Newcastle United 2-0 Chelsea

Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy score second-half goals to give Newcastle a deserved victory over Chelsea at St James’ Park.

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Niger ‘halts Sahara crossing group’

Niger reportedly arrests 127 migrants attempting to cross the Sahara, days after 92 people were found to have died making the same journey.

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Webber beats Vettel to Abu Dhabi pole

Mark Webber beats Red Bull team-mate and new world champion Sebastian Vettel to pole position at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Mehsud killing ‘death of peace plan’

Pakistan’s interior minister says the death of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has destroyed the country’s nascent peace process.

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How pirates spend their money

Pirates off the Horn of Africa hauled in hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years — and funneled those funds into drugs, prostitution, real estate and other ventures.

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VIDEO: Haze continues to shroud Sydney

Officials in Australia’s largest city, Sydney, have warned people not too exercise outdoors because of high pollution levels.

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‘Drones used for killing, won’t kill peace’

The death of Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud will not delay peace talks between Pakistan’s government and the militant group, Information Minister Pervez Rasheed says.

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AUDIO: Terminally ill man ‘degraded’ by voucher

Terminally ill cancer patients are waiting weeks, sometimes months, for their benefits to be processed, claims the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Mike Hobday, director of Policy & Research at Macmillan, discusses the findings.

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Mexican senate approves tax on high-calorie food

With their country having the dubious distinction of first place in a global ranking of obese populations, legislators in Mexico have approved new taxes on high-calorie foods and soft drinks.

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Benefit delays ‘hit cancer patients’

Hundreds of terminally ill cancer patients face an “appalling” wait for their income support because of reforms to benefits, a leading charity is warning.

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Rohit scorches double ton as India set 383 run mountain chase for Australia

BANGALORE: In a run-fest which was maniacal even by Indian standards, the Indian team piled up a staggering 383 runs as opener Rohit Sharma bludgeoned 209 runs from 158 deliveries, against Australia in the final one day international between the two teams on Saturday in Bangalore, according to¬†Espncricinfo. Sharma became the third batsman to score a double-ton in ODIs. He also ...

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