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Bahrain court acquits princess on trial for torturing doctors

A Bahraini court has acquitted two police officers, including a Bahraini princess, who were on trial for torturing doctors while in detention during political turmoil in the Gulf Arab island kingdom in 2011, a lawyer and an activist said on Friday. Sheikha Noura bint Ibrahim al-Khalifa was one of the two police officers acquitted by the court of appeals on ... Read More »

Fitness more important than titles in 2014, Nadal says

Staying fit is more important to Rafa Nadal in 2014 than adding to his 13 grand slam titles, the world number one was quoted as saying on Friday. Spaniard Nadal had one of the best season's of his career in 2013 following his return in February after seven months out with a knee injury, winning 10 tournaments including a record ... Read More »

India to set up National Cancer Institute

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India will set up a National Cancer Institute, with the union cabinet Thursday approving the proposal for the “landmark step” in the area of research in the disease which has emerged a major public health concern with 11 lakh new cases diagnosed every year. The 710-bed institute will come up up in the Jhajjar (Haryana) ... Read More »

Cricket: Morkel ends solid India start

DURBAN, South Africa, Dec 26, 2013 (AFP) – Morne Morkel made what South African captain Graeme Smith described as a miraculous recovery from injury and broke a solid opening stand by India on the first day of the second and final Test between South Africa and India at Kingsmead on Thursday. read more... Read More »

Mamata inducts two in her cabinet

Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) Two new ministers were Thursday inducted into the West Bengal government while a minister of state was elevated and given independent charge, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced. Binay Krishna Burman, a lawmaker from Mathabhanga in north Bengal’s Cooch Behar district, is the new forest minister, replacing Hiten Burman who stepped down citing health issues and illness. ... Read More »

Thai Election Commission asks for poll delay after clashes

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's Election Commission (EC) called for a February poll to be postponed on Thursday after bloody clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters seeking to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and scuttle the ballot. Hours after the unrest started, the EC issued a statement recommending the government postpone the vote until all sides supported ... Read More »

Soaring compliance costs clip wings of Mideast, African banks

By David French DUBAI (Reuters) – While it may be the most common given name in the world, the global banking system seemingly can’t cope with Mohammed and its various different spellings. When it comes to false positives – where a person or transaction is incorrectly flagged for contravening sanctions – the total at Middle Eastern banks is around twice ... Read More »

Cricket: Cook says Swann saga is over

SYDNEY, Dec 25, 2013 (AFP) – England captain Alastair Cook Wednesday declared the furore over Graeme Swann’s shock retirement “closed”, saying the spinner had assured him that controversial remarks about player arrogance were not directed at his teammates. read more... Read More »