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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.
President Donald Trump heaped praise Tuesday on right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — and received plenty back — in announcing a special relationship that he said could even see the Latin American country join NATO.

Donald Trump, Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro announce special relationship

President Donald Trump heaped praise Tuesday on right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — and received plenty back — in announcing a special relationship that he said could even see the Latin American country join NATO.
Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona torment Real Betis

Lionel Messi was lauded by opposition supporters on Sunday after he scored an outstanding hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 win at Real Betis.

Facebook hit by outage in Europe, the Americas, Asia

Facebook on Wednesday grappled with what was described as its biggest outage in history as users in parts of Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and North America faced service troubles.
This handout picture released by Miraflores palace press office shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (C) during a visit to an industry in an event to boost the basic businesses in Guayana, Venezuela on March 6, 2019. Sanctions have worsened Venezuela’s crippling economic and political crisis, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, as Washington warned it may expand measures targeting President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government.HO / Venezuelan Presidency / AFP

Juan Guaido, Nicolas Maduro rallies set as Venezuela struggles with blackout

Thousands of Venezuelans are expected to protest once again Saturday as opposition leader Juan Guaido cranks up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro in the midst of a sweeping electricity blackout that has crippled the crisis-wracked country.
US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

US trade deficits hit embarrassing high despite Donald Trump’s trade wars

President Donald Trump’s global trade offensive has posted a resounding failure with government data showing America’s trade deficit in 2018 hitting the highest level in a decade.

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck southeastern Peru on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
Avocado Pears

Experts: Eating Avocado pears can lower cholesterol

Experts have continued to encourage people on the health benefits of the Avocado pear, stressing that it could help to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, among others.

FA investigates Manchester City over ‘banned £200,000 Jadon Sancho payment’

The Football Association is investigating claims that Manchester City made a banned payment of £200,000 to Jadon Sancho's agent when the England winger was 14 years old.

Russia accuse US of planning to arm opposition in Venezuela

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday accused the United States and its NATO allies of discussing how to arm the opposition in Venezuela.

Earthquake with 7.5 magnitude hits Ecuador

The quake struck 17 kilometers (10 miles) from the town of Montalvo in eastern Ecuador near the border with Peru, the agency said.

Tanzanian research institute develops mosquito repellent

Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has developed a repellent to control mosquitoes that spread dengue, Chikunganya and Zika diseases, a senior research scientist revealed on Monday.
World Cup

Chile join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in joint-bid for 2030 World Cup

Chile will join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay to make a joint South American bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez

Paul Ince: Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez is hopeless and a disgrace

Alexis Sanchez has seen his recent showings for Manchester United branded “a disgrace”, with Paul Ince accusing the Chilean of being “a joke” and a “million miles away from being at his best”.
Juan Guaido

Guaido refuses to rule out US military intervention in Venezuela

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido does not rule a US military intervention to oust President Nicolas Maduro amid reports that Washington is in direct contact with Venezuelan generals to stoke a mutiny.
Juan Guaido

European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuelan leader

Venezuela has plunged into a major political crisis amid a growing row over President Nicolas Maduro’s future as the country’s leader.

Oil rises as US slaps sanctions on Venezuela, but economic worries still loom

Oil prices rose on Tuesday after Washington imposed sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA a step that may curb the OPEC member’s crude exports to the United States.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a press conference to launch the international trading of oil-backed cryptocurrency called Petro, on October 1, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Federico PARRA

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro rejects European demands for new election

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro rejected demands by European countries to call elections within eight days in an interview broadcast on Sunday, insisting that his country was “not tied” to Europe.

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Nigerian Army, youths play football match in Yobe

Troops of 159 battalion, Nigerian Army, Geidam in Yobe state on Tuesday evening played a football match with youths from the host community to foster understanding in order to defeat the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in Geidam and other parts of Lake Chad.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government flags off 2019 school census

The Federal Government has flagged of the 2018/2019 annual school census (ASC) for schools in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Super Eagles

AFCON: Super Eagles to play two more friendlies in June

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play two friendlies in the next FIFA free window in June in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Pound

Pound rebounds above $1.32 on Brexit deal hopes

Sterling rallied above $1.32 on Tuesday on fresh hope that British Prime Minister Theresa May would avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, while global stock markets recovered.
Cristiano Ronaldo suffered what appeared to be a hamstring injury in Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia, causing concerns for Juventus as a Champions League clash with Ajax looms.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘minor thigh injury’ confirmed by Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a "minor thigh injury" in Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia on Monday, Juventus have confirmed.