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Rio mayor tears into Olympic organizers over snags
Agence France-Presse July 29, 2016
Fifteen of the 31 buildings in the athlete's village had plumbing problems, ranging from leaks to toilets clogged by cement blocks.
Agence France-Presse
Indian couple hacked to death over 22-cent debt
Agence France-Presse July 28, 2016
Hundreds of people are murdered in India each year over sudden provocations, often trivialities.
Agence France-Presse
Defiant Merkel defends refugee stance after attacks
Agence France-Presse July 28, 2016
'Despite the great unease these events inspire, fear can't be the guide for political decisions,' she said.
Agence France-Presse
Top pope aide investigated for Australia child sex abuse
Agence France-Presse July 27, 2016
Vatican finance chief George Pell is reportedly under investigation over child sexual abuse allegations.
Agence France-Presse
Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil
Agence France-Presse July 26, 2016
The kidnappers have reportedly demanded a ransom worth $36.6 million.
Agence France-Presse
Hamas 'summer camp' trains young Gazans for war
Agence France-Presse July 26, 2016
'Our message to this (young) generation is that the future is yours ... It is thanks to you that we will be victorious.'
Agence France-Presse
Ex-employee kills 19 in Japan care home knife attack
Agence France-Presse July 26, 2016
The 26-year-old attacker had been hospitalised earlier this year after delivering a letter to parliament in which he threatened to kill hundreds of the disabled.
Health
Tens of thousands of babies may be born with Zika disorders
Agence France-Presse July 25, 2016
Some experts say the new estimate may be conservative.
Culture
Olympics: No blanket ban for Russian athletes in Rio Games
Agence France-Presse July 24, 2016
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday decided not to hit Russia with a blanket ban for the Rio Games over state-run doping.
Culture
Can't find a room at Rio Olympics? Try the luxury sex suite
Agence France-Presse July 24, 2016
With 500,000 tourists expected to flood Rio de Janeiro for the Games starting August 5, Brazil's second biggest city is bending over backwards to make sure there's enough lodging.
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