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Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer laughed at rumours he was going to announce his retirement to the media on Wednesday.

Manuel Neuer reveals when he will retire from professional football

Manuel Neuer has revealed he will retire from football when he ‘no longer feels needed’ by Bayern Munich and Germany.
CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer says that on some days she speaks more frequently with Angela Merkel than with her own husband. (AFP-Michael Kappeler)

Angela Merkel’s preferred successor says won’t seek post before 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s preferred successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, said Sunday that she would not seek the top job before Merkel’s term ends in 2021.
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, as they arrive for a dinner at the Villa Kerylos in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, near Nice, France, on Sunday. EPA-EFE

Xi Jinping meets Emmanuel Macron as French president seeks united EU front on China

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron met for dinner in the south of France Sunday ahead of official talks with the host leader seeking to forge a united European front to contend with Beijing’s advances.
President of EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker gestures ahead of a College Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on July 18, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - JOHN THYS

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker urges Britain to get their act together

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Sunday urged Britain to “get your act together” on Brexit, as he rejected accusations that the EU had a hidden agenda of keeping Britain in the bloc.
African migrants, who according to the Libyan navy were rescued by the country's coast guard, are brought to the naval base of the capital Tripoli on June 21, 2018. MAHMUD TURKIA - AFP

EU border agency chief warns Spain may be new migrant hotspot

The head of the EU's border agency warned Sunday the western Mediterranean route from Morocco to Spain might develop into the next key pathway for migrants seeking to reach Europe.
Jerome Boateng - Germany - Getty Images

Jerome Boateng: I’ve not considered Germany retirement

Germany’s unexpected early exit from World Cup 2018 has not put into doubt the international future of Jerome Boateng.

Bayern Munich’s Jupp Heynckes rubbishes talk of him signing contract extension

Jupp Heynckes has labelled talk of him extending his contract with Bayern Munich as "impossible".

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Venus Williams overcomes Victoria Azarenka in three set thriller

Venus Williams crashes out of Wuhan Open

Venus Williams’ first visit to Asia since 2017 was cut short as she crashed out of the Wuhan Open first round on Sunday 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) to fellow American Danielle Collins.

Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
Iranian women have been prohibited from entering stadiums since early 1980s [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

FIFA orders Iran to allow women free access to football stadiums

In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums.
Obafemi Hamzat

Nigeria has no business with poverty – Lagos deputy governor

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.

John Fashanu weighs into Tammy Abraham debate

Former England striker John Fashanu has weighed into the debate over who Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham should represent at international level, suggesting he should think seriously about playing for Nigeria.