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U.S. Counterterrorism Coordinator and Ambassador Nathan Sales speaks at a Wilson Center forum in Washington, July 12, 2019.(M. Lipin, VOA Persian)

US backs Argentina’s bid to prosecute Iran’s agents in ’94 attack

The United States is backing a renewed Argentine effort to prosecute Iranian and Hezbollah agents accused of plotting a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Panama, Costa Rica

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Panama-Costa Rica border region on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
LODZ, POLAND - JUNE 15: The Ukraine team celebrate with the FIFA U-20 World Cup Trophy following their team's victory in the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final between Ukraine and Korea Republic at Lodz Stadium on June 15, 2019 in Lodz, Poland. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Ukraine overcome South Korea to win Under-20 World Cup

Vladyslav Supriaha inspired Ukraine to Under-20 World Cup glory for the first time in their history as he scored twice in a 3-1 comeback win against South Korea.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez

Oscar Tabarez impressed by Luis Suarez return following knee surgery

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez felt Luis Suarez did not look like a man who had just missed a month with a knee injury as the forward made a goalscoring return on Friday.
Nico Yennaris

Qatar 2022: London-born Nico Yennaris gets landmark China call-up

Marcello Lippi made Chinese football history on Thursday by calling up London-born former England youth player Nico Yennaris to his international squad.

Real Madrid’s Marcelo, Vinicius Junior left out of Brazil’s Copa America squad

Real Madrid duo Marcelo and Vinicius Junior have been left out of Brazil's squad for the Copa America.
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 - Laser Airlines

US orders suspension of flights to and from Venezuela

The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Poland: NFF confirm Flying Eagles, Saudi friendly in Vienna

Nigeria and Saudi Arabia U20 squads are at each other’s jugular in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday evening as both teams continue to perfect their preparations for this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland.
The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.

United States to face Panama, Trinidad and Tobago at Gold Cup

The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.

Pyrates mark World Health Day with free prostate cancer screening

The World Health Day, a global health awareness event, was commemorated on April 7. The date, which incidentally coincides with the founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948, has this year’s theme as Universal Health Coverage for all.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 7

WEF: It’s dawn of new era on development in Nigeria – President Buhari

Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan.
Brazil's Tite

Tite: Brazil ready to bounce back against Czech Republic

Tite insists he will not allow criticism of his Brazil tenure to affect him as his team look to bounce back against the Czech Republic.
Brazil's Tite

Brazil’s Tite unfazed by criticism

Tite insists he will not allow criticism of his Brazil tenure to affect him as his team look to bounce back against the Czech Republic.
Richarlison has credited Marco Silva's coaching with accelerating his progress this season as he looks to take his Everton form onto the international stage with Brazil.

Brazil star Richarlison credits Everton boss Marco Silva for helping him become a better...

Richarlison has credited Marco Silva's coaching with accelerating his progress this season as he looks to take his Everton form onto the international stage with Brazil.
Brazil forward Neymar said he hopes Lionel Messi will return to play for Argentina as it is a pity he is missing international football at the moment.

Casemiro: Vinicius and Neymar would get in any team

Neymar and Vinicius Junior could play "in any team in the world" according to Casemiro, but the Real Madrid midfielder said it would be down to national team coach Tite to decide whether they can play together for Brazil.
Richarlison admitted Neymar will be missed by Brazil but the forward is confident he can help fill the void left by the star captain.

Richarlison: Neymar missed by Brazil

Richarlison admitted Neymar will be missed by Brazil but the forward is confident he can help fill the void left by the star captain.
Brazil head coach Tite said Vinicius Junior deserves his international call-up as he hailed the Real Madrid teenage sensation.

Tite: Vinicius Junior deserves Brazil call-up

Brazil head coach Tite said Vinicius Junior deserves his international call-up as he hailed the Real Madrid teenage sensation.

Samson Siasia offers advice to Paul Aigbogun-led Flying Eagles

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has advised the Flying Eagles to take it to stage by stage and not get carried away, handling each match as it comes.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.