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Poland to replace Sukhois with unmanned aircraft


August 15th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland is planning to replace its obsolete Soviet-built Sukhoi Su-22 bomber aircraft with an unmanned strike aircraft (UCAV) system, a minister said.Deputy Defence Minister Waldemar ... Read more...

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Poland wants to build own missile defence


August 12th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland wants to build its own missile defence system with help from France and Germany, the Polish press agency reported Saturday."We want it (missile defence ... Read more...

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US missile deal was a mistake: Poland


August 5th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) The agreement with the US on the deployment of a missile defence system on its territory was "a mistake", Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said.The agreement was ... Read more...

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India’s sole judoka out of Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's sole judoka Garima Chaudhary was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after she lost to Japanese Yoshie Ueno in the opening round of the ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Poland bus-train collision


July 31st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and one person was injured Monday in a bus-train collision at an unguarded railway crossing in Poland's Bratoszewice village.The train, ... Read more...

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Poland’s former boxing champion Kulej dies


July 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 14 (IANS) Poland's Jerzy Kulej, a former double Olympic boxing champion, has died at the age of 71.Kulej won a gold medal in the light welterweight at the ... Read more...

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Fornalik is new Poland football coach


July 11th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 11 (IANS) The Polish Football Association (PFA) Tuesday named Waldemar Fornalik as new national team manager, tasking him with restoring national pride following Poland's first-round exit from Euro ... Read more...

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Small town girl looks to achieve big in London (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Little known Garima Chaudhary from Meerut, the sole judoka representing India at the London Olympics, feels winning a gold medal is not a far-fetched ... Read more...

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23 held in Poland for organ trafficking


July 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 6 (IANS) At least 23 people have been arrested in Poland on suspicion of offering their organs for sale, RIA Novosti reported Friday."This is the first large-scale operation ... Read more...

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Seven Russian fans remain in Polish custody


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven Russian football supporters remain in the custody of Polish police from the two dozen detained during Euro 2012 clashes in Poland last month, the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Buffon hopes for one more shock from Italy


July 1st, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon hopes his team can pull off one final shock result against favourites Spain in Sunday's Euro 2012 final.Two fierce ... 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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UEFA fines Russia and Spain over racism


June 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have been fined 30,000 and 20,000 euros respectively for racist chanting by their fans at Euro 2012, UEFA ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... 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: Italy coach Prandelli applauds ‘unique’ Balotelli


June 29th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli lauded his striker Mario Balotelli as "excellent" and "unique" after his two goals put Italy in the Euro 2012 final with ... 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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Euro 2012: Germany can’t let Italy dictate, says Loew


June 28th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German coach Joachim Loew has warned his side will go all out to prevent Italy from dominating the ball in their Euro 2012 semifinal in ... 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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Euro 2012: Italy ready for German pressure, says coach Prandelli


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Keeping hold of the ball will negate Germany's main tactic of pinning Italy back inside their half, Italian coach Cesare Prandelli said ahead of their ... Read more...

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Italy beat England on penalties in Euro Cup


June 25th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy dumped England out of Euro 2012 on penalties Monday and will meet the Germans in the semifinals.Alessandro Diamanti scored the winning penalty for Italy ... Read more...

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Schweinsteiger may miss Euro semifinal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 24 (IANS) German midfielder Batsian Schweinsteiger said Sunday that he could miss Thursday's Euro 2012 semifinal due to a recurring ankle injury.Germany, who thrashed Greece 4-2 in ... Read more...

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Czech team praised by fans


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, June 23 (IANS) The Czech football team returned home to a lukewarm welcome after losing to Portugal in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals. Their performance in the tournament was praised ... Read more...

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Injury forces out Portuguese striker Postiga from semis


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS) Portugal will miss striker Helder Postiga in their Euro 2012 semifinal against the winners of the match between France and Spain due to injury.The Real Zaragoza ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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‘Big Smiles’ for Portugal after quarterfinal win: Ronaldo


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) It's all smiles for Portugal after they reached the Euro 2012 semifinals with a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic, goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo said ... Read more...

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Great day for me, says German debutant Lars Bender


June 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) Debutant German defender Lars Bender, after scoring the match-winner against Denmark in the Euro 2012, said it was a great day for him scoring ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... Read more...

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Coach Advocaat proud of Russia despite Euro exit


June 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football coach Dick Advocaat is proud of his players despite the team being knocked out of Euro 2012 in his last game in charge, ... Read more...

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Greece victimized by referees at Euro 2012: Karagounis


June 17th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece's qualification for the Euro 2012 quarterfinals is a triumph because the team has constantly been victimized by referees, captain Giorgos Karagounis has said.The Greeks ... Read more...

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Greece too hard to break down: Russia coach


June 17th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece were simply too hard for to break down in the crunch Euro 2012 match Saturday that saw Russia knocked out, Russia coach Dick Advocaat ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Czechs stun hosts Poland 1-0, top Group A (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 17 (IANS) The Czech Republic stunned hosts Poland 1-0 here Saturday, roaring into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals as the Group A winners.Czech midfielder Petr Jiracek scored the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Greek grit secures win, knocks out Russia


June 17th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stubborn performance from Greece and a Russian defensive fumble gave Greece an unlikely win and saw Russia eliminated in the group stage Saturday.Combined with ... Read more...

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Arshavin’s creativity outweighs low stamina: Russia coach


June 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian midfielder Andrei Arshavin's creative genius is enough to make up for his low stamina, coach Dick Advocaat said.Arshavin played the the entirety of ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russia’s Kokorin out with injury


June 15th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia forward Alexander Kokorin will miss his country's Euro 2012 match with Greece after picking up a hip injury, Russia spokesman Alexei Kazakov said Friday.The ... Read more...

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