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    Chelsea win holds off rampant United in race for Premier League top four

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:22am on July 05, 2020

    Chelsea held on to their place in the Premier League's top four by bouncing back to beat Watford 3-0 on Saturday after Manchester United briefly...

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    Lewandowski passes 50-goal mark as Bayern win 20th German Cup to complete double

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 02:54am on July 05, 2020

    Robert Lewandowski passed the 50-goal mark this season as Bayern Munich completed the double with a 4-2 victory over Bayer Leverkusen behind closed doors to...

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    Buffon breaks Maldini’s record as Juve move seven points clear

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 02:06am on July 05, 2020

    Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as Juventus beat Torino 4-1 in the Turin derby to move seven points clear...

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    WHO says it first issued virus alert, not China

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:12am on July 05, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to ‘wake up’ to the realities on the ground instead of bickering,...

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    US infections surge, Europe reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:05am on July 05, 2020

    Another record number of cases on Saturday overshadows the start of the US Independence Day weekend, with beaches closed from coast to coast and officials...

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    Canada suspends HK extradition treaty

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:51pm on July 04, 2020

    Canada on Friday suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong to protest the tough new national security law China has enacted in the financial hub....

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    N Korea says no need for talks with US

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:49pm on July 04, 2020

    North Korea does ‘not feel any need’ to resume talks with Washington, a senior diplomat for the country said Saturday, days after Seoul called for...

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    US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:48pm on July 04, 2020

    Washington highlighted the economic potential of a peaceful Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban on Friday as it encouraged the start of talks between warring...

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    Canadian ethics watchdog launches probe into Trudeau

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:47pm on July 04, 2020

    Canada’s ethics watchdog said Friday he has launched an investigation into Justin Trudeau, after a controversial contract to manage a major government programme was awarded...

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    Putin mocks US embassy rainbow flag

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:46pm on July 04, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked a rainbow LGBT pride flag hung from the US embassy in Moscow, suggesting it reflected on the orientation...