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Nadal sails through to second round of French Open
Paris, May 28 (DPA) Rafael Nadal started his quest for an historic fourth consecutive French Open title Wednesday with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 first-round win over Thomaz Bellucci.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:00:29 PM

Dutch trains to have security cameras
Brussels, May 28 (Xinhua) In a bid to tackle rising crimes in running trains, the Dutch railway company NS has panned to equip all trains with surveillance cameras, Dutch news agency ANP reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 10:15:57 PM

UNHCR condemns extension of Suu Kyi's detention
Geneva, May 28 (DPA) The chief of United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) added her voice Wednesday to the growing worldwide condemnation of the extended house arrest of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 10:08:35 PM

Decks cleared for England players to play in IPL
London, May 28 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) seemed to have cleared the decks for its players to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as it announced a West Indies tour itinerary for next year that does not clash with the Indian Twenty20 competition.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 7:31:57 PM

Societe Generale fires employees after financial scam
Paris, May 28 (Xinhua) French bank Societe Generale, which has been in news since the discovery of a rogue trader scandal that wiped billions from the bank's balance-sheet, has dismissed five of its employees, its chairman has said.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 6:31:33 PM

India's weapons modernisation on track: Defence Minister
Berlin, May 28 (IANS) India is keen to equip the armed forces with the best available weapon systems and as fast as possible, according to A.K. Antony, the country's defence minister.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 6:30:56 PM

UN ecology experts look to new nature-given technologies
Bonn (Germany), May 28 (DPA) New technologies gleaned from observing nature are set to provide exciting applications in the decades ahead that will supersede current environmentally destructive practices, UN experts said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 6:17:43 PM

Era of 'procurement alone' is over, says Antony
Berlin, May 28 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday made it clear that companies planning to sell major defence products to India must be prepared to part with technology as an essential element of the deal.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 5:40:10 PM

Former EADS co-chief arrested
Paris, May 28 (DPA) The former joint head of European aerospace company EADS, Noel Forgeard, has been arrested in the insider-trading scandal surrounding the company, France Info radio station reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 5:39:42 PM

European court bans Russian extradition of Israeli to Colombia
Moscow, May 28 (RIA Novosti) The European Court of Human Rights Wednesday ruled that Russia cannot extradite to Colombia an Israeli national accused by Bogota of conspiracy to commit terrorism, the defendant's lawyer said.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 5:26:42 PM

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