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Syria police deploy in south Damascus after ISIS defeat

Syrian police deployed across devastated districts in southern Damascus on Tuesday, according to state media, a day after the government captured the area from the Islamic State group.

Damascus shelling, blast kill two: state TV

Shelling and a blast in Syria's capital Damascus killed two people and wounded several others on Wednesday, state television said.

Syria forces not yet victorious but IS already defeated

Syria is expected to soon follow in Iraq's footsteps in proclaiming victory against the Islamic State group, whose fighters are either on the run or trapped and largely toothless.

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Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu: APC is now united in Enugu

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.