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My tally is in my head rather than on my laptop. Not being a high-flying politician, I guess my enemies are fewer and easier to remember than hers are.

AmirKhan (left) and Lamont Peterson at the weigh-in in Washington yesterday

Boxing: Cool Khan can thrive on star billing in Washington

It is thought that more than 9,000 people have paid to watch Amir Khan fight in Washington DC tonight, proving that the teenager from the Athens Olympics is finally, against the odds and reason, a global star of the ring.

Vote demos clash with Moscow police

Demonstrators trying to hold a second day of protests against vote fraud in Russia's parliamentary elections have clashed with police in Moscow.

Afghans discuss their future in Bonn before tomorrow's conference

Let Taliban share power, says key report

Care agencies map out a future for Afghanistan to guide Bonn Conference foreign ministers tomorrow

First Ladies pay tribute to Betty Ford

Three former First Ladies, Rosalynn Carter, Nancy Reagan and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, joined the present First Lady, Michelle Obama, and the former President George W. Bush at the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford at St Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, California.

Hillary Clinton announces Brotherhood talks

Washington will resume limited contact with Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, said yesterday. The move is likely to upset Israel and its US supporters who have deep misgivings about the Brotherhood, a group that promotes its conservative vision of Islam in society.

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Video: Clinton rebuffs Gaddafi appeal

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has rebuffed a personal appeal from Muammar Gaddafi to President Barack Obama.

Video: 'Libyan government must end violence' Clinton says

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Libyan government must take action to end the violence against its own people.

The Blagger's Guide To...John Grisham

'I was No 1 – and then along came Harry Potter...'

Seven shot dead at Mexican 'peace park'

Gunmen have killed seven people at a park built as an anti-violence measure in the border city of Ciudad Juárez, highlighting the bloodshed gripping the area as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Mexico.

Video: Hillary Clinton falls over boarding plane

The US Secretary of State falls over as she boards her plane in Yemen.

Hillary Clinton hits out at Burmese junta

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hit out at Burma's military rulers, calling their weekend elections deeply flawed and a sign of "heartbreaking" repression in the country.

Clinton gives Queen a birthday suprise

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday wished the Queen a happy birthday – eight days early.

Hillary Clinton: If we fail in Copenhagen, it will be the poor who will suffer

Today I'd like to announce that, in the context of a strong accord in which all major economies stand behind meaningful mitigation actions and provide full transparency as to their implementation, the United States is prepared to work with other countries toward a goal of jointly mobilising $100 bn a year by 2020 to address the climate change needs of developing countries.

Sarah Sands: The sky's the limit for our daughters

At a party last week for London's 1,000 most influential people, Rachel Whetstone, of Google, noted there was something unusual about the gathering. "Where are all the women?" she murmured to me.

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Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

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Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
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The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
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Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
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Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
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‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
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Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
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Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

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Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
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