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Italy captures mafia fugitive hiding in secret room in own home

Italy captures mafia fugitive hiding in secret room in own home

Italian police said on Wednesday they had captured a fugitive Calabrian mafia boss hiding in a secret room in his own home five years after he escaped the clutches of the law during a hospital visit.

Monday finish for Open after high winds lash course

Monday finish for Open after high winds lash course

The Open Championship will have a Monday finish for just the second time in history after high winds delayed the start of play at St Andrews yesterday.

Tiger Woods is 11 shots and 15 years off the pace

Tiger Woods is 11 shots and 15 years off the pace

At the venue where he stamped his greatness on the sport with the lowest score to par in major golf history, Tiger Woods trudged off the 18th at St Andrews yesterday.

Foreign firms compete in historic Mexico oil auction

Foreign firms compete in historic Mexico oil auction

US, European and Asian energy firms will tomorrow compete in Mexico’s first oil auction since a historic reform brought back private investors,

Simon happy about promising first half of the season

Simon happy about promising first half of the season

QMMF Racing Team rider Julian Simon, after an impressive ninth place finish at the German Grand Prix on Sunday, said he was happy with what has been a promising first half of the season.

 With options dwindling, BP seized a chance to settle oil spill case

With options dwindling, BP seized a chance to settle oil spill case

In early May, with its legal options dwindling and investors impatient, BP saw a chance to negotiate what became a $18.7bn settlement that ended five years of litigation...

Bali airport reopens after new volcano ash shutdown

Bali airport reopens after new volcano ash shutdown

The airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali reopened Sunday after an erupting volcano forced its closure for the second time in just a few days and caused fresh travel misery

Al-Attiyah attends launch of Qatari project in Belarus

Al-Attiyah attends launch of Qatari project in Belarus

HE the Minister of State for Defence Affairs Major General Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah has said that the implementation of a large Qatari investment project in Minsk...

Ministry holds meeting with importers of vegetables & fruits

Ministry holds meeting with importers of vegetables & fruits

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) held yesterday a joint meeting with the importers of vegetables and fruits to discuss the best requirements...

 BIS calls for tougher fund manager rules

BIS calls for tougher fund manager rules

Asset managers who pick up the credit business that banks are shunning create new risks to financial stability because they fuel bubbles and may amplify potential stress...

Farah missed drug tests ahead of London Games

Farah missed drug tests ahead of London Games

Britain’s double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drug tests in the run-up to the 2012 London Games, the Daily Mail reported yesterday.