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Gunman dead as French standoff ends

Mohammed Merah, the man suspected of killing seven people in southern France has died during police assault, after 32 hour-long standoff in Toulouse.

(BBC NEWS) Toulouse - Police had entered the flat where Mohammed Merah was holed up shortly after 09:30 GMT, after a siege that had lasted 32 hours.

Merah fired at officers and was found dead after jumping from a window.

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Let's Not Forget The Original Sin Of The Qatar World Cup: Greed

Soccer is a useful political tool for dictatorships. But Qatar is able to milk the World Cup as much as possible because the sport if infected by unbridled capitalistic greed.

Photo of a street in Doha, Qatar, with a building displaying a giant ad for the 2022 World Cup

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