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Lucas, Neymar sink Argentina

September 30, 2011

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  Two second half goals to teenage forwards Lucas and Neymar inspired Brazil to a 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Argentina in a friendly played only with home-based players in Belem on Wednesday. The 19-year-old Sao Paulo forward Lucas, one of the leading lights in the South American under-20 title earlier this year, capped off an […]

Messi go level with Kubala

September 30, 2011

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Lionel Messi scored twice in a 5-0 win as Barcelona kick-started the defence of their Champions League crown by roundly thumping BATE Borisov. Messi scored either side of half-time on a rainy evening to take his overall tally for the club to 194 goals and move level with Hungary legend Ladislao Kubala in second place […]

Michael Jackson Murder Trial

September 30, 2011

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  Two of Michael Jackson’s key staff told a court Wednesday of “frantic” efforts to save the star’s life while his children wept, and how doctor Conrad Murray suggested a cover-up minutes after he died. On the second day of a long-awaited manslaughter trial, the court also heard that Murray claimed repeatedly that the pop […]

Anti-immigrant policy is ‘suicide’ for US

September 30, 2011

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Visa policies that keep skilled workers from settling in the United States amount to “national suicide,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday. The mayor, a strong supporter of immigration reform, said that current restrictions are hobbling the country in an increasingly fierce, international contest for the best-educated and most skilled workforce. “As a result, […]

US pressure must end

September 30, 2011

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Says Pak PM; Haqqani militants black listed The United States must stop blaming Islamabad for regional instability, Pakistan’s prime minister told a gathering of the country’s political leaders yesterday, as Washington stepped up pressure on the South Asian nation to tackle militancy. “The blame game should end, and Pakistan’s sensitive national interests should be respected,” […]

Libyan forces enter Gaddafi hometown

September 27, 2011

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Mass grave of 1,700 prisoners found Libyan families fleeing the city of Sirte wait in line with their vehicles to be searched by National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters, some 20 kilometres west of Sirte yesterday as anti-Gaddafi fighters encircled the ousted leader’s hometown from the east, south and west and Nato warplanes pounded the city […]

Pakistan defies US

September 27, 2011

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Pak Interior Minister Rehman Malik (L) holds a Chinese flag as he greets Chinese Minister of Public Security Meng Jianzhu at an airbase in Rawalpindi yesterday. Pakistani officials have been meeting with ambassadors and other foreign dignitaries seeking diplomatic support amid a row over alleged connections with militants.Photo: AFPAfp, Islamabad Pakistan will not launch an […]