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Austrian unemployment increases


September 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 4 (IANS) The Austrian unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent in August despite improvement in sectors such as industry, trade and tourism, the APA reported.The total number of ... Read more...

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Slovenian accordionist sets new world record


August 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), Aug 28 (IANS) Slovenian accordionist Zoran Zorko has set a new Guinness world record with a marathon accordion performances that lasted 35 hours and 32 minutes, Xinhua reported.Zorko's ... Read more...

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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s late dash brings rowing gold in sculls


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion pair Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan of New Zealand timed a final burst to perfection to take rowing gold in the heavyweight double ... Read more...

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Gunina leads in World Chess Blitz Championship


June 5th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 5 (IANS) Valentina Gunina of Russia won all the eight games on the first day of the two-day women's World Chess Blitz Championship tourney, to lead with ... Read more...

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Jakupovic in final of ITF women’s tournament


March 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 9 (IANS) Top seeded Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia and No.2 Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand entered the singles final of the Endurance-MSLTA $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) women's tournament ... Read more...

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MSLTA Women’s Tennis: Arantekin upsets Luz


March 8th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 8 (IANS) Qualifier Seda Arantekin of Turkey saved two match points to upset fourth-seeded Barbara Luz of Portugal while seventh-seeded Italian Sephanie Scimone eliminated No.3 and compatriot Nicole ... Read more...

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Albania names new national coach


December 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tirana, Dec 15 (IANS) Albania has named Italian Giovanni de Biasi as the country's new national football coach.Albanian football federation said Wednesday that De Biasi,55, has signed a two-year contract ... Read more...

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Yugoslavia’s last PM is dead


November 28th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Nov 28 (IANS/AKI) Ante Markovic, the last prime minister of erstwhile Yugoslavia, died Monday at the age of 87, his family said.Markovic was prime minister of the Socialist Federal ... Read more...

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UN votes 34 new members to international legal group


November 18th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) The UN General Assembly voted here Thursday to elect 34 new members to the International Law Commission.The International Law Commission, tasked with promoting the development ... Read more...

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100 sailors for India Regatta


September 27th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Over 100 sailors representing 10 countries will take part in the India International Regatta (IIR) to be held here Oct 2-9.The monsoon conditions are expected to ... Read more...

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Russia ready to lift EU vegetable import ban


July 25th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to completely lift a ban on import of vegetables from Europe if there are no further cases of E.coli infections, a top ... Read more...

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Former Nazi dies in Austria


June 21st, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 21 (IANS) A former Nazi war criminal has died at the age of 98 in Austria, the Austrian Press Agency (APA) reported.Milivoj Asner, a former police chief, was ... Read more...

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Starbucks unveils the 1.5-pint Trenta coffee cup


January 18th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Starbucks has launched a new super-size coffee cup, which is nearly a quarter of a gallon of coffee.An imperial pint is a comparatively small 20oz, while its American ... Read more...

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FIFA experts praise England striker Wayne


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Despite being heavily criticised for his lethargic performances in South Africa, FIFA's technical study group has come out in praise of England striker Wayne Rooney describing him as ... Read more...

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World Cup 2010 results


July 12th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Complete results after 64 games from the June 11-July 11 World Cup in South Africa: Group ASouth Africa - Mexico 1-1 (0-0)Uruguay - France 0-0South Africa ... Read more...

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England will come back stronger from World Cup heartache: Defoe


July 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9(ANI): England striker Jermain Defoe has vowed England would come back stronger from their humiliating Round of 16 exit from this year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa.England was eliminated ... Read more...

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Rooney blamed for World Cup disaster


July 4th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4(ANI): A new poll has blamed England striker Wayne Rooney for the Three Lions' disastrous World Cup exit.According to the ICM poll for News of the World, a staggering ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole in new sex text scandal?


July 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 04 (ANI): Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole, who was dumped by wife Cheryl over his extra-marital affairs, seems to have landed in trouble again.The soccer star apparently sent sex ... Read more...

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Messi ’shocked’ over England’s great ‘freeze’ in World Cup


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 3(ANI): Argentina striker Lionel Messi has said that he was shocked to see the England team 'freeze' in their Round of 16 World Cup game against Germany.England was ... Read more...

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Katy Perry says World Cup is ruining Russell Brand romance


June 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Katy Perry has revealed that the World Cup has ruined her romantic life with fiancee Russell Brand, as he spends most of his time following games on ... Read more...

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Is Glee star Matthew Morrison dating Kelly Brook?


June 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Glee star Matthew Morrison has fuelled rumours he's dating model-actress Kelly Brook.The rumours were fuelled after the pair was seen enjoying a day together in London.The Smallville ... Read more...

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‘Big gun’ Rooney can “explode” against Germany: Low


June 24th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 24(ANI): Germany coach Joachim Low reckons that England striker Wayne Rooney could "explode" into life after a disappointing stint in the World Cup so far.Germany beat Ghana 1-0 to ... Read more...

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Beer behind England’s new found success at World Cup


June 24th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 24 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello, who is often accused of being too strict, has eased his rules to allow players to relax with beer. This is said to have been ... Read more...

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Defoe hails England’s ‘do-or-die’ effort against Slovenia


June 24th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Port Elizabeth, June 24(ANI): After the do-or-die World Cup clash against Slovenia, England striker Jermain Defoe has said that he is delighted with his performance which secured a place for the Three ... Read more...

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Capello gets support from Lampard


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) England's Frank Lampard has reposed his team's faith in coach Fabio Capello after John Terry indicated there was unrest in the camp. The star-studded English team face a must-win ... Read more...

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United States, Algeria in winner-takes-it-all match


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 22 (DPA) The United States and Algeria will be seeking their first World Cup victory when they meet Wednesday, and a winner could even make it into the knockout stages ... Read more...

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World Cup football: Results and tables


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 22 (DPA) Collated results and table after the end of second round of World Cup football matches. Group ASouth Africa - Mexico 1-1 (0-0)Uruguay - ... Read more...

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Capello tells Terry: I am boss of England team


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello has reminded John Terry that he is in charge of the team, after the former skipper apologised for his press conference blunder.Capello ... Read more...

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FIFA WC: Slovenia warns England about shock loss


June 21st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 21 (ANI): Slovenia's Valter Birsa believes England are the best side in Group C, but warned Fabio Capello's men that a shock could be on the cards.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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England team furious over Terry challenging Capello’s regime


June 21st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 21 (ANI): Former skipper John Terry's comment that many of his team-mates are ready to challenge boss Fabio Capello about aspects of his regime has made England players furious.Terry ... Read more...

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US star feels England all but out of FIFA WC


June 20th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Watford defender Jay Demerit has poured scorn on England's woeful World Cup, saying they were too easy to wind up.The Watford defender is convinced his USA team ... Read more...

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Capello says may quit if England fails to enter WC knockouts


June 20th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Italian -born England coach Fabio Capello has said that he may consider quitting the post if the side fails to enter the round of 16 in this year's ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams’ footie fever forces fiancée to flee!


June 15th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Robbie Williams' fiancée Ayda Field has walked out on the singer till he gets over his football craze.Field got furious after Sunday's clash between Algeria and ... Read more...

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Rooney in position to become World Cup legend like Pele, Maradona: Gerrard


June 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 11(ANI): England skipper Steven Gerrard is tipping striker Wayne Rooney to become a World Cup legend like Pele and Maradona."Wayne's in a position to make this World ... Read more...

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