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‘Sweet Country’: a look back to Australia’s future

Indigenous Australian director Warwick Thornton hopes his look at one of the darkest periods in his country's past will help it make better decisions in the future.

Clooney puts poison in Anywhere USA’s peanut butter

New father George Clooney was back in the Venice limelight Saturday with his new film, "Suburbicon," a toxic depiction of 1950s America competing for the film festival's Golden Lion.

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NFF to pay Super Eagles full group qualifier bonus

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that it will pay the Super Eagles players their full group stage bonus to motivate them to qualify to the next stage of the tournament despite losing against Croatia.

Peace talks: Eritrea sends delegation to Ethiopia

Eritrea and Ethiopia remain bitter foes after a 1998-2000 conflict that drew comparisons to the First World War, with waves of conscripts forced to march through minefields towards Eritrean trenches, where they were cut down by machinegun fire.

Wilfred Ndidi confident Super Eagles‘ll beat Iceland

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is confident the Super Eagles will bounce back when they tackle Iceland in their second World Cup fixture at the Volgograd Arena on Friday 22 June.

President Buhari’s government rated high in diaspora – aspirant

Mr. Pascal Agubuzo, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and House of Representatives aspirant for Udi-Ezeagu federal constituency in Enugu State, has described the approval rating of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Diaspora as high.

Robert Martinez demands improvement from Belgium despite 3-0 win

Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez believes his side need to improve their level of performance at the World Cup, but "should not look for perfection."