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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)

Accepting Golan annexation, Donald Trump risks new precedents

US President Donald Trump is again breaking diplomatic norms in backing Israel’s capture of the Golan Heights, with experts warning that he risks justifying expansionism by other countries.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Premier League is over-rated

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed the quality of football in the Premier League was exactly as he expected it when he signed for Manchester United – over-rated.
Staffan Tillander

Swedish government trains Nigerian women to increase Wikipedia presence

The Swedish Embassy has held a one-day training for Nigerian women to improve the representation of women on Wikipedia.
Super Falcons won ninth AWCON in Accra, Ghana . OMOWUNMI

France 2019: Super Falcons to get $4 million if they win World Cup

Super Falcons of Nigeria will get $4 million if they eventually win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup which kicks off on June 7 in France.
Ethiopian Airlines

Nationals on board crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight

Herewith the latest breakdown of the nationalities of most among the 157 people aboard Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines ET 302 which crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday morning.
Desiree Ellis Bayana South Africa

South Africa’s Desiree Ellis stays positive ahead of Women’s World Cup

South Africa's women's poor results at the Cyprus Cup must be put into the context of experimentation and inexperience, says coach Desiree Ellis.
A picture taken on February 4, 2019 shows the Huawei logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. – A government amendment to establish a pre-authorization for the operation of telecom networks, with a view to deploy 5G, received on February 4, 2019 an “unfavorable opinion” from the special commission charged with examining the draft law Pact. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Huawei racks up 5G deals at top mobile fair despite US pressure

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei racked up a slew of deals to sell 5G equipment at the world’s top mobile fair in Spain despite Washington’s campaign to convince its allies bar the firm from their next-generation wireless networks.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei: US has ‘no evidence’ of 5G spying allegations

Huawei’s chairman said Tuesday that the United States has “no evidence” that its equipment to build next-generation 5G wireless networks could be used as a vehicle for Chinese spy operations.
Nemanja Vidic

Nemanja Vidic: I wouldn’t take Virgil van Dijk over Manchester United’s defenders

Nemanja Vidic insisted he would not swap any of Manchester United's defenders for Virgil van Dijk or his Liverpool team-mates, while praising Victor Lindelof for displaying "character" to turn around his form.
Dele Alli Ruby Mae

Dele Alli parts ways with model girlfriend Ruby Mae

Nigeria born England international Dele Alli has parted ways with his model girlfriend Ruby Mae after a two and half year romance
Anders Kompass

Sweden recalls ambassador to Guatemala

Sweden said Sunday it had recalled its ambassador to Guatemala for consultations, citing the “political situation in the country and bilateral relations” Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said.

Election: INEC not under pressure – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is not under any pressure from any quarter as far as preparation for Saturday’s election in Adamawa State is concerned.
Sweden’s ambassador to China Anna Lindstedt returned to Stockholm on Wednesday to meet Swedish foreign ministry officials. Swedish embassy

Sweden recalls ambassador to China for ‘acting wrongly’

Sweden has recalled its ambassador to China, Anna Lindstedt, and placed her under investigation, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Chelsea

Chelsea in need of morale boost on Europa League trip to Sweden

The Europa League might not be top of Chelsea’s priorities this season, but in the current circumstances Thursday’s last 32, first leg away to Malmo in Sweden takes on extra importance for Maurizio Sarri’s side.
Evah Magala

IBB Ladies Open: Uganda’s Evah Magala emerges champion

Evah Magala of Uganda on Sunday emerged champion of the 2019 IBB Ladies Golf Championship in Abuja.
Enoch Adeboye

Official: How RCCG will mark Pastor Adeboye’s 77th birthday

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) plans 77 hours of praise to celebrate the 77th birthday of its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, according to its National Music Director, Pastor Kunle Ajayi.
People walk past an Apple store in Beijing on December 11, 2018. – Apple stores in China continued with business as usual on December 11, despite a Chinese court-ordered ban on iPhone sales that could hurt the US tech firm in one of its most crucial markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Apple agrees to pay €500 million as tax settlement in France

Apple said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with French authorities to settle 10 years of back taxes, becoming the latest US company to reach a deal with France which has led a European push for higher taxes on tech giants.
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.

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Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.

Ryan Giggs: Aaron Ramsey absence “a blow”

Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
Boboye Oyeyemi

Overloading: FRSC goes tough on offenders

The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kano rerun: APC dismisses PDP’s allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.

PDP condemns alleged attack on agents, members in Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.

Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.