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Andy Murray climbs 457 places in latest ATP rankings

Britain’s Andy Murray has climbed 457 places in the latest ATP rankings despite withdrawing from the Washington Open last week.
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Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn up a raft of measures to tighten controls on the influx of migrants, according to a document submitted to her coalition partners Saturday as she battles for political survival.

Thousands rally against Czech government across country

Thousands of protesters rallied across the Czech Republic Monday against the outgoing cabinet led by the second wealthiest Czech, Andrej Babis, a billionaire with a murky past.

Czech Republic extradites Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin to US

The Czech Republic has extradited Russian citizen Yevgeniy Nikulin to the United States where he is accused of hacking social networks including LinkedIn.

Police: England fans at risk in Russia after Amsterdam arrests

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) has warned that England supporters could face problems at the World Cup after more than 100 were arrested at the friendly win over Netherlands in Amsterdam on Friday.

2019: President Buhari assures UN of credible, fair poll

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the UN of his commitment to a credible, free and fair elections in 2019.

Thousands rally against Czech president’s attack on media

Thousands of Czechs have taken to the streets of the capital, Prague, in defiance of a recent attack on local independent media by the country’s recently re-elected President Milos Zeman.

Kurdish Syrian ex-leader Salih Muslim arrested in Prague

Salih Muslim, a prominent former leader of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syria, has been arrested in the Czech capital, according to Turkish security officials and the PYD.

Czechs vote in knife-edge presidential run-off

Czechs returned to the polls Saturday for a second day of voting in a presidential run-off pitting pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman against liberal pro-European rival Jiri Drahos that promises to go down to the wire.

East-west clash as Czechs vote for new president

Czech President Milos Zeman appeared Saturday to be heading for a run-off as voting began on day two of a presidential election pitting the pro-Russian incumbent against a flock of more liberal pro-European rivals.

At least three dead as storm hits central Europe

At least three people died in a windstorm that hit central Europe on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and traffic disruptions, rescuers said.

FIFA fines Nigeria $31,000 over crowd disorder against Cameroon in Uyo

FIFA has fined Nigeria $31,000 for crowd disorder during last month’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo, which the Super Eagles won 4-0.

Federer leads Europe to maiden Laver Cup title

World number two Roger Federer handed Team Europe the maiden Laver Cup title after beating Team World's Nick Kyrgios in a super tie-break thriller in Prague on Sunday.

Real ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally returned to training with Real Madrid but the defending European champions are set to be without the Portuguese superstar in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United in Skopje.

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Steven Gerrard celebrates Rangers win over Kilmarnock

Steven Gerrard: Artificial turf should not be used in ‘elite football’

Rangers winger Jamie Murphy fell to the synthetic surface in the 17th minute of the club's 3-1 Scottish league cup win, and Gerrard, who is still unbeaten as a manager after nine games in all competitions with Rangers, was asked if the pitch was to blame for the injury.

Kano government disburses N99 million for women empowerment

Kano State Government has disbursed N99 million to 6,600 women under its empowerment programme as start up capital to enable them establish their chosen businesses for self-reliance.

Eritrea president tasks South Sudan on pursuing liberation, nation building

Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki has tasked the people of South Sudan to continue on the path of liberation despite internal squabbles and external machinations.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF asks Nigerians to support federal government in ensuring peace

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is asking Nigerians to support the Federal Government in ensuring peace in the nation.

2019: Borno Youth Coalition endorse Senator Ndume’s re-election bid

Over 29 Borno Youth coalition comprising 19 youth forum and 10 Borno tertiary institutions students forum have endorsed senator Mohammed Ali Ndume’s re-election bid in the upcoming 2019 election for southern Borno senatorial district on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).