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Messi tops Ballon d'Or shortlist
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta are the finalists for FIFA's world player of the year award.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2012 19:40 GMT
Wembley prepares for grudge match
USA's women determined to avenge World Cup final defeat to Japan as they prepare to defend Olympic football crown.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 19:45 GMT
Japan denied US hat-trick
Women's World Cup holders Japan miss the chance to beat rivals for a third time with draw in Olympic warm-up.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2012 16:49 GMT
The final step for Japan's women
Japan were never meant to reach the World Cup final but they've been spurned on by something much greater than football.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2011 15:54 GMT
England top Group B
A tight defence helps England defeat Japan 2-0 to join the Asian nation in the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2011 21:30 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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