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Egypt confirms arrest of two Germans, deports one

Egyptian authorities have confirmed two German nationals suspected of attempting to join an Islamic State group affiliate have been arrested, and one was deported, Egyptian security sources said Friday.

Angela Merkel: Germany must fight for ‘our convictions’

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany must “stand fast, argue, and fight for our own convictions” and assume greater responsibilities at a time when multilateralism is coming under intense pressure.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for a photograph after the recording of her annual New Year's speech at the Chancellery in Berlin. JOHN MACDOUGALL-AFP

Angela Merkel urges divided Germans to pull together in 2019

Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018, Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019.

German: How Fred Ajudua defrauded me $1 million

The fraud trial of a Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, continued on Thursday in Ikeja with a German, Mr Zaid Abu Zalaf, narrating how the accused allegedly duped him of one million dollars.
Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg

Ada Hegerberg first woman to win Ballon D’Or

Norwegian striker, Ada Hegerberg, made history Monday in Paris as the first woman to win women’s Ballon D’Or and she hailed it a “big step forward” for the game.

Germany, Netherlands to meet in Euro 2020 qualifying as England given clement draw

Former champions Germany and the Netherlands will meet each in qualifying for Euro 2020 after being paired together in Sunday’s draw in Dublin, but World Cup semi-finalists England will not complain about their group.
Cecylia Roszak died in the Dominican convent in the city of Krakow (Archidiecezja Krakowska)

World’s oldest nun dies at 110 in Poland

The world’s oldest nun, a Pole who hid Jews from the Nazis during the war, has died at the age of 110 in Krakow, according to the southern city’s archdiocese.
France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.

Hugo Lloris: France lucky to escape with 2-0 Netherlands defeat

France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.
Valencia's Carlos Soler had a hand in all three goals as they beat Young Boys 3-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, boosting their last-16 hopes with their first home win of the season. Getty

Hoffenheim snatch thrilling draw at Lyon

Hoffenheim revived their hopes of reaching the Champions League last 16 as Pavel Kaderabek scored an injury-time equaliser to cap a dramatic comeback with 10 men and snatch a 2-2 draw at Lyon.
Dortmund defender Raphael Guerreiro, right, celebrates after scoring his side’s fourth goal during the Champions League group A soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid at the BVB stadium in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Martin Meissner/Associated Press)

Borussia Dortmund crush Atletico Madrid 4-0 in Champions League group match

Borussia Dortmund cruised past Atletico Madrid 4-0 in their Champions League match on Wednesday with two goals from substitute Raphael Guerreiro helping propel them to the top of Group A.
France's forward Antoine Griezmann (C) celebrates after scoring their second goal on a penalty kick during the UEFA Nations League football match between France and Germany at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris on October 16, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Joachim Loew defiant as Griezmann double sinks ‘very good’ Germany

A defiant Joachim Loew praised Germany's display in Tuesday's 2-1 UEFA Nations League defeat by world champions France as he lamented "a totally unjust penalty" awarded to the hosts.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger eyes return to management in January

Arsene Wenger wants to return to management in January, saying he has received "enquiries from all over the world" and does not know whether it will be with a club or a national side.
Angela-Merkel

Angela Merkel vows to ‘win back trust’ after Bavaria poll debacle

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Monday to "win back trust" from voters after squabbling within her three-party coalition was blamed for severe election losses in the state of Bavaria.
This handout picture released by the Spanish Ministry of the Presidency on October 10, 2018 shows wreckages of cars and debris laying on a flooded street in Sant Llorenc des Cardassar, on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca, on October 10, 2018. - At least nine people died, including two British nationals, and six others were missing in devastating flash floods on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, authorities said. (Photo by Fernando CALVO / Spanish Ministry of the Presidency / AFP) /

Five-year-old among three still missing in deadly Majorca floods

Hundreds of rescue workers searched desperately Thursday for a five-year-old boy and two Germans still missing on Spain's holiday island of Majorca after flash floods tore through streets and swept away cars, killing 10 people.
Jos - Plateau

Stakeholders in Plateau urge tolerance, mutual respect to end killings

Stakeholders from Iregwe and Fulani communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau have advised residents of the area to be tolerant and have mutual respect for one another in order to end the incessant killings in their communities.
Didier Deschamps

France hopes for good home show against Dutch after Germany draw

France manager Didier Deschamps believes they need to sharpen up when they play the Netherlands on Sunday in their first home match since winning the World Cup in July following their goalless draw away to Germany.
Signing of MOU between the German-African Business Association and the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (NACCIMA)

Nigeria, Germany sign pacts on agriculture, commerce

The first agreement was signed between the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and the German-Africa Business Association.
The German city of Wiesbaden removed Wednesday a temporary statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up in a town square by artists, after it sparked confrontations between his supporters and opponents.

German city takes down golden Recep Erdogan statue after outcry

The German city of Wiesbaden removed Wednesday a temporary statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up in a town square by artists, after it sparked confrontations between his supporters and opponents.

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2018 a French riot police officer aims at protesters wearing yellow vests (gilets jaunes) with a non-lethal hand-held weapon (LBD40) during a demonstration against rising costs of living blamed on high taxes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. – The number of serious injuries caused by non-lethal hand-held weapons (LBD 40) harbours anger and mistrust towards the French government and the police, who have had to call its forces to be more cautious. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

French police under fire as ‘yellow vests’ casualty toll mounts

Twenty years ago Jean-Marc Michaud was a paratrooper who proudly marched with the army down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on France’s national holiday.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar asks federal government to show evidence he benefitted from N156 million slush...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has challenged the Federal Government to show evidence that he benefitted from the N156m slush fund that allegedly led to the collapse of the defunct Platinum Habib Bank.
Kano Pillars gaffer Ibrahim Musa

Ibrahim Musa returns as Kano Pillars’ technical adviser

The club’s Team Manager Kabiru Baleria was installed as the acting technical adviser and he was in charge of the team’s last two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches against Heartland and El Kanemi Warriors respectively.

NYSC: 11,000 Corps members undergoing INEC training in Kano

No fewer than 11,000 Corps members in Kano state are currently undergoing training organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians need honest president like Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that the country needs a sincere and honest President like Muhammadu Buhari to lead the country.