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13.06.18 | James M. Dorsey

At least three of the five Middle Eastern teams competing in this year’s World Cup in Russia promise to bring the region’s convoluted and messy politics with them.

13.06.18 | Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda

Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda discusses the 1950 World Cup stadium debate.

12.06.18 | Nicholas Walton

The circus is most certainly coming to Singapore. Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet on Sentosa Island.

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