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Yachting: Thomson passes Cape Horn 48 hours behind leader Le Cleac'h

PARIS: British skipper Alex Thomson took his Hugo Boss craft around Cape Horn on Sunday (Dec 25), almost a full 48 hours behind Vendee Globe leader Armel Le Cleac’h, organisers announced. Thomson passed the Cape, at the southern tip of Chile, in second place in the solo round-the-world race, but he got there one day,… Read More »

Albania parliament passes judiciary reform key to EU accession

TIRANA: Albania’s governing and opposition parties passed a judicial reform package on Thursday, meeting a condition of the European Union for accession talks with the ex-communist Balkan state. The constitutional package revamping the judiciary received unanimous approval in the 140-member chamber, seen as crucial to giving the reform a solid foundation. A consensus on the… Read More »