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Nigeria Flying Home 152 Citizens Stranded In Russia After World Cup

ABUJA – Nigeria has made arrangements for 152 of its citizens who were stranded in Russia following the end of the soccer World Cup to be flown home, a foreign...

Putin Says Russias World Cup Stadiums Should Remain Soccer Venues

KALININGRAD, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the country’s 12 World Cup venues should be mainly used for soccer, and not...

World Cup Stewards During Pussy Riots Stunt To Be Disciplined

MOSCOW – The stewards who failed to stop a pitch invasion by members of the Pussy Riot protest group at the World Cup final between France and Croatia will face...

World Cup Victory Boosts French Morale But Not Macrons Popularity

PARIS – Winning the soccer World Cup has turned the French, long-time pessimists, into optimists, but has not boosted President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity,...

Frances Giroud Savors World Cup Glory Despite Criticism

– France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar work...

Croatia Takes To Streets To Toast Soccer Teams Historic Run

ZAGREB – More than 300,000 Croats in red and white chequered shirts and scarves poured onto the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to welcome home the...

World Cup Pussy Riot Pitch Intruders Jailed For 15 Days

MOSCOW – A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday’s World Cup final...

French Fans Give Hero Welcome To Les Bleus World Cup Champions

PARIS – Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team on Monday, jumping and chanting “We Are...

Soccer Croatia Stages Huge Celebration For Biggest Soccer Success Ever

ZAGREB – More than 300,000 Croats in red and white chequered shirts and scarves poured onto the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to welcome home the...

World Cup Pitch Intruder Jailed For 15 Days

MOSCOW – A Moscow court on Monday handed down a 15-day jail sentence on one of four people who interrupted Sunday’s World Cup final between France and...