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The final match of the Brazilian football season ended on Sunday with three people left seriously injured after a violent fight broke out in the stands.
In a symbolic protest against Moscow’s influence and power, protesters in Kiev tore down a statue of Vladimir Lenin
The death of Nelson Mandela has seen an outpouring of grief and respect from those throughout the political spectrum, with the newspaper frontpages demonstrating the impact one man has had on the world.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, and one of the world’s most beloved leaders, has died.
The Syrian National Coalition have confirmed that they will be attending January’s peace talks in Geneva, but they are not optimistic about the outcome unless Assad agrees to concede power.
Pope Francis has revealed that he once worked as a bouncer in an Argentinian nightclub, a first for the head of the Catholic Church.
Alerts have been issued after a white Volkswagon truck containing “extremely dangerous” radioactive material was stolen at a petrol station in Mexico on Monday.
Police in Iceland have shot and killed a man in the first fatal armed police operation in the Scandinavian country.
The human cost of Syria’s 33 months of bloody civil war is estimated to have reached 126,000, with vicious abuses being perpetrated by both sides.
A huge rally has been taking place in Kiev over the Ukrainian government’s decision not to sign a deal for closer ties with the EU.