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SPORTS NEWS; STERLING HITS HAT-TRICK AS MAN CITY THRASH WEST HAM

Raheem Sterling said it was a “joy” to score for Manchester City after his hat-trick in the Premier League champions’s opening 5-0 demolition of West Ham on Saturday.   Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus opened the scoring midway through the first half in London before Sterling took over, scoring three goals in the second half as… Continue reading SPORTS NEWS; STERLING HITS HAT-TRICK AS MAN CITY THRASH WEST HAM

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MYANMAR LANDSLIDE KILLS 48 PEOPLE, MANY MORE FEARED MISSING

At least 48 people were killed and dozens injured when a landslide triggered by heavy monsoon rains struck a villages in eastern Myanmar.   The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 48, an official said Sunday, as emergency workers continued a desperate search through thick… Continue reading MYANMAR LANDSLIDE KILLS 48 PEOPLE, MANY MORE FEARED MISSING

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TARABA KILLING: POLICE PANEL KEEPS MUM AFTER MEETING WITH GOV ISHAKU

The investigative panel set up by the Nigeria Police Force to unravel the rationale behind the killing of three of its officers in Taraba on Saturday met with the state governor, Mr Darius Ishaku.   The meeting which held behind closed-door is not unconnected to the findings of the committee sequel to their resumed investigation… Continue reading TARABA KILLING: POLICE PANEL KEEPS MUM AFTER MEETING WITH GOV ISHAKU

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SPORTS NEWS: BRAZILIAN JUDGE DISMISSES NEYMAR RAPE CASE

A Brazilian judge on Friday dismissed the rape case against footballer Neymar citing insufficient evidence, according to court sources.   The decision - the final episode in the rape case against the Brazilian international superstar - comes on the recommendations of prosecutors just over a month after police dropped the case citing lack of evidence.… Continue reading SPORTS NEWS: BRAZILIAN JUDGE DISMISSES NEYMAR RAPE CASE

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SAUDI ARABIA TO STAGE JOSHUA, RUIZ WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT

Saudi Arabia will stage the world heavyweight title rematch between Britain’s Anthony Joshua and champion Andy Ruiz Jr, promoters announced on Friday.   The December 7 fight, dubbed ‘Clash on the Dunes’, will see Joshua trying to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles he sensationally lost to Ruiz Jr in New York in… Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA TO STAGE JOSHUA, RUIZ WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT

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NIGERIA: ABIA NLC THREATENS STRIKE OVER UNPAID SALARIES

The Chairmen of Nigeria Labour Congress, Uchenna Obigwe, said the organised labour in Abia State had issued a seven-day ultimatum to the state government ahead of a strike over the unpaid arrears of workers’ salaries and allowances in the state.   The ultimatum was contained in a statement jointly issued in Umuahia on Friday by… Continue reading NIGERIA: ABIA NLC THREATENS STRIKE OVER UNPAID SALARIES

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US CALLS CHINA ‘THUGGISH REGIME’ FOR TARGETING AMERICAN DIPLOMAT WHO MET HONG KONG PROTESTERS

A US official has described China as a “thuggish regime” for disclosing personal details about a US diplomat who met student leaders involved in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement.   The denunciation came as the US became the latest country to issue a travel alert to the territory on Thursday, and Hong Kong’s police force brought… Continue reading US CALLS CHINA ‘THUGGISH REGIME’ FOR TARGETING AMERICAN DIPLOMAT WHO MET HONG KONG PROTESTERS