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World Cup 2018: Kane takes to world stage as England edge past Tunisia

England captain Harry Kane declared his arrival on soccer’s biggest stage when he scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner, in a dramatic 2-1 victory over Tunisia as his team launched their World Cup campaign on Monday, Reuters reports. Just...
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WC 2018: Lukaku double as Belgium outclass brave Panama

A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a brave Panama side on their World Cup debut as Belgium cruised to a 3-0 win in their opening Group G game on Monday, Reuters reports. Mertens hammered...
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WC 2018: VAR penalty gives Sweden narrow win over South Korea

A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea side in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday, AFP reports. Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the...
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Journalists from the region visiting Macedonia to promote tourism

Journalists from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro that cover developments related to the tourism industry, will be visiting Macedonia from Monday to Thursday. The trip is organized by the Agency for Tourism Promotion...
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World Cup 2018: Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

Technology twice helped France at the World Cup on Saturday as the 1998 champions labored to beat a gritty Australia 2-1 in their opening game, AP reported. The French team was given a controversial penalty kick, eventually converted by Antoine...
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World Cup 2018: Uruguay score 90th-minute winner as Egypt crash to defeat

Jose Gimenez scored a late winner for Uruguay as they overcame a succession of missed chances by Luis Suarez to beat Egypt 1-0, Eurosport reports. A disappointing first half for Uruguay as the team struggled to make gains. Looking slower than...
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Rate of Antarctic ice melt triples since 2012, study finds

The rate of ice loss in Antarctica has tripled since 2012, causing global sea levels to rise at their fastest rate in 25 years, a new study published by an international team of experts said Wednesday, DW reports. Over the last quarter century,...
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Conference on ecotourism in Ohrid region

A conference on four seasons of ecotourism in the Ohrid region, organized by the Green Institute, the Democratic Renewal of Macedonia (DOM green political party), and Dutch Bureau de Helling foundation, was held Sunday in Ohrid. The gathering...
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Skopje gets daily center for autistic children

A refurbished center for children with autism is opened Tuesday in Skopje settlement ‘Topansko Pole’ in the presence of Minister of Labor and Social policy Mila Carovska. The daily center will take care for 90 children, offering individual...
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Nearly half of Afghan children out of school

Nearly half of Afghanistan’s children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination, according to a new UN report Sunday cited by AFP. The number of children deprived of schooling is at its highest...