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Jose Mourinho said the chance to challenge Barcelona was a driving force in him joining Real Madrid in 2010. The flamboyant coach feels that La Liga is arguably the best competition in the world when it comes to the top teams, and believes the rivalry between both clubs is pushing them to new heights...
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PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti believes Barcelona and Real Madrid are the favourites to win this season’s Champions League. But the Ligue 1 tactician has also backed some of his fellow Italians to get the best out of their respective sides. The Liga giants both reached the semi-final stage last time...
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Now that Abdullah al-Senussi has been extradited back to Libya, Scottish prosecutors are expected to try and question him about the 1988 bombing of PanAm Flight 103, which killed 270 people. By Duncan Gardham The notorious head of Libyan intelligence at the time of the Lockerbie bombing and the shoot...
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by GRAHAM PEEBLES London. The death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, announced on 22nd August after his mysterious two-month disappearance, presents a tremendous opportunity to Ethiopia. Let a new day dawn for the people, one filled with hope and fundamental change, where human rights and justice are ...
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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just pow...
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The death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on August 20, 2012 at such a young age is a loss in many aspects; first to his family – wife, children, relatives and close friends, a loss to a country he set on the right track of economic development breaking the proverbial cycle of “famine and unending [&h...
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By Tibebe Samuel Ferenji Some Ethiopians have expressed their disappointment in the way that the people of Ethiopia mourned the death of Mr. Meles Zenawi. In the absence of free press, it is hard to tell who is mourning his death for real, and whether the mourning and the funeral was staged by his co...
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By Teodros Kiros The recent death of Meles Zenawi, the architect of Ethiopian modernity has sent tremors of moral shock to the Ethiopian state and other African states, engaged in the murky business of capitalist modernity. I too am deeply saddened by the sudden death of a brilliant, stubborn and int...
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By Jeremy R. Hammond The U.S. media is, unsurprisingly, making their best effort to paint Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in a negative light, the general accusation being that he is attempting to usurp power and crackdown on dissent and criticism of his rule. While there are ce...
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In our series of viewpoints from African journalists, Sola Odunfa in Lagos wonders about the fate of $15m (£12m) deposited in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2007. Somewhere in the vaults of the CBN a bag containing $15m has lain untouched for the past five years. It was taken there by an altrui...