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2006-06-17 11:02:20

By Karen Iley FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A stunning strike from Deco and a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty gave Portugal a 2-0 triumph over Iran on Saturday, sealing their place in the World Cup second round. In an often tetchy and generally drab Group D encounter, Iran held Portugal at bay for 63 minutes.

2006-06-11 16:38:12

By Philip Blenkinsop NUREMBERG (Reuters) - Iran lost 3-1 to Mexico on Sunday in the World Cup while 1,000 exiles and opponents of their government protested outside Nuremberg's Frankenstadion.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.