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Air Peace Evacuates Stranded Nigerians In Thailand, Malaysia

An Air Peace aircraft is in the process of evacuating stranded Nigerians in Malaysia and Thailand, the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has said. The Commission revealed this in a tweet on Saturday. “Chartered @airpeace flight...

China Bans Some Food Imports After Coronavirus Detected On Shrimp

China temporarily banned food imports from three Ecuadorian companies after detecting coronavirus on packaging for frozen shrimp, following fresh scrutiny on refrigerated goods after a recent disease outbreak in Beijing. Samples taken from the packaging...

COVID-19: FIFA Urges Players, Clubs To Reach Wage Agreement

FIFA on Monday urged clubs and players to reach agreement on wage reductions to protect clubs suffering financial damage due to the coronavirus crisis, sources said. The call from world football’s governing body comes as...

Almost One Billion People Confined To Homes As Coronavirus Toll Exceeds 12,000

Almost one billion people were confined to their homes worldwide on Saturday as the global coronavirus death toll topped 12,000 and US states rolled out stay-at-home measures already imposed across swathes of Europe. More than...

Three Rockets Hit US Embassy In Protest-Hit Iraqi Capital

Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq’s capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands of protesters kept up anti-government sit-ins across the country. The...

Henderson, Bronze Voted England’s Players Of The Year

Jordan Henderson and Lucy Bronze have won the England player of the year awards for 2019. Liverpool midfielder Henderson won the men’s award ahead of second-placed Raheem Sterling and third-placed Harry Kane. Bronze finished on top...

Real Beat Atletico On Penalties To Win Spanish Super Cup

Thibaut Courtois proved the hero in a penalty shoot-out on Sunday as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid in Saudi Arabia to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup. Two imperious goalkeepers came out on...

Again! Rockets Hit Baghdad Housing US Embassy In Iraq

Two rockets crashed late Wednesday into the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone, the high-security enclave where foreign embassies including the US mission are based, security sources told AFP. The attack came nearly 24 hours after Tehran...

176 Killed As Ukrainian Jet Crash

All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine...

Ronaldo Scores First Serie A Hat-Trick As Ibrahimovic Returns To Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first Serie A hat-trick to lift Juventus top of the table with a 4-0 win over Cagliari on Monday, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic made an “emotional” return for AC Milan in...
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