Chess India hold diplomat for ’spying’

India has arrested a diplomat working in its Islamabad embassy on charges of spying for Pakistan.Madhuri Gupta, 53, is a second secretary in the embassy and works in the press and information section. She was arrested on a work trip to Delhi. Officials say she is s


Chess PM Determined to Reshape Bulgaria’s Infrastructure by 2012

Bulgaria's infrastructure should look very differently by 2012, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov vowed. Borisov opened Tuesday a 15-km rehabilitated section of the Hemus Highway from Varna to Slanchevo. He pointed out that Bulgaria's EU Funds Minister, Tomislav Donch


Chess Noriega ‘to fight French charges’

Panamanian ex-leader Manuel Noriega will fight charges brought against him in France following his extradition from the US, his lawyer says.Noriega will argue French courts do not have jurisdiction to try him due to his immunity from prosecution and because the sta


Chess Warning over ash passenger rights

A European commissioner has said "maximum pressure" would be put on airlines to pay passengers hit by the volcano ash disruption.EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said no airline should gain a competitive advantage by ignoring customers' rights to a r


Chess Woman claims highest peaks record

A South Korean climber has scaled Annapurna in Nepal and claimed a record for becoming the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest peaks.Oh Eun-Sun was shown live on television planting a South Korean flag on the summit of the mountain. But there is still a row


Chess NATO Supreme Europe Commander Lauds Bulgarian Contribution

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Admiral Stavridis, has thanked Bulgaria for its contribution to the Alliance including with respect to its foreign missions. Admiral James Stavridis, USN, is the current Commander, US European Command (USEUCOM) and NATO's


Chess Manchester City, Aston Villa to Bid for Bulgarian Footballer

Two Champion League football clubs, Manchester City and Aston Villa, are said to bid for Bulgarian footballer Stanislav Manolev, reports The Telegraph British daily. Manolev has signed a contract till 2012 with the Dutch PSV Aindhoven football club and his manage


Chess Bulgaria Cabinet Mulls Controversial Sick Leave Pay Measure

Bulgaria's workers will no longer be paid for the 3rd day of their sick leave, according to the amendment in the Social Insurance Code, to be approved by the cabinet on Wednesday.. The information was reported by Bulgarian media Tuesday, citing sources, speaking o


Chess Fan loses riot extradition fight

An England football fan has lost his fight to avoid being extradited to serve a jail term for his involvement in a riot during Euro 2004.Garry Mann, 52, of Faversham, Kent, was given a two-year term for his role in a riot in Albufeira during Euro 2004. He had his a


Chess West Brom reject ?4m Hammers bid for Dorrans

Newly promoted West Brom turn down a bid of about ?4m from West Ham for Scotland international Graham Dorrans.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.


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