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Sharapova admits breaking up with boyfriend


September 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova has admitted that she has broken up with Slovenian basketball player Sasha Vujacic.At her post-match news conference following ... Read more...

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Turkey rebuffs Iranian invitation to NAM summit


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 25 (IANS) Turkey will not attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran later this month, local media Saturday cited Turkish diplomatic sources as saying.... Read more...

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13 held in Turkey for blast that killed nine


August 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 24 (IANS) Thirteen suspects have been detained in connection with a car bombing during Eid-ul-Fitr in Turkey that killed nine people, including four children, officials said Friday.Erdal Ata, ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil in men’s 66 kg freestyle final (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured himself of a second straight Olympic medal by powering into the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling final at the London Games here ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil Kumar enters quarters


August 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's medal hope Sushil Kumar advanced to the quarterfinals in the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling defeating Turkey's Ramazan Sahin 3-1 at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Bronze medals for Georgia and Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia's Dato Marsagishvili and Iran's Ehsan Naser Lashgari won bronze medals in the men's 84 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday.Marsagishvili beat Belarusian grappler Soslan Gattsiev 3-1, ... Read more...

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Rescued World War I tortoise needs new home


August 11th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Wildlife experts are looking to rehome a tortoise rescued from a battlefield in 1915 in Turkey, The Sun reported Saturday.A soldier tucked Blake, the tortoise, into ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Tazegul scores gold for Turkey


August 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Servet Tazegul of Turkey won Olympic taekwondo gold in the men's 68kg weight class here Thursday.Tazegul, the World No.1 and 2008 bronze medallist, narrowly beat ... Read more...

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Five killed in Turkey chopper crash


August 10th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) At least five people, including three Russians, were killed in a helicopter crash in Turkey Thursday, according to Russian Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsia.The Kamov Ka-32 ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling : Lopez Nunez wins gold for Cuba


August 7th, 2012 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Mijain Lopez Nunez won gold for Cuba in the men's 120 kg Greco-Roman wrestling Monday, beating Estonia's Heiki Nabi on points in the final.Lopez ... Read more...

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India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

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Turkish army holds drills on Syria border


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish army is conducting exercises with ground forces and tanks near its border with Syria, national media reported Thursday.Around 25 tanks took part in ... Read more...

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Turkish boxing referee found dead at London hotel


July 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A Turkish boxing referee has been found dead in his London hotel room before the Olympic Games officially kick off Friday.Bayram Altug, the head of the ... Read more...

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We are not here to make up the numbers: Weightlifting coach


July 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Devi Dutt Sharma Thursday said his two-member team can spring a surprise at the London Olympics beginning here next week."I will not like ... Read more...

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EU-India trade exchanges fall


July 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 17 (IANS) Exports from the European Union (EU) to India have fallen by one percent from 13.1 billion euro for January to April, 2011 to 13 billion euro ... Read more...

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40,000 Syrian refugees reach Turkey


July 14th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 14 (IANS/AKI) Around 40,000 Syrians have fled to neighbouring Turkey amid the fighting that has killed thousands during the 16 months of violence, according to Turkey's disaster relief ... 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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Electric shock kills former junior archery champion


July 10th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chita (Russia), July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former World junior archery champion has been killed by electric shock, police said Tuesday.Russian Ayur Abiduev, 23, was pronounced dead when admitted to ... Read more...

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Turkey to do whatever needed over jet incident


June 24th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 24 (IANS) Turkish President Abdullah Gul has vowed to do whatever is required following the incident in which a Turkish jet was shot down by Syria over the ... Read more...

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Madonna flashes derriere on stage


June 17th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Pop icon Madonna seems to have no restraint about flashing her body parts. Just a week after giving fans a peek-a-boo of her breast, she ... Read more...

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Eight held in Turkey for Al Qaeda ties


June 16th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 16 (IANS/AKI) Eight people have been arrested in Turkey for allegedly having links with Al Qaeda, receiving training in terrorist camps and recruiting militants.The suspects were arrested in ... Read more...

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Turkey to build 23 nuclear power units


June 6th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 6 (IANS) Turkey is determined to have its own nuclear power plant and aims to build at least 23 nuclear units by the year 2023, a minister has ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid sign Turkish international


May 30th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 30 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga outfit Atletico Madrid confirmed their second signing for the 2012-2013 season. The Europa League winners have signed Turkish international midfielder Emre Belozoglu on ... Read more...

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Iran to supply power to Syria, Lebanon


May 27th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS) Iran will supply electricity to Syria and Lebanon, an Iranian official said Sunday."We are planning to export power to Syria and Lebanon," Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad ... Read more...

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Turkey role model for Islamic states: Gilani


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has been a role model for the Islamic states because of its efforts towards strengthening democracy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.He said Turkey ... Read more...

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10 Pakistanis deported from Greece


May 11th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Ten Pakistani nationals have been deported from Greece for illegally entering the country, a media report said Friday.The men, who had illegally crossed into Greece after ... Read more...

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11 Turkish generals held for 1997 coup


May 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, May 10 (IANS) Police in Turkey Thursday detained 11 army generals - four retired and seven in service - for their alleged involvement in a coup in 1997, a ... Read more...

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New match-fixing scandal hits Italy


May 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 10 (IANS) A total of 22 clubs and 61 individuals have been placed under investigation in the newest scandal to hit Italian football.The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced ... Read more...

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World Cup archery: Indian recurve team in final


May 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's recurve team of Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Tarundeep Rai sailed into the final of the team event of the World Cup archery ... Read more...

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Nigeria calls up five overseas players for Peru friendly


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), May 3 (IANS) Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi has called up five foreign-based players for their May 23 friendly against Peru.The players are Turkey-based Ekigho Ehiosun, Gege Soriola of ... Read more...

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Iran hopeful over Baghdad n-talks: Minister


April 30th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi is hopeful that the next round of nuclear talks between the country and the world powers would be fruitful, ISNA news ... Read more...

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‘Race 2′ to release Jan 25 next year


April 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Director duo Abbas-Mustan's multi-starrer thriller "Race 2" will be released Jan 25 next year. The makers promise more grandeur and thrill in the movie, a ... Read more...

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India’s TAFE to make tractors for US


April 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) India's Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) will start making two models of high horse power (hp) tractors later this year for US-based AGCO Corpo, said ... Read more...

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US announces $12 mn humanitarian aid for Syria


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) The US government Sunday announced an additional $12.2 million in humanitarian aid for Syria as the second meeting of "Friends of Syria" kicked off in Turkey's ... Read more...

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Chinese face trial over Turkey relic


March 28th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Three Chinese tourists who bought a piece of stone from a vendor in Turkey are set to go on trial there, accused of smuggling cultural relics.Robin ... Read more...

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