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US Blackwater guard in 2007 Baghdad shooting to face new trial

A former security contractor for the US firm Blackwater, whose murder conviction for a deadly 2007 Baghdad shooting was overturned last August, is to face a fresh trial.

Trump heads to Camp David for Afghanistan talks

US President Donald Trump assembled his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began.

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Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars.

South Sudan president deploys army to disarm civilians in three restive states

President Salva Kiir is said to have ordered the army chiefs to mobilize available resources to enforce a three-month state of emergency in three states. The states in question are Gok, Western and Eastern Lakes.

World leaders discuss climate financing at Paris summit

More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite US President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate accord.

Rooney Rule could change face of English football – Liverpool’s Peter Moore

Liverpool CEO Peter Moore believes a fully-fledged Rooney Rule in English football would have a game-changing impact for BAME coaches.

Manchester City eye record against Swansea

Manchester City look unstoppable in their relentless surge towards the Premier League title, and only have lowly Swansea standing in the way of Pep Guardiola's men setting a new record of consecutive wins on Wednesday.

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Don’t write-off Cristiano Ronaldo – Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane warned Cristiano Ronaldo’s critics not to write-off the Portuguese, who is expected to pick up his fifth Ballon d’Or this week.

Lagos State Polytechnic to award degrees soon – rector

Efforts are being intensified to give Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) a degree-awarding status, the Rector, Mr Olayinka Sogunro, said on Saturday.

White House regrets Palestinian refusal to meet Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has expressed regret at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to "walk away" from Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Atiku’s return to PDP excites supporters in South Africa

Mr Ekos Akpokabayen, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South Africa chapter, has called on members in other parties to emulate the former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, and return to the party.

2019: Northern Elders Forum deny endorsing President Buhari’s re-election bid

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has denied the media report that the forum has endorsed re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of 2019 general election.