Uruguay football chief expects tough match Xinhuanet 2014-11-26 08:07
..." Valdez told local Sport radio, adding "the (2014 Brazil) World Cup showed the South Americans' level of play. " The lottery to group the teams took place Monday night in Chile 's Vina del Mar resort, placing defending champion Uruguay in Group B, meaning in the initial group round, the national team will play Jamaica June 13 in Antofagasta, Argentina June 16 in La Serena, and Paraguay June 20 also in Serena. "...
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Brazil, Colombia drawn in Copa America Group C Xinhuanet 2014-11-25 10:36
...s Copa America in Chile. They will join Peru and Venezuela, who were also allotted to Group C during Monday's tournament draw in the coastal city of Vina del Mar. Eighttime Copa America winners Brazil defeated Colombia 21 during their meeting in the lasteight of the World Cup in Fortaleza in July. The teams also clashed in a September friendly in Miami, which Brazil won 10. Group A features Mexico,...
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Arrangements finalized for first phase of local elections in... Xinhuanet 2014-11-25 00:03
... The separatist groups have called for a complete shutdown in poll bound areas and urged people to boycott elections. The voting in elections across Indiancontrolled Kashmir usually gets marred with separatist boycott call of the polls. Militants challenging New Delhi's rule in the restive region are fighting guerrilla war with Indian troops since 1989. The gunfight between the two sides takes place intermittently....
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Indian army says arms cache recovered in Indian-controlled K... Xinhuanet 2014-11-24 00:31
... The Indian election commission has announced dates for local elections in the restive region. The fivephase staggered polls would begin from Nov. 25 and would end on Dec. 20. The voting in elections across Indiancontrolled Kashmir usually gets marred with boycott calls from separatist and militant groups. Separatist groups and militants opposing New Delhi's rule in the region reject Indian elections and have urged people to boycott the exercise, and stay away from polls....
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Indian PM addresses election rally in Indian-controlled Kash... Xinhuanet 2014-11-22 23:45
... On Friday Indian Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi addressed an election rally in the region. The voting in elections across Indiancontrolled Kashmir is usually marred with separatist boycott call of the polls. Militants challenging New Delhi's rule in the restive region have been fighting a guerrilla war against the Indian troops since 1989. Gunfights between the two sides take place intermittently....
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Congress party chief addresses election rally in Indian-cont... Xinhuanet 2014-11-22 08:08
... Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address an election rally on Saturday in Kishtwar town. The voting in elections across Indiancontrolled Kashmir usually gets marred with separatist boycott of the polls. Militants challenging New Delhi's rule in the restive region are fighting guerrilla war since 1989 with Indian troops. The gunfight between the two sides takes place intermittently....
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Feature: Dowry deaths persist unabated in Bangladesh Xinhuanet 2014-11-20 09:32
... The dowry system dates back for centuries and was introduced by the Zamindars (landlords) of the British rulers. Both the British and the landlord systems have gone, but dowry in different forms continues to mar society. The Zamindars used to buy outstanding students from poor families. The poor parents were unable to bear the burden of the educational costs of their sons. The landlords used to buy the students with the provision being that the boys,...
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BJP says Islam to prosper in Indian-controlled Kashmir Xinhuanet 2014-11-20 09:29
... BJP has always demanded abrogation of Article 370. In the upcoming local elections across the restive region, BJP is aiming at winning 44 plus seats in the 87strong assembly ( lawmaking body). The voting usually gets marred with separatist's boycott of the polls....
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Indian Congress leader describes BJP as "angry" Xinhuanet 2014-11-13 19:02
..."Whatever this country has done in the last 60 to 70 years, the basis of all this is nothing but love and brotherhood. This organization has been built on that thought," he said referring to the Congress party. "Whatever this nation has achieved from Mars Mission, our democracy is due to the vision of Nehru," he added. He also warned against "attempts to divide us and the country" in a clear reference by the BJP. "Only the Congress can fight these people as it is an organization (that stands)...
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French President Hollande hails Probe Philae's landing on co... Xinhuanet 2014-11-13 04:56
...s landing was received on Earth shortly after 1600 GMT. Rosetta, carrying Philae, has chased Comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko for over 10 years since being launched on March 2004, and has traveled for about 7 billion kilometers, passing the Earth, Mars and two asteroids on its way. Scientists hope to study the comet's makeup with the help of the 10 scientific instruments on board Philae and to watch its evolution as it approaches the sun....
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Europe's spacecraft releases comet lander Xinhuanet 2014-11-12 18:09
... Rosetta, carrying Philae, has chased Comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko for over 10 years since being launched on March 2004, and traveled for about 7 billion kilometers, passing the Earth, Mars and two asteroids on its way. Philae would fly for another 7 hours after the separation before it touched down at a site named "Agilkia" on the "head" of the duckshaped comet, said ESOC. Checks over last night, however,...
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China Exclusive: China developing Mars rover Xinhuanet 2014-11-11 18:17
China developing Mars rover ZHUHAI, Guangdong, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) After successfully putting the "Jade Rabbit" lunar rover on the moon, Chinese space experts say the country's planned Mars vehicle will be larger, tougher and a better climber. On Tuesday,...
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10th China Int'l Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition held in Z... Xinhuanet 2014-11-10 08:13
  l Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition held in Zhuhai A model of the Mars rover is seen ahead of the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 9, 2014....
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Mars comet flyby has likely created "impressive meteor showe... Xinhuanet 2014-11-08 06:14
impressive meteor shower": NASA WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) Comet Siding Spring may have created "an impressive meteor shower" that altered the upper atmosphere's chemistry of Mars for hours as it whizzed past the Red Planet last month, U.S. space agency NASA said Friday. The comet made its closest approach to Mars on Oct. 19, at a distance of about 139,500 kilometers....
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Mars probe to debut at upcoming air show Xinhuanet 2014-11-06 19:58
Nov. 6 (Xinhua) China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. announced Thursday that it would put a selection of the latest space achievements, including the Mars probe, on display at an upcoming air show. The biennial air show is to be held in the southern port city of Zhuhai, Guangdong province from Nov. 11 to Nov. 16. Exhibits will include a cargo spacecraft, the "Long March 7"...
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Ebola draining development budgets in West Africa: UN study Xinhuanet 2014-11-06 06:06
... increasing their exposure to domestic and foreign debts and may make them more dependent on aid. "We need to make sure that the Ebola outbreak does not lead to socioeconomic collapse," said Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, director of the Regional Bureau for Africa at the UNDP, in a press release. "This crisis is already taking a toll on budgets and reducing the governments'...
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China Exclusive: Coming spring for Chinese sci-fi films? Xinhuanet 2014-11-04 19:11
..." said Zheng Jun, scifi writer and CEO of China Scientific and Cultural Industry Net. Some upandcoming teams have started by shooting short films. Lu Bingshu, executive producer of the 30minute demo "Eyes of Mars", said scifi production was a laborious process. But the 26yearold believed their efforts to create everything from space capsules to space suits would feed into the over all development of the genre....
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Mars rover draws attention at 2014 China Int'l Industry Fair... Xinhuanet 2014-11-04 16:23
  l Industry Fair in Shanghai Prototype of Mars rover draws wide attention on the 2014 China International Industry Fair (CIIF) at Shanghai New International Expo Center in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 4, 2014. (Source: Xinhuanet.com/ Chinanews.com)...
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Bank of Cyprus concludes sale of its United Kingdom loan por... Xinhuanet 2014-11-04 07:24
... said on Monday that it has completed the sale of its United Kingdom loan portfolio. It said the portfolio, largely composed of residential and commercial real estatebacked facilities, was purchased by Mars Capital Finance Limited, a mortgage lender regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK, and to Camael Mortgages Limited. No price was included in the bank's statement,...
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Boosting crisis response, financing key for Africa's continu... Xinhuanet 2014-11-03 05:59
... "The challenge is to make sure Africa, supported by international partners, continues to invest in the sectors that make a difference in people's daily lives", said Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP Director for Africa. "A healthy and educated population, stronger communities, inclusive decisionmaking, better local service delivery, vibrant economies and businesses: these are all needed for Africa to continue to forge ahead,"...
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