Rio 2016 eyes Paralympic ticket record

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rio 2016 eyes Paralympic ticket record 

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 15 — Some 3.3 million tickets will go on sale for the Rio 2016 Paralympics in September, organizers said on Thursday.

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Rio 2016 eyes Paralympic ticket record

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rio 2016 eyes Paralympic ticket record 

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 15 — Some 3.3 million tickets will go on sale for the Rio 2016 Paralympics in September, organizers said on Thursday.

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DOT: Phl must-see destinations featured in travel IG accounts

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT: Phl must-see destinations featured in travel IG accounts 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) — Some of the Philippines' must-see destinations were featured on various travel and tourism Instagram (IG) accounts last week, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Monday.

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London backs Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen

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LONDON, March 26 — Saudi Arabia announced the launch of a military operation against the Houthi rebels in Yemen Wednesday.

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Radiologists see improved diagnostic options for prostate cancer

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Radiologists see improved diagnostic options for prostate cancer 

VIENNA, March 5 — New ultrasound techniques and multiparameter MRI scans during biopsies allow for the detection and exact distinction of prostate tumours leading to the prospect of improved diagnoses, a British expert said in Vienna on Wednesday.

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London backs Lebanon against IS threat: envoy

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on London backs Lebanon against IS threat: envoy 

BEIRUT, Feb. 24 — British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher said on Monday that his country has been helping the Lebanese army fend off the threat of Islamic State (IS) militants deployed in the border region with Syria.

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Retail giant Tesco to face probe over late payment to suppliers

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Retail giant Tesco to face probe over late payment to suppliers 

MOSCOW, Feb. 5 — An investigation into retail giant Tesco's supplier practices, including delays in payments, was launched Thursday by Britain's supermarket watchdog.

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Goldman Sachs president says UK should stay in EU

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Goldman Sachs president says UK should stay in EU 

MOSCOW, Jan. 24 — The president of one of the world’s leading investment bank, Goldman Sachs, said that London was a great financial capital and urged the United Kingdom to stay in the European Union, the BBC reported Saturday.

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Terrorism risks high from immigration to Italy: FM

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Terrorism risks high from immigration to Italy: FM 

ROME, Jan. 23 — Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday the risk of acts of terrorism from illegal immigration to Italy was high amid reports that several suspected foreign nationals have been expelled from the country in recent days.

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Couples more likely to get healthy together: study

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Couples more likely to get healthy together: study 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 — Couples are more likely to quit smoking, exercise more or lose weight if they take up these healthy habits together, a new study suggested Monday.

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