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Seventeen dead after Missouri tourist boat sinks in storm

Seventeen dead after Missouri tourist boat sinks in storm

Divers on Friday pulled the last four bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest US tourist incidents in recent years.

One hundred years of indebtedness

One hundred years of indebtedness

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate novelist most famous for One Hundred Years of Solitude, was native to Colombia.

Burkina Faso first into semi-finals

Burkina Faso first into semi-finals

Burkina Faso scored twice in the closing stages to beat Tunisia 2-0 yesterday and become the first qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.