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Hundreds of flights cancelled as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports on Tuesday, including at the nation’s busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.

Amazon France under fire for destroying unsold goods

US online retailer Amazon faced new French government pressure Monday after a TV report over the weekend showed it destroying thousands of new diapers, toys and other unsold or returned items in perfect condition.
Mats Hummels

Mats Hummels blames illness for poor show in Bayern defeat

Mats Hummels has blamed illness for his poor performance in Bayern Munich’s defeat at Borussia Dortmund in Saturday’s Bundesliga showdown that left the defending champions seven points behind in the table.
Joachim Low

Joachim Low: Mesut Ozil disappointed me on a human level

Germany boss Joachim Low expressed his disappointment at Mesut Ozil on “human terms” following the Arsenal star’s retirement from international football.
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

EU threatens US with $20 billion tit-for-tat tariffs

The EU is mulling tit-for-tat tariffs of around $20 billion on US products if Washington goes ahead with its threat of new tolls on European cars, the bloc’s trade commissioner said Wednesday.

Germany ‘under pressure’ after Mexico World Cup defeat

Toni Kroos and Mats Hummels criticised Germany's failings after the holders slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening World Cup match on Sunday.

Thomas Muller: Bayern Munich keep making same mistakes against Real Madrid

Muller, however, said the Bundesliga champions have nothing to be ashamed about after they were knocked out from the Champions League following their semi-final second leg tie with Zinedine Zidane’s men on Tuesday night.

Jupp Heynckes: Why Bayern Munich lost to Real Madrid at Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has revealed why his side fell 2-1 at home to Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinal first leg on Wednesday.

Joachim Low: Bayern Munich links ‘not a topic’ for me

Germany coach Joachim Low has said that reports linking him with the Bayern Munich post are simply “not a topic” in his eyes.

PSG’s Julian Draxler ‘surprised and sour’ at Unai Emery tactics in Real Madrid defeat

Julian Draxler has questioned Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery's tactics and told ZDF that he was "surprised and a bit sour" only coming onto the pitch 14 minutes from time.

Zimbabwean activists challenge legality of Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidency in court

Zimbabwean activists have reportedly dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, to the country's constitutional court, challenging their rise to power by forcing former president Robert Mugabe to resign.

South Africa knew what Zimbabwe military was up to – Robert Mugabe ex-spokesperson

South Africa’s defence forces were kept constantly updated on the Zimbabwean military operation that removed Robert Mugabe from power, the former president’s spokesperson has said.

What they said at the World Cup 2018 draw

The World Cup 2018 draw in Moscow on Friday threw up some tantalising group-stage encounters for next year’s finals, including 2010 winners Spain’s clash against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal.

No reason to fear our World Cup draw – Germany’s Joachim Loew

Germany manager Joachim Loew said he saw no reason to fear the reigning champions’ opponents after they were paired with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in the 2018 World Cup draw.

Robert Mugabe ‘had overstayed the hospitality of Zimbabweans’ – Zanu-PF

Zanu-PF has reportedly welcomed the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, saying that he had overstayed in his position as leader of the country.

I won’t stand in the way of Zimbabwean people and Zanu-PF – Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s ousted deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday said that the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF)’s intervention was "aimed at preserving the ethos of our struggle against British Colonialism".

Grace’s allies ‘fished out’ from Mugabe’s Borrowdale mansion – report

Two leaders of Zanu-PF's Generation 40 (G40) faction – Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo - have reportedly been arrested by the army.

Ousted ex-Zimbabwean VP Emmerson Mnangagwa ‘to lead transitional govt’ in proposed deal – report

A report on Thursday said that "a deal has been proposed that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa should lead a transitional government that will be constituted of stakeholders from other political parties" in Zimbabwe.

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Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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