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At least 11 dead in explosions in southern Indian city

A pair of bombs exploded this evening in a crowded shopping area in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, killing at least 11 people and wounding 50 more in the worst bombing in the country in more than a year, officials said.

Turkey's Erdogan demands Hollande explain meeting with militants

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has called on French President Francois Hollande to explain why he had met Kurdish militants with links to the PKK - viewed as a terrorist group by Turkey, the EU and the United States - who were shot dead this week in Paris.

Best US election TV wizardry: CNN gives good graphics

The Beeb may have had the gravitas of the Dimblebot, Sky News may have had the resources of News International and ITV may have had slightly squiffy Ian Hislop at the US embassy party, but for sheer number-crunching brilliance, yesterday morning's winner was CNN.

Jose Mourinho: ‘I hate my social life’

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has admitted that specialness comes at a price. Three European league-titles and two Champions League victories have had a "devastating impact on his personal life", reports CNN.

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Republicans call for the return of Condi

Republican voters have given a thumbs-up to Condoleezza Rice as their preferred choice as running mate for Mitt Romney as he gears up to challenge Barack Obama.