Kim Clijsters of Belgium jubilates after defeating Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the womens final of the Sydney International tennis tournament on Friday.Clijsters, age 23, playing in her farewell season, claimed her second Sydney title, following her 2003 success, to beat the 12th-ranked Jankovic 4-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4.//AFP
Global warming helps cholera
Rising temperatures resulting from global warming is to blame for cholera bacteria becoming more widespread, an environmental biologist who has studied the bacterium said yesterday.
Broadcasters stand firm against CNS 'gag'order
Thai broadcast journalists said yesterday they were undeterred by the Council for National Security's (CNS) order to stop airing views from the deposed prime minister and his Thai Rak Thai Party and would continue to report the views of both sides.
Investors must be wary of NVDRs as they assess new law
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