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Spain’s unemployment falls slightly


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS) The unemployment in Spain fell by 27,814 people in July, which implies a decline of 0.6 percent compared with June, authorities said.The month of July ended ... Read more...

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Olympic canoe slalom: France’s Fer paddles to kayak gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Emilie Fer of France won the Olympic gold medal in the women's kayak slalom Thursday.Fer, a 2006 World Champion, stole the gold from 18-year-old Australian ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Britain’s Murray reaches semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray moved a step closer to becoming Britain's first Olympic singles tennis medallist since 1920, reaching the semi-finals with a straight-sets win over ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Jiao wins 200m butterfly for China


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Jiao Liuyang of China sped to gold in the women's 200 metres butterfly at the London Olympics here Wednesday.Jiao, the Beijing silver medallist at the age ... Read more...

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Kym Marsh enjoys pre-marital bash


July 31st, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actress Kym Marsh enjoyed a hen party with friends in Marbell, Spain, just weeks before she ties the knot with actor Jamie Lomas.The 36-year-old had ... Read more...

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South Korea’s business sentiment drops


July 30th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 30 (IANS) South Korea's business sentiment dropped this month due to economic uncertainties stemming from Europe's debt crisis, a report by the central bank showed Monday.The monthly business ... Read more...

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Olympics: China’s Ye Shiwen shatters world record in swimming


July 29th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) China's Ye Shiwen shattered the world record to win a gold medal in the women's 400 metres individual medley at the London Olympics Saturday.Ye touched in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gilbert eyes medal to end disappointing season


July 27th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert aims to win a medal in the men's cycling road race at the 2012 London Olympics to end his disappointing season."My season ... Read more...

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Rubin Kazan sign Spaniard Orbaiz


July 25th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder Pablo Orbaiz has joined Russian Premier league football side Rubin Kazan as a free agent, the club said Wednesday.Orbaiz, ... Read more...

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No long term plans for Longoria


July 25th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says does not believe in making any long-term plans and says she lives each day as it comes."I live day to day. I ... Read more...

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Spain welcomed six mn foreign tourists


July 24th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 24 (IANS/EFE) Spain welcomed some 6 million foreign tourists in June, 4.7 percent more than during the same month last year.The figures are based on the survey of ... Read more...

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Nobbs looks at positives from dismal Euro tour


July 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 ... Read more...

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Valencia buy Gago from Real Madrid


July 20th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's Valencia football club have signed Argentinean midfielder Fernando Gago from Real Madrid.Gago now wants to break Real and Barcelona's Spanish domination in La Liga.Gago ... Read more...

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India leads foreign tourists in Sri Lanka (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka received a record 452,867 foreign tourists in the first half of this year, with India leading the pack with 85,426 tourists.This is an 18.7 percent ... Read more...

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Halle Berry fine after injury


July 20th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry who suffered a head injury after falling on the floor during a fight sequence for "The Hive" is fine now, says a ... Read more...

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Remittances to Honduras increases


July 17th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Family remittances sent home by Hondurans living abroad totalled $1.45 billion in the first half of this year, 2.2 percent more than during the same period ... Read more...

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India lose to Britain in tri-nation hockey


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 15 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the inaugural match of the tri-nation invitational hockey tournament, the team's final warm-up event ahead of the London ... Read more...

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Dinosaur-bird ‘missing link’ could be egg


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A fossilised dinosaur egg found in Spain shares the same characteristics as that of birds' eggs and could be the "missing link" to prove their "common ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi should have sorted out disagreements earlier: Anand


July 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Asserting that Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi should have sorted out their disagreements much before the London Olympics instead of bringing up the ... Read more...

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Emirates launches daily flights to Lisbon


July 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines has launched its first daily non-stop service to Lisbon.Monday's inaugural flight to Lisbon comes just six days after Emirates launched flights to Barcelona in ... Read more...

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Chicken pox forces San Jose out of Spanish Olympic squad


July 9th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 9 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose, has been forced to withdraw from the Spanish football squad for the London Olympics due to chicken pox.The central ... Read more...

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India lose to Spain in second hockey Test


July 8th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 8 (IANS) India went down fighting 1-2 to hosts Spain in the second hockey Test at La Albericia here late Saturday.Sandeep Singh (penalty corner 28th minute) scored ... Read more...

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Barca set 90 million euro buy-out clause for Alba


July 6th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish football giants Barcelona have attached a 90 million euro buy-out clause to Spain left-back Jordi Alba, who joined from Valencia during Euro 2012.The 14 ... Read more...

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Guangzhou Evergrande denies Kaka move


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 5 (IANS) Chinese super league club Guangzhou Evergrande has denied any links with Brazilian and Real Madrid star Kaka, saying the club have no plan to make ... Read more...

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Lokomotiv lacked spirit: Bilic


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Recently appointed Lokomotiv Moscow coach Slaven Bilic said Wednesday the team's weak character was to blame for the poor results at the end of the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 win has to sink in: Jordi Alba


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain left-back Jordi Alba said Monday it will take time to realise he has become a part of history after scoring in Spain's 4-0 ... Read more...

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Lack of rest killed us against Spain: Italy coach


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli acknowledged Monday his side had struggled to cope with the physical demands of Euro 2012 after their 4-0 thrashing at ... Read more...

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Cyprus takes over EU presidency


July 1st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cyprus is assuming the European Union's rotating presidency for the first time Sunday, amid concerns about the country's ability to cope with its own economic ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain coach Del Bosque rejects past glories


July 1st, 2012 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's status as reigning European champions will not help them in their quest to retain the title in Sunday's Euro 2012 final, Spanish coach Vicente ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy were ‘cleverer’ than Germany, says Loew


June 29th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Loew said Friday the Italian nous was the difference between the sides in their Euro 2012 semifinal, which was decided by Mario ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Balotelli brace stuns Germans, sends Italy to final


June 29th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two brute-force goals by Mario Balotelli were enough to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany in their Euro 2012 semifinal Friday, setting up a ... Read more...

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Jordi Alba joins Barcelona


June 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have signed Valencia left-back Jordi Alba for 14 million euros on a five-year deal, the Catalan giants said Thursday.The 23-year-old, who is with his ... Read more...

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Penalty shoot-out most watched TV moment in Spanish history


June 28th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) The popularity of the Spanish national football team was highlighted once again Wednesday night as the penalty shoot-out between them and Portugal attracted the country's ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties, reach final


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive European championship final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra ... Read more...

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