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    Europe ISIS Terror Threat Grips UCL Quarter-Finals: France, Spain Boost Stadium Security

    The UEFA Champions League (UCL) quarter-finals have prompted heightened security measures in France and Spain after a terror threat from the Islamic State (ISIS). Al Azaim Foundation, a pro-ISIS media channel, circulated posters urging attacks at stadiums hosting UCL matches. These posters...
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    Sports Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final – Reuters News

    Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday’s World Cup final. Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, attempts to predict the result of the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia during an … read more via U.S. –...
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    Sports World Cup final: Perisic reveals why Croatia will be ‘extra motivated’ against France - News

    The closest the nation has come to winning the World Cup previously was in 1998, when it was Les Bleus who overcame them Croatia will use their defeat in the 1998 World Cup semi-finals to France as motivation in Sunday’s World Cup final, says Ivan Perisic. Perisic’s equaliser and Mario … read...
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    Sports Croatia will be ready for France in World Cup final, says coach Dalic – Punch Newspapers

    Ecstatic Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is confident tiredness will not be an issue for his side when they face France in the World Cup final despite once again coming through extra time to beat England on Wednesday. Croatia came from behind to win 2-1 in the semi-final clash … read more via...
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    Sports France will be difficult opponent – Perisic – PM NEWS Nigeria News

    Croatia celebrate their victory Croatia forward Ivan Perisic says Sunday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup final match against France in Moscow will be a difficult game for them in view of their opponents’ abilities. Both sides meet in a match certain to define their tournament, … read more via PM NEWS...
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    Sports ‘I don’t want to talk about the future’ – Pogba dismisses Juventus return – News

    The Manchester United midfielder insists he is not thinking about a transfer, and is solely focusing on the World Cup with France Paul Pogba has dismissed reports linking him with a return to Juventus from Manchester United . Pogba scored a deflected winning goal in France’s … read more...
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    World Italy, France call for refugee processing centres in Africa – Al Jazeera

    The leaders of Italy and France have urged the European Union to set up asylum processing centres in Africa to prevent refugees and migrants from undertaking the journey across the Mediterranean. French President Emmanuel Macron and Italy’s new populist Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte met in...
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    Sports Goldman Sachs’ AI predicts Brazil will win the World Cup – Engadget

    Goldman Sachs is giving another go at predicting which team will win this year’s World Cup. After incorrectly predicting how the 2014 tournament would turn out, it’s trying again and its calculations say that France, Brazil, Portugal and Germany will make it to the … read more via Engadget...
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    Macron will attend World Cup if France reach semi-finals – Yahoo Sports

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said he would travel to Russia for the soccer World Cup if France reach the semi-finals, turning a deaf ear to calls from human rights groups to boycott the tournament. Human rights groups calling for the … Read more via SOCCER news, photos, and...
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    France’s Macron Takes on Facebook’s Zuckerberg in Tech Push – PM NEWS Nigeria

    French President Emmanuel Macron is taking on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants at a Paris meeting to discuss tax and data protection and how they could use their global influence for the public good. The post France’s Macron Takes on Facebook’s Zuckerberg in Tech …...
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    French, German and British ministers to discuss nuclear deal with Iran – Punch Newspapers

    The foreign ministers of France, Britain, and Germany will meet with Iranian representatives on Monday, France said Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a landmark nuclear deal. “We will meet with my British and German colleagues on Monday, and also with...
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    Anger in the UK and France over Trump’s NRA speech – Reuters

    Trauma surgeons in London said U.S. President Donald Trump had missed the point after he linked a wave of knife crime in the British capital to a ban on handguns. People walk towards the Royal London Hospital, in London, Britain May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Anger … Read more via...
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    World Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks - The Washington post

    Russia has clashed again with the United States and its Western allies over Syria, saying airstrikes on suspected chemical sites in the war-torn nation have set back any political negotiations to end the seven-year conflict. The U.S., France and Britain countered that recent events are an...
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    World Macron: Why France, Allies Attacked Syria - This Day

    The President of France, Emmanuel Macron has explained that the French, British and American attacks against Syria early morning of Saturday was in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the President Bashar Assad regime. Macron, in a statement made available yesterday by the French...
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    Sports Neymar will not leave Paris Saint-Germain – agent – TODAY.NG

    Paris Saint-Germain players live in "a sort of golden cage" and no club will prise Neymar away, the former agent of PSG midfielder Marco Verratti has claimed. via TODAY.NG – -------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    World UK helicopters join French counterterror mission in Africa – AP News

    LONDON (AP) — Britain said Wednesday that it will send three Royal Air Force helicopters to join France’s military mission against Islamic militants in Africa’s Sahel region as part of closer U.K.-French intelligence and military cooperation. The two countries will promise to step up efforts...
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    Sports France suspends referee who kicked player during League 1.

    The referee who kicked a player during a French Ligue 1 game and then sent him off has been suspended “until further notice”, the French Football Federation said on Monday. Tony Chapron kicked Diego Carlos of Nantes towards the end of Sunday’s game against Paris Saint-Germain after being knocked...
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    Business Apple Probed as French Customers Say IPhones Are Designed to Die – Bloomberg

    Apple Probed as French Customers Say iPhones Are Designed to Die By January 9, 2018, 4:13 AM EST Apple Inc. faces a French criminal probe into allegations from consumer groups that it’s deliberately shortening the life of iPhones. The investigation, confirmed by Paris prosecutors on Tuesday...