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Portugal and Mozambique signed a new military cooperation accord on Monday to help the poor African nation confront a growing jihadist threat by beefing up training, notably of special forces.
Britain on Friday said it was willing to step in to host the Champions League football final, after the UK government placed Turkey on a coronavirus travel red list.
The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust (CST) will request that the club’s all-English Champions League final showdown with Manchester City is moved from Istanbul to the UK.
“I think we need to assess Kylian. Today he is going to start training individually and then we’ll see if he can be with the team at the end,” Pochettino told reporters at a press conference on Monday just before his side’s last training session prior to the game.
The Nigerian Navy new offshore survey vessel, the NNS LANA, will be a force multiplier in the force’s ability to project naval power for enhanced maritime security in the nation’s maritime environment and the Gulf of Guinea, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo has said.
The Nigerian Navy (NN), says its newest offshore survey vessel, NNS LANA, has began her homeward journey to the country.
Mozambique is sending a medical team to identify the bodies of 12 people beheaded during an Islamic State attack last month on the northern gas exploration hub of Palma, an army spokesman said.
The town in northern Mozambique that was attacked by Islamic State-linked insurgents in late March is now secure after the military killed a “significant number” of militants and cleared one final area, an army spokesman said.
Portugal is set to send around 60 troops to its former colony Mozambique following an attack by Islamic State (ISIS) linked jihadists on a key northern town, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said.
Suspected Islamist insurgents attacked a convoy of fleeing civilians, including foreign workers, as fighting continued on Friday in a northern Mozambique town that is near a number of gas projects, security and diplomatic sources said.
Portugal will send 5% of its COVID-19 vaccine shots to a group of Portuguese-speaking African countries and to the tiny nation of East Timor in the second half of the year, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Wednesday.
Members of Germany’s parliament proposed legislation on Friday that would allow assisted suicide for terminally ill adults once they have received counselling.
Masked, socially distanced and each given their own pen to avoid spreading germs, Portugal headed to the polls on Sunday to vote for the largely ceremonial post of president even as coronavirus cases reach record levels.
Portuguese voters - largely confined to their homes due to a strict COVID-19 lockdown - will pick a new president on Sunday, but many fear going to the polls could worsen a surge in coronavirus cases and low turnout is expected.
The world needs American leadership in the battle against COVID-19, the EU’s top diplomat said, urging President-elect Joe Biden to step up after the Trump administration was widely criticised for its slow response to the pandemic.
UEFA is not planning any imminent changes to the format for the upcoming Champions League knockout stages or to its plans to hold the delayed Euro 2020 this year despite ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and other sporting events being cancelled.
Mauricio Pochettino's passion and pedigree as a former Paris Saint-Germain player are likely to endear the Argentine coach to the club's supporters -- though dealing with the demanding Qatari owners could prove trickier.
Europe launched a mass COVID-19 vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to get the first shots to see off a pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 million lives worldwide.
Hungary stole a march on its fellow EU nations as it began vaccinating its people against COVID-19 on Saturday, a day ahead of rollouts in several other countries including France, Germany and Spain as the pandemic surges across the continent.
The suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Port Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman on Thursday said that truth will always triumph.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Thursday said any Nigerian opposed to the Southern Governors’ decision banning open grazing of cattle has a hidden agenda.
Commissioner of police in Cross River State, Sikiru Kayode Akande, has raised the alarm that intelligence sources have confirmed massive infiltration of strange characters and suspected criminals.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, said the Federal Government would prosecute 400 suspected Boko Haram financiers.
Nigeria’s renowned musicians, Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia and Chike, ‘boo of the booless’ crooner, are to perform at the launch of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc’s campaign.
The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has lamented that some returning foreign passengers escaped from isolation facilities, violating the mandatory quarantine requirement under the advisory earlier issued.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia Local Government Area (LGA) of Abia.
Neymar spent four seasons at Barcelona. He joined the Blaugrana from Santos in 2013 before leaving for PSG in 2017, a key part of the Barcelona team that won two La Liga titles, three Copa del Rey titles, one Supercopa de Espana, one Champions League, one European Super Cup and one Club World Cup
The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) says it has concluded plans to establish an integrated farm estate in Ogun State.
The non-natives, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani, Igede, Ebira, Tiv and Igala, made the pledge during a programme organised by the Osun Civic Engagement Agency on Monday in Osogbo.