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  • AC Milan win again under Seedorf

    Jan 28, 14 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    Two late goals in the space of three minutes gave new AC Milan boss Clarence Seedorf his second straight Serie A win since taking over at the San Siro. Milan, who replaced Massimiliano Allegri with...

  • Mourinho welcomes Man City cup tie

    Jan 28, 14 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he is relishing the challenge of an away tie against Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup. The Blues beat Stoke City 1-0 on Sunday to set up a last 16...

  • Sochi mayor says homosexuality not accepted

    Jan 28, 14 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    The mayor of Sochi, the Russian city hosting the Winter Olympics next month, said homosexuality was not accepted in his Caucasus region, but that gay visitors would be welcome at the Games if they...

  • South Korea to ban pro-North party

    Nov 6, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    A far left-wing South Korean political party could be banned from contesting elections for its pro-North Korean stance in a move critics say smacks of President Park Geun-hye’s father’s...

  • Africa tells Congo rebels to ‘renounce rebellion’

    Nov 6, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    African leaders told Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s M23 rebels on Tuesday they must publicly declare an end to their 20-month insurgency to allow the signing of a peace agreement with...

  • French, Malian forces hunt journalists’ killers

    Nov 6, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    The coffins of two French journalists killed in Mali last week were loaded onto a Paris-bound aircraft in the capital Bamako on Monday as French and Malian troops hunted for their killers. Reporter...

  • Militants kill 70 in Nigeria attacks

    Nov 6, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed 70 people in three attacks in northeastern Nigeria in recent days, officials said on Monday, a sign that a military crackdown is failing to subdue the...

  • Mosque bombing kills 8 worshippers

    Oct 15, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    A bomb exploded near a mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing eight Sunni worshippers after the first prayer of the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha, police and...

  • Nigeria says Liechtenstein wants to keep Abacha loot

    Oct 15, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    Nigeria accused Liechtenstein of using legal challenges as a pretext to cling on to 185 million euros ($250 million) stolen by former military dictator Sani Abacha who died 14 years ago. Nigeria has...

  • Typhoon hits Vietnam, 122 000 evacuated

    Oct 15, 13 • World News • Written by : Comments Off

    Typhoon Nari knocked down trees and damaged hundreds of houses in central Vietnam early on Monday, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people, state media said. More than 122 000 people...