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A game of two religions

A football match between imams and priests has helped raise funds for a new kindergarten in Bosnia.

More than 4,000 people paid ¤1 to watch the game in Zenica, celebrating whoever scored. The Catholics won 5-3.

Imam Jakub Salkica said both sides got along well, but joked that should not raise suspicions about match fixing.

More than 100,000 people died in Bosnia in the 1990s in a war that involved Muslim Bosnians, Russian Orthodox Serbs and Catholic Croats.



Afghan bomb injures 40

Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has detonated a car laden with explosives in eastern Afghanistan, injuring at least 40 people.

Today's explosion occurred on a street where international and Afghan security forces have a coordination office in Wardak province.

Afghan and international forces have been working to root out insurgents and keep them from moving into the Afghan capital.



Rylan V Barlow in X Factor rant

X Factor contestant Rylan Clark entered a war of words with Gary Barlow by blasting the show's chief judge in an online outburst.

He hit back after Barlow is reported to have been critical of Clark's abilities as he played a gig earlier this week.

Clark, who is known for his flamboyant routines on the ITV1 show, has faced repeated criticism from the Take That star for his vocal limitations.

The 24-year-old from Essex posted a message on Twitter which appeared to snipe at Chris Maloney. He said: "I'd rather be 'absolute s***' than just stand there and sing the same old stuff every week on the spot ....... #boreme @GBarlowOfficial."



Barbecue murder charge

A 19-year-old Toronto man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and attempted murder over one of the worst mass shootings in the city's history.

Numerous shots were fired during a July 16 barbecue for young people, killing a 14-year-old girl and a 23-year-old man. Twenty-three others were taken to hospital.


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