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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the conference that the world “must work together to build an impregnable shield around all our people”.

World leaders raise $8.1 billion for coronavirus vaccine

World leaders called Monday for cooperation not competition in the quest for a coronavirus vaccine, as they pledged 7.4 billion euros ($8.1 billion) at a fundraising telethon snubbed by the United States. COVID-19 has killed...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to AC Milan will add spice to the city derby against Inter Milan on Sunday with the Swede looking to thwart Antonio Conte’s side from keeping pace with Serie A leaders Juventus.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic set for AC Milan return

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the 38-year-old, if it depended only on him, would have liked to remain in Sweden for now.
Iran’s popular Instagram couple Ahmad-Moin Shirazi and his wife Shabnam Shahrokhi have been sentenced to a total of 16 years in prison by a Revolutionary Court in Iran.

Iran sentences Instagram couple Shirazi, Shabnam Shahrokhi

Iran’s popular Instagram couple Ahmad-Moin Shirazi and his wife Shabnam Shahrokhi have been sentenced to a total of 16 years in prison by a Revolutionary Court in Iran.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius says he has ended his loan contract with Turkish club Besiktas following a pay dispute.

Loris Karius terminates loan deal with Besiktas following pay dispute

The German is suing the Super Lig outfit for repeatedly failing to pay his wages during his loan spell at Vodafone Park, with his agent, Florian Goll, saying they had not paid Karius his full contracted amount between October 2019 and March this year.
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has explained why he subbed off Mesut Ozil during their Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Mesut Özil donates another £81,333 to charity

According to a statement on the Turkish Red Crescent website, Özil is donating 713,000 Turkish lira (£81,333) to charity to provide food for those in need. Thousands of families in Turkey, Syria and the Somali capital of Mogadishu will receive his aid.

Woman falls to her death while posing for picture

A 31-year-old woman slipped on the grass and fell from a 115-foot cliff to her death while posing for a picture in Turkey. The incident occurred on Sunday after the government lifted the coronavirus quarantine in the city.
Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on the invitation of Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers and FC Koln right-back Kingsley Ehizibue to the Nigeria national team.

William Troost-Ekong: How I convinced Cyriel Dessers to dump Belgium for Nigeria

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has revealed how he convinced Cyriel Dessers to switch allegiance to Nigeria.
One hundred and twenty inmates in Turkey have tested positive for the coronavirus so far in four prisons, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Tuesday in Ankara.

120 inmates test positive for coronavirus in Turkish prisons

One hundred and twenty inmates in Turkey have tested positive for the coronavirus so far in four prisons, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Tuesday in Ankara.
China has confiscated over 89 million poor quality face masks, a government official said Sunday, as Beijing faces a slew of complaints about faulty protective gear exported worldwide.

China seizes over 89 million faulty face masks

China has confiscated over 89 million poor quality face masks, a government official said Sunday, as Beijing faces a slew of complaints about faulty protective gear exported worldwide.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. REUTERS-Denis Balibouse-File Photo

Coronavirus updates around the world in figures, WHO warning

The World Health Organisation has warned that recovering from coronavirus may not protect people from reinfection as the death toll from the pandemic zoomed past 200,000 around the globe on Saturday.
Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever reported Thursday a slight rise in first quarter sales and said the coronavirus has caused hygiene product sales to rocket while those of ice cream melted.

Unilever sees pandemic changing consumer demand

Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever reported Thursday a slight rise in first quarter sales and said the coronavirus has caused hygiene product sales to rocket while those of ice cream melted.
Retired striker Yakubu Ayegbeni says he doesn’t regret his failure to win a title in England.

The Yak: No regrets not winning titles in England

Ayegbeni’s impressive goalscoring performances at Maccabi Haifa attracted the attention of English team Portsmouth – a club he helped secure Premier League promotion.
​Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has pleaded with the Premier League club to cancel his contract when the season ends so that he can join Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent basis this summer.

Liverpool’s Loris Karius causing us trouble – Besiktas chief

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has filed a complaint to FIFA over unpaid wages at Besiktas, it has been suggested.
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has tested negative for the coronavirus, an official said Tuesday, days after news leaked out of an outbreak among his staff.

Afghan president negative for virus after palace outbreak

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has tested negative for the coronavirus, an official said Tuesday, days after news leaked out of an outbreak among his staff.
The worldwide death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 100,000 amid about 1.6 million cases and more than 368,000 recoveries, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.

Global coronavirus deaths top 170 000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 170 000 people globally, close to two-thirds of them in hardest-hit Europe, according to an AFP tally on Tuesday at 09:35 (GMT).

UN: Global hunger could double due to coronavirus blow

The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Scott Morrison

Coronavirus: Australia premier throws weight behind virus inquiry

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Kelechi Iheanacho linked to Turkish club Trabzonspor

Aston Villa forward Wesley and Newcastle United flop Joelinton are also being talked about as Trabzonspor plan for the eventual departure of Sorloth, who is on loan from Crystal Palace and has attracted attention from Premier League clubs.

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Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.