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Football World Cup News Advisory at 0100 GMT

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0100 GMT World Cup news advisory and agenda:

Duty Editor: Rob Woollard

Tel (33) 1 4041 3833

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RIO DE JANEIRO

Luis Suarez braces for a possible World Cup ban as officials meet to decide the Uruguayan striker's punishment for biting.

750 words at 0230 GMT by Rob Woollard. Video, Graphic, Picture.

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PORTO ALEGRE

Lionel Messi lights up the World Cup again to inspire Argentina as France and Switzerland both book their places in the last 16.

500 words 0200 GMT by Nick Reeves. Picture, video, graphic

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RIO DE JANEIRO

A conspiracy theorists' dream clash between Germany and the United States -- coached by German Jurgen Klinsmann -- takes centre stage in the last day of World Cup group matches on Thursday.

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MANGARATIBA, Brazil

No coach, no president, no forwards and no place in the World Cup knock-out rounds, the question is, where do Italy go from here?

700 words 0200 GMT by Emmanuel Barranguet. Picture

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RIO DE JANEIRO

France may have failed to find the net in the 0-0 draw against Ecuador, but the game provided further proof of Antoine Griezmann's growing importance.

550 words 0130 GMT by Tom Williams. Picture

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PARIS

Controversial star Mario Balotelli has hit out at what he describes as his "racist" detractors after being blamed for Italy's World Cup exit.

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AGENDA

Matches

BRASILIA:

Group G - Portugal v Ghana (1600 GMT)

RECIFE:

Group G - Germany v United States (1600 GMT)

CURITIBA:

Group H - Russia v Algeria (2000 GMT)

SAO PAULO

Group H - South Korea v Belgium (2000 GMT)

Training/Press conference schedule:

SANTOS: Mexico training (1330 GMT)

SANTOS: Costa Rica training (1200 GMT)

VESPASIANO: Argentina training and press conference (1930 GMT)

ARACAJU: Greece press conference (1630 GMT)

BELO HORIZONTE: Chile press conference (1530 GMT)

PORTO SEGURO: Switzerland training (1500 GMT)

RIO DE JANEIRO: Netherlands training session (1430 GMT)

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