material


September 10th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) A US citizen has been put under 10-day detention in China for carrying and concealing a banned hazardous substance while trying to board a flight from ... Read more...

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Lufthansa to cancel 1,200 flights Friday


September 7th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 1,200 flights planned for Friday, when its flights attendants are staging a walkout, The Local news portal reported.The ... Read more...

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Lufthansa strike cancels 300 flights


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa had to cancel about 300 flights Tuesday as its flight attendants went on strike in the country's major airports, the ... Read more...

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Etihad, Alitalia to launch Rome-Abu Dhabi flights


August 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Italian flag carrier Alitalia have announced direct Rome-Abu Dhabi flights from December.Alitalia will operate four weekly ... Read more...

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30 kids injured in Germany bus accident


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) Over 35 people, including at least 30 children, were injured in a highway accident in Germany Wednesday, a police source said.The children were going home from ... Read more...

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Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.During the session Thursday, ... Read more...

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Ugandan president rewards Olympic gold medal winner


August 16th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Entebbe (Uganda), Aug 16 (IANS) Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni rewarded Steven Kiprotich, gold medal winner at the London Olympics, with 200 million shillings ($81,300).Museveni also told Kiprotich, who won the ... Read more...

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There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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German Bundesliga kicks off August 27


June 27th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 27 (IANS) The German Football League (DFL) has revealed the match fixtures for the 50th Bundesliga season.Th 2012-13 season starts, as always, with the Bundesliga champions Borussia ... Read more...

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Injured Olic’s Euro 2012 in doubt


June 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 4 (IANS) Croatian striker Ivica Olic may miss the Euro 2012 after he injured his right thigh in a friendly against Norway, the team doctor confirmed."I cannot ... Read more...

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Pressure on Abraamovich give Chelsea charge to Di Matteo


May 20th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Pressure is mounting on Chealsea's millionaire owner Roman Abramovich to allow interim coach Roberto Di Matteo continue with the job permannetly.The Italian, within two-and-a-half-month's of being ... Read more...

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Ukraine goalkeeper crisis deepens ahead of Euro 2012


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev(Ukraine), May 3 (IANS) Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine are facing goalkeeper crisis ahead of the tournament as first-choice goalkeeper Alexander Shovkovskiy was ruled out of action for at least three ... Read more...

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World’s oldest blood found in 5,300-year-old body


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Scientists have discovered the world's oldest blood cells in the remains of a 5,300-year-old iceman found in Italy.The scientists found traces of blood around an arrow ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing champion Spinks dies at 74


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Britain's Olympic boxing champion Terry Spinks has died after a long illness at 74.Spinks, who won an Olympic boxing gold medal at the 1956 Melbourne Games ... Read more...

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Dortmund close in on title after beating Bayern


April 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 12 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund took a huge step towards retaining their Bundesliga title with a 1-0 victory over main rivals Bayern Munich.Robert Lewandowski scored in ... 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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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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Dortmund drop points as Bayern edge closer


March 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 11 (IANS) Defending champions and league leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 0-0 with Augsburg while record champions Bayern Munich demolished Hoffenheim 7-1 in the 25th round of German ... Read more...

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Cologne agree to Arsenal’s offer for Podolski


March 8th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) German football club Cologne have accepted English club Arsenal's 10.8 million pound bid for their striker Lukas Podolski.Podolski is now due at Emirates Stadium once ... Read more...

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Dortmund keep lead at German Bundesliga


March 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 4 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund opened a seven point lead at the top of the German Bundesliga with a hard earned win against Mainz while Bayern Leverkusen shocked ... Read more...

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French hockey players bereaved


February 24th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The three Genestet brothers in the French hockey team took the field Friday against higher-ranked Canada in the 2012 London Olympics men's qualifying tournament in ... Read more...

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Bayern drop points, Dortmund extend lead in Bundesliga


February 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 19 (IANS) Bundesliga football leaders Dortmund narrowly won 1-0 against Berlin through Kevin Grokreutz while former champions Bayern Munich were held to a 0-0 draw by bottom-placed ... Read more...

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Sanjay to get into shape for Varma’s take on ‘Munich’


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) After "Department", Ram Gopal Varma is planning another project, inspired by Steven Spielberg's "Munich", with Sanjay Dutt and says the actor is "our last action ... Read more...

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Bremen defender Naldo to miss Leverkusen clash


January 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 26 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen have confirmed that Brazilian center-back Naldo will be out of Saturday's German league clash against Bayer Leverkusen.The 29-year-old hopes to be ... Read more...

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German court bans ‘Mein Kampf’ excerpts


January 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Munich has banned British publisher Peter McGee from printing excerpts in Germany from Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" because it breaches copyright laws.McGee ... Read more...

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Defendant shoots German prosecutor dead in court


January 12th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German businessman shot dead a prosecutor right in front of a judge as his sentence was being read. The man was convicted of embezzlement and as ... Read more...

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German prosecutor shot dead by defendant


January 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MUNICH (BNO NEWS) -- A state prosecutor was killed in southern Germany on Wednesday when the defendant opened fire in the courtroom, police said on Thursday.The shooting happened at a courtroom in ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach’s Neustadter signs with Schalke 04


January 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 11 (IANS) Bundesliga side Schalke 04 announced the signing of defensive midfielder Roman Neustadter on a four-year contract from rivals Borussia Monchengladbach.The 23-year-old Neustadter has been at ... Read more...

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Gas company sends man €30,000 bill


December 24th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German gas company was forced to apologize to a customer after they sent him a bill of nearly €30,000. The customer said the amount was one ... Read more...

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Blackberry ‘reprieve’ for Volkswagen employees


December 24th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a landmark ruling, workers of German automaker Volkswagen have been given some “reprieve” from demanding bosses. The giant carmaker will be forced to switch off its ... Read more...

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Russian man claims that he is the father of Claudia Schiffer’s child


December 15th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The German newspaper Bild has reported that a Russian man is claiming paternity to supermodel Claudia Schiffer’s child. The man, Aleksander Gavrilov, claims that he slept with ... Read more...

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Man fakes mum’s obituary to get time off


December 12th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An American has found himself in hot waters after his attempt to avoid going to work ended him with court date. Scott Bennett thought he had figured ... Read more...

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Munich alcohol ban leads to train damage


December 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Munich police have announced investigation into the vandalism in the city’s rail system which resulted in damage worth 100,000 Euros. A new law which bans the ... Read more...

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Mercer’s 2011 ‘Quality of Living index’ names Vienna as the best place to live in the world


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercer’s 2011 Quality of Living Index has named the Austrian capital Vienna as the best place to live in the world. The city which has a population ... Read more...

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Emirates launches A-380 service to Munich


November 26th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airline's A-380 route network has been extended to Germany with the launch of services to Munich, the UAE's national airline said in a ... Read more...

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