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Gideon Long

Gideon Long

    Cahill leads Australia to 2-1 win over Serbia
    Cahill leads Australia to 2-1 win over Serbia
    Tim Cahill and Brett Holman scored second half goals to give Australia a 2-1 victory over Serbia in their final World Cup Group D match on...
    Chile beat Honduras to end 48 years of hurt
    Chile beat Honduras to end 48 years of hurt
    Jean Beausejour scored the only goal as Chile beat Honduras 1-0 in their Group H opening match on Wednesday to secure their first World Cup victory...
    Pitch, ball under scrutiny as Slovenia win
    Pitch, ball under scrutiny as Slovenia win
    Slovenia chalked up their first World Cup win when a dreadful mistake by Algeria goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi handed them a 1-0 victory in their...
    Algeria keeper hands Slovenia 1-0 win
    Algeria keeper hands Slovenia 1-0 win
    A dreadful mistake by Algeria goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi handed Slovenia a 1-0 victory in their opening World Cup Group C match on Sunday.
    From human-fat meatballs to a pink mountain
    From human-fat meatballs to a pink mountain
    Last year, Chilean-born artist Marco Evaristti mixed fat removed from his body by liposuction with ground beef to make meatballs, which he fried in...
    Annan to see south Lebanon destruction
    Annan to see south Lebanon destruction
    United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan will see the destruction in southern Lebanon at first hand on Tuesday when he visits the area during a...
    Annan to shore up Lebanon truce
    Annan to shore up Lebanon truce
    United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan will discuss the deployment and role of a planned 15 000-strong peacekeeping force for southern...
    Lebanese oil slick hits ancient Phoenician port
    Lebanese oil slick hits ancient Phoenician port
    The Lebanese port of Byblos has survived the Romans, the Crusades and the armies of Alexander the Great but now it faces a 21st-century menace,...
    Bush: Lebanon needs UN troops urgently
    Bush: Lebanon needs UN troops urgently
    United States President George Bush called on Monday for the urgent deployment of a United Nations peacekeeping force to southern Lebanon to shore...
    Mideast truce 'very fragile', Merkel warns
    Mideast truce 'very fragile', Merkel warns
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the situation in Lebanon as "very fragile" on Monday as a truce between Israel and Lebanese Hizbollah...