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Cardiff City’s English manager Neil Warnock walks on the pitch at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Neil Warnock: Cardiff will deal with Sala fee ‘in the right way’

Manager Neil Warnock said Thursday he is confident that Cardiff will deal with the payment issue over late Argentine striker Emiliano Sala “in the right way”, admitting the matter could have been better handled.
Karl Lagerfeld

Late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld leaves $200 million fortune to cat

Late German fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette, is reportedly set to inherit some of 200 million dollars fortune after he named her ‘in his will’.
Shamima Begum flew to Syria to join Islamic State in February 2015. Laura Lean-AFP-Getty Images

Minister: Shamima Begum is British, has no claim to Bangladesh

Shamima Begum, a British teenager who who ran away from home to live in ISIL's so-called caliphate, will not be allowed to enter Bangladesh, the South Asian country's state minister for foreign affairs has told Al Jazeera.
Japan's world No 1 Naomi Osaka in action during her 6-3, 6-3 second-round defeat to Kristina Mladenovic of France at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday night. EPA

Tearful Naomi Osaka stunned by Kristina Mladenovic in Dubai

A tearful Naomi Osaka said she was struggling with the attention of being the world’s top-ranked woman after being stunned 6-3 6-3, by France’s Kristina Mladenovic in her opening match at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday.
Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion world mourns death of ‘Kaiser’ Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world has been plunged into mourning by the death of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, the rapier-witted dandy who ruled over the industry for half a century.
Paul Pogba Manchester United

Paul Pogba targets Manchester United silverware

The France World Cup-winning midfielder was sent off in United's first-leg defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 - the first loss under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Under-fire Maurizio Sarri doesn’t fear the sack

Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United.

Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news – British lawmakers

A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy.
Nicole Belloubet

France snubs Donald Trump’s appeal to repatriate ISIS fighters en masse

France will for now not act on U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for European allies to repatriate hundreds of Islamic State fighters from Syria, taking back militants on a “case-by-case” basis.
Hoda Muthana is the only US citizen among an estimated 1,500 foreign women and children at the al-Hawl refugee camp [Fadel Senna-AFP]

US woman ‘deeply regrets’ joining ISIS, wants to return home

A US woman who ran away from home at the age of 20 to live in ISIL's so-called 'caliphate' says she "deeply regrets" her decision, and has pleaded with US authorities to allow her to return home.

New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net.
Nigeria's Evelyn Nwabuoku

Evelyn Nwabouku eyes Falcons recall ahead Women’s World Cup

Former Super Falcons Captain Evelyn Nwabuoku says she wasn’t happy for being left out of the team that won Nigeria’s 8th AWCON in Ghana and believes she deserved a recall into the team base her current form as one of the best playmakers in the Nigerian women football league.
US President Donald Trump has demanded that Europe take in hundreds of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters captured in Syria, threatening that the United States would otherwise be forced to release them.

Trump demands Europe take hundreds of ISIS prisoners

US President Donald Trump has demanded that Europe take in hundreds of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters captured in Syria, threatening that the United States would otherwise be forced to release them.
Nigeria's Evelyn Nwabuoku

Evelyn Nwabuoku eyes Super Falcons return after injury-induced setback

Former Super Falcons skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku says she is worried that her impressive form as one of the best in the Nigerian women football scene has failed to earn her a recall to the senior national team.
Alan Duncan

UK, Russia hold first talks in over a year

Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.
Luigi Ventura

France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
Uganda crude oil rig

Uganda revises first oil production to 2022

Uganda expects to begin producing oil in 2022, its energy minister Irene Muloni said on Wednesday, indicating a slight delay from the country’s revised target of 2021.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar looks on during the French Cup round of 32 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Strasbourg (RCS) at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on January 23, 2019. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Barcelona rule out Neymar return despite reported interest in PSG forward

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has ruled out a return for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar.

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Super Falcons coach snubs Jonathan Alaba, Evelyn Nwabuoku, calls 24 for Cyprus tourney

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has left out Bayelsa Queens first choice keeper Jonathan Alaba from the team that will feature at next week’s Invitational Tournament holding in Cyprus, despite persistent calls from followers of the game for her inclusion.

Akwa Ibom government has no alliance with REC – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Government has described as false and baseless, an allegation that there was an unholy alliance between it and the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the extent of influencing the placements of ad-hoc staff among other malicious allegations.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Election: NLC urges Nigerians to put national interest first

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended Nigerians for mustering the courage to vote again after last-minute postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections last Saturday.

Telcos want federal government to repeal Tax Order 2015

Telecommunications operators under the aegis of the Association of Licenced Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has called on the federal government to look into the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015 that was signed by the former Minister of Finance in the last administration, Mrs. Ngozi Okonji-Iwaela, and repeal it in order to save telecoms business from going under.

Two suspected traffickers nabbed as 164 Nigerians return from Libya

Two suspected human traffickers were on Friday apprehended for trafficking some Nigerians to Libya with the promise of taking them to Europe.