Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a legal bid by a former judge to remove the remains of General Francisco Franco from a state-funded mausoleum, more than 40 years after the dictator's death. DNA, 4 weeks ago
IMAGE: FIFA headquarters. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images FIFA needs to take care of the players when it plans the next international match calendar, the head of a key committee at soccer's governing body told Reuters on Thursday. Victor Montagliani said that the international calendar and the transfer system were among the priorities for the football stakeholders committee, which brings together representatives of the players, clubs and leagues. The current match calendar runs ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
MADRID Basque militant separatist group ETA are set to announce plans to disarm and have scheduled a full handover of weapons for April 8, six years after declaring a permanent ceasefire, France's Le Monde newspaper reported on Friday. Several Basque ...First Post.com, 1 week ago
Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was a treat for the senses of film lovers. February is a cold month in Germany and so as in the past Berlin's heated movie theatres became a refuge for film fanatics. This was my ninth year at the Berlinale and I ended up breaking my own record. I watched 39 films -- some exceptionally good, while others ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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