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Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said he is constantly surprised by his team's ability to carve out wins after their 1-0 extra-time triumph over Colombia in the Copa America final on Sunday.

Millions of Rwandans began voting in presidential and parliamentary elections on Monday, with the African nation's leader Paul Kagame set to cruise to victory and extend his iron-fisted rule for another five years.

The government of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Sunday denounced Israeli deadly strikes on southern Gaza, urging the world not to "remain silent in the face of this endless massacre."

Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail Monday as the star of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee -- a gathering meant to fire up the grassroots that has instead been overshadowed by the weekend attempt on his life.

Nine people were killed in a powerful car bomb blast late Sunday at a cafe in the Somali capital Mogadishu that was packed with football fans watching the Euro 2024 final, local media said, citing police.

Spain midfielder Rodri was named the best player of Euro 2024 after helping La Roja beat England 2-1 to win the competition for a fourth time in Berlin on Sunday.

Israeli warplanes on Sunday staged a fifth attack in eight days on a Gaza school sheltering war displaced, killing at least 12 Palestinians and wounding dozens, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported citing local sources.

Novak Djokovic insists he will return to Wimbledon next year and attempt to clinch an eighth All England Club title despite a shattering straight-sets defeat to Carlos Alcaraz in Sunday's final.

Israel's government on Sunday approved a plan to temporarily extend compulsory military service for men to 36 months, up from 32 as the Israeli war on Gaza, now in its ninth month, strains manpower.

US President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on Sunday at 1.30 pm (1730 GMT) after his election rival Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt, the White House said.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday announced the imminent end of his government's operations against Kurdish PKK fighters in northern Iraq and Syria.

China and Russia conducted a joint naval patrol in the northern and western Pacific, Beijing's defence ministry said Sunday, adding that the exercise was not "targeted" at any other nation.

Russia on Sunday said it had captured another village in south-eastern Ukraine as it continues to make battlefield gains in the conflict that is now into its third year.

Izzat al-Rishq, a member of Hamas' political bureau, refuted on Sunday that Hamas was pulling out of ceasefire talks.

Alec Baldwin's trial for involuntary manslaughter was dismissed by a judge Friday after she ruled that key evidence over a fatal shooting on the set of "Rust" had been withheld from the defense.

Former President Donald Trump thanked everyone for their thoughts and prayers after being targeted in an assassination attempt, saying that it was God alone who"prevented the unthinkable from happening.”

​In Nicosia's old town, Alexis Sunder prepares for a concert with six other young Greek and Turkish Cypriot members of a band that aims to connect the residents of the divided island.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Sunday announced he appointed his son, the emirate's crown prince, as defence minister of the United Arab Emirates in a cabinet reshuffle.

Swiss singer Nemo's 2024 Eurovision victory means Switzerland gets to host the glitzy TV extravaganza next year -- though battles are now raging over footing the bill.

Hopes of France's left-wing bloc finding a consensus candidate to lead the country's next government after an inconclusive snap election unravelled Sunday as the best-placed contender dropped out.

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