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Netherlands crush Hungary, Van Persie turns all-time topscorer
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Oct 12 (IANS) Robin van Persie became all-time topscorer of the Dutch national team after producing a hat-trick in a 2014 World Cup qualifier win over Hungary 8-1 in Amsterdam Friday.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 5:44:07 AM

Jolie's opening scenes in 'Maleficent' to be re-shot
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (IANS) Actress Angeline Jolie's introductory scenes in Robert Stromberg's debut film "Maleficent" will be re-shot. The makers have roped in "The Blind Side" filmmaker John Lee Hancock to oversee the shoot.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 5:16:05 AM

2014 World Cup qualified teams
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Following are the teams qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil so far, according to Xinhua.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:14:07 AM

US train-truck collision leaves one dead, 60 injured
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) At least one person was killed and over 60 people were injured when a passenger train was struck by a logging truck in the US state of West Virginia.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:14:05 AM

'Syrian kids face food, healthcare challenges'
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) The UN relief office has said that Syrian children are facing food and healthcare challenges as violence is still raging in the country, which has been plunged into a political crisis since March 2011, a UN spokesperson said here Friday.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:14:03 AM

Obama wants longer-term debt ceiling deal
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama thinks that the government's borrowing authority should be raised for longer than six weeks to remove uncertainty for the economy, the White House said Friday.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:12:08 AM

UN chief calls for innovation for girls' education
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) UN chief Ban Ki-moon has stressed on the need for innovation to improve the quality of learning for girls.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:12:07 AM

Football: Italy took problematic mentality: Coach
Rome, Oct 12 (IAN) Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli said his side adopted a wrong mentality in their 2-2 draw with Denmark in their penultimate World Cup qualifier Friday.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:12:06 AM

Global economy hyperconnected, faces new risks: IMF
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is "hyperconnected" and undergoing big changes, and that policy makers should guard against new risks in tandem with these new trends.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:12:05 AM

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to produce TV sitcom
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (IANS) Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will produce TV sitcom "More Time With Family".

Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:00:05 AM

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