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Tanker with 19 crew on board missing in piracy-plagued West African waters

22 Aug 2018

DAKAR A tanker vessel with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in pirate-plagued waters off Gabon in West Africa and no word has been heard from it for a week, the ship's managers and the crew agency said on Wednesday.

Soccer: Khazri ends Tunisia's long wait for World Cup finals win

29 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Tunisia secured their first World Cup finals win in 40 years with a 2-1 victory over debutantes Panama on Thursday, but coach Nabil Maaloul said Arab nations still had a long way to go before they could seriously challenge the top sides.

Khazri ends Tunisia's long wait for finals win

29 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Tunisia secured their first World Cup finals win in 40 years with a 2-1 victory over debutantes Panama on Thursday, but coach Nabil Maaloul said Arab nations still had a long way to go before they could seriously challenge the top sides.

Tunisia make six changes, Panama four in Group G finale

28 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul made six changes to the side that lost 5-2 to Belgium, including the forced choice of third-string goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi, in their final World Cup Group G match against Panama in Saransk on Thursday.

Soccer: Panama aim to write history in final game

27 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Debutants Panama, although already eliminated from the World Cup, aim to "write a page in history" by beating fellow minnows Tunisia in the final Group G match in Saransk on Thursday.

At wrong end of goal sprees, Panama and Tunisia fight for third place finish

26 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Panama and Tunisia have been the fall-guys in the two top-scoring matches of World Cup 2018, but both teams will hope to show they have learnt some lessons from their efforts in Russia before they head home after their Group G match on Thursday.

Iran coach Queiroz fumes, says they deserved to beat Portugal

26 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Iran coach Carlos Queiroz reacted angrily after a 1-1 draw with Portugal on Monday doomed his team to elimination from the World Cup, saying they had deserved to win.

Soccer: Iran coach Queiroz fumes, says they deserved to beat Portugal

26 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Iran coach Carlos Queiroz reacted angrily after a 1-1 draw with Portugal on Monday doomed his team to elimination from the World Cup, saying they had deserved to win.

Soccer: It's not just Ronaldo playing Iran, Portuguese coach says

25 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Portugal coach Fernando Santos has dismissed the suggestion that his team relied too much on Cristiano Ronaldo and said they worked hard to function as a unit as they prepared to face Iran in their decisive World Cup Group B match on Monday.

For expatriates, Iran's World Cup fuels pride in troubled homeland

23 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia For the Iranian expatriates who have come from far and wide to Russia, the World Cup is a chance to show their pride in a troubled homeland denounced by the West as a rogue state.

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