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Mavado for court today – Jamaica Observer

Mavado for court todayJamaica ObserverDANCEHALL artiste Mavado is to face trial today and tomorrow in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's court on charges of malicious destruction of property and assault. Mavado, whose real name is David Brooks, ...

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Protesters continue to battle police in Egypt

Clashes have continued in Egypt with police firing tear gas at demonstrators hurling rocks and broken tiles, as the protesters demanded swift presidential election and an early handover of power by the ruling military. Thousands of people protested outside the interior ministry in Cairo, the capital, accusing the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) of failing to prevent the ...

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Daley eyes Reggae Boyz recall – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerDaley eyes Reggae Boyz recallJamaica GleanerFile Motherwell winger Omar Daley is hopeful that a move to the Scottish Premier League team will keep him in contention for a spot among Jamaica's Reggae Boyz when the national team kicks ...

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BUSINESS: Caribbean Producers posts healthy profit – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerBUSINESS: Caribbean Producers posts healthy profitJamaica GleanerThe Montego Bay-based Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (CPJ) has reported improved performance for the six months ended December 2011, with net profits increasing by 63 ...

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Sauli Niinisto wins Finnish Presidential Elections

Helsinki: A former finance minister won Finland’s Presidential Election on Sunday and will become the country’s first conservative head of state in five decades. Sauli Niinisto took 63 percent of the votes, compared to 37 percent for his rival, Greens candidate Pekka Haavisto, official results showed with 100 percent of ballots counted. The 63-year-old Niinisto will be the first president ...

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Cricket: New Zealand smash Zimbabwe to claim series – New Zealand Herald

AFPCricket: New Zealand smash Zimbabwe to claim seriesNew Zealand HeraldBy Kris Shannon Rob Nicol pulls the ball for six runs during game two of the One Day International series between New Zealand and Zimbabwe in Whangarei. Nicol would go on to score ...

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Priyanka Gandhi: Rahul Gandhi ‘not focussed’ on PM job

Priyanka Gandhi, Congress party’s star campaigner in Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, says brother Rahul is not focussed on becoming PM. He is working to “bring in positive change in the state and not for his reputation”, she told reporters. The country had an “extremely good prime minister” and the…

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BofA, JPMorgan, UBS, Foreclosure Deal, Goldman in Court News – Bloomberg

BofA, JPMorgan, UBS, Foreclosure Deal, Goldman in Court NewsBloomberg3, claiming it lost money when the company's stock price dropped after information about the losses became public. Student Loan Corp., formerly a unit of Citigroup, was sold to Ri...

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Syrian army ‘steps up Homs offensive’

The Syrian army has stepped up its attacks on opposition fighters in Homs, activists and witnesses have said, a day after a UN Security Council resolution aimed at ending the bloodshed in Syria was blocked by Russia and China. Video received by Al Jazeera from opposition activists on Sunday showed the apparent devastation caused by a military offensive in the ...

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Australian floods force thousands from their homes

* One dead in flooding, thousands evacuated * Coal industry largely unaffected by floods * Flooding causes damage to agriculture, property By Rebekah Kebede PERTH, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Thousands of Australians were forced from their homes on Monday because of floods that have risen to record levels in some areas and killed one person, and authorities issued warnings for ...

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