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Srebrenica victims remembered 19 years on

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Hercegovina: Thousands of people gathered on Friday in Srebrenica to mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim males by ethnic Serb forces, Europe’s worst atrocity since World War II. A total of 175 newly-identified massacre victims were laid to rest after a commemoration ceremony held in ...

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Brazil congratulates itself for World Cup success

RIO DE JANEIRO: Well before the first kick-off, the World Cup was playing against the odds, with Brazil rushing to finish stadiums, chaos at airports and violent protests in the streets. But a month after the first game, Argentina‘s team is preparing to play Germany in Sunday’s final, capping a tournament where football ...

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