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6/4/2015 6:56 AM
S. African police probe World Cup bribes
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — South Africa’s organized and serious crime unit said today it was conducting a “preliminary” investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the 2010 World Cup bid.

6/4/2015 6:52 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

6/3/2015 6:35 PM
Policemen shot dead near pyramids
CAIRO — In an unusual daytime attack near Egypt’s most visible tourist attraction, gunmen shot and killed two police officers today, a few hundred yards from the pyramids of Giza, security officials said.

6/3/2015 4:01 PM
Orange would cut Israel link if not for penalties
CAIRO — French telecoms giant Orange SA would end its relationship with an Israeli operator that pays to use its name “tomorrow” if it could, but to do so would be a “huge risk” in terms of penalties, its CEO said today.

6/3/2015 3:55 PM
Bomb kills 2 in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A bomb hidden in a pile of scrap metal beside a busy road has killed two people and injured 33 others in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, military and hospital sources said today.

6/3/2015 6:55 AM
Rights activists'office in Chechnya attacked
MOSCOW  — asked men bashed their way into the office of a human rights group in Chechnya today, smashing furniture and sending the occupants fleeing through the windows, their colleagues said.

6/3/2015 12:24 PM
U.S. official: Airstrikes killed 10K ISIS fighters
BEIRUT — A U.S. official said today that more than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed by American-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in nine months, offering a body count for a campaign that has yet to blunt their advance.

6/3/2015 12:17 PM
Ukraine battle leaves more than a dozen dead
KIEV, Ukraine — A major battle erupted today on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine, leaving more than a dozen dead and threatening to tip the country back into full-blown war.

6/3/2015 11:22 AM
Ex-vigilante leader runs for Mexico office
APATZINGAN, Mexico  — Fed up with drug cartel demands for extortion payments, lime-grower Hipolito Mora picked up an old shotgun and led his neighbors in a vigilante uprising in 2013.

6/3/2015 8:47 AM
Afghan government accused of nepotism
KABUL, Afghanistan — An independent Afghan anti-corruption body warned today that nepotism plays a critical role in getting a job as a diplomat in the country’s Foreign Affairs Ministry.




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