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2011-11-06

World

Final act of Greek tragedy?

Greek political chiefs are said to be close to a deal to break an impasse that has paralysed efforts to help the country avoid bankruptcy. Despite

World

Baghdad blasts kill eight

At least eight people are reported dead and dozens injured after three bomb blasts rocked the Iraqi capital. The explosions struck the busy Shurja

Sport

25 years of Sir Alex

Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson, a knight of the realm and the most successful manager in the history of English football. Some would argue his

World

Nicaraguans stick with Ortega

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega looks certain to be reelected in the country’s election on Sunday. The leftist former Sandinista commander has

World

Asteroid to brush past Earth

A large asteroid will pass closer to Earth than the moon on Tuesday, giving scientists a rare chance for study without launching a probe. It is the