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    Mbappe admits Zizou admiration

    Agence France-Presse . Clairefontaine | Updated at 12:02am on June 01, 2017

    France starlet Kylian Mbappe has admitted he used to dream about Zinedine Zidane amid speculation he could soon find himself playing under the French legend...

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    Beijing’s rickshaws teeter between tradition, survival

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:28pm on May 31, 2017

    The makeshift red-canopied vehicles are ubiquitous in Beijing: rickshaws traversing narrow alleyways and skyscraper-lined avenues alike....

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    Kabul bombing kills 90

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2017

    At least 90 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets...

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    Buffon knocking on Ballon d’Or door

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 01:52am on May 31, 2017

    As Juventus look to end a 21-year-wait for the Champions League title, there are those who believe goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon can end a 54-year wait...

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    Roberto Carlos keen on job in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:50am on May 31, 2017

    Brazilian football legend Roberto Carlos is keen to coach Australian side South Melbourne, who are pushing to join an expanded domestic A-League...

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    Valverde faces testing time at Barca

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 01:49am on May 31, 2017

    In the worst kept secret in European football, Ernesto Valverde was officially named Barcelona coach on Monday...

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    Tobacco kills 7 million a year

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:41am on May 31, 2017

    Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental...

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    Outrage as calf killed in protest over India slaughter ban

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:50am on May 30, 2017

    The youth wing of India’s main opposition Congress party caused outrage Monday after killing a calf in public to protest against a controversial ban on...

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    US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on May 30, 2017

    US homeland security secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid...

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    Facebook ‘ban’ of anti-Muslim slur sparks Myanmar outcry

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:24am on May 30, 2017

    Myanmar netizens were in an uproar on Monday after Facebook seemingly banned people from posting the word ‘kalar,’ often used as a slur against Muslims,...