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Champions League Inter's goal, insists Mancini MILAN: Roberto Mancini underlined Inter Milan's Champions League intentions after a hard-fought 1-1 derby draw with Milan on what was the former Manchester City manager's return to Serie A after a six-year absence on Sunday."We will need some time, but our objective is to get back to winning as much as possible and quickly," Mancini told reporters at the San Siro after the game. "We're aiming for a third place finish."Mancini, who led the Serie A giants to seven trophies including three consecutive league titles from 2004 to 2008, was handed a San Siro baptism of fire on his first game back at Inter after replacing sacked Walter Mazzarri a fortnight ago.On his previous spell at Inter, Mancini had won four, lost five and drawn one in the 'Derby della Madonnina' between the city rivals.But after just five days working with a new tactical system, Inter had to settle for ...

Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win LILLE: It's taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis -- well almost.All four Grand Slam titles -- a record 17 in total -- six ATP year-end titles, 23 Masters Series, Olympic gold and now the Davis Cup for Switzerland.The Olympic title of course was in the doubles with Stan Wawrinka in Beijing in 2008 and he has yet to match great rival ...

Rodgers under pressure to lift shattered Reds LONDON: Brendan Rodgers admits he must restore Liverpool's shattered morale quickly after a dismal 3-1 defeat at Crystal Palace raised questions about his job security.Rodgers' team hit a new low in an already troubled campaign at rain-lashed Selhurst Park on Sunday as they crashed to a third successive loss in the Premier League.Rickie Lambert had given Liverpool the perfect start with his first goal for the club in the second minute, but the Reds surrendered ...

Chelsea's Mourinho faces ex-Blues boss Di Matteo GELSENKIRCHEN: Jose Mourinho comes up against the only coach to have steered Chelsea to the Champions League title when the Blues travel to Roberto Di Matteo's Schalke 04 on Tuesday.Victory will confirm Chelsea's place in the Champions League's knock-out phase, but the focus will be on Mourinho's opposite number on the Schalke bench.Chelsea coach Mourinho, the self-styled 'Special One', won the Champions League title as Inter Milan coach in 2010 and Porto boss in 2004, ...

More Messi history up for grabs as Barca visit APOEL NICOSIA: Fresh from becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga, Lionel Messi will have his sights on more history as he looks to repeat that feat in the Champions League when Barcelona visit APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday.Messi's double in the Catalans' 2-0 win at Ajax three weeks ago took him level with Real Madrid legend Raul's record tally of 71 goals in the competition and ensured Barca's progress to the last 16 for an ...

PSG hampered by injury problems ahead of Ajax clash PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc continues to struggle with a raft of injury problems as his side prepare to entertain Ajax at the Parc des Princes in Champions League Group F on Tuesday.The French champions are already through to the last 16 for the third season running after following up a 1-1 draw away to Ajax in September with three consecutive wins.They come into their penultimate group game a point clear of Barcelona, who ...

Man City on brink ahead of Bayern test LONDON: Manchester City are teetering on the brink of a third Champions League group-phase elimination in four seasons ahead of Bayern Munich's visit to the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.City's dismal 2-1 loss at home to CSKA Moscow in their previous outing left them bottom of Group E with only two points and they will be knocked out if they fail to beat Bayern and there is a winner in the Russian champions' home game with ...


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Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
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