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France fans finally able to buy new team jerseys

One month after France’s World Cup victory, fans are finally able to get their hands on the team’s new jerseys featuring two stars.

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Wait continues for France fans looking to buy new jerseys

France fans hoping to buy their team’s new jerseys at the Nike store on the Champs-Elysees in Paris are sorely disappointed: the shirts sporting two stars for the team’s two World Cup victories are nowhere to be seen.

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Pakistan marks 71st anniversary, looks ahead to new PM

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day, marking 71 years since the end of British Raj rule in India, ahead of the inauguration of a new prime minister after World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan’s party emerged victorious in recent elections.

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Pussy Riot members detained upon release over World Cup stunt

Russian police detain four members of the Pussy Riot punk group immediately after they are released from custody after serving 15 days for invading the pitch at the World Cup final in Moscow. The four ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia, watched by President Vladimir Putin and world leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Pakistan votes after bitter campaign marred by violence

Polls opened Wednesday in a tense, unpredictable Pakistani election that could be former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan’s best shot at power, after a campaign marred by allegations of military interference and a series of deadly attacks. The vote is meant to be a rare democratic transition of power in the nuclear-armed country which has been ruled by the powerful military for roughly half its history.

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World Cup: Croatia coach gets hero’s welcome at home in Bosnia

Thousands of Bosnian Croats welcome Zlatko Dalic, the coach of the Croatian football team, home to Livno, Bosnia, after the Balkan side’s impressive performance at the World Cup.

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Polls open in Pakistan election

Polls open in a tense, unpredictable Pakistani election that could be former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan’s best shot at power, after a campaign marred by allegations of military interference and a series of deadly attacks. IMAGES

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Pussy Riot members lose appeal over World Cup pitch invasion

A Russian court dismisses appeals by four members of the protest group Pussy Riot, who were detained for trespassing on the Loujniki stadium pitch during the World Cup final. Veronika Nikulchina, Olga Kouratcheva, Olga Pakhtoussova and Pyotr Versilov were sentenced to 15 days in prison for running onto the football pitch in police uniforms during the France-Croatia final on 15 July in Moscow.

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Moscow court upholds verdict against Pussy Riot member

A Moscow appeals court upholds the decision to sentence a member of feminist punk protest group Pussy Riot to 15 days in jail. Veronika Nikulshina was one of those who invaded the pitch during the World Cup final dressed in police uniforms. IMAGES