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Edinson Cavani

Edinson Cavani injured as PSG beat Bordeaux in Ligue 1

Paris St Germain’s 1-0 win against Girondins de Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Saturday was marred by the news that striker Edinson Cavani could miss their Champions League trip to Manchester United through injury.
A woman helps a child to wear a face mask outside a school in Bangkok on January 30, 2019. – Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools on January 30, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread concern. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog chokes Bangkok

Toxic smog forced hundreds of Bangkok schools to close Wednesday, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread health fears and taken on a political edge just weeks before elections.
Peppa Pig

China to mark year of the pig with ‘Peppa Pig’ movie

China is set to mark the Year of the Pig with a film starring “Peppa Pig,” despite a backlash against the popular British cartoon character earlier this year.

Thiago Silva, Angel Di Maria back for Paris Saint-Germain after missing Real Madrid defeat

Thiago Silva and Angel Di Maria were recalled by Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday after coach Unai Emery faced criticism for dropping them for the Champions League tie against Real Madrid.

Air pollution threatens Chinese Lunar New Year

Some regions of China could suffer heavy pollution because of fireworks and unfavourable weather conditions during Lunar New Year celebrations.

China to release 1,300 inmates temporarily for holiday

China Ministry of Justice is to release 1,300 inmates from around 300 prisons across the country for family gatherings during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, which falls on Friday.

One dead, 12 injured in Beijing knife attack

A man motivated by personal grievances killed a woman and injured 12 others in a knife attack in Beijing Sunday, police said.

China, Nigeria bilateral trade hit N4.97 trillion

The Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Mr Chao Xiaoliang, says trade between China and Nigeria in 2017 amounted to about N4.97 trillion (13.78 billion dollars).

Theresa May eyes ‘golden era’ with China as Brexit looms

China and Britain touted their "golden era" of relations on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May visited Beijing to strengthen her country's global trade links before its contentious divorce with the European Union.

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Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho: Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid job

Jose Mourinho has said that he believes Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid managerial position.
Montenegro boss Ljubisa Tumbakovi

England have no weaknesses – Montenegro coach

Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Boko Haram

Seven killed, two abducted as Boko Haram raids Niger village

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.

Issa Aremu urges Nigerians to emulate Tunde Idiagbon’s virtues, legacies

Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.