Brazil cracks international money laundering ring

Brazilian police arrested 11 people Thursday alleged to be part of a ring that laundered up to a billion dollars through phony trade deals with Venezuela, among other schemes.

Sarah Jane to make international tour debut
Sarah Jane to make international tour debut

 Actress-singer Sarah Jane Dias, who will soon be releasing her second single, is now all set to go international.

Frederick Forsyth's 'novel' career in international intrigue

If you want to know how to attempt the assassination of a statesman, track a Nazi war criminal, organise a coup in Africa (or avert one in Russia), get a false passport, blow up a safe or assemble a bomb (conventional or nuclear), then this author will be to your taste.

SpiceJet launches "cheaper than train" travel fares from Rs 599

Low cost carrier SpiceJet has launched a massive sale, with all inclusive fares starting from Rs. 599 for domestic travel and Rs 3,499 for overseas flights.

Alviro Petersen quits international cricket post South Africa's 2-0 Test series win over West Indies
Alviro Petersen quits international cricket post South Africa's 2-0 Test series win over West Indies

South African batsman Alviro Petersen called the quits on international cricket following the conclusion of the third Test against West Indies, as the hosts won the series 2-0.

Latvia begins six-month EU presidency

 Latvia Thursday began its presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), declaring involvement, growth and sustainability as the presidency`s main principles.

Tokyo stocks open up 0.53%

Tokyo stocks opened 0.53 percent higher on Monday, supported by a weaker yen and fresh record highs on Wall Street driven by optimism over the outlook for the US economy.

International children's film fest kicks off Sunday

Workshops, quizzes and over 200 films for children from 25 countries, in addition to India, will be the highlights at the fourth edition of Kolkata International Children's Film Festival beginning here Sunday.

International literary gathering at New Zealand's City of Literature

An international conference on literary culture will be organised in New Zealand's southern city of Dunedin to celebrate its designation as a Unesco City of Literature, Mayor Dave Cull announced Tuesday.

Berlin Wall`s fall was dream come true for Bayern Munich boss
Berlin Wall`s fall was dream come true for Bayern Munich boss

Bayern Munich boss and ex-East Germany international Matthias Sammer says the fall of the Berlin Wall, 25 years ago on Sunday, meant he could realise his dream of Bundesliga football.

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Lufthansa, Europe`s biggest airline, on Thursday cut its profit forecast for 2015 in face of the global economic slowdown.

Visa, Mastercard welcome Beijing''s plans to free bank cards market

Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc welcome China`s plans to open up its market for clearing domestic bank card transactions, as they stand to gain access to a growing market worth more than $1 trillion a year.

Tata Steel refinances international debt worth $5.4 billion

Aimed at replacing costlier debt, Tata Steel Group Thursday completed restructuring of its entire international loan portfolio arising out of Corus buy in 2007 with the execution of refinancing deals worth USD 5.4 billion.

'English Vinglish' globetrotting: After Japan, it's Romania
'English Vinglish' globetrotting: After Japan, it's Romania

'English Vinglish', a simple tale of an Indian housewife who resolves to learn English to find acceptance in society, has found resonance in different parts of the world. After releasing in places like Germany and Japan, the film will now open in Romania Oct 24.

Hodgson welcomes Lambert`s Liverpool switch

England manager Roy Hodgson has publicly given his backing to striker Rickie Lambert`s impending transfer from Southampton to Liverpool.

Eden Hazard waiting for wife to decide on PSG move

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has reportedly admitted that he may have to let his wife decide about his move to Paris Saint-German (PSG).

Fawad Alam `never lost hope` of international comeback for Pak

Pakistani cricketer Fawad Alam has said that he never gave up hope regarding a comeback to the international team and always believed that one day he would be rewarded for his efforts.

PCB mulling over inviting foreign teams to Pak after World T20

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly considering inviting foreign teams after the conclusion of the World Twenty20 in a bid to revive international cricket in the country.

Fernandinho hopes to have played himself into World Cup place

Just days after walking up the steps at Wembley to collect a League Cup winners` medal, Fernandinho hopes to have played himself into a World Cup place with a commanding performance for Brazil on Wednesday.

Alonso always committed to staying at Real

Xabi Alonso was never tempted to leave Real Madrid and his main consideration before signing a new contract was whether he could play at his best after an injury-plagued start to the season, he said on Friday.