While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 11 edition

More rockets hit Saudi as coalition defends air raids

Saudi artillery pounded positions inside Yemen on Sunday after renewed rocket fire wounded four women, the Saudi-led coalition said while also countering suggestions that its aerial bombing has been "indiscriminate".

In an interview, coalition spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Assiri said Saudi-led forces will continue retaliating against targets over the border until the proposed Tuesday ceasefire, "if they continue to fire their rockets towards our cities, our population".

Saudi Arabia announced the ceasefire date on Friday after more than six weeks of bombing Iran-backed rebels in Yemen, but said the rebels will also have to abide by it.

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Greece, creditors 'very close' to a deal: junior minister Euclid Tsakaloto

Greece and its international creditors were "very close" to a loan deal for the cash-strapped country, a Greek junior minister said Sunday, a day ahead of a key meeting in Brussels.

"After weeks of painful negotiation, if the other side is willing, it will become apparent that... the deal is very close and will be sealed in the coming period," Euclid Tsakalotos, one of Greece's main negotiators, told Avgi daily.

Tsakalotos, a junior foreign minister, said Athens and its creditors were "politically apart" on labour and pension issues and that some areas "will remain open until the last minute".

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Badminton: Lee Chong Wei roars back from doping ban with big win at Sudirman Cup

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei made an emphatic return from a doping ban as he demolished South Korea's Lee Dong-Keun 21-12, 21-10 at the Sudirman Cup on Sunday.

The Malaysian, returning after he received a backdated ban two weeks ago, overcame a slow start to win comfortably in 45 minutes on day one of the mixed-teams tournament.

It helped Malaysia to a narrow 3-2 victory over South Korea sealed by Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying's 23-21, 21-13 mixed doubles triumph against Kim Ha-Na and Ko Sung-Hyun.

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Football: Chelsea close Champions League door on Liverpool with 1-1 draw

Liverpool's hopes of Champions League qualification were all but ended on Sunday as they drew 1-1 at newly crowned Premier League champions Chelsea in a langourous end-of-season encounter.

Both goals were headers scored by former England captains, with Chelsea skipper John Terry's fifth-minute opener cancelled out shortly before half-time by his Liverpool counterpart Steven Gerrard.

Gerrard's goal prevented him from tasting defeat on his last Stamford Bridge appearance, but with Liverpool now six points below Manchester United with six points to play for - and a vastly inferior goal difference - their top-four bid is effectively over.

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Selfie-hating French acting legend Catherine Deneuve says real stars are 'discreet'

Selfies and social media have been the death of film stars, iconic French actress Catherine Deneuve said in an interview published Sunday.

"There are no more stars in France," the 71-year-old bemoaned just days before her latest film La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) opens this year's Cannes Film Festival out of competition.

The doyenne of French cinema was speaking to the Journal du Dimanche newspaper about her glittering film career, which has made her one of her country's best known actresses abroad.

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