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Former Argentina forward Diego Maradona (C) celebrates the opening goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Giuseppe CACACE /

Concern over Maradona after health scare in Argentina thriller

Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina’s roller coaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday before triggering alarm with a health scare after the final whistle.

Patrick Kluivert: Lionel Messi is 50% of Argentina team

Netherlands’ football legend Patrick Kluivert has stated that Barcelona star Lionel Messi makes up 50 per cent of the Argentine team.

Di Maria thigh injury raises PSG fears

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria could be sidelined for several weeks after injuring his left thigh during Argentina’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Venezuela on Tuesday.

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Libya’s UN-backed premier blames ‘foreign powers’ for instability

Foreign powers are actively working against the stabilisation of Libya, the country’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj said Wednesday.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers his State of the Union speech at the European Parliament on September 12, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. - AFP PHOTO - FREDERICK FLORIN

Jean-Claude Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role

Europe must become a "global player" with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged Wednesday, in his annual address to the bloc's parliament.

2019: Arewa youths decry high cost of nomination forms

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum has decried the high cost of expression of interest and nomination forms of political parties for the 2019 general elections.

Sami Khedira signs new Juventus contract

Khedira has won three Serie A titles since joining Juve from Real Madrid and scored a career-best nine goals last season, including a first-ever career hat-trick.
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Jerome Boateng: I phoned Jose Mourinho to explain reasons for rejecting Manchester United move

Jerome Boateng says he phoned Jose Mourinho to personally explain his decision to reject the chance to join Manchester United over the summer.