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England is expected to be criticised by a FIFA investigation into the World Cup bidding race, but it is understood investigators have not found evidence of wrongdoing that threatens Qatar staging the 2022...

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Russia has agreed to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, 12 days before a deadline for a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear activity.The deal agreed by Russia and Iran envisages the construction...

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At least 46 students have been killed by a suicide bomber at a school assembly in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Potiskum, police have said.A suicide bomber dressed as a student is believed to have...

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Police in Newcastle believe they have foiled a plot “to cause serious harm” at a college in the city.A statement from the Northumbria force said their investigation had prevented the attack...

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More than 100 people are thought to have been buried alive after a landslide triggered by monsoon rains hit a tea plantation in south-central Sri Lanka. Disaster officials said part of a mountain collapsed,...

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A suicide car bomber driving a military Humvee struck a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen south of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 24 people, officials said. No...

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North Korea fired another short-range projectile into the sea Monday, a Seoul official said, in the country’s latest weapons test made three days after it cancelled a plan to send cheerleaders to...

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A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana’s international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. A round of embraces...

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An attempted military coup took place in the remote and mountainous nation of Lesotho on Saturday, Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said in an interview aired by South African broadcaster eNCA. “In...

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Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua’s first lady, said 20 of the...