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Nigerians find violence in Italy sex trade
Nigerians find violence in Italy sex trade
The prostitutes lining the roads around Turin, a hub for the Nigerian sex trade, have names that evoke dreams of a bright future -- Joy, Blessing,...
Royal palace adds lustre to Turin's new look
Royal palace adds lustre to Turin's new look
Turin's bid to rebrand itself as a tourist destination reached a climax with the opening of the Venaria Reale, an exquisite Baroque palace that has...
Protest mars Turin Olympic finale
Protest mars Turin Olympic finale
The colourful closing ceremony of the 20th Winter Olympics was marred on Sunday night when a protestor rushed the platform during the finishing...
Germany top Winter Olympics medal count
Germany top Winter Olympics medal count
With one day left in the Winter Olympics and only two medal events set for Sunday, a few things are certain: Germany will leave Turin with the most...
Plenty of reasons to celebrate in Turin
Plenty of reasons to celebrate in Turin
Julia Mancuso's giant-slalom gold medal sparked celebrations for Americans and Italians. And 50-year-old Russ Howard helped perk up Canada's...
Canada and USA sent crashing out of games
Canada and USA sent crashing out of games
Defending champions Canada and 2002 runners-up United States were sent crashing out of the Winter Olympics ice hockey tournament on Wednesday.
IOC to set up commission over doping allegations
IOC to set up commission over doping allegations
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will set up a special panel to investigate the doping scandal involving the Austrian Nordic ski team at...
Squabbling Americans squander Olympic gold
Squabbling Americans squander Olympic gold
United States speedskaters Chad Hedrick and Shani Davis have revealed the full enmity of their bitter feud, a rivalry that helped cost them Olympic...
Alpine golds help lift Austrian gloom
Alpine golds help lift Austrian gloom
For a few hours at least, all the news about Austria was good.
Keeper's howler gifts Juve a place in last eight
Keeper's howler gifts Juve a place in last eight
An awful mistake by Werder Bremen keeper Tim Wiese in the 88th minute gifted Juventus a dramatic 2-1 victory here on Tuesday and a place in the...
Space flight salutes the father of sci-fi, Jules Verne
Space flight salutes the father of sci-fi, Jules Verne
He lit the imagination of countless youngsters with tales of derring-do -- of submarines that explored the depths of the oceans, of adventurers who...
UN chief visits Sudan with Darfur in focus
UN chief visits Sudan with Darfur in focus
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon headed for Sudan on Monday to lay the groundwork for a solution to the festering Darfur conflict...

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