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FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle clears the ground of past footprints to be able to see new traces of activity in Calexico, California, U.S., April 8, 2021. REUTERS/Allison Dinner

White House official says Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala to increase troops on borders

The Biden administration has secured agreements for Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala to place more troops on their borders, a White House official told Reuters on Monday amid the growing number of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexican border.

Nigerian government receives stolen Ile-Ife artefact from Mexico

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Geoffrey Onyeama, on Thursday in Abuja received a stolen Ile-Ife artefact recovered from Mexico.
FIFA has officially opened an investigation after anti-gay chants were audible during the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying match between Mexico and the Dominican Republic on March 18.

FIFA may hammer Mexico over anti-gay chant

FIFA has officially opened an investigation after anti-gay chants were audible during the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying match between Mexico and the Dominican Republic on March 18.
FILE PHOTO - A police officer stands guard next to fences placed outside the National Palace ahead of expected violence in a Women's Day protest, in Mexico City, Mexico March 5, 2021. REUTERS-Carlos Jasso-File Photo

Mexico’s ruling political party ratifies candidate accused of rape

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s MORENA party ratified late on Friday a gubernatorial candidate accused of rape, in a case that has fueled fiery protests and been a source of friction within the ruling party.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, exits the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse during the trial in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., February 5, 2019. REUTERS-Jeenah Moon-File Photo

Mexico president presses U.S. for details on arrest of El Chapo’s wife

Mexico’s president said on Tuesday the arrest of the wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in the United States is a U.S. matter, though he urged authorities north of the border to provide more information on the case
Mexico’s Oscar Valdez dethroned Miguel Berchelt on Saturday, knocking him out with one second left on the 10th round in a stunning upset, to claim the World Boxing Council junior lightweight title in Las Vegas.

Oscar Valdez upsets Miguel Berchelt with stunning 10th round KO

Mexico’s Oscar Valdez dethroned Miguel Berchelt on Saturday, knocking him out with one second left on the 10th round in a stunning upset, to claim the World Boxing Council junior lightweight title in Las Vegas.
FILE PHOTO - A man walks by near a cellular tower in the municipality of Guadalupe, Mexico July 6, 2020. REUTERS-Daniel Becerril

Kidnap capital Mexico eyes biometric phone registry, sparking privacy fears

A plan by Mexican lawmakers to put millions of cell phone users’ data in a biometric registry, billed as a tool to fight kidnapping and extortion, has sparked a backlash from telecoms companies and rights groups who warn it could lead to stolen data and higher costs.

Thomas Mueller tests positive for coronavirus

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Mueller is set to miss out of today’s Club World Cup final in Doha after testing positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, according to German media reports.
Atletico Madrid could be without Thomas Lemar for the upcoming Champions League match against Chelsea after he and and Hector Herrera tested positive for Covid-19.

Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Lemar tests positive coronavirus

Atletico Madrid could be without Thomas Lemar for the upcoming Champions League match against Chelsea after he and and Hector Herrera tested positive for Covid-19.
Twelve police officers have been arrested in Mexico following the discovery of 19 charred corpses near the U.S. border, Tamaulipas Attorney General, Irving Barrios, said on Tuesday.

12 police officers arrested in Mexico after 19 corpses found

Twelve police officers have been arrested in Mexico following the discovery of 19 charred corpses near the U.S. border, Tamaulipas Attorney General, Irving Barrios, said on Tuesday.
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration's plans to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic during a COVID-19 response event at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2021. REUTERS-Jonathan Ernst

US president to issue executive orders on asylum, legal immigration, separated families

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday will order a major review of asylum processing at the U.S.-Mexico border and the legal immigration system as he seeks to undo some of former President Donald Trump’s hard-line policies, two senior administration officials said on Monday evening.
Billionaire Carlos Slim has had Covid-19 for over a week and is doing well, his son tweeted Monday.

Mexico’s richest man Carlos Slim hospitalized with coronavirus

Slim is Mexico’s wealthiest man. His family controls America Movil, the largest Mexican telecommunications provider, whose operations includes mobile and fixed-line voice services, wireless, internet and fixed-data services.
FILE PHOTO - Dutch police patrol at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, November 6, 2019. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw-File Photo

Dutch police arrest alleged Asian drug syndicate kingpin

Dutch police have arrested the alleged leader of a large Asian drug syndicate who is listed as one of the world’s most-wanted fugitives and has been compared to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration's plans to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic during a COVID-19 response event at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2021. REUTERS-Jonathan Ernst

U.S. to reverse Donald Trump’s ‘draconian’ immigration policies, Joe Biden tells Mexican president

U.S. President Joe Biden discussed plans to reverse the Trump administration’s immigration policies with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday, according to a readout of a phone call released by the White House on Saturday.
Wolves have completed the signing of Brazilian striker Willian José on loan from Real Sociedad.

Wolves complete signing of LaLiga striker

José has been at the LaLiga club since 2016, finding the net on 62 occasions in 170 appearances including a brace in their 2-0 Copa del Rey win over Cordoba on Wednesday.
FILE PHOTO - Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador listens to the national anthem as he arrives to address the nation on his second anniversary as president of Mexico, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Mexican president hails Joe Biden agenda, celebrates migration plan

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday hailed the agenda set out by his new U.S. counterpart Joe Biden, offering support for his plans to combat the coronavirus pandemic, lift the economy and to enact migration reform.
FILE PHOTO: Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador listens to the national anthem as he arrives to address the nation on his second anniversary as president of Mexico, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Lopez Obrador calls for U.S. to fix immigration status of Mexican migrants

The incoming administration of U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden should give legal immigration status to Mexicans who are currently working in the United States, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday.
U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has formally resigned her Senate seat in preparation for her inauguration on Wednesday alongside President-elect Joe Biden.

US VP-elect Kamala Harris resigns her Senate seat

U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has formally resigned her Senate seat in preparation for her inauguration on Wednesday alongside President-elect Joe Biden.
FILE PHOTO - A dose of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Britain January 2, 2021. Gareth Fuller-PA Wire-Pool via REUTERS

Mexico approves AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine

Mexico on Monday authorized the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford for emergency use in the country, which has one of the world’s highest Covid-19 death tolls.
Nuno Espirito Santo (left) jokes with Raul Jimenez (right), who visited Wolves while training

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez pays tribute to fans for banner support

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez has thanked fans for their support as he recovers from a skull fracture.
FILE PHOTO - A Christmas trees vendor hands antibacterial gel to costumers at the Jamaica market, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Mexico City, Mexico December 11, 2020. REUTERS-Gustavo Graf

Official: Quarter of Mexico’s population have been exposed to coronavirus

A quarter of Mexico’s population, or 31 million people, has been exposed to COVID-19, according to preliminary results of an official survey, with 70% never showing symptoms.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (3rdL) celebrates after scoring a penalty during the Italian Serie A football match Genoa vs Juventus on December 13, 2020 at the Luigi-Ferraris stadium in Genoa. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO - AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice on 100th Juve appearance to keep pace with AC Milan

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 100th game for Juventus with a pair of penalties in a 3-1 success over Genoa on Sunday, as the champions closed the gap on Serie A leaders AC Milan.

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Ahmed Musa trained with Kano Pillars for the first time since rejoining the club on Monday morning.

Ahmed Musa trains with Kano Pillars for the first time

The Super Eagles captain linked up with his teammates at the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit for the first time since the move was confirned last week.
Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that they will not be one of the clubs joining the proposed Super League.

Borussia Dortmund confirm they will not join European Super League

Plans for the formation of a new European competition were unveiled on Sunday, with 12 founding clubs having already signed up for the competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Abia: Police yet to confirm alleged attack on station

The Abia State Police Command is yet to confirm an alleged attack on Uzuakoli police station in Bende Local Government Area.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is accused of slandering a Russian World War Two veteran, gestures as he stands inside a defendant dock during a court hearing in Moscow, Russia, Russia February 16, 2021, in this still image taken from video. Press Service of Babushkinsky District Court of Moscow/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny being transferred to hospital

Prison doctors have decided to transfer Russia's main opposition leader Alexei Navalny to hospital, its prison authority said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has brought international warnings of consequences should he die in jail.
Ander Herrera has hit out at the Super League plans that his employers at Paris Saint-Germain oppose, with the former Manchester United midfielder accusing the rich of tarnishing the best most beautiful sport on the planet.

Ander Herrera, Mesut Ozil hit out at Super League proposals

Ander Herrera has hit out at the Super League plans that his employers at Paris Saint-Germain oppose, with the former Manchester United midfielder accusing "the rich" of tarnishing "the best most beautiful sport on the planet".

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Popular Nigerian television presenter, Rachel Bakam, has passes on.

Popular TV presenter passes on in Abuja

Popular Nigerian television presenter, Rachel Bakam, has passes on
Wardens stand outside Windsor castle, after Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, died at the age of 99, in Windsor, near London, Britain, April 15, 2021. REUTERS-Molly Darlington

UK queen has to step into debate over Philip’s funeral outfits – media

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has stepped in to settle a problem over what senior royals should wear to her husband’s funeral, because of concerns about whether Prince Harry and Prince Andrew should wear military uniforms, media reported on Thursday.

SPW: Nigerian government commences partial payment of beneficiaries

The Federal Government has commenced partial payment of the N20,000 monthly stipend to the 774,000 beneficiaries of the Special Public Works programme.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen release two members of kidnaped family to find ransom

Unknown gunmen on Saturday evening kidnapped five members of a family returning home to Anambra State from a wedding ceremony in Abia State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Kidnappers of FRSC officers arrested in Nasarawa

Operatives of the Nasarawa Police Command have arrested 40 suspected kidnappers, including those who abducted some Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials along Maraban-Udege road.