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Josh Mansour targeting place in world cup after comeback from knee injury

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Mansour has set his sights on playing in the Rugby League World Cup after a making a successful return from knee surgery in Penrith’s 38-0 defeat of Canterbury.... Read full article

Australia v Germany Confederations Cup

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AUSTRALIA will on Monday night face a German side almost unrecognisable from that which claimed the world title in Brazil three years ago, but coach Ange Postecolgou has warned against considering them weakened opposition.... Read full article

The Catholic visionary who founded the World Cup

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Inspired by Pope Leo XIII, Jules Rimet created a tournament that brought warring nations together. Three lions on a shirt Jules Rimet still gleaming Thirty years of hurt Never stopped me dreaming... Read full article

52 Killed, Over 2,400 Hurt as Tens of Thousands Protest on Gaza Border

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Israeli forces killed 52 Palestinians on the Gaza border in the conflict's bloodiest day in years on Monday as clashes and protests coincided with the deeply controversial opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.... Read full article

إعلان تشكيلة فريق لبنان "سيدرز" التحضيرية لبطولة كأس العالم للرغبي ليغ

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أعلن الأتحاد اللبناني للرغبي ليغ تشكيلة تحضيرية تتألف من أربعين لاعبا لبطولة كأس العالم للرغبي ليغ ٢٠١٧ التي تقام في استراليا ونيوزيلندا وبابا غينيا الجديدة... Read full article

Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016 final with Éder’s extra-time goal

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In the end, Cristiano Ronaldo had his hands on the trophy even if it was not the way the ultimate showman had intended.... Read full article

ISIS Destroys 5th Century Assyrian Monastery in Syria

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Photos posted on ISIS social media sites show the destruction of Mar Elian monastery in Qaryatain, Syria, which is near Homs. Qaryatain fell to ISIS on August 6. An estimated 1,400 Syriac Orthodox and 400 Syriac Catholic Assyrians lived in Qaryatain ... Read full article

2 Dead, 174 Hurt as Egyptians Flood Streets to Demand Morsi's Ouster

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Egyptians flooded the streets on Sunday determined to oust Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on the anniversary of his turbulent first year in power, in the biggest protests Egypt has seen since the 2011 revolt.... Read full article

Egypt’s army gives Mursi the boot

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Egypt will see a new President sworn in Thursday to oversee a transition to early elections after a dramatic four days that saw the country’s first freely elected president, Islamist Mohammad Mursi, swept from power in a swift military coup.... Read full article

Iraq beat Chile to finish top

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Iraq’s fairy tale FIFA U-20 World Cup has continued with a 2-1 win over Chile that sees them top Group E and stay in Antalya for a last-16 showdown with Paraguay.... Read full article

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