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Lionel Messi reveals plan with Argentina team before he retires

Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi has revealed that he wants to win a trophy with Argentina before he retires from football.
Daniele De Rossi

Boca Juniors director Burdisso looks to tempt Daniele de Rossi to Argentina

The future of Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi could lie in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires and the blue and yellow of Boca Juniors.
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Thai cave rescue to be told in Netflix series

A dramatic Thai cave rescue that gripped the world in 2018 will get its story told as a Netflix series, an announcement made on Tuesday.
Pope Francis makes a Sunday morning visit to a social center in Temara, on the outskirts of Rabat, and encourages the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul in their efforts to help the poor of the area.

Pope Francis hails Morocco on religious tolerance

Pope Francis has commended Moroccans for allowing people to practice their different religions, “especially Christians in peace without fear, intimidation or harassment”.

Official: Serie A matches will not be played in China for now

Serie A matches are unlikely to be played in China in the near future, although matches in the less prestigious Coppa Italia could be, an official said on Sunday.

Lagos among 10 cheapest cities in the world

Lagos is among the 10 cheapest cities in the world, according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Bashir Abubakar

Presidency keeps mum on President Buhari’s CSO removal

The presidency is yet to confirm the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of President Muhammadu Buhari, hours after the story was broken by an online newspaper.
Bashir Abubakar

President Buhari’s CSO to proceed on course

Indications emerged on Friday that President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the replacement of his Chief Security Officer, (CSO), Bashir Abubakar, who is expected to proceed on course.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, gestures during a news conference Buenos Aires [Agustin Marcarian-Reuters]

US ramps up Venezuela sanctions as Juan Guaido tours South America

The United States has ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power, imposing new sanctions and revoking visas, while opposition leader Juan Guaido said Maduro's support among the military was cracking.
Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka ends finals drought, faces Gael Monfils in Rotterdam

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka defeated top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the championship match of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Alexis Sanchez

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Alexis Sanchez set for Manchester United return, Marouane Fellaini out ‘long...

Alexis Sanchez is ready to return for Manchester United but Marouane Fellaini has been ruled out with what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described as a "long-term" injury, amid speculation over the player's future at the club.
Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona shows support for racism victim Kalidou Koulibaly

Diego Maradona has given his backing to Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly after the Senegalese international was subjected to racist abuse by Inter Milan supporters last week.
Lu Kang

China says US ties stand at ‘new starting point’

China's foreign ministry has said the US-China relationship had endured storms, but that strong ties were important for the economies of both nations and for ensuring global stability and peace.

Woman rescued 32 years after kidnap

An Argentine woman kidnapped 32 years ago as a teenager has been found alive and well in Bolivia following a joint investigation between the two countries, Argentine police said Wednesday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a press conference in Kiev on December 16, 2018. – Tensions between Ukraine and Russia rose on November 25, when Russian forces seized three Ukranian navy vessels and their crew. Russia maintained an increased military presence on the Ukrainian border, having withdrawn “less than 10%” of its workforce since the peak of tension between the two countries, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on December 16, 2018. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Petro Poroshenko announces end to martial law in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday announced the end of a martial law in the country’s border regions, which was introduced last month after Russia’s seizure of three of Kiev’s navy vessels in the Sea of Azov.
Carlos Tevez and the rest of Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday with many guards

Boca Juniors’ Copa Libertadores final appeal against River Plate rejected

Boca Juniors' appeal to have River Plate disqualified from the Copa Libertadores final for the behaviour of the club's supporters has been rejected.
Pope Francis arrives to address the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, on October 3, 2018 at the Vatican. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Pope to visit United Arab Emirates in February

Pope Francis, who has made boosting ties between Christianity and Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, will visit Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February, the Vatican said Thursday.
Carlos Tevez and the rest of Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday with many guards

Boca Juniors arrive in Madrid amid tight security for Copa Libertadores match

Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday as they prepare to face fellow Argentine club and their biggest rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final second leg match.

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President Buhari welcomes Italian support on repatriation of stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.