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    France vow to up the ante as rivals flounder

    Agence France-Presse . Yekaterinburg | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory...

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    Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:19am on June 18, 2018

    Hardliners of chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised Monday to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the...

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    Woman yelling ‘Allahu akbar’ slashes two with blade in France

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting ‘Allahu akbar’ (God is greatest) attacked them in a...

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    Spain says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:32am on June 17, 2018

    Madrid said Saturday it has accepted an offer from France to take in some of the 630 migrants from the Aquarius rescue ship following a...

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    Denmark edge past Peru

    Reuters. Saransk | Updated at 12:18am on June 17, 2018

    Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in...

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    Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2018

    Lionel Messi's Argentina aim to put a shambolic World Cup build-up behind them and make a statement in their opening match against tournament debutants Iceland...

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    Australia hope for ‘luck’ against France

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2018

    According to the calculations of Australia coach Bert van Marwijk, the Socceroos will probably lose their World Cup opener against France on Saturday and will...

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    ‘France ready to outgun any opponent’

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2018

    France forward Antoine Griezmann says his country have the firepower to achieve their dream of winning the World Cup in Russia....

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    Italy shuts ports to migrant boat, asks Malta to open its doors

    Reuters | Updated at 10:50am on June 11, 2018

    Italy will refuse to let a humanitarian ship carrying more than 600 migrants dock at its ports and has asked the Mediterranean island of Malta...

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    Mbappe saves France’s blushes

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2018

    World Cup hopefuls France salvaged a late 1-1 draw against the United States in their final friendly before the tournament, while fellow title favourites Spain...