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A German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday.

German army loses 6 million masks in Kenya

A German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday.
The German national team have kickstarted a fundraising initiative for the coronavirus epidemic by donating €2.5 million to social causes.

German national team donate €2.5 million to coronavirus fundraising service

Germany were among the favourites for this summer’s European Championship, which has been postponed until 2021 as the pandemic continues to wipe out sporting fixtures.
Two airmen who died recently at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, have been identified as Airmen First Class Xavier Leaphart and Aziess Whitehurst, Air Force officials announced on Sunday.

Two US airmen found dead at Germany base

The men, both aged 20, “were found unresponsive in a dorm room” in the early evening of January 9, the 52nd Fighter Wing based at Spangdahlem airbase in western Germany said in a statement.
Fritz von Weizsäcker, the son of the late President Richard von Weizsäcker, was stabbed to death on Tuesday while giving a lecture at a Berlin hospital, according to local police.

Former German president’s son stabbed to death in hospital

An assailant has stabbed to death the son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker in attack at a Berlin hospital that left one other person seriously injured, police said Wednesday.

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Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo insists his sole focus is on Euro 2020 and reports of interest from rival clubs are causing him no "sleepless nights".

Cristiano Ronaldo is unconcerned over Juventus future

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo insists his sole focus is on Euro 2020 and reports of interest from rival clubs are causing him no "sleepless nights".
Kasper Schmeichel has offered an encouraging update on Christian Eriksen while criticising UEFA's decision to restart Denmark's clash with Finland.

Danish players criticise decision to resume game after Christian Eriksen collapse

Denmark's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and striker Martin Braithwaite on Monday lamented that they had to choose whether to restart the Denmark-Finland Euro 2020 match while they were reeling from Christian Eriksen's mid-game collapse.
The Northern Governors Forum says the current system of open grazing, operated by herders in the country, is no longer sustainable.

PANDEF: President Buhari lacks power to impose open grazing on states

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum has again warned the Federal Government and groups such as the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, against conduct and utterances capable of making the already bad security situation in Nigeria worse than it is.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police begs Rivers governor not to lift curfew yet

The Rivers State Police Command has appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike not to lift the night time curfew imposed in the wake of attacks on security formations and operatives in the state.
Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring for Poland against Bosnia-Herzegovina last October. Photograph: Adam Nurkiewicz/Getty Images

Robert Lewandowski captains Poland in Euro 2020 opener against Slovakia

Robert Lewandowski will captain Poland in their opening game of Euro 2020 against Group E opponents Slovakia in Saint Petersburg on Monday.

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The Football Association urged fans to “respect the wishes” of England’s players when they take the knee before Sunday’s Euro 2020 clash with Croatia amid a simmering row over the gesture.

Euro 2020: UEFA reiterates zero tolerance for racism

European football ruling body UEFA will support protests against racism during the Euro 2020 matches, including if the referees join and take a knee.
Vehicles drive past the New York Times headquarters in New York March 1, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Websites globally hit by major internet outage

Multiple outages hit social media, government and news websites across the globe on Tuesday morning, with some reports pointing to a glitch at U.S.-based cloud computing services provider Fastly.
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Official: NPC begins preparation for national census in Enugu

The National Population Commission (NPC) says it has begun pre-test across the 36 states in the country in preparation for national census.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Forgery: Court admits certified copy of WAEC’s certificate against Edo lawmaker-elect

An Edo State High Court (Criminal Court 1), has admitted in evidence a certified copy of a certificate issued by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), against a lawmaker-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA), Mr. Ugiagbe Onaiwu.

Minister: What Nigeria can learn from China in eradicating poverty

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Nigeria should emulate China by focusing efforts to eradicate poverty on the rural majority.