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Nigerian embassy demands probe into killing of medical doctor in Ukraine

The Nigerian Embassy in Ukraine has petitioned the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Police Department in Kharkiv demanding full investigations into the circumstances surrounding the alleged stabbing to death of a Nigerian, Gbolade Ejemai.
Andriy Shevchenko

Friendly: Ukraine draw battle line with Nigeria

Andriy Shevchenko, coach of Ukrainian national football team has called up twenty-four players for the international friendly against Nigeria and the upcoming European Championship qualifier against Lithuania.
Olanrewaju Kayode was in action as Shakhtar Donetsk thrashed second-tier outfit Inhulets' 4-0 in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup final.

Olarenwaju Kayode joins Turkish club Gazisehir Gaziantep on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk

Nigeria forward Kayode Olarenwaju has joined Turkish Super Lig club, Gazisehir Gaziantep, on a one-year loan deal from Ukrainian outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk.
Erstwhile Golden Eaglets’ defender Aliyu Abubakar is warming up to his home game since his Summer transfer as his Ukrainian Premier League side Olympic Donetsk face Kolos Kovalivka today at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium.

Aliyu Abuabakar eyes win in home debut for Olympic Donetsk

Erstwhile Golden Eaglets’ defender Aliyu Abubakar is warming up to his home game since his Summer transfer as his Ukrainian Premier League side Olympic Donetsk face Kolos Kovalivka today at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium.
Murders in South Africa’s gang-ridden areas continued to rise over the weekend despite the deployment of troops, authorities said.

Killings unabated in South Africa’s gangland despite army presence

A total of 46 people were murdered over the weekend, with 21 shootings, 20 stabbings and five murders by other causes in Cape Town and other areas in the Western Cape Province where gang attacks have been spiraling out of control.
Kiev, Ukraine - Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.

Comic-turned-president’s party seeks Ukraine parliament majority

Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.
Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine on 17 July 2014. Igor Kovalenko-EPA

Russians, Ukrainian accused of downing flight MH17

Three Russians and a Ukrainian will face murder charges for the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Investigators to unveil new MH17 findings next week

International investigators probing the downing of flight MH17 said Friday they will reveal fresh findings next week, nearly five years after the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot over Ukraine.

Tyson Fury: Anthony Joshua is finished

Anthony Joshua is finished as a boxer after losing his world heavyweight titles to Andy Ruiz Jr, fellow-Briton Tyson Fury says.
Paulo Fonseca

Paulo Fonseca confirmed as new Roma coach

Roma have confirmed that Paulo Fonseca is their new coach, taking over from the departing Claudio Ranieri.
The Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Thursday advanced to the knockout stage of the ongoing FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland in spite playing 1-1 draw with Ukraine in the last Group D encounter.

U20WC: Flying Eagles qualify for knockout stage

The Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Thursday advanced to the knockout stage of the ongoing FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland in spite playing 1-1 draw with Ukraine in the last Group D encounter.
Former Nigeria youth international Terry Envoh has hailed the bright start the Nigeria U20 team have made at the ongoing Fifa U20 World Cup in Poland, but he has predicted tougher days ahead for the team.

U20WC: Nigeria players are fast – Ukraine goalie

Despite sealing their place in the round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup, Ukraine goalkeeper Andriy Lunin has warned his teammates not to underrate Nigeria as the West African players are fast and determined as well as endowed with a lot of skills.
Olanrewaju Kayode was in action as Shakhtar Donetsk thrashed second-tier outfit Inhulets' 4-0 in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup final.

Nigeria’s Olanrewaju Kayode lifts Ukrainian Cup with Shakhtar Donetsk

Olanrewaju Kayode was in action as Shakhtar Donetsk thrashed second-tier outfit Inhulets' 4-0 in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup final.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a conference as part of a summit called to attempt to find a lasting political solution to the civil war in Syria which has claimed in excess of 350 000 lives, at Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul, on October 27, 2018. - The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany are set to meet in Istanbul to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Vladimir Putin canvasses common passport for Russians, Ukrainians

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suggested Ukrainians and Russians should have a common passport, noting it would bring the kindred nations closer, local media reported on Monday.
Comic Volodymyr Zelensky has won Ukraine's presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.

Donald Trump congratulates Ukraine’s new president, offers US support

US President Donald Trump congratulated ​​​Volodymyr Zelenskyy ​on his presidential victory in Ukraine, calling the election “an important moment in Ukraine’s history,” the White House said.
Comic Volodymyr Zelensky has won Ukraine's presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.

Comedian wins Ukraine’s presidential election

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”
Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff vote between anti-establishment political novice Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.

Polls open in Ukraine’s presidential runoff vote

Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff vote between anti-establishment political novice Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.
World Boxing News has learned a fight between Anthony Joshua and Michael Hunter is expected to be confirmed early next week for June 1.

Report: Michael Hunter to replace Jarrell Miller as Anthony Joshua’s new title challenger

World Boxing News has learned a fight between Anthony Joshua and Michael Hunter is expected to be confirmed early next week for June 1.

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