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Madrid, June 9 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is confident of signing a new deal with the Spanish football club.
Rio de Janeiro, June 8 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympic athletics stadium needs at least 18 months of reconstruction work before it can safely reopen to the public, government officials said.
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, said Friday that she disapproved of space tourists and would be prepared to leave retirement to undertake a one-way trip to Mars.
Beijing, Jun 2 (Xinhua-ANI): The Egyptian minister of antiquities has described the recent warning issued by the U.S. embassy in Cairo that American citizens should avoid visiting the pyramids as " unjustified".
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Fluminense have guaranteed the future of coach Abel Braga despite the team's shock elimination from the Copa Libertadores.
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia manager Fabio Capello's injury problems for next week's FIFA World Cup qualifying trip to Portugal deepened with the news that striker Alexander Kokorin will miss the game with a long-running Achilles tendon injury.
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Top seeds Sania Mirza and Robert Lindstedt were humbled by Cara Black and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi in the mixed doubles first round at the French Open here Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday announced that advertisements of tobacco products would be banned across the state.
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) Three local traders were Friday fined Rs.100,000 each, the highest penalty levied so far in Himachal Pradesh, for storing banned tobacco-based products, an official said.
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl was allegedly burnt to death by two women for letting out that their daughters too were part of the innocent prank of stealing pomegranates from a garden in an Odisha village, police said Friday.
London, May 31 (ANI): Bhutanese are taking part in elections in the country on Friday to determine which party will form the government.
Tokyo, May 31 (IANS) Japan's industrial production increased by a seasonally adjusted 1.7 percent in April from the previous month, rising for the fifth consecutive month, according to government data released Friday.
Sydney, May 31 (ANI): Former Australian international cricketer Luke Ronchi is set to complete a notable double when he makes a debut for his native New Zealand in the first one-day international against England at Lord's on Friday.
Rabat, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Singer and Real Madrid fan Enrique Iglesias said here Thursday that he admires the Blancos' star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who he joked is copying his style.
London, May 30 (ANI): Sam Mendes has resumed talks with the producers of the James Bond films about the possibility of directing the next movie in the series.
London, May 29 (ANI): Matthew Rhys is take on the role of Jane Austin's much-loved character Mr Darcy in an adaptation of PD James' 'Death Comes To Pemberley'.
London, May 29 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has defended his decision not to enforce the follow-on and has claimed complete vindication for England's safety-first approach to the second Test at Headingley against New Zealand.
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed while several others were injured early Wednesday when some Taliban militants and suicide bombers attacked the provincial governor office building in Afghanistan's Panjsher province, Xinhua reported.
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig fancies playing a villain a la Ernst Stavro Blofeld from the "James Bond" series of novels and films.
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio fears that getting into movie direction will make him "obsessive".
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Two gas station workers in central China's Hubei province have been fired for refusing to refuel an ambulance carrying a critically injured patient.
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley's accounts reveal that despite being one of the highest-earning actresses in the world, she didn't spend much on herself last year.
London, May 26 (ANI): Just two weeks after she revealed how her family was cursed by the disease, Angelina Jolie's aunt is in a coma dying of cancer.
Sydney, May 26 (ANI): English cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has praised upcoming cricketer Joe Root, saying that he had played 'beautifully' after he scored a maiden Test hundred, against New Zealand, at his Headingley home ground.
London, May 25 (IANS) Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has split from her footballer boyfriend Danny Simpson, reports thesun.co.uk.
Yangon, May 25 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a message published in Myanmar official media here Saturday that his current official visit to Myanmar will bring Japan-Myanmar cooperation to even higher level and serve as an opportunity to lay down a foundation for turning a new page in history.
London, May 25 (IANS) The winner of the Europa League will automatically qualify for a place in the lucrative Champions League from 2015, European football governing body, UEFA announced.
Milan, May 25 (IANS) Italian club Inter Milan announced that Walter Mazzarri has been appointed to replace Andrea Stramaccioni as head coach of the football team.
Rio de Janeiro, May 25 (IANS) Flamengo's executive director Paulo Pelaipe has rejected reports the club is pursuing unsettled Real Madrid midfielder Kaka.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): China is planning to give a larger role to private businesses and market forces in its economy.
London, May 25 (ANI): Moroccan-born exotic dancer Karima El-Mahroug has told a court that she lied to investigators about erotic parties being held at Silvio Berlusconi's villa while he was still in the PM office in 2010.
London, May 25 (ANI): Tulisa Contostavlos has parted ways with her footballer boyfriend Danny Simpson.
Rome, May 25 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government has agreed to abolish public funding of political parties, Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) Friday announced a large natural gas discovery in the consortium's KG-D6 block offshore in Andhra Pradesh.
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A prominent Russian lawmaker Friday called for public condemnation of a recent handout of condoms by AIDS activists at an monument in honour of soldiers who died in World War II.
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama will meet at the G8 summit in June and during the US president's visit to Russia in September, a Kremlin aide said Friday.
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) Long-delayed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is undergoing trials and could be in India by December, Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin said Friday.
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) As many as nine people, including three children, died in a fire that broke out in China's Guangdong province early Friday, fire authorities said.
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) President Xi Jinping Friday reaffirmed China's stance of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula while stressing that targets should be met by all parties involved irrespective of how the situation evolved.
Bangkok, May 24 (IANS) Five Thai soldiers were killed and one was injured in a roadside bomb explosion in a Thai province of Pattani Friday. The rangers were returning to their base in their pick-up truck after duty at a Buddhist temple.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, whose "Zindagi 50-50" released this Friday, says she is a born actor. She feels she is responsible for the film she signs from day one of her association with it till its release.
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) At least two people were killed when a blast destroyed a vehicle at a seminary in Pakistan's Peshawar city Friday, Geo News reported.
Beijing, May 24 (Xinhua-ANI): London's Heathrow airport closed both of its runways on Friday morning after an emergency landing, SkyTV reported, saying all passengers and crew have been safely evacuated.
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A number of vehicles and people fell into a river when a highway bridge collapsed in Washington state, officials said. But no death was reported.
London, May 24 (IANS) London's Heathrow airport closed both its runways Friday morning after an emergency landing. All passengers have been safely evacuated, a media report said.
Quito, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador's first satellite avoided a direct collision with the remains of a Russian rocket, but whether the device is still operating remains unclear, the head of the country's EXA space agency told EFE.
Dubai, May 23 (IANS) A company in Saudi Arabia's eastern province has said it will hire 5,000 Indian workers affected by that country's new labour policy.
Headingly (Yorkshire, UK), May 23 (ANI): All signs are pointing to veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori playing his first test for New Zealand after a gap of ten months.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling has been ruled out of the second and final Test against England at Headingley starting from Friday because of a knee injury.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta, who is gearing up for the release of her debut production venture "Ishkq in Paris", finds production work difficult. She says it's more like crisis-management and is a thankless job.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Justin Bieber has finally left his monkey to become a German property.
Band members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe had split in 2005, but reunited in 2011, and are now facing issues.
San Juan, May 22 (IANS/EFE) A teacher and a prison guard were arrested in Puerto Rico in separate cases of child pornography, the US attorney in San Juan, Rosa Emilia Rodriguez, announced Tuesday.
London, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK.
New Dehi, May 21 (IANS) Designer Bal Chauhan will bring in style statement at the 'Escape' music festival by showcasing some of his creative designs under his label Bhootsavar.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Paris Hilton's boyfriend River Viiperi aggressively pushed an overeager fan in Cannes on Friday after the woman got too close to the reality Tv star.
Yangon, May 21 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a state visit to Myanmar soon, an official announcement said here Tuesday.
London, May 21(ANI): England middle order batsman Ian Bell is expected to recover from tonsillitis and play against New Zealand in the second test match starting from Friday.
Buenos Aires, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died of a heart attack resulting from injuries and broken bones he suffered five days earlier when he fell in the shower, judicial sources told the official Telam news agency.
Barcelona, May 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona celebrated their conquest of the La Liga season with a 2-1 win at home to Valladolid.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Tiger Woods and Lindsay Vonn were seen having a good time at the annual Tiger's Poker Night in Las Vegas on Friday.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' fetched 70.6 million dollars in its opening weekend in the US.
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Musician Elliot Gleave aka Example got married to fiancee Erin McNaugh here this weekend after six months of engagement.
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Pop singer Miley Cyrus has become the victim of swatting for the second time.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Jenny Mccarthy unabashedly bared her boobs in front of the members of her studio audience while pre-taping her raucous Friday night chat show earlier this week.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A woman, who lost her hands, one leg and her other foot to a flesh-eating bacteria after an accident last year, has been fitted with bionic hands.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid ended a 14-year wait by defeating neighbours Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football knockout competition.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hours after winning the World Boxing Association (WBA) cruiserweight title, Guillermo Jones was hit by a scandal when a former champion accused him of doping to give himself unnatural stamina in the knockout win over Denis Lebedev.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS/EFE) A 28-year-old Chinese man who was kidnapped 23 years ago and sold to a family 1,500 km from his home, has met up with his biological parents again thanks to Google Maps, Hunan TV said Friday.
Rome, May 18 (IANS) World No.3 Roger Federer moved one step closer to his first title this season when he beat Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 7-6 (2) to advance to the semifinals of the Italian Open tennis.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Pablo Simeone was emotional after leading his side to the club's 10th Spanish Cup football title in their history.
London, May 18 (ANI): Kelly Brook and Holly Willoughby accidentally locked lips on 'Celebrity Juice' while demonstrating how to play game Read My Lips, on Friday night.
Buenos Aires, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died Friday inside the jail where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity, prison officials confirmed. He was 87.
London, May 18 (ANI): Daring thieves fled off with 1 million dollars worth of jewellery - which were to be worn by actresses at Cannes - on Friday.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 15 people were killed and 57 others wounded in three roadside bomb attacks on Friday in Iraq 's capital city of Baghdad, a police source said.
Geneva, May 18 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees, who are either registered or awaiting registration, has surpassed 1.5 million, while the actual number is much higher, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will pay an official visit to Zimbabwe and attend a special summit of the African Union in Ethiopia from May 21 to 25, reported Xinhua.
Cairo, May 17 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters flocked Friday to central Tahrir Square here to join demonstrations condemning the rule of President Mohamed Morsi and ruling Muslim Brotherhood group, reported Xinhua.
Buenos Aires, May 17 (IANS) Former Argentine military ruler Jorge Rafael Videla died Friday while serving life sentences in prison for crimes against humanity, reported Xinhua citing a government spokesperson. He was 87.
New York, May 17 (IANS) A day after NBA owners rejected Sacramento Kings' move to Seattle, the Maloof brothers, owners of the franchise, have agreed to sell the basketball side to a Sacramento-based group headed by Indian Vivek Ranadive.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) It has been 16 years since Mike Tyson bit off a chunk of Evander Holyfield's ear, but the two old rivals could now meet again at a world title fight, albeit as friendly spectators.
Wellington, May 17 (IANS) Increase in New Zealand's defence budget and cost savings are helping to improve military capability across all three services, Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman said Friday.
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) The $265 million Puerto Rico's heavily indebted state-owned water and sewer authority is trying to collect from customers includes $30,000 due from La Fortaleza, the official residence of the island's governor.
Madrid, May 16 (IANS) With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid disputing the final of the Copa del Rey Friday night and the top three places in the league table already decided, matchday 36 in the Spanish La Liga is a slightly decaffeinated affair.
Madrid, May 16 (IANS) Real Madrid take on rivals Atletico Madrid this Friday night in the final of the Copa del Rey in Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu knowing that failure to defeat their neighbours will condemn their season to be considered as an abject failure.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton is off fame ever since a stalker named Nathan Lee Parada tried to break into her house here with a knife.
Havana, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Corruption and illegal activities in areas like fuel distribution are of great concern for the Cuban government, the official media reported here Monday.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen showed his generous side to ex-wife Denise Richards by sending her a personal plane to meet their children and celebrate Mother's Day.
Spears, 31, posted a snap on Twitter with the caption: "I've got the two cutest boys in the world! Hope you all are having as nice of a Mothers's Day as I am," reports thesun.co.uk.
London, May 13 (ANI): Tennis star Andy Murray has been the first to congratulate Wigan Athletic ace Shaun Maloney on the team's FA Cup triumph and recollected old times when he and Maloney played tennis in their growing up years in Scotland.
London, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side CSKA Moscow recovered some pride by beating Barcelona of Spain 74-73 to take third place at Euroleague basketball's Final Four here.
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Rafael Varane will miss the final of the Copa del Rey and the rest of the current season.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): MTV's 'Teen Mom' star Farrah Abraham, who recently made headlines for filming an explicit video with male porn superstar James Deen, was spotted buying a pregnancy test.
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal will face Swiss Stanislaus Wawrinka in the final of the men's competition of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis late Sunday after both won their respective semi-finals Saturday.
Johannesburg, May 12 (ANI): World number two Tennis star, Maria Sharapova, has confirmed that she is dating the highly-rated Bulgarian fellow player Grigor Dimitrov.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal came within two points of defeat before he fought back to progress into the last four of the Madrid Open.
London, May 11 (ANI): Playboy twins Melissa and Carla Howe are set to feature in singer Ed Sheeran's new music video.
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Chinese badminton team head coach Li Yongbo said their aim is to win the Sudirman Cup for the fifth consecutive time.
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Hits don't necessarily make an actor successful says Telugu star Aadi Pudipeddi, who with two back-to-back hits feels unsatisfied because he says he has a long way to go before he can bask in success.
London, May 11 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told US media he has evidence that Syria used chemical weapons against opposition forces.