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Poland drought reveals 400-year-old sunken treasure


September 19th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Thanks to a drought that dried up a Polish river, more than 10 tonnes of marble statues, fountains and palace pillars looted from Polish rulers, believed ... Read more...

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Russians polled ‘worst dressed tourists’


August 31st, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians have been found as world's worst dressers in a poll involving over 12,000 people from six countries.Conducted by Skyscanner, Europe's leading travel search site, ... Read more...

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CSKA look to dominate AIK again


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky is expecting Swedish side AIK to sit back and defend despite needing at least a goal in the second leg ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Sweden takes star gold as Britain squeezed out (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Swedish crew of Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen took Olympic sailing gold in the star class Sunday, winning the medal race as their British ... Read more...

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Belarusian border guards get flak over teddy bears


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has blamed the national border guard service over the "bombing" of hundreds of teddy bears from a plane intruding into the ... Read more...

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We had the margins on our side: Sweden coach


June 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The slightest margins that decide football matches went in Sweden's favour for the first time at Euro 2012 in their 2-0 consolation victory over ... Read more...

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Rooney to start for England’s final group match


June 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 19 (IANS) England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed at a pre-match press conference that striker Wayne Rooney will start at the final Euro 2012 group match against Ukraine.The ... Read more...

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Carroll hails ‘great’ England


June 16th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Carroll has hailed the "great" England performance that saw his side narrowly scrape past Sweden 3-2 in their Euro 2012 encounter here.The Liverpool ... Read more...

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Mellberg rues cheap goals as Sweden exit


June 16th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden defender Olof Mellberg lamented the cheap goals that saw Sweden's elimination from the Euro 2012 Football Championship after two defeats in as many games.Mellberg ... Read more...

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Most people brush their teeth the wrong way


May 16th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 16 (IANS) Almost all Swedes regularly brush with fluoride toothpaste, yet only one in 10 knows how to wield the brush to prevent tooth decay. In two separate ... Read more...

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Tomas Transtromer wins Nobel Prize for Literature 2011


October 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Sweden’s Tomas Tranströmer. This is the first time that the honor has been given to a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Swedish survivor of train accident flown to New Delhi


July 13th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A Swede who was badly injured in Sunday's train accident in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh, which left 69 people dead and 249 others injured, was ... Read more...

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Three Swedes among Uttar Pradesh rail accident victims


July 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Among the victims of the Kalka Mail derailment, that killed at least 63 passengers and left 249 injured, were three Swedish nationals, two of whom ... Read more...

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Prosecutor fighting to extradite Assange ‘is biased against men’


February 8th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The Swedish prosecutor seeking to have Julian Assange extradited to Sweden on sexual assault allegations has been accused of having a 'biased view against men'.The claim that public ... Read more...

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Elderly Swedes bloodied in a snow shovel brawl


January 8th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Swedish elderly men were left with near emergency room injuries after they beat each other up with snow shovels.The gruesome incident took place in the southern ... Read more...

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Stockholm bomber’s wife claims she knew nothing of her husband’s intentions


December 14th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 14 (ANI): The wife of Taymour al-Abdaly, the Iraqi suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, has said she knew nothing about her ... Read more...

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Stockholm bomber sent ‘love message’ to two daughters before blowing himself up


December 13th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 13 (ANI): Taymour al-Abdaly, the Iraqi suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, had reportedly sent an email before his attack telling his ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Swedes on St. Lucia’s day


December 7th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 7 (ANI): Hindus have sent early greetings to Swedes in Sweden and world over on St. Lucia's day, which falls on December 13.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Interpol issues wanted notice for WikiLeaks founder Assange over ’sex crimes’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): The Interpol has issued a 'wanted' notice in Sweden against Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, in connection with "sex crimes" that he had denied ... Read more...

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What youngsters see when they look at Jesus Christ


November 16th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A study from University of Gothenburg, Sweden, says that youngsters have different ways of interpreting the nine images of Christ.Popular culture plays an important role when young ... Read more...

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King Carl Gustaf sex scandal leaves Swedes in shock


November 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 07 (ANI): A new book that revealed King of Sweden's romps in seedy nightclubs owned by shadowy underworld figures has caused uproar among the Swedes.King Carl XVI Gustaf, the stern-looking, ... Read more...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is way more expensive than Apple’s iPad


September 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samsung have unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab in Germany. The product, which is expected to rival Apple’s iPad, is set for the European market first before ... Read more...

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ABBA’s Ulvaeus accuses musical shows like ‘X-Factor’ of killing creativity


August 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): Swedish pop music group ABBA's member Bjorn Ulvaeus has slammed music reality shows like 'X Factor' saying that such shows are cruel.Ulvaeus accused that such TV talent contests ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japan most holiday-deprived nation in developed world


June 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24(ANI): A new survey has found that Japan is the most holiday-deprived nation in the developed world, with its workers taking just an average nine days off a year.According to ... Read more...

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Less than half of Swedes now support monarchy: Poll


June 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm (Sweden), June 19(ANI): Ahead of Sweden's future queen, Crown Princess Victoria's, marriage to her former personal trainer, a new poll has found that less than half of the country's population supports ... Read more...

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This day in World Cup history


June 9th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 9 (DPA) This day in World Cup history - June 10. 1934 - Luis Fernando Monti becomes the first player to play in two World Cup finals. After appearing for Argentina ... Read more...

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“60 Minutes” Of Taking Snus


April 5th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snus was the topic of discussion on "60 Minutes," the popular show on CBS, on Sunday. With the advancement of the no smoking laws and smoking ... Read more...

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Brits voted worst dressed in Europe


March 20th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): England has been voted the worst dressed nation in Europe, says a survey.Conducted by shopping website Ciao, a whopping 44 per cent in the study said Brits were ... Read more...

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India lands 8th spot in ‘20 best looking nations’ list, America tops


February 17th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): India has landed the eight spot in a new list of 20 best looking nations, which concluded that Americans are the most attractive looking people in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US informed of second citizen held by North Korea


January 30th, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (DPA) North Korea has informed the US that it has detained a second American citizen who allegedly entered the Stalinist state through China, the US State Department said Friday. State ... Read more...

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People born in 1940s not keen on spending


January 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new report has revealed that people who were born in the 1940s are not really big spenders.According to the Consumption Report 2009, published by the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Germany, Serbia, Denmark book World Cup places


October 11th, 2009 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 11 (DPA) Germany, Serbia and Denmark booked their places at the 2010 World Cup finals with qualification victories Saturday. A 35th-minute Miroslav Klose goal gave Germany a 1-0 win over ... Read more...

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WAGs on tour don’t affect players’ performances: Sven Goran Eriksson


October 6th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 6 (ANI): Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson has blasted players who have blamed the presence of WAGs for their team's World Cup failure in 2005."That is a stupid ... Read more...

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Swedish-origin ex-Guantánamo Bay detainee held in Pak’s tribal area


September 12th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 11 (ANI): Mehdi Ghezali, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee of Swedish origin has been arrested in Pakistan.Before being arrested at a checkpoint in the southern town of Dera Ghazi ... Read more...

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Israel condemns Swedish report on IDF


August 19th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug.19 (ANI): Israel's Foreign Ministry has rejected a story in Sweden's largest circulation daily, Aftonbladet, that accused the Israel Defence Force (IDF) of abducting Palestinians to steal their organs, saying this ... Read more...

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