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Thousands sign petition to stop singer R Kelly’s concerts in Germany

Thousands of people in Germany have signed a change .org online petition calling for two concerts by controversial U.S. singer R Kelly not to go ahead.
Munich Airport

Hundreds of flights cancelled as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports on Tuesday, including at the nation’s busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.
Fireworks on display in a supermarket in Berlin. Hayoung Jeon-EPA

German police seize 850kg firework stash

German police said Sunday they confiscated 850 kilos of fireworks and firecrackers from a 23-year-old man in Hamburg, ahead of New Year’s festivities.
Farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst moves feed to his cattle in the cowshed on his farm Gut Ogrosen Hof in Vetschau, eastern Germany on November 27, 2018. The German dairy farmer is with Greenpeace and two other farmers suing the German government for failing to take appropriate measures to meet it’s own climate change targets.Odd ANDERSEN / AFP

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

Dismayed by the German government’s failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action.
Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals

Twenty four hours after being booed for having the audacity to take down a tennis great, Alexander Zverev returned to topple another one.
FILE PHOTO: Protests against Germany's "Dieselgate" in front of Germany's Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure where ministers and car executives hold a meeting to agree ways to cut inner-city pollution to try to stave off bans on diesel cars and restore the tarnished reputation of the country's auto industry in Berlin, Germany, August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo

German court orders diesel bans in Cologne, Bonn

A German court on Thursday ordered Cologne and Bonn to join a slew of cities in banning older diesel vehicles from their roads to combat air pollution, as the government struggled to reach a deal with automakers on cleaning them up.
Bayern Munich's German defender Niklas Suele, Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Javi Martinez and Bayern Munich's German defender Joshua Kimmich react after the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Bayern Munich and Ajax Amsterdam in Munich, southern Germany, on October 2, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANN

Bayern Munich to face Hertha Berlin away in tricky German Cup tie

Bayern Munich will face a tricky away tie at Hertha Berlin, where they have already lost this season, in the German Cup following Sunday’s draw for the last 16.
Eliud Kipchoge runs to win the 45th Berlin Marathon, setting a new world record in the process. Photograph- Markus Schreiber-AP

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 40sec.
Daniel Kueblboeck

German pop star missing after falling from a cruise ship

A German pop star is reportedly missing off the coast of Canada after falling from a cruise ship.
President of the German Football Association (DFB - Deutscher Fussball-Bund) Reinhard Grindel poses during a photo session in Monaco on August 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - VALERY HACHE

German FA boss Grindel confident Ozil affair doesn’t threaten Euro 2024 bid

The under-pressure president of the German Football Association (DFB), Reinhard Grindel, has told AFP he is confident the controversy over Mesut Ozil's international retirement will not have a negative impact on Germany's bid to host Euro 2024.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Cameroon’s Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting joins PSG ahead of Comoros clash

Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has secured a move to French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG).

World Bank set to begin first blockchain bond transaction

The World Bank is preparing to conduct the world’s first bond transaction using ethereum blockchain platform. The initiative will show the possibilities of the blockchain technology and how it can be used to make bond trading more quick and efficient, according to Reuters.
Robert Lewandowski (right) celebrates with Thomas Muller after finding the net

Robert Lewandowski saves Bayern from humiliation

Mighty Bayern Munich needed a late Robert Lewandowski goal on Saturday to secure a 1-0 German Cup win over Drochtersen/Assel, a fourth division village side who had described the occasion as their “game of the century”.
Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac

Bayern Munich’s Niko Kovac won’t ‘waste my time’ with negativity

Niko Kovac has vowed to shrug off the negativity surrounding his appointment as Bayern Munich coach.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

New York, Toronto, to host 2018 Nollywood Travel Film Festival

The cities of New York in the United States and Toronto in Canada have been selected to host the next two editions of the Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF).
Christoph de Vries

Lawmakers ask for answers as girl is assaulted by repeat offender

German lawmakers are demanding answers after a 30-year-old Afghan man with a criminal record allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in a Hamburg doorway on Saturday.
Jerome Boateng

Jerome Boateng move to PSG still needs ‘final decision’ – Bayern chief

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has reiterated that "there has been no contact" with the club from Paris Saint-Germain over central defender Jerome Boateng, adding that "a final decision has yet to be made" by all parties on a transfer after the player's representatives met with the French champions.
jewelry

After 15 years, thieves behind French heist surface in Serbia

They believed they were safe but a few blood drops betrayed them: 15 years after a daring robbery at a French jewellery store, the four alleged perpetrators have been found -- in Serbia.

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Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Kebbi APC: We accept elections postponement in good faith

The All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State said it accepted the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in good faith.

11 killed as suicide bombers, gunman attack worshippers in Maiduguri

Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State.