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20 Jun 2014 20:57 GMT | Sport, Football, Latin America, Brazil, France
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Argentina, with striker Lionel Messi, face World Cup debutants Bosnia in group F at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana.
Sport, Football, Latin America, Argentina, Bosnia
The Japanese team might be 18,000km from home in their Sao Paulo base, it would feel right at home during Brazil 2014.
Sport, Football, Latin America, Brazil, Colombia
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Environment, Europe, Sweden
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Human Rights, Politics, Racism
2014 was the worst year in more than a decade for polio infections, with at least 306 new cases reported.
Polio, Asia, Pakistan
Recent court ruling finds police unit not guilty of rounding up and executing 42 Muslim men during 1987 communal riots.
Human Rights, India, Asia
Clashes continue in Yemen's coastal city, as bombing by Saudi-led coalition targets Houthis' air-defence capabilities.
War & Conflict, Politics, Yemen, Middle East
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War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
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Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America