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Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore will gauge public attitudes towards the death penalty in a survey, the interior ministry said Wednesday, as human rights groups renewed calls for its abolition.

Iran equalise in stoppage time to hold Portugal 1-1

Iran equalise in stoppage time to hold Portugal 1-1

The European champions, needing a draw to qualify, went ahead with a stunning Ricardo Quaresma goal in the 45th minute.

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.

Taiwan convict walks free after decade on death row

Taiwan convict walks free after decade on death row

A Taiwanese man who spent more than a decade on death row walked free Thursday after being acquitted of murder in a retrial, boosting calls for the abolition of capital punishment.

Video evidence used for first time to award penalty

Video evidence used for first time to award penalty

Video evidence was used to award a penalty for the first time in a FIFA competition at the Club World Cup on Wednesday when the referee gave Kashima Antlers a controversial spot kick ...

Qatar edge Syria to keep World Cup dream alive

Qatar edge Syria to keep World Cup dream alive

Qatar salvaged some hope of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals with a narrow and desperately needed victory against Syria in a crucial Group A Asian qualifier on Tuesday.