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  • Togo Football Players Withdraw From Cup Qualifier in Libya
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  • Family Visits Ailing Nelson Mandela in Hospital
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  • U.K. Announces Payments to Mistreated Kenyans
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Togo Football Players Withdraw From Cup Qualifier in Libya

Alaixys Romao and Jonathan Ayite of Togo’s national football team have decided to forgo the World Cup qualifier in Libya, insisting the game should be moved to a neutral site. A deadly 2010 attack on the team’s bus in Angola influenced the players’ withdrawals. 

(Photos from left: Ian Walton/Getty Images, FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

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