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  • India asks Singapore to expedite pending Letters Rogatory November 4, 2014

    Monaco: India on Tuesday asked Singapore to hasten the process of giving replies to judicial requests sent by country's investigating agencies. This was conveyed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean during a meeting on the sidelines of Interpol's plenary session. "While discussing issues...
  • Rajnath Singh to attend Interpol meet today; to visit Israel too November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol's General Assembly beginning on Monday in Monaco, where he is expected to seek support for cases having international ramifications, including those related to terror. The Home Minister is leading a four-member delegation comprising CBI Director Ranjit Sinha and two Home...
  • Andy Murray beats Juan Monaco to reach Shenzhen Open final September 27, 2014

    Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday and reach the final of the Shenzhen Open. From 3-3 in the second set, Murray won nine straight games to beat Monaco in 1 hour, 42 minutes and set up a meeting...
  • Chelsea slump to first preseason defeat, Arsenal also lose to Monaco August 4, 2014

    Chelsea slumped to their first preseason defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 30 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Ivory Coast legend Drogba made his first appearance for Chelsea since scoring the penalty that won the 2012...
  • Pablo Andujar beats Juan Monaco to win Swiss Open title July 27, 2014

    Pablo Andujar of Spain won his first title in more than two years on Sunday, beating Juan Monaco of Argentina 63, 75 in the Swiss Open final. It was the 71stranked Andujar's third career title, all on clay courts. He also won at Casablanca, Morocco, in 2011 and 2012. Andujar got the...
  • Pablo Andujar, Juan Monaco advance to Swiss Open final July 27, 2014

    Unseeded pair Pablo Andujar and Juan Monaco advanced on Saturday to the Swiss Open title match. Andujar, ranked No. 71, beat fourthseeded Fernando Verdasco 63, 67 (2), 61 in an allSpain semifinal at the claycourt Roy Emerson Arena. Argentina's Monaco rallied from losing the first three games to win 63, 76 (4)...
  • Juan Monaco beats 3rd seed Guillermo GarciaLopez at Swiss Open July 23, 2014

    Switzerland: Juan Monaco of Argentina beat thirdseeded Guillermo GarciaLopez of Spain 62, 26, 64 in the Swiss Open second round on Wednesday. Monaco took advantage of GarciaLopez's service problems in a match which had nine breaks of serve. Monaco, who was a top10 player in 2012, has won seven of his eight...
  • James Rodriguez signs sixyear deal with Real Madrid July 22, 2014

    Madrid: James Rodriguez has signed a sixyear deal with Real Madrid. The club said that the 23yearold Colombia forward will be introduced to fans at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. He scored a tournamentleading six goals at the World Cup in Brazil. Rodriguez passed a medical examination earlier at...
  • Silas Kiplagat shocks world champ Kiprop in sizzling 1,500m July 19, 2014

    Kenyan Silas Kiplagat shocked compatriot Asbel Kiprop to become the fourthfastest 1,500 metres runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a yearleading three minutes, 27.64 seconds and surprise twotime world champion Kiprop, who was attempting to break Hicham El Guerrouj's...
  • Eric Abidal, Ricardo Carvalho sign new deals at Monaco July 3, 2014

    Monaco: Monaco's veteran defenders Eric Abidal and Ricardo Carvalho have signed oneyear contract extensions, keeping them at the Ligue 1 club until 2015. The duo formed a key part of the side that finished runnersup to Paris SaintGermain last season, with Abidal making 26 league appearances and the 36yearold Carvalho missing...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Fugly', 'Grace of Monaco', 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' June 14, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Fugly', 'Grace of Monaco' and 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'. ...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' review: The film looks gorgeous but is a plodding bore June 13, 2014

    Cast: Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Jacobi and Paz Vega Director: Olivier Dahan 'Grace of Monaco' stars Oscarwinning actress Nicole Kidman as Oscarwinning actress Grace Kelly, who left Hollywood to marry Prince Rainier of Monaco in the 1950s. Kidman is a fine choice to play Grace;...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' tweet review: Nicole Kidman tries to salvage the film, but weak screenplay lets her down June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Hollywood actress Grace Kelly left her glorious career in films to settle down in holy matrimony with the love of her life Prince Rainier of Monaco. What seemed to the world as a fairytale soon started having cracks. Director Olivier Dahan takes up the story of legendary Hollywood...
  • Films like 'Grace of Monaco' don't create buzz in India: Uday Chopra June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actorproducer Uday Chopra, who is looking forward to the release of his maiden international coproduction 'Grace of Monaco' in India, hopes it does well though he feels such films do not create a buzz here. The Nicole Kidmanstarrer film is set to release in India on June 13. Directed...
  • The most expensive divorce settlement in history? Swiss court orders Russian billionaire to pay $4.5 billion to his exwife May 30, 2014

    A Swiss court has ordered a Russian billionaire to pay more than $4.5 billion to his exwife in what could become the biggest divorce settlement in history. In papers delivered Monday to both parties, the Geneva Tribunal of First Instance said Dmitry Rybolovlev, an owner of the French soccer club AS...
  • Nico Rosberg expects ties with Lewis Hamilton to improve May 27, 2014

    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg expects his rocky relationship with Mercedes' team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton to improve despite the rift between them after last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. Rosberg won the showcase race on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Hamilton, who suggested the German had used...
  • Sebastian Vettel's F1 season going from bad to worse May 26, 2014

    Sebastian Vettel's season got even more frustrating on Sunday after the fourtime defending Formula One champion spent most of the Monaco Grand Prix watching from the garage after car failure ended his race. The German driver had already won two races by this stage last season, but this year he has...
  • Formula One: Mercedes to keep close eye on feuding drivers May 26, 2014

    Dominant Mercedes are ready to read the riot act, even as they celebrate a perfect season so far, if their fractious drivers overstep the mark in an increasingly intense fight for the Formula One title. After a Monaco Grand Prix weekend marked by the souring of relations between Lewis Hamilton and...
  • Cannes Film Festival lit up by class conflict May 26, 2014

    Cannes: Cannes doesn't in any way resemble the site of roiling class conflict. It's a French Riviera playground for the 1 percent, a sundappled land of velvet ropes. Yet at this year's Cannes Film Festival, which came to a close Sunday after 12 days of cinema and glamour, the films that...
  • Hulkenberg earns 10 points for Force India, Perez exits early May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Hulkenberg finished fifth for the third time this season after Sergio Perez suffered a crash in the first lap as Sahara Force India secured 10 points from the Monaco Grand Prix under overcast conditions on Sunday. Hulkenberg showed great control to take fifth position after starting 11th from the...
  • Formula One standings after the Monaco Grand Prix 2014 May 25, 2014

    Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 12 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making a...
  • Rosberg holds off teammate Hamilton to win Monaco Grand Prix May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 12 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making...
  • Monaco GP: No luck for Sebastian Vettel on 100th race for Red Bull May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel retired from the Monaco Grand Prix, his 100th race for Red Bull, on Sunday. The 26yearold German, who had made a good start to take third place from Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo behind the two Mercedes drivers, slowed on lap four...
  • Sergio Perez to start 10th, Nico Hulkenberg 11th at Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Sahara Force India's chance to challenge Ferrai for the third position diminished after Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg managed 10th and 11th place on the grid for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. Ferrai are placed third with 66 points, nine more that Force India, in the constructors championship. Fernando Alonso and Kimi...
  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton on Saturday after making a late error that left his Mercedes team0mate visibly irate at missing out on a shot at qualifying in first place. With Rosberg holding the best time, the Mercedes pair went out for...
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton fastest in third practice for Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. The Mercedes driver clocked a time of 1 minute, 16.758 seconds, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo .050 behind and Mercedes' Nico Rosberg .116 back in...
  • Lewis Hamilton enthralled by Monaco GP madness May 24, 2014

    Insane, ridiculous, terrifying, incredible a lap of the Monaco Grand Prix circuit is all that and more for Lewis Hamilton and he cannot get enough of it. The Formula One championship leader is an old hand at mastering the most glamorous and historic street circuit in motorsport but he still...
  • Alain Prost sees trouble brewing for Mercedes teammates May 23, 2014

    Titlechasing Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will struggle to stay friends this season and it may not take much for the relationship to sour, according to fourtimes Formula One world champion Alain Prost. While reluctant to make too many comparisons with his own past, and his famous title duels...
  • Ferrari's Fernando Alonso fastest in 2nd practice at Monaco Grand Prix May 22, 2014

    Monaco: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time in the raindisrupted second practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second. Alonso, who is third overall in the F1 championship, clocked a time of 1 minute, 18.482 seconds. Hamilton was .419 seconds behind...