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Russian PM opposes NATO membership for Georgia 10 years after war

Ten years after the war between Russia and Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, has warned of the consequences of Georgia joining NATO, the Western defence alliance.

Football celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election victory

Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba led plaudits on Friday from the world of football to George Weah after the only African to win the Ballon d’Or was elected President of Liberia.

Gunfire heard as Georgia forces storm Tbilisi building

Explosions and gunfire were heard in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, as counterterrorism units stormed a multi-storey apartment bulding on the outskirts of the city, witnesses reported.

Ex-Milan defender Kakha Kaladze elected mayor of Georgia’s Tbilisi

Former AC Milan defender Kakha Kaladze has been elected mayor of Georgia's capital city Tbilisi.

Tom Lawrence leads Wales to crucial win in Georgia

Tom Lawrence scored his first international goal to earn Wales a vital 1-0 victory in Georgia on Friday and keep them in the hunt for a place at next year's World Cup.

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales World Cup qualifiers

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales' crucial World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland with a calf strain.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane plays down Gareth Bale’s injury fears

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has played down concerns about Gareth Bale's fitness before Wales' decisive World Cup qualifiers this month.

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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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.