A car bomb has exploded in the Malian town of Kidal, killing at least two UN peacekeepers.
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Saturday 18 June 2011
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has made his second summer transfer breakthrough by landing Senegal striker Demba Ba.
Saturday 09 April 2011
President Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes of re-election next spring received a double blow yesterday with the defection of two leading centrist allies, including his estranged protégée, the former human rights minister Rama Yade.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Rangers' El-Hadji Diouf and Celtic captain Scott Brown meet again in tomorrow's Old Firm derby but Bhoys manager Neil Lennon has dismissed the incident between the two in a cup game earlier this month.
Friday 28 January 2011
Demba Ba has finally completed his move from Hoffenheim to West Ham, the German club have confirmed.
Sunday 16 January 2011
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Iran's foreign minister has been replaced by the head of the country's nuclear programme, in a move that is being seen as the strengthening of the position of President Ahmadinejad and an indication of a tougher public stance towards the global community.
Friday 01 October 2010
A 17-year-old who kicked an African asylum seeker to death in a row over a cigarette was today jailed for a minimum of 11 years for murder.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Stoke have reached an agreement with Monaco for the season-long loan of Eidur Gudjohnsen.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Midfielder Salif Diao has returned to Stoke after signing a new two-year contract.
Sunday 29 August 2010
The Senegalese singer's first album in five years is something of a return to form after a couple of lacklustre offerings.
Friday 02 July 2010
Illegal Senegalese immigrants accused of selling unauthorised Eiffel Tower souvenirs have been arrested. Police detained 39 people at or near the tower in raids this week, while their Chinese employers were also detained.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Monday 19 April 2010
The brother of Manchester United striker Mame Diouf was attacked by Manchester City fans after their team's defeat on Saturday as scenes of violence marred a derby between the sides for a third time this season.
Thursday 15 April 2010
A 13-year-old boy appeared in court today charged with the murder of an asylum seeker.
Wednesday 24 March 2010
There is nothing more French than a warm baguette. Other symbols of national identity – berets, yellow headlights, yellow cigarettes – may have disappeared, but the baguette survives as a universal emblem of France.
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