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Iran wary as EU presents plans to save nuclear deal

Iran said Saturday it would wait to see whether Europe produces tangible results in overcoming US sanctions before it decides whether to stay in the nuclear deal, as a top EU official visited Tehran to present plans for maintaining trade ties.

World Bank invests $10.7 billion in Nigeria

The bank’s delegation of 10 executive directors which visited the country last week, said it was excited with the economy’s return to growth and pledged more collaboration to accelerate the growth rate.

FUTA undergraduates win Microsoft competition

Two engineering students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Taofeek Afeez and Alayande Abiola, have emerged winners of the 2018 Imagine Cup National Finals.

UK may deport 1,000 migrants who lied in their applications

About 1,000 highly skilled migrants may be deported from the UK for security reasons, as the Home Office has refused “indefinite leave to remain” (IRL) according to a paragraph of the Immigration Act, targeting terrorist threats.

Panathinaikos banned from European football for three seasons

Former Greek champions Panathinaikos have been banned from European competition for three seasons after failing to meet financial requirements.

Turkey to consider Greek soldiers’ case if coup suspects returned

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said his government would consider the case of two Greek soldiers jailed in Turkey if Athens extradited soldiers suspected of the 2016 failed coup.

Prince Philip leaves hospital after hip replacement

Queen Elizabeth II's 96-year-old husband Prince Philip left hospital on Friday following a successful hip replacement operation last week, officials said.

Greek premier hardens tone on soldiers jailed in Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday demanded the release of two soldiers jailed in Turkey, arguing that they should not be "pawns to blackmail."

Uber suspends its service in Greece after legislative crackdown

Uber said it would suspend its licensed service in Greece after new legislation was passed that would impose stricter rules on ride-hailing. Like in other European countries, Uber has long faced opposition from taxi owners in Greece for taking their business.

Britain’s Prince Philip hospitalised

Queen Elizabeth II’s 96-year-old husband Prince Philip was admitted to hospital in London on Tuesday for planned surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp questions Brexit benefit

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Europe is stronger united as he says his philosophy in life and in football is to be "part of a team".

Willem II: No new deal for Bartholomew Ogbeche

Dutch club Willem II has announced Bartholomew Ogbeche’s contract will not be renewed, according to French daily L’Equipe.

Nine EU countries yet to expel Russian spies

Nine EU countries are holding out against expelling Russian ‘spies’ despite the growing international reprisals over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Greece to get €5.7 billion in bailout cash

Eurozone authorities will make a fresh 5.7 billion euro cash injection to Greece on Wednesday, putting Athens further down the road to leaving its painful bailout programme later this year.

Venus Williams outlasts Kiki Bertens to book Johanna Konta clash

Three-time winner Venus Williams saved three match points in a three-set victory over Kiki Bertens on Sunday, lining up a fourth-round clash with reigning champion Johanna Konta at the Miami Open.

Turkey slams EU statement on Greece, Cyprus before key summit

Turkey has condemned a statement by leaders of the European Union that criticised Ankara for "continued illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea", increasing tensions between Ankara and Brussels just days before a key summit.

EU blames Russia for UK spy attack

European Union leaders united behind British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday in blaming Russia for a nerve agent attack in England, and agreed to recall their ambassador to Moscow for consultations.

At least 14 migrants die as boat capsizes off Greece

At least 14 migrants, including four children, died when a boat carrying about 20 people capsized overnight in the Aegean Sea, Greek police said Saturday.

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Asamoah Gyan dropped as Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng earns debut Ghana call-up

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India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

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Flying Eagles drop goalkeeper Akpan Udoh against Guinea Bissau

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Chelsea ‘may have to sell Hazard to fund transfers’

Chelsea may need to sell forward Eden Hazard "to help fund other transfers", says ex-assistant boss Steve Clarke.