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AC Milan have signed Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to replace Spaniard Pepe Reina who completed a six-month loan deal to Premier League club Aston Villa on Monday.

Bournemouth shot-stopper replaces Pepe Reina at AC Milan

AC Milan have signed Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to replace Spaniard Pepe Reina who completed a six-month loan deal to Premier League club Aston Villa on Monday.
Two nuns have returned from missionary work overseas pregnant. Alamy

Two Catholic nuns become pregnant while working in Africa

The Catholic Church has launched an investigation after two nuns became pregnant while carrying out missionary work in Africa.

Paulo Dybala issues future scoop to fan

Paul Dybala reportedly delivered a personal scoop to one Juventus fan who asked him about his future at the Italian giants this week.
Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination.

Government bulldozes restaurant after owner attacks tourists — video

Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination.

Manchester United end interest in Paulo Dybala

A deal had been agreed in principle between United and the Serie A champions that would see Romelu Lukaku and Dybala swap clubs, however, a report in the Telegraph states that the Old Trafford outfit have pulled the plug over concerns about the Argentine attackers desire to move to Manchester.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri asks Juventus to sign two Chelsea players

Juventus newly appointed manager Maurizio Sarri is set to raid Chelsea for his new look Juventus as he ordered the Old Lady board to sign two Chelsea players this summer.
Lecce

Lecce seal promotion to Serie A

Having been promoted from Serie C last term, Lecce became the fifth team to achieve a double promotion from the third tier to Serie A in the past five seasons, after Frosinone, SPAL, Benevento and Parma.
Juventus lost their first Serie A game of the season as Stefano Sturaro and Goran Pandev sealed a memorable 2-0 win for Genoa at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Sunday.

Juventus suffer first Serie A defeat of the season at Genoa

Juventus lost their first Serie A game of the season as Stefano Sturaro and Goran Pandev sealed a memorable 2-0 win for Genoa at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Sunday.
Francesco “Frank” Cali

Mafia boss shot, killed outside New York home

The reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family was left riddled with bullets outside his home on Staten Island, an old-school hit akin to the storied executions of 20th-century mafia dons.
Super Eagles of Nigeria

AFCON: Super Eagles will do well in Egypt – Ayo Makinwa

Former Super Eagles striker Stephen Ayodele Makinwa has submitted that the national team is endowed with players who can deliver for the country in major tournaments as we currently have a team on the ground.
Muammar Gaddafi

Libya in chaos since 2011 overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi

Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias still vying for control of the oil-rich country.
David Platt

Ex-Arsenal midfielder David Platt involved in takeover of Italian club Palermo

Former Arsenal midfielder David Platt is involved in the project which has seen Italian club Palermo bought by a UK technology company for €10 (£8.91).
Maurizio Zamparini

Owner sells Italian club for 10 euros

Palermo, the club currently top of Italy’s second division, have been bought by a “London-based company” for 10 euros ($11), their owner Maurizio Zamparini announced on Saturday.
Ghassan Salame

UN envoy wants Libya election by June 2019

The UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame has expressed the hope that another attempt to hold an election will take place by June next year.

Italy hosts Libya conference towards new UN peace plan

Italy will host a Libya conference that starts on Monday and aims to push forward a new U.N. plan to stabilise the troubled North African country after an initiative to hold elections next month failed.
Giuseppe Iachini

Giuseppe Iachini named new Empoli manager

Giuseppe Iachini has been appointed Empoli’s new coach following the sacking of Aurelio Andreazzoli, who led the club to the Serie B title last term.
Survivor Giuseppe Giordano (C-R) sits by the coffins of his relatives during a funeral ceremony on November 6, 2018 in Palermo, for nine members of a single family who drowned when their home was engulfed in water following devastating floods. - Nine members of a single family, including children aged one, three and 15, drowned overnight on November 3 after a river burst its banks in the coastal Sicilian town of Casteldaccia, submerging their rented villa in water and mud. (Photo by Alessandro FUCARINI / AFP)

Italy mourns family of nine killed in flash flood

Thousands of people gathered Tuesday for the funerals of an extended family killed in Sicily when a flash flood engulfed their villa during devastating storms that wreaked havoc across Italy.
Aurelio Andreazzoli

Empoli sack coach Aurelio Andreazzoli

Serie A strugglers Empoli confirmed Monday they have sacked coach Aurelio Andreazzoli after last weekend’s 5-1 defeat to Napoli.

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Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.