European people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23213/all en UPDATE 1-Tennis-Chennai Open men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-tennis-chennai-open-mens-singles-quarterfinal-results <p>Jan 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Chennai Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday Aljaz Bedene (Slovenia) beat 4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 6-2 7-6(6) 5-Benoit Paire (<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">France</a>) beat 3-Marin Cilic (Croatia) 6-4 1-6 7-5</p> Aljaž Bedene Benoît Paire CDATA European people Human migration Marin Čilić Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:48:43 +0000 5731108 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Austrian count cleared of arms deal money laundering http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/austrian-count-cleared-arms-deal-money-laundering <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Deletes erroneous description of Landon in para 16 as BAE executive)</p> <p>By Michael Shields</p> <p>VIENNA, Jan 17 (Reuters) - An Austrian count was acquitted on Thursday of charges he covertly helped Britain's biggest arms group distribute millions of euros to win weapons deals in central and eastern Europe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/austrian-count-cleared-arms-deal-money-laundering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Austrian nobility European people Mensdorff-Pouilly Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:16:16 +0000 5735540 at http://www.globalpost.com Monaco royals slam "fictional" Grace Kelly film http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/monaco-royals-slam-fictional-grace-kelly-film <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NICE, France, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Monaco's Prince Albert and his siblings slammed the screenplay for a film starring Nicole Kidman about their mother and former Hollywood actress Grace Kelly as glamorised fiction.</p> <p>The current monarch of the tiny Mediterranean state and his sisters Princess Caroline and Princess Stephanie said in a statement released by the royal palace of Monaco that the film project "Grace of Monaco" contained "historical untruths" and that some parts were "purely fictional".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/monaco-royals-slam-fictional-grace-kelly-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment European people House of Grimaldi Human Interest Monaco Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:15:47 +0000 5735741 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Teary Wawrinka gave everything in Djokovic defeat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-teary-wawrinka-gave-everything-djokovic-defeat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A teary Stanislas Wawrinka was adamant there was nothing more he could have done to beat Novak Djokovic after going down to the defending champion in a late-night thriller at the Australian Open on Sunday.</p> <p>In a fourth-round match that finished at 1.40am local time, the Swiss, who took an early 6-1, 5-2 lead and had chances to gain a break in the fifth set, was eventually beaten by the world number one 1-6 7-5 6-4 6-7 12-10 after five hours and two minutes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-teary-wawrinka-gave-everything-djokovic-defeat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European people Human Interest Stanislas Wawrinka Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 17:00:38 +0000 5736928 at http://www.globalpost.com Berezovsky battles in court with ex-partner over assets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/berezovsky-battles-court-ex-partner-over-assets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Estelle Shirbon</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's ex-partner, with whom he has two children, is pursuing him in court for a share of his assets, adding to financial pressures on him months after he lost a $6 billion dispute with rival Roman Abramovich.</p> <p>A High Court judgment published late on Wednesday modified an earlier ruling granting Yelena Gorbunova's request that up to 200 million pounds ($317 million) of Berezovsky's assets be frozen, and said only those at risk could be restricted.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/berezovsky-battles-court-ex-partner-over-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeroflot Boris Berezovsky European people Russia Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:15:49 +0000 5739033 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Russia's Berezovsky battles ex-partner in UK court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-russias-berezovsky-battles-ex-partner-uk-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates)</p> <p>By Estelle Shirbon</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's ex-partner, with whom he has two children, is pursuing him in a British court for a share of his assets, adding to financial pressures on him months after he lost a $6 billion dispute with rival Roman Abramovich.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-russias-berezovsky-battles-ex-partner-uk-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeroflot Boris Berezovsky European people Russia Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:30:03 +0000 5739038 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Barbara Walters, hospitalized after fall, recovering from chicken pox</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celebrity newswoman Barbara Walters, who was hospitalized earlier this month after falling and injuring her head, is recovering from chicken pox, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Monday on "The View" talk show. Goldberg said Walters, 83, who is in a New York hospital, has been told to rest and is not receiving visitors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe European people Human Interest Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:15:07 +0000 5741226 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Barbara Walters, hospitalized after fall, recovering from chicken pox</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celebrity newswoman Barbara Walters, who was hospitalized earlier this month after falling and injuring her head, is recovering from chicken pox, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Monday on "The View" talk show. Goldberg said Walters, 83, who is in a New York hospital, has been told to rest and is not receiving visitors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ethnic groups in Europe Europe European people Human Interest Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 05:15:29 +0000 5741364 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Political risks to watch in the Czech Republic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/factbox-political-risks-watch-the-czech-republic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jan Lopatka</p> <p>Prague, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The election of leftist Czech President Milos Zeman last week will bring more difficulties to the country's weakened centre-right cabinet, although he has no direct power to unseat the government.</p> <p>Zeman, prime minister in 1998-2002, made a political comeback when he beat Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg in the first-ever direct presidential election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/factbox-political-risks-watch-the-czech-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European people Human Interest Law Milos Zeman Politics of Europe Politics of the Czech Republic Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:30:39 +0000 5743008 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 Switzerland v Czech Republic latest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-round-1-switzerland-v-czech-republ <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between Switzerland and Czech Republic on Friday Switzerland are level with 2-Czech Republic 1-1 On Friday Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Henri Laaksonen (Switzerland) 6-3 6-2 6-7(5) 6-1 Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-4 6-3 6-4</p> European people Human migration Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:16:11 +0000 5743052 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Switzerland 1 Czech Republic 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-switzerland-1-czech-republic-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results in Geneva on Friday in a Davis Cup World Group first round tie between Switzerland and the Czech Republic:-</p> <p>Switzerland 1 Czech Republic 0</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) bt Lukas Rosol (CZE) 6-4, 6-3, 6-4</p> <p>Later Friday</p> <p>Henri Laaksonen (SUI) v Tomas Berdych (CZE)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka/Marco Chiudinelli (SUI) v Ivo Minar/Jiri Vesely (CZE)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) v Tomas Berdych (CZE)</p> <p>Henri Laaksonen (SUI) v Lukas Rosol (CZE)</p> <p>afp</p> European people Human migration Tennis AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:45:44 +0000 5743077 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Switzerland 1 Czech Republic 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-switzerland-1-czech-republic-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results in Geneva on Friday in a Davis Cup World Group first round tie between Switzerland and the Czech Republic:-</p> <p>Switzerland 1 Czech Republic 1</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) bt Lukas Rosol (CZE) 6-4, 6-3, 6-4</p> <p>Tomas Berdych (CZE) bt Henri Laaksonen (SUI) 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-1 </p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka/Marco Chiudinelli (SUI) v Ivo Minar/Jiri Vesely (CZE)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) v Tomas Berdych (CZE)</p> <p>Henri Laaksonen (SUI) v Lukas Rosol (CZE)</p> <p>afp</p> European people Human migration Tennis AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:30:26 +0000 5743312 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 Italy v Croatia latest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-round-1-italy-v-croatia-latest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between Italy and Croatia on Friday Italy are level with 7-Croatia 1-1 On Friday Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat Ivan Dodig (Croatia) 6-2 6-7(2) 6-4 6-4 Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Paolo Lorenzi (Italy) 6-1 6-7(6) 4-6 6-3 6-2</p> Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina European people Marin Čilić Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:46:26 +0000 5743344 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Swiss, Czechs in longest Davis Cup match - official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-swiss-czechs-longest-davis-cup-match-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Switzerland and the Czech Republic went into the record books on Saturday when they played out the longest match in Davis Cup history, organisers said.</p> <p>The record was set when the doubles rubber between Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli and Czech pair Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol went to the six hour, 23 minute mark.</p> <p>"At 6 hours 23 minutes, the Switzerland v Czech Republic doubles match is now the longest match in #DavisCup history! Amazing stuff!," tweeted the organisers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-swiss-czechs-longest-davis-cup-match-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European people Human migration Tennis AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 20:00:52 +0000 5744187 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Switzerland 1 Czech Republic 2 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-davis-cup-switzerland-1-czech-republic-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results in Geneva on Saturday in a Davis Cup World Group first round tie between Switzerland and the Czech Republic:-</p> <p>Switzerland 1 Czech Republic 2</p> <p>Tomas Berdych/Lukas Rosol (CZE) bt Stanislas Wawrinka/Marco Chiudinelli (SUI) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 24-22</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) bt Lukas Rosol (CZE) 6-4, 6-3, 6-4</p> <p>Tomas Berdych (CZE) bt Henri Laaksonen (SUI) 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-1 </p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) v Tomas Berdych (CZE)</p> <p>Henri Laaksonen (SUI) v Lukas Rosol (CZE)</p> <p>afp</p> European people Human migration Tennis AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 20:15:44 +0000 5744196 at http://www.globalpost.com