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News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 01, 2018, 08:59 AM IST

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi saw their World Cup dreams snuffed out on Saturday as French teenager Kylian Mbappe flew the flag for a new generation in Russia.

Four France goals ended Lionel Messi's fourth World Cup on Saturday and may have brought down the curtain on an international career seemingly destined to end in disappointment.

Millions of Mexicans will go to the polls today to choose a new president. The four main candidates have sparred over key issues of corruption, security and the economy.

US President Donald Trump will suffocate Iran's "dictatorial ayatollahs," his close ally Rudy Giuliani said on Saturday, suggesting his move to re-impose sanctions was aimed squarely at regime change.

As the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) completes one year today, the Centre will observe `GST Day`, according to reports.