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African leaders urge action on poverty goals

African leaders said on Tuesday they could do more to meet UN goals to slash extreme poverty and urged stronger leadership among developing countries.

UN: Rich must not cut aid to poor to balance budgets

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pressed debt-ridden donor countries on Monday not to cut aid to the poor despite their budgetary woes.

Maradona dropped as Argentina coach

Diego Maradona's stormy spell as Argentina coach came to an end on Tuesday.

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