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French bank's controls failed, says probe in fraud
Paris, Feb 4 (DPA) A fraud by a rogue trader that cost the French bank Societe Generale 4.82 billion euros ($7.13 billion) occurred because internal security controls did not work, according to a report by the French finance ministry released Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 7:31:46 PM

Kosovo to declare independence in February: Speaker
Pristina (Kosovo), Feb 4 (DPA) Kosovo would declare independence in February, a top official said in Pristina Monday, a day after Serbia completed its presidential election.

Monday, February 04, 2008 6:27:47 PM

Moscow court upholds guilty verdict for Russian tycoon
Moscow, Feb 4 (RIA Novosti) A city court here has upheld a lower court's verdict sentencing tycoon Boris Berezovsky to six years in jail for embezzling more than $9 million from Russian flagship air carrier Aeroflot.

Monday, February 04, 2008 5:42:46 PM

Fire in German building kills nine
Ludwigshafen (Germany), Feb 4 (DPA) At least nine people were killed and some 60 injured when a fire broke out in a four-storey building in the southwestern German city of Ludwigshafen, the police said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 4:36:55 PM

Ten Kurdish rebels killed in Turkey
Ankara, Feb 4 (DPA) Ten Kurdish militants have been killed in fighting in eastern Turkey, a statement released by the general staff said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 2:51:47 PM

Avoid pneumonia - don't drink before surgery
Berlin, Feb 4 (IANS) Consistent drinking could trigger pneumonia and lung infection after surgery, according to a new study that recommends patients considering surgery to control their drinking habits.

Monday, February 04, 2008 1:43:22 PM

French bank Societe Generale faces money-laundering charges
Paris, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) The French bank Societe Generale faces a new legal challenge Monday with the start of a money laundering trial in Paris.

Monday, February 04, 2008 12:08:30 PM

Alba's pregnancy creates havoc in love life
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Jessica Alba, who is pregnant with boyfriend Cash Warren's child, is dealing with complications in her love life caused by the pregnancy.

Monday, February 04, 2008 11:42:25 AM

Stallone threatens to expose Myanmar atrocities
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Action star Sylvester Stallone is warning that he will expose Myanmar's atrocities if they ban his new movie 'Rambo' in the country.

Monday, February 04, 2008 11:42:00 AM

Actor Nivola fears for Williams' grieving for Ledger
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Alessandro Nivola is scared for his friend and neighbour Michelle Williams when she gets back to Brooklyn to mourn her ex-fiance Heath Ledger because their street has become a media gathering place.

Monday, February 04, 2008 11:36:16 AM

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