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The changing fortunes of Lalit Modi

Prakash Bhandari chalks the journey of Lalit Modi from his troubled adolescent days to his mid-life crisis, from his grand success at the India Premier League to his dramatic exit from it. Former......

Death toll in Nepal hits 4,000 amid hunt for survivors

Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal on Monday following shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines as fear drove tens of thousands of people out into the open and the death toll soared to......

Quake in Nepal leaves trail of destruction, death toll mounts to 2,400

Image: Image: A truck is covered in debris from a collapsed building in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photograph: Omar Havana/Getty Images Massive rescue and relief efforts were mounted by India and other......

Meet the Castros!

In a startling, unexpected, development, the United States and Cuba ended over 50 years of estrangement on Wednesday, December 17. American Presidents had forbade any contact with Cuba since Fidel......

Meet the Castros!

Vice President Hamid Ansari's visit to Havana provided rare insights of the Castro brothers, Fidel and Raul. Rediff.com's Nikhil Lakshman reports. Part I: Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary......

A peek into Cuba's housing facilities

Cuba has an eclectic mix of colonial and Art Deco homes, apartment complexes and impoverished buildings.   In November 2011, the government decreed that Cubans could buy and sell homes......

A continental fare at the Kerala film fest

It apparently has become a staple of the season in Thiruvanathapuram -- a little winter fog, a much-hyped Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (as though the wall-to-wall, year-round ads on TV for gold......

The Passion continues its reign

Despite two high profile movies competing for the top spot, Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ not only retained the box-office crown but also slid down from the previous week by just about 39......

The Passion breaks BO records

Continuing its miraculous hold over the box-office, Mel Gibson's intense and graphically violent The Passion Of The Christ grossed $76 million over the weekend, taking its five-day gross to $117......

Manchester United make bid for Real Madrid defender Ramos

Spanish footballer and UNICEF ambassador Sergio Ramos with Cuban children in Havana. Photograph: Enrique de la Osa/Reuters Manchester United have made a 28.6 million pound ($45 million) bid for......

Baffled Bolt wins 200 in sluggish time

Usain Bolt (centre) of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win the 200m. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters A baffled Usain Bolt ran his worst turn ever as he barely won the 200 metres at the......

Maradona to play 'Match for Peace' in Cuba

Diego Maradona has been invited by Colombia's FARC to play for their team in a soccer ‘Game for Peace’ during talks in Cuba between the rebels and the Colombian government looking to......

U.S. woman swims record-breaking Cuba-to-Florida stretch without shark cage!

A 64-year-old American long-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad, completed a 35-year-long quest to cross the Florida Straits on Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.......

Aus woman set to brave sharks on swim from Cuba to U.S.

With favourable weather predicted and a team of scientists on her side, Australian Chloe McCardel will set out on Wednesday to become the first person to make the 103-mile (166-km) swim between......
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A souped-up international line-up at The Brussels Comic Strip Festival

The big top at The Brussels Comic Strip Festival, which runs from 4 through 6 September in the Parc de Bruxelles, will play host to a greatly... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/a-souped-up-international-line-up-at-the-brussels-comic-strip-festival/
Family Finds More Than $1 Million In Gold From Spanish Shipwreck

&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& ORLANDO, Fla., July 27 (Reuters) - A Florida family who has hunted treasure for years found more than $1 million worth of... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/28/family-finds-spanish-gold_n_7895860.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
US Congress to take up bill to lift embargo on Cuba

Washington, July 29 (IANS): The US Congress will take up a bill to end the 55-year-old US embargo on Cuba and allow American private companies to... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=339948
International Expeditions Expands Small-Ship Offerings with Four New Cruises for 2016

PRWeb 2015-07-28 International Expeditions has announced four new small-ship cruise offerings, adding options in Ecuador, Cuba, Patagonia's... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=430013
FARC praises Colombia's Santos for …

AFP Colombia's FARC guerrillas on Tuesday praised President Juan Manuel Santos' decision to suspend air strikes against rebel forces, but urged... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/farc-praises-colombias-santos-halting-145714083.html

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