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President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump, arriving in Biarritz, France, on Saturday. Erin Schaff-The New York Times

Isolated Donald Trump descends on G7, talking trade war

Japan An isolated President Donald Trump arrived Saturday for the G7 summit in Biarritz bearing threats of tariffs against host France and a decision to deepen his trade war with China, despite fears of x or even global recession.
Serena Williams

Tearful Serena Williams retires injured in Rogers Cup final in Toronto

Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open tune-up ended in dramatic fashion as the tearful American was forced to retire with a back injury on Sunday.
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka reclaims women’s tennis world number one spot

Naomi Osaka will return to the top of the women’s tennis world rankings despite losing to Serena Williams in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup.
Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.

Serena Williams survives scare to set Bianca Andreescu title clash

Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari orders DHQ to probe killing of policemen by soldiers

The Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to investigate what it described as “unfortunate killing” of three police intelligence officers in Ibi, Jalingo, Taraba State.
Andy and Jamie Murray in action during a doubles match in 2017. Clive Brunskill-Getty Images

Washington Open: Andy Murray reunites with brother for doubles win

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray moved closer to a single come back six months after hip surgery, joining brother Jamie for a doubles victory Wednesday at the ATP Washington Open.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ranking series: Odunayo Adekuoroye wins gold, Blessing Oborududu bags bronze

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye, defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.
Somali forces have brought to an end an all-night siege on a hotel in which at least 26 people were killed.

26 killed in deadly Kismayo hotel siege

At least 26 people, including several foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said Saturday.
Somali forces have brought to an end an all-night siege on a hotel in which at least 26 people were killed.

Somali forces end hotel siege that left at least 26 dead

At least four al-Shabab extremists attacked the Asasey Hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Friday evening.
Dozens of New Zealanders have handed over their firearms in a gun buyback scheme aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacre.

New Zealanders hand over weapons after mosque killings

Dozens of New Zealanders have handed over their firearms in a gun buyback scheme aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacre.

Official: EU working to replace Christine Lagarde at IMF

The EU wants to have an agreed European candidate to replace Christine Lagarde at the helm of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a senior EU official on Monday said.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal drawn to meet Roger Federer in Wimbledon semis

Rafael Nadal breathed a sigh of relief Friday after he was slated to meet eight-time champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semi-finals.
An employee shows US dollar banknotes at a foreign currency brokerage office in Khartoum on October 7, 2018. - Sudan slashed the official value of its currency against the US dollar by more than half on October 7, the third devaluation this year in the face of a mounting economic crisis. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP)

Dollar moves up to one-week high against yen

The dollar on Thursday edged up to a one-week high against the safe-haven yen as some of the jitters ahead of the G20 summit in Japan eased amid hopes for progress in resolving the Sino-U.S. trade war.
The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries.

China bans all meat from Canada

The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries.

Man dies as parachute fails during US military exercise

A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.

Nigerian envoy in Ghana cautions against xenophobic tendencies

Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, has cautioned Ghanaians to stop the incessant negative media reports on Nigerians living in the country.
Two second-half goals gave Canada a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday to book their place in the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

WWC: Canada book last 16 spot with 2-0 win

Two second-half goals gave Canada a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday to book their place in the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Egrets surround a group of cows as they gather on the top a rubbish pile at a waste dump in Meulaboh, Aceh province on Jun 8, 2019. (AFP-Chaideer Mahyuddin)

Indonesia returns five containers of waste to United States

Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said on Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.

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Woman crushed to death in police station

Tragedy struck at the Central Police Station, Aba, on Saturday, when a widow simply identified as Mrs. Peace was crushed to death in a strange accident at the station.
Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.

Godwin Aguda joins Saudi second-tier side from Rangers

Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese and the grandson of the late Premier Ahmadu Bello at the venue of the wedding

Sultan’s daughter weds former Governor Yuguda’s son — in pictures

Some of the dignitaries at Sultan Bello Mosque, venue of the wedding fatiha of Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar’s daughter and the son of the former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.

Jurgen Klopp: ‘Amazing’ signings make Arsenal definite title contenders

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.
Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.

Neymar could make PSG return for Toulouse clash – coach

Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.