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(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google can limit ‘right to be forgotten’ to EU countries

Google can limit the “right to be forgotten” to internet searches made in the European Union, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said on Thursday, backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google fights French ‘right to be forgotten’ in EU court

Google clashed with France in a top EU court on Tuesday arguing it feared for freedom of speech if forced to apply Europe’s “right to be forgotten” principle worldwide.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier Theresa May to miss Davos to focus on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will miss next week’s annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to focus on Brexit negotiations, sending ministers in her place, Downing Street said on Thursday.

Mauricio Pochettino: Moussa Dembele is a genius like Austin Okocha

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has compared the departed midfielder Moussa Dembele to his PSG teammate and Nigeria football Legend, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha.
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AFCON: Super Eagles will do well in Egypt – Ayo Makinwa

Former Super Eagles striker Stephen Ayodele Makinwa has submitted that the national team is endowed with players who can deliver for the country in major tournaments as we currently have a team on the ground.

Elections: INEC releases final list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the Presidential and National Assembly Election, scheduled for Feb. 16.

African Union urges DR Congo to suspend final election results

The African Union continental body issued a surprise last-minute demand late Thursday for Congo's government to suspend the announcement of final results of the disputed presidential election, citing "serious doubts".