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IN PHOTOS: WEIRDEST world records in recent times

We take a look at some of the weirdest world records of recent times. Chinese residents in Costa Rica cook Cantonese fried rice during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in San Jose,......

9 die in Costa Rica bank shootout

At least nine people, including five hostages and a senior policeman, were killed and 19 injured when the police stormed a bank in Monteverde, Costa Rica to foil a robbery attempt Wednesday. The......

Man wearing Osama mask shot

A startled taxi driver in Costa Rica shot and wounded a man wearing a plastic mask ofal-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden Tuesday, report agencies quoting police sources. Leonel Arias, 47, said he was......

The incredibly odd world we live in!

These 10 images show that it’s an odd world out there.    Naked cyclists take part in the World Naked Bike Ride in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. According to the......

25 years on, a slice of the Berlin Wall

On November 9, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Berlin Wall, which divided West Berlin from the communist East after it was built in 1961, was the......

Bengaluru, Chennai join '100 Resilient Cities' network

Image: Check-in counters at Bengaluru International Airport; Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Bengaluru and Chennai have joined the 100 Resilient Cities network, dedicated to helping......

American premium burger chain Carl's Jr set to enter India

Come April, Indians will have the choice to taste charbroiled burgers by Carl's Jr -- a brand that has been endorsed by the likes of Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Padma Lakshmi. California-based......

India ranks low on financial, social well-being

Most Indians are 'struggling' financially, reveals Gallup-Healthways survey. Image: A view of crowded street in Bangalore. Photograph: Reuters According to Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, a......

WTO must re-invent policies to ensure robust trade globally

There is a need to look at the World Trade Organisation's vision again as countries look to shift from a multilateral platform to a plurilateral one, says TS Vishwanath. The current turmoil in the......

Essar group's investments make a killing

Essar Global Fund, the Ruia company that invested $1.3 billion in telecommunications, towers and business process outsourcing over the years, made $6.5 billion, a five-fold return, when it flipped......

Spotted: Ash in Costa Rica!

We asked if you had spotted Aishwarya Rai in shops or beauty salons near you, and we received quite a response from around the world.Reader Mita Vashi spotted Ash on the hoarding of a car wash in......

Nargis Fakhri: I wanted to become a teacher

'When I was 12, my mum put us in a summer camp meant for children from low-income families. We had to live in tents, fetch water, cook our meals, and even dig our own toilet bowls.' 'Slowly, I......

Robert Downey Jr, wife welcome baby girl

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr and wife Susan have welcomed their second......

Aishwarya's favourite city? Click here to see!

'The hotel room number can never total up to 8.' 'I fly First Class and won’t take a pre-9am flight.' Bollywood's travel fetishes. Movie stars travel very frequently, on work and......

Friendly: Stunning Fabregas gives Spain win over Costa Rica

Spain's Cesc Fabregas, left, celebrates with teammates during their international friendly match against Costa Rica. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Cesc Fabregas struck the winner......

Costa Rica opens probes into arrested FIFA official Eduardo Li

Costa Rican FIFA official Eduardo Li (left). Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters Costa Rica has opened investigations into the president of the country's soccer federation who was among seven......

Navas, Wambach win CONCACAF Players of Year awards

Costa Rica's World Cup goalkeeper Keylor Navas and United States women's team striker Abby Wambach were named CONCACAF's Players of the Year for 2014 on Tuesday. The governing body for the sport in......

Soccer Frendly: Luis Suarez scores against Costa Rica

Luis Suarez of Uruguay battles for the ball with Oscar Duarte, right, of Costa Rica during a friendly match in Montevideo. Photograph: Andres Stapff/Reuters Luis Suarez scored an equaliser and was......

World Cup: Costa Rica can leave with their heads held high

Costa Rica achieved "wonderful things" at this World Cup and are proud to bow out having conceded only two goals and without losing a game, coach Jorge Luis Pinto said on Saturday. "During this......
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Football scandal prompts CONCACAF to split from sports marketing firm

MIAMI CONCACAF, the regional body that controls football in the Caribbean, North America and Central America, announced Tuesday it has parted with... ...

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U.S. May Tin Exports - Jul 7

Source: U.S. Commerce Department. Note: Totals include re-exports. (Tin, unwrought, not alloyed, in kilograms) Origin... ...

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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort Inducted to TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

PRWeb 2015-07-07 Costa Rica Beach Hotel and Restaurant Recognized for Consistency with Generating Outstanding User Reviews MONTEZUMA, Costa... ...

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Allstate Named Official Protector of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Trophy

/PRNewswire/ -- The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that Allstate Insurance... ...

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Adventure Travel Booming with Baby Boomers reports Costa Rica Tour Company

PRWeb 2015-07-07 Baby boomers now control 80% of all financial assets and account for 80% of all leisure travel. Their generation is largely... ...

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