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Anzhi Makhachkala 0-2 Tottenham

Anzhi Makhachkala 0-2 Tottenham

Tottenham took control of Europa League Group K with a second successive victory as they brushed aside a drab Anzhi Makhachkala in Moscow. Jermain Defoe scored his seventh goal in four starts this season, shooting home from Lewis Holtby’s precise pass. Nacer Chadli swept home a low cross from Kyle Walker soon after to double [&hellip

‘Hart is my number one’ – Hodgson

‘Hart is my number one’ – Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has given Joe Hart his full backing. The Manchester City goalkeeper was criticised for his performance during Wednesday’s 3-1 Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich. But Hodgson told a news conference: “As far as I’m concerned, Joe Hart is my number one. He has never let me down.” Hart, 26, has [&hellip

Ancient Supervolcanoes discovered on Mars

Ancient Supervolcanoes discovered on Mars

Scientists have discovered ancient supervolcanoes on Mars believed to be so big that they could have buried the planet in ash when they were active billions of years ago. The supervolcano network was found in the Martian northern highlands, a place not known to be active in the past. Studying images from several spacecraft orbiting [&hellip

Political dialogue in Tunisia set to begin

Political dialogue in Tunisia set to begin

Tunisia’s ruling party and opposition coalition have agreed to start three weeks of negotiations on a transition plan under which the government will resign and allow a caretaker administration of technocrats and new elections, mediators say. Tunisia’s influential General Labor Union — known by its French acronym UGTT — which has been mediating between the [&hellip

UK spy agency faces privacy lawsuit

UK spy agency faces privacy lawsuit

Civil liberties campaigners are taking legal action against Britain’s eavesdropping agency the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) over the alleged breach of privacy of millions of people across the UK and Europe via online surveillance. British organizations English PEN, Big Brother Watch and the Open Rights Group, along with German internet activist Constanze Kurz have filed [&hellip

Egypt continues operations in Sinai

Egypt continues operations in Sinai

Egyptian security forces are pushing ahead with their mop-up operations against militants in the troubled Sinai Peninsula. According to an unnamed military official, the operations were carried out by army troops in the restive peninsula, including the villages of al-Toma, al-Moqataaa and al-Mahdeya, south of Sheikh Zuwayed area, on Thursday. The troops also destroyed several [&hellip

Italy’s policies caused boat incident: UN

Italy’s policies caused boat incident: UN

Members of the Italian Financial police work in the small harbor of Lampedusa on October 3, 2013 after a boat with up to 500 African asylum seekers caught fire and sank off Italian shores. A UN official has blamed Italy’s strict policies toward irregular migrants for the death of at least 130 people in a [&hellip

Road accident claims 30 lives in India

Road accident claims 30 lives in India

At least 30 people, including 13 children, have been killed and nearly a score injured in a massive road accident in India’s northeastern state of Assam. The incident occurred in the village of Doholapara in the Barpeta district of Assam, when a cargo truck crashed into two minivans packed with laborers headed to a local [&hellip

France army to cut 7,500 jobs in 2014

France army to cut 7,500 jobs in 2014

A French defense ministry source says the country’s military will axe some 7,500 jobs in the year 2014 as part of a long-tem plan to cut spending. “Given the six year objectives, (the cut) should be around 7,000 to 7,500 military and civilian personnel in 2014,” the source said, on condition of anonymity, on Thursday. [&hellip

92 asylum-seekers drown in Italy

92 asylum-seekers drown in Italy

At least 92 asylum-seekers have been killed in an incident where a boat carrying some 500 people caught fire and capsized near an Italian island. Emergency workers found 92 bodies, including those of two children and several women, after the deadly boat incident on Thursday, Italy’s news agency ANSA cited the local mayor of Lampedusa, [&hellip