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WC2018: Dull Danes and flat French play out mutually beneficial 0-0 draw

The goals finally dried up at this thrilling World Cup on Tuesday when a flat France and dull Denmark played out a mutually beneficial 0-0 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium which allowed the French to finish top of Group C and the Danes to qualify...
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India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife: global poll

India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday, Reuters reports. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked...
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WC 2018: VAR drama as Portugal and Spain reach last 16

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and 2010 winners Spain progressed to the World Cup knockout rounds on a Monday night of high drama dominated by video assistant referee (VAR) decisions, as Uruguay pipped Russia to top spot in their group,...
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Eastern Europe is drifting away from the West

While Western European population continues to grow, many countries of Eastern and South-eastern Europe are shrinking at an alarming rate. These divides in population trends between major European regions have widened in the past two decades,...
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WC 2018: Clinical Colombia sends sorry Poles packing with 3-0 victory

Colombia’s World Cup campaign roared back into life with a thumping 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday which delivered a warning to their rivals and sent the disappointing Poles tumbling out of the tournament, Reuters reports. Defender...
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Western Balkans digital agenda launches

The Western Balkans digital agenda, which is part of the European Union’s enlargement strategy, will officially launch at the Digital Assembly 2018 in Sofia on June 25-26. The Digital Assembly is organized by the European Commission and...
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WC 2018: FIFA fines Argentina, Croatia federations for fans’ conduct in Nizhny Novgorod

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has fined football associations of Argentina and Croatia for disturbances during the 2018 FIFA World Cup game in Nizhny Novgorod, the organization’s press service has said, TASS reports. Each association will...
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WC 2018: Argentina coach Sampaoli takes blame for woeful 3-0 Croatia defeat

Argentina’s crestfallen coach Jorge Sampaoli took the blame for Thursday’s shambolic 3-0 World Cup defeat by Croatia as – he tried to deflect the criticism from Willy Caballero and Lionel Messi. Sampaoli was inconsolable after...
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WC 2018: Denmark ties their Group C match against Australia

Denmark took the Group C lead with four points, picking up one point in a 1-1 tie with Australia. That keeps the Socceroos alive in the World Cup, the Washington Post reports. Denmark leads France, which plays Peru later Thursday, by one...
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Summer begins

Summer begins in the northern hemisphere on Thursday, running through September 22. Summer in Macedonia begins at 12:07h. Today is the longest day of the year, lasting 15 hours and 14 minutes. The Sun rises at 04:58h and sets at 20:12h. Weather...