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Chelsea has released a 25-man squad for Barcelona friendly that would take place next week Tuesday.

Chelsea release 25-man squad for Barcelona friendly

The Blues will resume their pre-season training in Japan where they will take on J-League Champions Kawasaki Frontale (Friday) and then against Barcelona (next Tuesday).
Real Madrid have announced the signing of Takefusa Kubo, who was previously at Barcelona's academy and has been dubbed the 'Japanese Messi'.

Real Madrid left ‘stunned’ by teen sensation Takefusa Kubo

Real Madrid coaches have been left ‘stunned’ by Takefusa Kubo and could hand the teenager a place in the first team squad for this coming season.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-In presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017 following a new North Korean missile test.

South Korea asks Japan to lift export curbs

South Korea has asked Japan to lift export curbs and expressed deep regret over the measure, officials from Seoul’s trade ministry said Saturday.
Japan’s Bitpoint is the latest cryptocurrency exchange to be hit by a hack targeting its holdings; the exchange says around 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) of funds were stolen, with 2.5 billion yen of that belonging to customers.

Bitpoint cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million in hack

Japan’s Bitpoint is the latest cryptocurrency exchange to be hit by a hack targeting its holdings; the exchange says around 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) of funds were stolen, with 2.5 billion yen of that belonging to customers.
Kashima Antlers forward Hiroki Abe is on the verge of a move to Barcelona after the two clubs agreed a deal in principle for the 20-year-old.

Barcelona agree deal to sign Japanese starlet Hiroki Abe from Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers forward Hiroki Abe is on the verge of a move to Barcelona after the two clubs agreed a deal in principle for the 20-year-old.
More than 20 countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic minority Uighurs in the country's Xinjiang region in the first such joint move on the issue at the United Nations' Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters news agency.

Report: China rebuked at UN over Uighur detention

More than 20 countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic minority Uighurs in the country's Xinjiang region in the first such joint move on the issue at the United Nations' Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters news agency.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer wary of fresher, stronger Kei Nishikori

Roger Federer believes his Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Kei Nishikori is ready to challenge for Grand Slams after the Japanese number one seems to have found a way to reach the latter stages without getting tangled up in marathon matches.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen shaking during the national anthem while welcoming the Ukrainian president.

Angela Merkel suffers third shaking bout in less than a month

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen shaking during the national anthem while welcoming the Ukrainian president.
Rafael Nadal handed rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas a tennis lesson Thursday as he drubbed him 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 in the Australian Open semi-final.-5

Rafael Nadal into seventh Wimbledon quarter-final

Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the seventh time on Monday as the evergreen 30-somethings of men’s tennis threatened to take a stranglehold at the All England Club.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

WWC: Asisat Oshoala nominated for Goal of the Tournament

The goal scored by Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala against the Korea Republic at the just concluded 2019 FIFA Women World Cup in France, has been nominated as a contender for the Goal of the Tournament.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un stand at the military demarcation line dividing North and South Korea

Pandemonium in Panmunjom: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s hasty DMZ date

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s first two summits were highly choreographed affairs but their third date was an unscripted event seemingly arranged on a social media whim — and threatened at times to descend into chaos.
President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the DMZ separating the two Koreas. Reuters TV-Reuters

Donald Trump leaves South Korea for US after historic step into the North

US President Donald Trump left South Korea on Sunday after a trip to Asia that took in a G20 summit in Japan and a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump hits back, attacks ex-President Jimmy Carter

U.S. President Donald Trump pushed back Saturday against former President Jimmy Carter’s comments questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 election, saying: “He’s like the forgotten president.”
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and US President Donald Trump attend a bilateral meeting during the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

Donald Trump tells Receop Erdogan Turkey’s Russian missile deal ‘a problem’

Turkey’s purchase of a major Russian missile defence system is “a problem”, US President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart at a Saturday meeting on the sidelines of the G20.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

G20 summit: Donald Trump says no to Paris climate deal

Nineteen members of the Group of 20, without the United States, agreed on Saturday to the “irreversibility” of the Paris climate deal and pledged its full implementation, after two days of talks.
US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to ceasefire on further imposition of tariffs on their exports and resume trade talks between their countries.

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping ceasefire on tariffs, trade talks back on track

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to ceasefire on further imposition of tariffs on their exports and resume trade talks between their countries.
British Prime Minister Theresa May told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Russia must end its irresponsible and destabilizing activity for normal relations between the two countries to be restored.

Theresa May tells Vladimir Putin Russia must end irresponsible activity

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilizing activity" for normal relations between the two countries to be restored.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal drawn to meet Roger Federer in Wimbledon semis

Rafael Nadal breathed a sigh of relief Friday after he was slated to meet eight-time champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semi-finals.

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