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    India in top shape ahead of semi-finals, says Bumrah

    Agence France-Presse . Leeds | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Jasprit Bumrah says India have a ‘good headache’ with every player in top form going into Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. Pace bowler...

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    England semi-final ‘excites’ Finch

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Australia captain Aaron Finch insisted he was ‘excited’ by he prospect of a World Cup semi-final against England even though his reigning champions will go...

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    England won’t be scared by run chase: Bayliss

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    England coach Trevor Bayliss has warned Australia that his side won’t crack under pressure if they have to bat second in Thursday’s World Cup semi-final....

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    Joao Gilberto dead at 88

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Joao Gilberto, the legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter who pioneered the lilting, melodious music known as bossa nova, has died, his son Joao Marcelo announced...

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    Nigeria film industry reels in foreign investors

    Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Nigeria’s film industry, dubbed Nollywood, has long kept viewers entertained with tales of romance and riches, and now foreign investors are increasingly looking for a...

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    Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 04:02pm on July 07, 2019

    The Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations in Nepal were cancelled Sunday after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another...

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    HK protesters to hold rally at China station

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 03:37pm on July 07, 2019

    Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong plan to rally later Sunday outside a controversial station where...

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    Migrants disembark in Italy after rescue boat defies ban

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 02:53pm on July 07, 2019

    Dozens of shipwrecked migrants disembarked in Italy early Sunday after their rescue boat docked on the island of Lampedusa, the second vessel in a week...

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    At least 5 dead, 70 hurt in Ghazni car bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Ghazni, Afghanistan | Updated at 02:24pm on July 07, 2019

    A Taliban car bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed at least five people and wounded scores...

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    21 hurt in Florida mall gas blast

    Agence France-Presse . Plantation | Updated at 02:03pm on July 07, 2019

    A powerful explosion from a suspected gas leak ripped through a shopping mall...