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Outrage after bloody day for Afghanistan journalists

Condemnation poured in from across the world Tuesday after 10 journalists were among dozens killed in attacks in Afghanistan, in what the UN described as the "deliberate targeting" of the media.

British toddler at centre of legal battle dies

Terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans died in hospital on Saturday after doctors withdrew life support, the child’s parents said, following a protracted legal battle and a campaign that drew support from Pope Francis.

Funke Oshonaike: I was sexually abused, battered by man 10 years older than me

The veteran of six Olympics, who made the revelations on her Facebook page, also stated how she escaped being stabbed by a mob after beating archrival and crowd favourite Biola Odumosu in a championship in Lagos, as well as having her heartthrob killed while on vacation in Lagos, with just three months to their wedding.

Construction worker commits suicide due to overwork

A 23-year-old construction worker on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium killed himself due to overwork, his family’s lawyer said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of cases that have sparked alarm in the workaholic nation.

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Senegal’s head coach, Aliou Cissé, was in confident mood at the press conference before his side face Japan in Group H. Francis R Malasig|EPA

Annoyed Cisse slams Senegal defence after Japan draw

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse criticised his team for letting Japan equalise twice in their World Cup Group H game on Sunday, and said he expected more from central defenders Kalidou Koulibaly and Salif Sane.
Poland v Colombia- Yerry Mina of Colombia celebrates after scoring his team's first goal | Getty Images

Colombia recover from opening defeat to eliminate Poland with big win

Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive while eliminating Poland in a 3-0 victory in Group H on Sunday.

Gunmen kill 2 Katsina university students

Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina state killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.

Police: Death toll in Plateau attack rises to 86

The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.
After an afternoon that tested his patience, Neymar emerged with a goal in Brazil's win vs. Costa Rica. | Getty

Fagner: Neymar ‘entitled to feel upset’

Neymar received the support of his Brazil teammate Fagner on Sunday after his tears at the end of their World Cup win over Costa Rica and subsequent criticism at home.