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Visa outage over after transaction chaos across Europe

Payment systems giant Visa recovered on Saturday from a hardware issue that had left it struggling to process transactions at bars, shops and cash machines across Europe.

European police break major Nigerian human trafficking ring

The European Union's law enforcement agency says police have smashed a Nigerian organised crime ring in one of the largest European operations against human trafficking.

Spain pulls police reinforcements from Catalonia

Spain on Tuesday began to pull the police reinforcements it had sent to Catalonia ahead of a contested independence referendum in the region on October 1, the government said.

Spain takes control of ‘independent’ Catalonia

Spain moved Saturday to seize direct control of Catalonia, sacking its police chief a day after the Catalan regional parliament’s independence declaration sent shock waves through Europe.

Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

Police in Catalonia said Monday they questioned 15 people accused of disobedience for allegedly developing web platforms dedicated to an outlawed independence referendum, as tensions rise less than a week before the vote.

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President Muhammadu Buhari says the just-concluded National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not about winner-takes-all but for building a party that will serve the nation diligently.
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Nwankwo Kanu backs Super Eagles to beat Argentina

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World Cup: FIFA sanctions Danish FA after fans attack Australians

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee wielded its big stick again on Sunday in Moscow, sanctioning the Danish Football Association with a fine of 20,000 Swiss Francs and a warning.