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Russian tycoon to invest $1 bn in US real estate


December 21st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, the owner of financial conglomerate Alfa-Group, is set to invest up to $1 billion in properties on the east coast of ... Read more...

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Russian journalists fired for photos targeting Putin


December 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The chief executive officer and the editor-in-chief of Russia's Kommersant Vlast magazine have been fired for publishing photos with offensive remarks targeting Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Beyonce is highest paid performer per minute


November 12th, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Beyonce Knowles has been named the highest earning entertainer in the world who charges per minute for appearing on the stage.The "Love on Top" singer ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon may run for president


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has said he could run for the presidency in 2012 if his Right Cause party does well in December's parliamentary polls."If ... Read more...

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Court reduces Russian tycoon’s prison term by one year


May 25th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS) The Moscow City Court upheld Tuesday a sentence against Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his partner Platon Lebedev, reducing their 14-year prison terms by one year. ... Read more...

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‘Black Eyed Peas’ to rock Chelsea owner’s New Year’s Eve bash


December 31st, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Do you know who is going to perform at the New Year's Eve bash of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich - singer Fergie and her band 'Black Eyed ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon gets additional six years in jail


December 31st, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec. 31 (ANI): Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky has been sentenced to an additional six years in prison for what appears to be his continued opposition to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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US, Germany ‘deeply concerned’ about Russian tycoon’s ‘illegal’ conviction


December 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 28 (ANI): The US and Germany have reportedly voiced their serious concern about a second conviction against the jailed Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, calling it a "selective application" ... Read more...

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Is Shane Warne chasing Liz Hurley?


December 11th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Cricket icon Shane Warne is chasing Liz Hurley after flirting madly with her at a party, according to sources.Hurley, 45, got the full attention of the 41-year-old Aussie ... Read more...

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Putin knew about plot to ‘assassinate’ former Russian spy in London: Wikileaks


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2(ANI): Senior US officials believed that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin knew about the operation to murder former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, according to classified US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon faces ‘biggest divorce settlement in history’ over wife’s $6bn demand


November 17th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Nov 17 (ANI): Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, who is also the 79th richest person in the world, is fighting what could end up being the biggest divorce settlement in history, but ... Read more...

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Britain’s first newspaper in 25 years ‘for people on the go’


October 27th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Britain's first daily newspaper has been launched and is being touted as the paper for 'time-poor'.The tabloid-format 'i', which comes from the same stable as The Independent, costs ... Read more...

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Man City owner overtakes steel tycoon Mittal again in football rich owners list


October 7th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 7 (ANI): Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nayan has reclaimed the top spot in the FourFourTwo.com Football Rich List, overtaking Queens Park Rangers stakeholder Lakshmi Mittal.The ... Read more...

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George Clooney Denies Selling His Villa


February 26th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors had it that Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney is selling out his Italian villa to David and Victoria Beckham. Well, that's what the buzz is. The ... Read more...

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Cole faces severe grilling from Chelsea board over latest sex scandal


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): The Chelsea board is all set to grill Ashley Cole for smuggling girls into the team's hotel on the eve of matches.Cole is now set to be ... Read more...

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Abramovich furious over Cole smuggling girls into team hotel


February 20th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will fine Ashley Cole 200,000 pounds for smuggling girls into the team's hotel on the eve of matches.The Chelsea owner was so angry ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell ’still hanging on to married tycoon Vlad Doronin’


February 9th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 9 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has surprised friends of Russian tycoon Vlad Doronin, because she is still sticking around with him.When the real estate entrepreneur is in London, he ... Read more...

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Litvinenko murder: UK efforts to extradite ex-KGB agent nixed


November 13th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London/Moscow, Nov.13 (ANI): Britain's efforts to extradite former KGB officer and current Russian parliamentarian Andrei Lugovoy to stand trial for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko has received a setback with German prosecutors ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey to get $1 mn for one-hour performance


May 10th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey and Welsh singer Tom Jones will earn $1 million each for performing for an hour at the opening of a new luxury resort. The ... Read more...

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Sacked Scolari to get 7.5 million pound pay-off from Chelsea


February 10th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.10 (ANI): Luiz Felipe Scolari will pocket about 7.5 million pounds after being axed by the Chelsea Football Club yesterday. The 60-year-old Brazilians huge pay-off is compensation for getting the boot ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell ready to have a baby


September 15th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell has revealed that she would love to have a baby now.The catwalk queen admits that initially childbirth had never before featured in her mind, ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich the mystery buyer of Bacon-Freuds masterpieces


May 18th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
London, May 18 (ANI): The mystery buyer of Francis Bacons Triptych, which was sold for 86.3 million dollars and Lucian Freuds Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, 1995, which fetched 33.6 million dollars, is ... Read more...

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Sir Elton John offered PS2.6m for hour-long Russian gig


May 17th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
London, May 17 (ANI): English pop and rock singer Sir Elton John has been offered 2.6million pounds by a female Russian tycoon to play an hour-long gig for her.Sir Elton, who ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon offers Elton John $5 mn for one-hour show


May 17th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 17 (IANS) Elton John has been offered 2.6 million pounds ($5 million) to play for a Russian woman tycoon for just an hour. John, 61, is likely to accept the ... Read more...

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