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    Sri Lanka drops WC fixing probe for lack of evidence

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:05pm on July 03, 2020

    Sri Lankan police on Friday dropped a match-fixing investigation into the 2011 World Cup final, saying they found no evidence of Sri Lankan players letting...

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    Real go four points clear after edging Getafe

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 04:53pm on July 03, 2020

    Real Madrid took a big step towards winning La Liga on Thursday by battling past Getafe to move four points clear of Barcelona, with five...

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    Zidane wants Messi to stay in Spain despite Barca exit claims

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 04:11pm on July 03, 2020

    Lionel Messi was reported on Thursday to be planning to leave Barcelona in 2021, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was hoping the Argentine maestro...

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    Modi pays surprise visit to China border after clash

    Agence France-Presse .Srinagar, India | Updated at 01:29pm on July 03, 2020

    Prime minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to India’s northern frontier region with China on Friday in his first trip to the area since...

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    Eight Indian police shot dead in ambush

    Agence France-Presse. Lucknow | Updated at 12:44pm on July 03, 2020

    Eight policemen have been shot dead in India after being ambushed as they went to arrest a murder suspect, authorities said Friday. At least seven...

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    China, UK clash over fate of Hong Kongers

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:33am on July 03, 2020

    China promised Thursday to take countermeasures against Britain if it presses ahead with plans to extend citizenship rights to Hong Kongers after Beijing imposed a...

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    Global infections soar

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:21am on July 03, 2020

    New daily coronavirus cases in the United States soared past 50,000 for the first time Wednesday, as the World Health Organisation delivered a grave warning...

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    Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:39pm on July 02, 2020

    The Saudi-led military coalition Thursday confirmed it has launched a major operation against Yemen’s Huthis and warned it would target the rebel leadership following missile...

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    Gun attack leaves 24 dead in Mexico

    Agence France-Presse . Guanajuato, Mexico | Updated at 11:38pm on July 02, 2020

    Gunmen on Wednesday attacked a drug rehabilitation centre in central Mexico, killing at least 24 people and leaving seven wounded, local authorities said. According to...

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    US seizes Chinese products made from human hair

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:36pm on July 02, 2020

    US customs officials said Wednesday they had seized a shipment of products made from human hair believed to be made by Muslims in labour camps...