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Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics

Tokyo is celebrating being named as the host city for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Japanese capital saw off bids from Istanbul and Madrid to succeed London and Rio in hosting the sporting world's most prized events.

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Queen's effigy and UK flags burned in Argentina protest

The protest was the latest by the Quebracho group, which has rallied for the Falkland Islands to be handed over to Argentina. Credit: REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Argentinian protesters have burned an effigy of the Queen amid anti-British demonstrations ahead of an announcement of the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

Around 250 demonstrators burned flags and chanted against British involvement in the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The IOC will elect the host city for the 2020 Summer Games later today, deciding between bids from Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo.

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