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SREBRENICA: Bosnia will bury 409 victims of the Srebrenica massacre, including a newborn baby, on Thursday, the 18th anniversary of Europe’s worst post-war atrocity in which Bosnian Serb forces slaughtered some 8,000 Muslims. Thousands of people flocked to this ill-fated town to attend the funeral of the victims whose remains…

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HONG KONG: A former Hong Kong fortune teller has filed an appeal against his 12-year jail term for forging the will of late billionaire Nina Wang in a bid to steal her fortune. Bartender-turned-feng shui master Tony Chan had claimed to be the sole beneficiary of Wang’s $13 billion estate,…

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BRASILIA: The remains of Brazilian former-President Joao Goulart will be exhumed to determine whether he was poisoned in the 1970s by rightwing rulers clamping on dissent. Goulart served as president from 1961 to 1964 and was ousted in a military coup. He took refuge in Uruguay and Argentina, where he…

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National University (NU) tamed last year’s runner-up University of Santo Tomas (UST), 71-67, to create a four-way tie for the second spot in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 76 men’s basketball tournament on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum. NU, UST, De La Salle University and Adamson University…

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The Philippine Tae kwon do Association (PTA) is sending 13 athletes to the 2013 World Tae kwon do Championships scheduled on July 15 to 21 in Puebla, Mexico. Reigning Southeast Asian Games champions John Paul Lizardo and Kirstie Elaine Alora will be leading the country’s campaign in the world meet…

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JOSE Rizal University Heavy Bombers, Mapua Institute of Technology Cardinals and Arellano University Chiefs, three teams locked in the middle of the standings, will have to part ways today in the resumption of the 89th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament at the San Juan Arena in San Juan…

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BEIJING: Argentina won basketball’s Stankovic Cup tournament in Guangzhou on Tuesday, beating China 61-44 in the final with the hosts scoring their second-lowest total ever. Pablo Espinoza led the scoring for Argentina—who won all three of their games in the group stage—with 14 points, while Selem Safar contributed another 11.…

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Frankie Miñoza kept the momentum of his fiery windup at Del Monte as he turned”µ? a five-under 67 to forge a share of the lead with unheralded Joenard Rates at the start of the P1 million ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship at the Pueblo de Oro layout in Cagayan de…

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DETROIT, Michigan: Alex Rios matched an American League record with six hits and Dayan Viciedo added two homers—including a three-run blast—as the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 11-4 on Tuesday. Rios smacked a triple and five singles to become the 32nd American League player to notch six hits in a…

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LOS ANGELES: American John Daly, who won the British Open at Saint Andrews in 1995, was forced to withdraw from the major championship Monday because of an elbow injury. The five-time USPGA Tour winner pulled out of the Greenbrier Classic on Friday with a torn tendon in his elbow. He…