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World Cup bidding process fair and transparent, says Infantino

World Cup bidding process fair and transparent, says Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino described the bid process for the 2026 World Cup as "fair, objective and transparent" after the global soccer body announced it had received bid books from two candidates on Monday.

Duterte denounced for defending killing of journalists

Duterte denounced for defending killing of journalists

Philippine press groups denounced President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday for saying journalists were being killed because they were corrupt.