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Lebanese man stranded for 42 days in Ecuador airport

A Lebanese man has been stuck in immigration purgatory at an airport in Ecuador for 42 days after losing his passport and being returned there from Spain.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino plans strategy to win new term

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino is busily promoting money-spinning schemes for world football ahead of an expected bid for a second term, including a revamped Club World Cup and a so-called Global Nations League.

Ecuador suspends role as guarantor of Colombia peace talks

Ecuador on Wednesday said it was suspending its role as guarantor of the peace talks between Colombia's government and ELN guerrillas which have been hosted in Quito since early 2017.

FIFA set to expand Club World Cup

FIFA has proposed that a revamped and enlarged version of the Club World Cup, planned to start in 2021, would include all European champions, runners-up and Europa League winners from the four seasons up to and including the year of the event.

FIFA lifts 30-year ban on Iraq

FIFA lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football on Friday with the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala given the go-ahead to stage official matches.

VAR approved by IFAB, clear to be used at World Cup finals

Video Assistant Referees (VAR) have been unanimously voted in favour of being introduced into the laws of the game at a meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

Ecuador’s ‘Pablo Escobar’ drug kingpin extradited to US

A drug kingpin dubbed Ecuador’s “Pablo Escobar” who was under arrest in Colombia was extradited to the United States early Saturday, local officials said here.

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro reaches out to Donald Trump on Twitter

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president’s favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.

Colombia’s FARC suspends campaign over security fears

Colombia's former FARC Marxist rebel group has temporarily suspended its campaign for upcoming parliamentary elections due to security threats to its candidates.

US confirms Russia alleged plan to interfere in midterm election

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has expressed fears that the US is ill-prepared to prevent to stop Russia from meddling with its forthcoming midterm poll.

Blackout at Atlanta airport leaves thousands stranded

More than 1,000 flights have been cancelled at the world's busiest airport after a fire in an underground electrical facility caused a sudden power outage.

World’s youth ‘are never too young to lead’ – Kofi Annan

A former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, says young people must rise up to take leadership positions.

Colombia’s FARC transforms into a political party

Colombia's former FARC rebel group has relaunched as a political party, changing their logo of rifles for a red rose after disarming to end a half-century civil conflict.

Disarmed, Colombia’s FARC seek political rebirth

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels sought political rebirth on Sunday as they launched steps to transform into a party and seek elected office after disarming to end a half-century war.

Venezuela’s deposed prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's deposed chief prosecutor and her husband have fled the country after she was dismissed by a controversial new legislative superbody.

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Ex-Minister Okonjo-Iweala: Why ex-President Jonathan government didn’t save despite oil boom

A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors that funds in the Excess Crude Account must be shared.

Governor Ortom alleges plot to blackmail him

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My wife is adulterous – Man tells court

A man, Olalekan Babalola, on Thursday, sought the dissolution of his 13-year-o marriage at an Agege Customary Court, Lagos, alleging that his wife, Olushola Babalola, is adulterous and deceitful.

NSCDC generates N4 million revenue in Oyo in six months

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Command in Oyo state says it generated about N4 million as revenue from registration of private guard companies between January and June 2018.
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Church kicks against disarming Christians in Plateau

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Plateau District Church Council, has kicked against disarming and arrest of Christians in possession of Dane guns, sticks, and leaving herdsmen who allegedly possess and carry arms openly to unleash terror on innocent citizens.