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    DUBLIN Cheap New Jersey Devils Jerseys , March 16 (Xinhua) -- The Irish government on Wednesday announced the allocation of over 23 million euros (about 26 million U.S. dollars) for public transport projects in the Greater Dublin Area.

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    NEW DELHI, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Indian police said Thursday that they have dropped sedition charges against 15 persons, mostly youngsters, in central state of Madhya Pradesh for cheering for a Pakistan cricket team during recent Champions Trophy finals.

    The men belonging to Muslim community were arrested for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans, after Pakistan defeated the Indian team at Oval in London on Sunday.

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    Pakistan won the final match of the trophy, defeating India by 180 runs.

    The arrests were made in state's Burhanpur district, after their Hindu neighbors complained that they set off firecrackers and shouted pro-Pakistan slogans after Pakistan defeated Indian cricket team.

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    GENEVA Cheap Philadelphia Flyers Jerseys , Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The annual economic growth ofSwitzerland in 2017 is expected to be below one percent afterrevision, possibly the slowest since 2009, State Secretariat forEconomic Affairs (SECO) said Saturday.

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    ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Ethiopia's economy for showing strong resilience during the past fiscal year amid continued weak global prices for Ethiopia's key exports and the reemergence of drought conditions in parts of Ethiopia.

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