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South Africa holds 'day of prayer' to honor Mandela

Across South Africa, the faithful filled churches, synagogues, and mosques for a national day of prayer and reflection Sunday before a week of events culminating in the funeral of Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95.<p>The country's current President, Jacob Zuma, attended services at …

Mandela's family thanks nation and world for support

Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness<p>Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness” over his death, saying they drew comfort from the knowledge “that our pain and sorrow is …

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United and PSG progress to last 16

<b>Manchester United</b> comfortably reached the Champions League knockout phase with a 5-0 win at <b>Bayer Leverkusen</b>.<p>Antonio Valencia set David Moyes' side on …

Kick Off: Jermain Defoe, Alberto Gilardino linked to Toronto FC for 2014

Here are the top 15 soccer stories we’re following today.<p><b>1. LATEST RUMORS FROM TORONTO FC</b><p>Remember when news out of Toronto last week indicated that …

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Jack Wilshire Gave Arsenal A 1-0 Lead Over Marseille After Just 29 Seconds With This Terrific Goal

That didn't take very long.<p>Jack Wilshire staked Arsenal to a 1-0 lead over Marseille in their Champions League clash on Tuesday night in North London after just 29 seconds of play. Perhaps most surprisingly, the 29 seconds leading up to the score included both a Marseille attacking push from the …

Greek reporter acquitted over 'Lagarde List' banks leak

<b>A Greek journalist who published a list of some 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts has been acquitted for a second time of breaching privacy.</b><p>Kostas Vaxevanis was tried last year and cleared, but in an unusual move a prosecutor had ordered the retrial.<p>Mr Vaxevanis says the list is the same one …

Italy Senate to vote on expelling Silvio Berlusconi

<b>Italy's Senate is debating whether to expel ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi over his conviction for tax fraud.</b><p>Analysts say his expulsion is expected to be backed by a majority of senators.<p>Berlusconi told supporters gathered in Rome it was a "day of mourning" for democracy and that the Senate vote was a …

Arsène Wenger gets shirty over Mathieu Flamini's snub to Arsenal history by cutting sleeves against Marseille

French midfielder has been reprimanded for defying the club tradition for a second time by cutting off his shirt sleeves to stand apart from his 10 team-mates<p>Mathieu Flamini has placed himself on a bizarre collision course with Arsène Wenger after defying the wishes of Vic Akers, the <b>Arsenal</b> kitman, …

Manchester United in mid-air drama

PSG: Failure of a season or victims of a poor UCL draw?<p>ESPN FC TV 7 hours ago<p>Read<p>Spurs must reach UCL or 'die' trying - Poch<p>Tottenham Hotspur 8 hours …

Manchester United in mid-air near miss after 'frightening' aborted plane landing in Cologne airport

Rio Ferdinand admits his relief after the plane carrying Manchester United's squad to Germany for the Champions League tie against Bayer Leverkusen abort its landing<p><b>Manchester United</b> were involved in a mid-air drama in Germany on Tuesday night with the chartered plane carrying the team forced to …

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Champions League 2013 Results: Recapping Tuesday's Most Surprising Scores

Matchday 5 of UEFA Champions League got off to an exciting start with some interesting results on Tuesday.<p>Each club entered the day with only two more matches remaining to move up in their group standings. While some squads had already clinched a spot in the knockout stage, there was a lot up for …

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