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Leganes sign Kenneth Omeruo’s younger brother on one-year deal

Nigeria forward Lucky Omeruo has joined his elder brother Kenneth Omeruo at LaLiga outfit CD Leganes on a one-year contract with an option of another year.
Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with the youth and the Synod Fathers at the Paul VI Hall in Vatican on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tiziana FABI

Distrust and anger shadow Vatican summit on sex abuse

Pope Francis has opened a four-day summit to fight the sexual abuse of children by members of the clergy amid scepticism and anger over the mishandling of decades-long cases.
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Italy’s deputy premier Matteo Salvini threatens to sue migant rescuers

Italy’s deputy premier and interior minister Matteo Salvini said Sunday he was gathering legal evidence against the crew of a Dutch-flagged rescue ship as calls grew for 47 migrants to be allowed to land.

Usain Bolt signals professional football dream is over

Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt has signalled that his hopes of a professional football career are over, saying: "It was fun while it lasted."
Sea-Watch 3 has been stranded in the Mediterranean with 32 refugees and migrants on board [Darrin Zammit Lupi-Reuters]

Netherlands ready to take in refugees from NGO ship off Malta

The Netherlands has announced it was prepared to welcome some of the 32 refugees and migrants waiting to disembark from a Dutch-flagged vessel in the Mediterranean, if other countries did the same.
Usian Bolt

Usian Bolt still optimistic over ‘opportunities’ after rejecting Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt hopes he will still get a chance to play professional football after expressing sadness things didn't work out with A-League club Central Coast Mariners.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt not giving up hope on football career

Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt is adamant he can become a professional footballer despite his trial with an Australian club ending, insisting Saturday: "I still have it".
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt’s Australian football dream collapses

Sprint king Usain Bolt’s attempt to become a professional footballer with Australia’s Central Coast Mariners collapsed on Friday as his trial period was terminated after contract talks failed.
Usain Bolt

Australian FA to fund Usain Bolt deal with Central Coast Mariners

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt could still sign for Central Coast Mariners after the Australian football association said it was working with the club "in regards to funding".
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt rejects Maltese club move

Usain Bolt has rejected a two-year deal with Maltese champions Valletta, the eight-time Olympic champion’s agent has confirmed.

Migrants land in Malta after standoff

The Maltese authorities on Sunday finally took 58 migrants from the Aquarius to Valletta after they had waited for days in rough seas on the rescue ship that can no longer go to port after its flag was pulled.
Malta Customs

Maltese Customs intercepts largest drug haul

Maltese Customs intercepted the largest ever drug haul, the Customs Department said on Tuesday.
Migrants say goodbye to crew members as they disembark from the Aquarius rescue ship after it docked at Bolier Wharf in Senglea, Malta, on August 15, 2018. The Aquarius, chartered by French group SOS Mediterranee along with Doctors Without Borders (MSF), arrived in Malta on August 15 after EU countries thrashed out a deal to take in the 141 migrants onboard, defusing another diplomatic standoff. The Aquarius had rescued the migrants off the coast of Libya in two separate missions on August 11, only for Italy and Malta to refuse access to their ports. / AFP PHOTO / Matthew Mirabelli

Malta rescues 100 migrants from boat in distress

Maltese coastguards rescued 100 migrants and recovered two bodies from a small boat south of the island on Wednesday.
Matteo Salvini - Mimmo Carriero-IPA-Rex-Shutterstock

Italy threatens to send stranded migrants ‘back to Libya’

Italy’s far-right interior minister threatened Sunday to send “back to Libya” nearly 180 people stranded for three days on an Italian coastguard ship if the EU did not step in to resolve another migrant row with Malta.

Senator Ekweremadu elected panel chair at international peace parliament

The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) was at the weekend inaugurated in the Maltese capital, Valetta, to promote cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences on many national and international issues facing international peace.
The Lifeline had been waiting for political leaders in Europe to decide on the fate of migrants on board | Mission Lifeline

Lifeline migrant ship captain faces Maltese court Monday

The captain of the German NGO ship Lifeline, accused of breaking international law by picking up migrants off the Libyan coast, will appear in a Maltese court on Monday, a government spokesman told AFP.
The Lifeline had been waiting for political leaders in Europe to decide on the fate of migrants on board | Mission Lifeline

Malta to allow migrant rescue to dock, ending standoff

A humanitarian ship that has had about 230 rescued migrants on board for almost a week will enter a Maltese port on Wednesday, ending a standoff with Italy which refused to let the ship dock.
Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron in the Apostolic Palace. Franco Origlia|Getty

Emmanuel Macron: France will welcome some migrants on Lifeline ship

French president Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday that France will welcome some of the refugees rescued by the Lifeline ship.

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