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VIDEO: Isis leader issues call to Muslims

July 1, 2014 - 7:24pm
The leader of the Islamist extremist group Isis has called on his fighters to avenge wrongs committed against Muslims worldwide.
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VIDEO: My friend was executed on Saddam’s orders

July 1, 2014 - 7:18pm
Daphne Parish recalls Iraq arrest that led to friend being executed
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Belgium 2-1 USA

July 1, 2014 - 7:11pm
Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku send Belgium into the World Cup quarter-finals at the USA's expense.
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Burkina Faso’s French knicker-makers

July 1, 2014 - 7:08pm
The homespun tailors sewing knickers for a French lingerie label
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Today at Wimbledon: Wednesday at a glance

July 1, 2014 - 7:07pm
All you need on a bumper day with Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Eugenie Bouchard, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep in action.
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VIDEO: Afghan election result delayed

July 1, 2014 - 7:02pm
Electoral authorities have said they want to delay any announcement in the Afghan election because of allegations of voter fraud.
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Oldest tennis firm still got its swing

July 1, 2014 - 7:00pm
Why the world's oldest tennis firm remains a big hitter
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Hong Kong crowds rally for democracy

July 1, 2014 - 5:47pm
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents hold a pro-democracy rally, days after an unofficial poll on universal suffrage in the territory.
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Sarkozy held over influence claims

July 1, 2014 - 5:43pm
Nicolas Sarkozy is detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling - unprecedented for a former French president - and his lawyer is charged.
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Panama gangs get one-month amnesty

July 1, 2014 - 5:36pm
The new President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, gives criminal gangs operating in the Central American nation one month to disarm.
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Fans watch valiant US World Cup exit

July 1, 2014 - 5:29pm
Workplaces across the US emptied early as millions watched the national team exit the World Cup in a thrilling defeat to Belgium in Salvador.
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Wall Street Market Report

July 1, 2014 - 5:28pm
Wall Street Market Report
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