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2010-10-26

World

Niger: war on malnutrition

Many mothers just do not know how good breast milk is for their babies, especially in the first six months. In Niger, for example, it is the custom

World

Obama's mid-term report

Two years ago it was all about hope and change. Now Americans are being asked to assess to what extent President Obama has achieved these lofty

World

World Cup Octopus dies

It’s a sad day in the world of football… Paul the octopus, who ‘predicted’ the outcome of eight matches at last summers World Cup, has died at an

World

Tariq Aziz: profile

“We were born in Iraq, we will die in Iraq either as martyrs which is a great honour, or naturally.” A month after speaking those words in 2003

Business

UBS hit by weaker trading

Switzerland’s biggest bank UBS has announced a surprise quarterly loss in its investment banking division due to a fall in trading. That