"I remember last season, and I don't want to mention names, you had players and clubs protected by panels. I saw somebody kick a player on the floor and hit him in the back, no suspension....
China's yuan, or renminbi, will stay basically stable despite fluctuations, state radio cited the deputy chief of China's central bank as saying on Sunday. -Reuters
The head of India's most powerful Hindu group vowed to press ahead with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism. -Reuters
Denouncing a UN report as "biased and unfounded", the insurgents accused UN investigators of intentionally skewing statistics to blame the Taliban. -Reuters
Geopolitics plague Lithuanians at this frozen Russian border post, where a return trip by car can mean 48 hours of queuing. -Reuters
Abbott said the shake-up was for jobs and families and stressed a focus on financial issues as he deals with the fallout of an unpopular belt-tightening budget. -Reuters
US President Obama blamed North Korea for the devastating cyberattack on Sony, which had led to the Hollywood studio cancelling the imminent release of "The Interview". -Reuters
As the 10th anniversary of the disaster approaches, experts and officials say weaknesses remain across the region in a system designed to warn people and get them to safety. -Reuters
The dark messages again cast a spotlight on the role of social media in spotting and revealing public threats of violence. -Reuters
Aguirre has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. -Reuters