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Hibs will beat drop, claims Butcher EDINBURGH: Hibernian manager Terry Butcher says he is still "utterly convinced" his side will avoid relegation from the Scottish Premiership following their 2-1 Edinburgh derby defeat to Hearts on Sunday.The Easter Road side slipped to their sixth straight defeat as a first-half double from Callum Paterson helped Hearts, who are already relegated, to their fourth derby win of the season.The team that finishes second bottom will face a play-off to keep their place in the top flight against a Championship side. Defeat means Hibs are just one point above Kilmarnock, who currently occupy 11th position and would be bottom of the table if it weren't for Hearts points punishment.However, despite the fact his side have won just once in their last 15 matches, Butcher is adamant they will avoid the drop."I think we deserved something from the game today but that's the way things are going for us at the ...

Australian swim star on cocaine charge: reports SYDNEY: Former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with cocaine possession, reports said Monday, becoming the latest Australian swimming star to suffer controversy outside the pool.The two-time Olympic medallist and his wife were reportedly found with the illegal drug during a police raid on a horseracing event in Sydney on Saturday.New South Wales state police said a 35-year-old man and his wife were charged after being found "allegedly in possession of a small quantity ...
Tanaka strikes out 11 as Yankees beat Angels NEW YORK: Masahiro Tanaka struck out 11 batters but did not figure in the Major League Baseball decision as the New York Yankees edged the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Sunday.The 25-year-old Japanese right-hander, signed by the Yankees to a seven-year deal worth $155 million in January, surrendered two runs, including a solo homer, and scattered five hits with four walks over 6 1/3 innings on the mound. But it was Adam Warren, who took ...
Levy win highlights rise of French stars SHENZHEN: Alexander Levy says his debut win at the Volvo China Open is further evidence of France's rise as a golfing force, with Paris set to host the 2018 Ryder Cup.The 23-year-old secured the first European Tour victory of his short career on Sunday, triumphing by four shots at Shenzhen's par-72 Genzon Golf Club to collect prize winnings of $530,000.France has only ever had one major winner -- Arnaud Massy, who won the British Open ...
Suarez wins PFA Player of the Year award LONDON: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez won England's Professional Footballers' Association's Player of the Year award on Sunday.This time last year the Uruguay international was starting a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic.But now Suarez has been chosen by his fellow top-flight professionals in England as the outstanding player in the Premier League after spearheading Liverpool's title bid.Suarez received the award during a ceremony at London's Grosvenor House hotel after flying down from Liverpool following ...
Poyet still waiting on Sunderland 'miracle' SUNDERLAND: Gus Poyet has insisted Sunderland still have plenty of work to do to secure their Premier League "miracle" by remaining in the English top flight when it seemed all hope had been lost. The north-east side climbed out of the bottom three for the first time in more than two months thanks to a resounding 4-0 victory over relegation rivals Cardiff City on Sunday that saw the Welsh club replace them in propping up ...
Mourinho revels in Liverpool derailment LIVERPOOL: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho taunted Liverpool about their ineffective tactics after his side handed Manchester City the initiative in the Premier League title race with victory at Anfield.Chelsea's 2-0 success on Sunday effectively means that City can claim the title by winning their three remaining games.Manuel Pellegrini's team trail Liverpool, the leaders, by three points, but they have a match in hand -- at home to struggling Aston Villa -- and an eight-goal advantage ...


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Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
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WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
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