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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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Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Enugu West senatorial Zone, says the party is no longer factionalised in the state.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), caused quite a stir when he made an appearance at the book launch of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.

Adams Oshiomhole causes stir at Goodluck Jonathan’s book launch

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), caused quite a stir when he made an appearance at the book launch of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.

Philippe Coutinho set for Barcelona return

Barcelona forward Philippe Coutinho has returned to training ahead of this weekend’s La Liga match against Atletico Madrid after missing two weeks with a thigh problem, the club announced on Tuesday.
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Spain FA chief thanks country’s premier for World Cup plan backing

The president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has thanked the country's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, for his backing of a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.

Christian Chukwu: Include more home-based Super Eagles players in AFCON team

Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach, has restated his call for the massive inclusion of home-based players in the Super Eagles, especially now that the country has qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.