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Jan 27th, 2013
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Novak Djokovic returned to his dominant best to win his third consecutive Australian Open title, denying Andy Murray a second major championship with a 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory Sunday night at Rod Laver Arena. The top-ranked Djokovic is the first man in the Open era to win three straight Au...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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TEHRAN – Iran said on Saturday it is ready to help resolve the crisis in Mali, where several insurgent groups have taken up guns against the government, before the situation gets worse. “We have announced that Iran, as the president of the Non-Aligned Movement, is ready to help resolve the crisis in ...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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MADRID — Lionel Messi became the first player to score in eleven consecutive La Liga matches on Sunday when he hit four as leaders Barcelona eased past a ten-man Osasuna with a 5-1 victory. Pedro Rodriguez got the other and Raoul Loe got a consolation for Osasuna, who played for more than an hour wit...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Ethiopian PM Elected New AU Chairperson Desalegn Urges Assisting Sudan, S. Sudan in Creating Two Viable States Addis Ababa – The African Union summit elected the Ethiopian Premier Hailemariam Desalegn as Chairperson of the African Union to succeed his predecessor, President of Benin. The new AU Chair...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his team’s third, and his second, goal against Getafe. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo hit a hat-trick as Real Madrid warmed up for their Copa del Rey clash with Barcelona with a 4-0 home victory over Getafe o...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Hosts South Africa and debutants Cape Verde Islands reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after a dramatic finale to Group A on Sunday. South Africa came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Morocco in Durban and Cape Verde scored twice in the final 10 minutes to defeat Angola 2-1 in the fir...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast captain and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has left Shanghai Shenhua to sign a 1-1/2 year contract with Galatasaray, Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk said on Sunday. The channel did not give any more information and Galatasaray could not be reached for immediate commen...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Debutants Cape Verde qualified for the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after coming from behind to beat 2-1 in Port Elizabeth. The Angolans took the lead on 33 minutes through an own goal from Cape Verde defender Neves. The Blue Sharks equalised with nine minutes left, after defender Fernando...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Hosts South Africa finished top of Group A after their dramatic 2-2 draw with Morocco in Durban knocked the North Africans out of the tournament. Knowing a win would take them through, Morocco twice led – only to exit the finals, as Cape Verde beat Angola 2-1. After Issam El Adoua headed home 1...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Mekki Elmograbi I read a lot of articles about the history of Ethiopia and era of ancient Sudan and Abyssinia, these two names appear together in many references; some times in Arabic and Eastern references, the names (Sudan and Abyssinia “Habasha”) replace each others. Also, the name Kus...