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An Argentine fan waves a flag outside the Maracana stadium ahead of Sunday's World Cup final match between Argentina and Germany in Rio de Janeiro July 12, 2014. Credit: Reuters

Argentina defend Latin pride

No European side has won a World Cup on Latin American soil but Germany look to be the favourites


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Stick with Scolari?

Amid criticism by fans after Brazil's humiliating defeat to Germany, the president-elect of the Brazilian Football Confederation says the 7-1 defeat was a 'tactical error' of coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and that it might have happened with anybody. Do you agree?

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Germany's coach Joachim Loew (L) conducts a training session with players Miroslav Klose (R) and Toni Kroos (2nd R) in Rio de Janeiro July 12, 2014, ahead of their 2014 World Cup Final soccer match against the Argentina on Sunday. Reuters

Germany expect no aid

With aces down their sleeves old rivals Argentina and Germany clash at the Maracanã in their third final showdown

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Biman seeks ground handling partner

Foreign airlines complain of poor services by the national flag carrier which is Bangladesh's only ground handling agent

Israeli commandos clash with Hamas

Israel says it has already mobilized about 20,000 reservists for a ground invasion of Gaza.

Tommy Ramone of former U.S. punk band 'The Ramones' addresses the media after a rehearsal of the musical 'Gabba Gabba Hey !' in Berlin May 3, 2005.Credit: Reuters

Ramones co-founder Tommy dies

The American punk band’s drummer was the last surviving member of its original quartet