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Entries from September 2011

Champions League: Lille missed the boat on the lawn of Trabzonspor

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

Again, Lille have cracked! In their second match of the Champions League, they have long dominated the Turks to face Trabzonspor without realizing their technical and tactical superiority. As in their last meeting (Lille is a series of five draws), Rudi Garcia's men failed to kill the game.
Preliminaries

During the first […]

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SCIENCE: Einstein's theory on the speed of light questioning?

September 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - "totally unexpected", "amazing" …physicists could not believe their instruments, but they think to have measured a particle exceeds the speed of light, yet seen as an "impassable barrier" in Einstein's theory.
According to measurements made by experts of international experience Opera, neutrinos - fundamental particles of matter - have traveled the […]

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AFGHANISTAN: The international community condemns the assassination of President Rabbani

September 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned "in strongest possible terms" the assassination of former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani, recalling that the UN remained committed to "support Afghanistan and its people. "
"I am deeply shocked by the death" of Mr. Rabbani in a suicide bombing and "I condemn in […]

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DIPLOMACY: Ankara opposes a Cypriot Presidency of the European Union

September 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Turkey will freeze its relations with the EU if Cyprus holds the rotating presidency of the EU in 2012 without an agreement having been previously found on the Cyprus issue, warned the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay.
"If the peace negotiations in Cyprus is not conclusive and if the EU says […]

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BELGIUM - POLITICS: After 458 days of crisis, Belgium is a crucial step to break the deadlock

September 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Belgium has taken in the night between Wednesday and Thursday a "first step" toward an exit from the political crisis in which it is struggling for months, when all hopes of a favorable outcome seemed lost a few hours earlier.
The prime minister sounded, the Francophone Socialist Elio Di Rupo, has […]

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September 5th, 2011 · Comments Off

The trial of the former Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde for his responsibility in the financial collapse of Iceland in 2008, when he headed the government, opened Monday in Reykjavik before a special tribunal, found an AFP journalist.
Haarde, 60, called the trial "a farce" and said in an email to AFP that […]

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LIBYA: Gaddafi refused to surrender and called for resistance

September 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - The former Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi on the run said he would not surrender and was prepared to a long battle even if the country "burn" in an audio message released Thursday by satellite television Arrai.
"Even if you do not hear my voice, continue the resistance," said the colonel in […]

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