Tuesday

3rd May 2016

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Germany rejects calls to scrap Russia's 2018 World Cup

The German government on Wednesday rejected calls to stop Russia from hosting the 2018 World Cup. The vice-chair of Germany's CDU party, Michael Fuchs, had earlier floated the idea of hosting the event jointly in Germany, France and Italy as an additional sanction against Russia.

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