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Wearing bast shoes, fans test their skills at Mordovian soccer
SARANSK, Russia, June 18 (Reuters) - Without a moment of hesitation, Colombia fan Hector Varela changed his branded sports shoes for village-style handmade boots to try his luck and skills at Mordovian soccer.
Iran's president to visit Switzerland, Austria amid nuclear deal row
ZURICH, June 18 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit neutral European neighbors Switzerland and Austria next month, the Swiss and Austrian governments said, on a trip overshadowed by the looming imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran.
Serbia enjoy vindication for coach sacking
SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - It was by no means a vintage performance, but Serbia's 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday offered a measure of vindication for the country's FA that sacked the coach who took them to the finals.
Exclusive: Airbus weighs new long-range A321 version in Boeing challenge
PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus
is considering bumping up the range of the most powerful version of its A321 passenger jet in the latest effort to pre-empt a potential new mid-market jet being studied by U.S. rival Boeing , industry sources said.
UPDATE 2-Meghan's father says UK's Prince Harry told him to "give Donald Trump a chance"
LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) - Thomas Markle, the father of Meghan, said her new husband Prince Harry told him to give U.S. President Donald Trump a chance and that he had an open mind about Britain's exit from the European Union.
Colombia president-elect faces challenges on peace, economy
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque has promised to unite a divided country behind his plans to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and to rekindle economic growth, but he will face major challenges when he takes office in August.
South Africa's Semenya to challenge IAAF "female classification" rule
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya will challenge a female classification rule imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), her lawyers said on Monday.
Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.
UPDATE 3-Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
AMSTERDAM, June 18 (Reuters) - A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.
Unilever takes stand against digital media's fake followers
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