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June 25, 2014 2:54 PM Spanish Princess Remains On List Of Suspects In Corruption Case

hide captionPrincess Cristina: A Spanish judge on Wednesday moved closer to indicting the sister of newly proclaimed King Felipe in a tax fraud and money laundering investigation centering on Cristina's husband. Princess Cristina: A Spanish judge on Wednesday moved closer to indicting the sister of newly proclaimed King Felipe in a tax fraud and money 41

June 25, 2014 10:49 AM Spain's Princess Cristina moves closer to corruption trial

Days after her brother was proclaimed king, a Spanish judge upheld fraud and money-laundering charges against Princess Cristina on Wednesday, paving the way for a historic trial that could further damage the royal family's reputation. If convicted, Infanta Cristina faces 11 years behind bars. She and her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, have been under investigation 50

June 25, 2014 9:14 AM Spain's Princess Cristina faces trial on corruption charges

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish court on Wednesday upheld corruption charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last steps before a trial that could cloud the monarchy's bid to rebuild its reputation. The rulings by the Palma de Mallorca court come barely a week after King Juan Carlos abdicated 48

June 25, 2014 6:07 AM UN report looks at ways illicit trade in wildlife fuels wars

Nairobi - The illicit trade in wildlife, worth as much as $213 billion (R2.26 trillion) a year, was partly funding anti-state militias and needed a stronger co-ordinated response, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) executive director Achim Steiner said yesterday. “The illegal trade in natural resources is depriving developing economies of billions of dollars 17

June 22, 2014 8:50 AM Islamic or secular: MCA, Gerakan taken to task

Kit Siang says Jamil Khir's statement cannot be dismissed as a personal view. GEORGE TOWN: DAP today accused MCA and Gerakan of sidestepping the issue of whether Malaysia is a secular or Islamic state and challenged the two parties to demand that the de facto Religious Affairs Minister retract his recent controversial statement. DAP parliamentary leader 23

June 20, 2014 3:03 AM Prosthetic expert sets elephants on their feet again - People

Dr Therdchai Jivacate has designed and fitted elephant landmine survivors with artificial legs. THAI orthopaedic surgeon Assoc Prof Dr Therdchai Jivacate has two unusual patients – landmine survivors which were lucky enough to have artificial legs designed and fitted by him. “In 2009, I visited Motala, a 30-year-old elephant, which had stepped on a landmine 17

June 18, 2014 11:37 AM Spain's popular prince must charm Catalonia as king

MADRID (Reuters) - Many Spaniards are hoping for a lot more than polish and glamour from new King Felipe VI when he takes the throne on Thursday after his father's surprise abdication. The new monarch faces daunting expectations that he can help resolve some thorny political problems - especially a surging independence movement in wealthy Catalonia in northeastern 52

June 18, 2014 5:11 AM The Brazilian paradox that the World Cup presents

A World Cup emerges fully formed after a lengthy gestation - in this case, almost a decade. It has a character, a disposition, a soul; but it evolves constantly during its short but dramatic life. Like some butterfly that emerges in all its splendour from a chrysalis, Brazil's World Cup has, in its early stages, flitted across the country through hot and humid 61

June 16, 2014 10:16 AM FAM chided for failing to qualify M'sia for World Cup 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Some lawmakers in Parliament today hit out at the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) for failing to fulfil its promise of making Malaysia qualify for the World Cup 2014. The matter was raised by Datuk Wan Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad (BN-Kuala Kangsar) who questioned the national squad's inability of making it to the prestigious world football 46

June 16, 2014 8:30 AM World Cup: FAM chided by MPs for failing to fulfil qualifying promise

Bernama | Updated: June 16, 2014 (First published on: June 16, 2014 16:24 MYT) KUALA LUMPUR: Some lawmakers in Parliament today hit out at the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) for failing to fulfil its promise of making Malaysia qualify for the World Cup 2014. The matter was raised by Datuk Wan Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad (BN-Kuala Kangsar) who questioned 39