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Portugal fourth in FIFA rankings


September 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal rose to fourth in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, dropping Uruguay down a place.Portugal won their only match in August beating Panama 2-0 ... Read more...

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US concerned over South Korea’s whaling plan


July 6th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The US Thursday expressed concern about South Korea's plan to start what it called a "scientific" whaling programme in the Pacific Ocean."We remain committed to the ... Read more...

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Ruben Blades, Cheo Feliciano release salsa CD


May 31st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Panama's Ruben Blades and Puerto Rican Cheo Feliciano this week released their salsa album "Eba Say Aja" after seven years of work in different recording ... Read more...

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Ship with 21 Indian crewmen aboard released


January 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Marshal Island-flagged cargo vessel, with 21 Indian crewmen aboard, after five months, Indian maritime officials said here Saturday. All the crewmen ... Read more...

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Three cargo ships damaged in collision


October 4th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) Three cargo ships from different countries suffered damages when one of them collided against other two in the Netaji Subhas Dock of Kolkata Port Trust Monday, ... Read more...

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Angola’s Leila Lopes is Miss Universe 2011 (Lead)


September 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 13 (IANS) Leila Lopes from Angola was Tuesday crowned Miss Universe 2011 at a gala ceremony here in Brazil.Ukraine's Olesya Stefanko was the first runner-up while Brazil's ... Read more...

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Bahamas pull out of football World Cup due to unfinished venue


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The Bahamas have pulled out of the 2014 World Cup qualifying tournament, football's world governing body FIFA has confirmed. The northern Caribbean side had been scheduled ... Read more...

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Global yogurt chain to foray into India


August 21st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) South Korea-headquartered yogurt chain Yogurberry Sunday said it would set up shop in India within three months and expand to 100 stores in the next ... Read more...

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Divers wait for good weather to plug Mumbai oil spill


August 11th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A team of divers from the Oil and Natural Gas Commission Thursday started operations to ascertain the source of oil spill from the sunken cargo vessel ... Read more...

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175 kg cocaine seized in France


July 19th, 2011 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 19 (IANS) About 175 kg of cocaine have been seized in France in one of the biggest hauls in the country, customs officials said.The cocaine was seized in ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release ship with all Indian crew


April 16th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Panama-flagged ship with a 15-member Indian crew after months in captivity, Xinhua reported Saturday.Andrew Mwangura, maritime editor of the Somalia Report, ... Read more...

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‘Girls Gone Wild’ founder cleared of ‘underage exploitation’ charges by all-female jury


April 9th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): 'Girls Gone Wild' founder Joe Francis has won a court case against four women in Florida, who claimed the filmmaker took advantage of them when he taped ... Read more...

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Del Monte announce a cantaloupe recall


March 25th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health concerns have prompted Del Monte Fresh Produce to voluntarily recall almost 5,000 cartons of cantaloupes. The recall is being supervised by the Food and Drugs ... Read more...

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Bill Gates buys stake in Mexican company


March 18th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 18 (IANS/EFE) Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has acquired a 14.7 percent stake in a Mexican company, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America.The firm, Femsa, confirmed that ... Read more...

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Ship with 24 Chinese crew sinks off Philippines


December 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A cargo ship with 24 Chinese crew on board sank in the waters off the Philippines Friday. Fourteen people have been saved while 10 were still missing, a ... Read more...

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Ship with 29 Chinese hijacked on Arabian Sea


November 13th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) A Panama-flagged freighter with 29 Chinese sailors on board has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian Sea, the China Marine Rescue Centre (CMRC) said Saturday.CMRC received a ... Read more...

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Disease wiping out amphibians in Panama before they can be identified


July 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A park in Panama has lost 40 percent of its amphibian species in the past decade, and some wiped out even before being discovered.Biologists discovered 11 new species, ... Read more...

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World Footballer Messi visits earthquake victims in Haiti


July 16th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, July 16 (DPA) World Footballer Lionel Messi has visited earthquake victims in Haiti, the world's childrens' organisation Unicef said Friday. The Argentine and Barcelona striker, who is a Unicef ambassador, visited the ... Read more...

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Cuba inaugurates 46th National School Games


July 8th, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 8 (IANS) About 4,000 athletes will participate at the 46th National School Games July 7-20 in Cuba's central Sancti Spiritus province, Prensa Latina reported. Athletes from Mexico, Ecuador, Panama and Peru ... Read more...

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Over 1,100 credit card frauds detected in Panama


May 30th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panama, May 30 (IANS) Over 1,100 cases of credit card fraud have been detected in Panama in the last five years, officials said Sunday. During the period 2005-2009, at least 1,136 cases were ... Read more...

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Smuggled goods worth $15 mn seized in Colombia


May 8th, 2010 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Colombian authorities have seized 29.35 billion pesos ($14.6 million) worth of smuggled goods from the country's free-trade zone near Panama, officials said. The raid took place on a ship ... Read more...

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Thousands visit UAE’s Shanghai Expo pavilion


May 7th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE pavilion at the ongoing Shanghai Expo is attracting thousands of people daily. Firgilo Sosa, general commissioner of Panama's pavilion, said the UAE pavilion showcases history and current ... Read more...

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Panama’s ex-dictator Manuel Noriega ‘to claim diplomatic immunity’


April 27th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega is expected to claim diplomatic immunity when he appears in a French court on money laundering charges after being extradited from the United States.Noriega, ... Read more...

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150 gold coins seized from American in Mexico


April 21st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 21 (IANS/EFE) At least 150 gold coins were found in the baggage of a US citizen as he awaited a flight to Panama here at the Mexico City airport, ... Read more...

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Cuba hosts global meet on neurological disorders


March 9th, 2010 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 9 (IANS) More than 250 experts are participating in an international conference here to exchange information for preventing neurological disorders, Prensa Latina reported. Experts from Spain, the US, Britain, Panama and ... Read more...

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Toll in Chile quake rises to 47: President (Third Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in a powerful earthquake which struck Chile Saturday has risen to 47, the country's President Michelle Bachelet said. The 8.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Latin American country ... Read more...

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Massive 8.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Chile; one dead


February 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A massive earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile on Saturday, seismologists said, causing at least one dead.The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 8.3, was centered about ... Read more...

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Pakistan more corrupt than India, says international watchdog


November 17th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan, with a ranking of 139, is perceived to be more corrupt than India by global corruption watchdog Transparency International in its latest survey of 180 countries. The ... Read more...

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20 missing as ship sinks off Philippines


September 7th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 7 (Xinhua) Twenty people were missing Monday after the vessel in which they were travelling sank off the coast of Eastern Samar province in the Philippines, media reports said. The Panama-registered ... Read more...

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Colombia, US officials seize over four tonnes of cocaine


August 27th, 2009 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 27 (EFE) Colombian and US officials have seized more than four tonnes of cocaine and captured nine drug traffickers from a vessel in the international waters near this Andean nation, ... Read more...

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Ship with 22 Chinese crew missing after typhoon


August 16th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), Aug 16 (Xinhua) Twenty-two Chinese crew of a Panama-registered freighter have been missing after the vessel was hit by Typhoon Morakot east of Taiwan, officials said Sunday. The search for the ... Read more...

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22 killed in Panama road accident


August 15th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Panama, Aug 14 (Xinhua) At least 22 people were killed and 18 injured when a passenger bus and a truck collided head on in eastern Panama, media reports said. The accident occurred Thursday ... Read more...

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Global H1N1 flu tally over 10,200: European health agency


May 20th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 20 (DPA) The number of global cases of the new H1N1 influenza virus strain topped 10,200 Wednesday, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said. The agency tallied 10,215 ... Read more...

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Global flu tally over 9,700: European health agency


May 19th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 19 (DPA) Over 9,700 cases of the new influenza A (H1N1) virus have been reported worldwide as of Tuesday, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said. The agency ... Read more...

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Global flu tally over 8,700, says EEDC


May 18th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 18 (DPA) The number of global cases of the new influenza A(H1N1) virus climbed to over 8,700 worldwide Monday, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported. The pan-European ... Read more...

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