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Blasts at 2 sites in Uganda kill at least 30
2 bomb attacks in Uganda; 30 feared dead
KAMPALA, Uganda — Bombs exploded at two sites in Uganda’s capital late Sunday as people watched the World Cup final on TV, killing at least 30 people. At least three Americans — part of a church group from Pennsylvania — were among the wounded.
More than 20 deaths feared after blasts in Uganda
Bombs explode at sites in Uganda, 20 deaths feared
2 bomb attacks in Uganda; 20 feared dead
KAMPALA, Uganda — Bombs exploded at two sites in Uganda’s capital late Sunday as people watched the World Cup final on TV, and officials at the scene put the death toll at more than 20 and said it could rise further.
Bombs explode at 2 sites in Uganda, deaths feared
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GOERLITZ - German police have caught a Polish thief driving a stolen car that belonged to Thomas de Maiziere, the interior minister and head of Germany’s domestic security.
BEIJING - Over 800 online gamblers were arrested across China while they were betting on the World Cup, the ministry of public security said Thursday.
Madrid, July 8 (IANS/AKI) A German man accused of killing two Italians after an alleged row over the World Cup in a bar in Germany has surrendered to Spanish authorities, police said.
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BOGOTA - A replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy, made of 11 kg cocaine, was seized at the international airport here in the Colombian capital, Colombia Airports anti-drug officials said.
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BOGOTA - Colombian police confiscated a replica of the World Cup trophy filled with 11 kg of cocaine that was being sent by mail to Spain, officials said.
NAIROBI - Two football fans were killed in a brawl here in the Kenyan capital after Ghana’s loss in the World Cup quarterfinals, police said.
NAIROBI/BUKAVU - At least 200 people, among them many children, died when a fuel tanker exploded in eastern Congo, local administrative officials reported Saturday.
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JOHANNESBURG - Seven World Cup replica trophies and team garments were stolen from a FIFA venue here, South African police said.
WASHINGTON - A man beat his two-year-old stepdaughter then suffocated her to death in an American town for crying during a World Cup football match between the US and Ghana which the latter won. To make the killing look accidental, he jammed a screw down her throat.
JOHANNESBURG - A small plane carrying World Cup fans made an emergency landing on a highway near Bloemfontein Sunday, a media report said.
CAPE TOWN - Foreign fans who travelled to South Africa for the World Cup were among those arrested in a raid on a Cape Town strip club, media reports said Sunday.
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MEXICO CITY - A group of Mexican football fans who were celebrating the national team’s entry to the second round of the FIFA World Cup 2010, clashed with the police Tuesday.
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DURBAN - Riot police used rubber bullets, tear gas and smoke grenades to disperse protestors at Durban’s Moses Mabhida stadium early Monday, just two hours after the Germany-Australia match ended.
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KUALA LUMPUR - An Indian national working as a waiter here was shot dead in full view of football fans gathered at a restaurant to watch the opening match of FIFA World Cup 2010.
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JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president Nelson Mandela’s great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela was killed in a car crash while returning home from the World Cup kick-off concert here Friday.