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India asks US embassy to stop 'commercial' activities

India has asked the US embassy to close down commercial activities at its sports and leisure centre in New Delhi in the latest development in a diplomatic row.

India asks US embassy to stop 'commercial' activities
Football: Spanish clubs fined for TV rights breach
Football: Spanish clubs fined for TV rights breach

Spanish financial regulators on Monday fined four football clubs including Real Madrid and Barcelona, as well as a big television producer millions of euros for allegedly breaking the rules on the sale of television rights.

Football: Spanish clubs fined for TV rights breach
US congressman Radel arrested for cocaine possession
US congressman Radel arrested for cocaine possession

First-term US congressman Trey Radel of Florida has been arrested for possession of cocaine, court documents showed Tuesday.

US congressman Radel arrested for cocaine possession
Weightlifting: Doping tricks get Kazakhstan fined $500 thousand
Weightlifting: Doping tricks get Kazakhstan fined $500 thousand

Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation has been charged with a fine of $500 thousand for doping violations of several Kazakhstan athletes.

Weightlifting: Doping tricks get Kazakhstan fined $500 thousand
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Drunk driving fine to make 1 million tenge in Kazakhstan

The fine for driving drunk will be increased to 1 million tenge ($6,530) in Kazakhstan.

Drunk driving fine to make 1 million tenge in Kazakhstan
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French motorists top league of unpaid fines in London

Foreign motorists owe almost £2.8 million ($4.5 million, 3.3 million euros) in unpaid parking fines in central London.

French motorists top league of unpaid fines in London
Panama slaps $1 million fine on N.Korean ship
Panama slaps $1 million fine on N.Korean ship

The Panama Canal Authority announced Thursday that it slapped a $1 million fine on a North Korean cargo ship caught with an undeclared shipment of Cuban weapons in July.

Panama slaps $1 million fine on N.Korean ship
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Chevron claims new proof of fraud in Ecuador pollution ruling

US oil giant Chevron, hit in Ecuador with a record $19 billion fine for pollution, asked Monday for the court to consider what it claimed was "new evidence" the judge in the case was corrupt.

Chevron claims new proof of fraud in Ecuador pollution ruling
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NCOC fined $10 thousand for dead seagulls

North Caspian Operating Company, the operator of Kashagan oilfield, located in Kazakhstan's sector of the Caspian Sea shelf, was fined $10 thousand for harming the environment.

NCOC fined $10 thousand for dead seagulls
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UK Islamic TV channel fined for inciting violence

Britain's broadcasting watchdog fined an Islamic television channel £85,000 ($133,000, 99,700 euros) after a presenter said anyone disrespecting the Prophet Mohammed should be killed.

UK Islamic TV channel fined for inciting violence
China fines baby formula firms $108 million for price-fixing: Xinhua
China fines baby formula firms $108 million for price-fixing: Xinhua

China has fined six mostly foreign baby formula companies a total of $108 million for price-fixing.

China fines baby formula firms $108 million for price-fixing: Xinhua
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Six fined over Malaysia 'exorcism' death: report

Six family members who suffocated a Malaysian toddler to death by piling on top of her for hours in a suspected exorcism ritual have been fined but avoided jail.

Six fined over Malaysia 'exorcism' death: report
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Hershey pays $4 mn fine for chocolate price-fixing

US candy maker Hershey on Friday pleaded guilty to participating in a chocolate price-fixing scheme and paid a CAN$4 million (US$4.2 million) fine.

Hershey pays $4 mn fine for chocolate price-fixing
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Deloitte fined $10 mn in US laundering case

Big accountancy Deloitte was fined $10 million by New York state on Tuesday for its actions in advising Standard Chartered Bank over money laundering.

Deloitte fined $10 mn in US laundering case
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Kazakhstan mulls postponing penalties for greenhouse gas emissions

Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Ministry is suggesting to postpone and lower the fines for exceeding greenhouse gas emission quotas.

Kazakhstan mulls postponing penalties for greenhouse gas emissions
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Wal-Mart fined $110 mn over hazardous waste

Wal-Mart was hit with $110 million in US federal and state fines Tuesday after pleading guilty to criminal charges of mishandling hazardous waste and pesticides at its retail stores.

Wal-Mart fined $110 mn over hazardous waste
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New Zealander fined over Prince Charles manure plan

An elderly New Zealand anti-royalist was fined Monday over a plan to hurl manure at Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla during their visit to Auckland last year.

New Zealander fined over Prince Charles manure plan
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Almaty drivers fined 1 billion tenge in 2 months

Over 98 thousand violations of traffic rules were registered and 95 thousand tickets worth over 1 billion tenge were issued in Almaty since December 2012.

Almaty drivers fined 1 billion tenge in 2 months
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Kazakhstan Oil Ministry fines subsoil users 350 million tenge

Since 2010 Kazakhstan has a right to impose penalties on companies for nonperformance of contract obligations on local content: Ministry.

Kazakhstan Oil Ministry fines subsoil users 350 million tenge
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'Xena' actress fined over New Zealand oil protest

"Xena: Warrior Princess" actress Lucy Lawless was fined in a New Zealand court Thursday for boarding a ship with environmentalists last year in protest at plans to search for oil off Alaska.

'Xena' actress fined over New Zealand oil protest