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Arsenal Sign Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos On Loan

  Arsenal announced the season-long loan signing of Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos on Thursday. The 22-year-old Spain international, who made 23 La Liga appearances in the 2018/19 campaign, helped Spain’s Under-21s to European glory last month. “We’re excited to see Dani join us,” Emery said. “He is a talented player with big technical ability, … Continue reading Arsenal Sign Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos On Loan

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Kidnapped Aid Workers Plead For Rescue In New Video

  Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group released a video Thursday showing a female aid worker and five male colleagues kidnapped in an attack in northeast Nigeria. Aid group Action Against Hunger said earlier that one of its staff members along with three health workers and two drivers were missing after their convoy was … Continue reading Kidnapped Aid Workers Plead For Rescue In New Video

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Tottenham Sign $400m New Shirt Deal

  Tottenham announced on Thursday they had signed a new shirt sponsorship deal with AIA worth a reported £320 million ($400 million) over eight years. The Premier League club’s deal with the life insurance company is understood to match the reported £40-million-a-year deal that Chelsea signed in 2015 with Yokohama tyres. Under the agreement, which … Continue reading Tottenham Sign $400m New Shirt Deal

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Jordan Ayew signs for Crystal Palace

  Crystal Palace have completed the permanent signing of Ghana forward Jordan Ayew from Swansea, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Ayew, 27, spent last season on loan at the Eagles and will return to Selhurst Park after agreeing a three-year deal with the club. The fee was reported to be £2.5 million ($3.1 … Continue reading Jordan Ayew signs for Crystal Palace

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Russia Warns Ukraine Of Consequences After Tanker Seizure

  Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker it said was used in a naval confrontation last November amid sensitive prisoner swap talks between the two countries, at loggerheads since 2014.  Kiev’s SBU security service said it stopped the tanker, the Neyma, as it entered the port of Izmail in the southern Odessa region. Investigators … Continue reading Russia Warns Ukraine Of Consequences After Tanker Seizure

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US To Resume Capital Punishment For Criminals After 16 Years

  US Attorney General Bill Barr announced Thursday that the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16-year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers. Acting on President Donald Trump’s call for tougher penalties on violent crimes, Barr directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to adopt a new lethal injection protocol … Continue reading US To Resume Capital Punishment For Criminals After 16 Years

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FIFA Bans Ex-Liberia Football Chief

  FIFA on Wednesday banned the former head of the Liberian Football Association from football for 10 years over corruption, including misuse of funds intended for an Ebola awareness campaign.  Musa Hassan Bility, an executive committee member at the Confederation of African Football (CAF), was also hit with a 500,000 Swiss franc ($507,000, 455,000 euros) … Continue reading FIFA Bans Ex-Liberia Football Chief

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Nigeria Moves 12 Spots Up On FIFA Ranking

  Third Place winners of the African Cup of Nations, Nigeria have moved up 12 spots to become the 33rd position in the latest FIFA Ranking.  The ranking which was released on Thursday, saw African champions Algeria move up 28 spots to take the 40th position, making them the biggest mover in the July edition … Continue reading Nigeria Moves 12 Spots Up On FIFA Ranking

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Lawmakers Flee As Snake Falls From Roof Of Ondo Assembly During Plenary

  A drama played out at the Ondo State House of Assembly on Thursday in south-west Nigeria. This followed the appearance of a snake which fell from the roof of the Assembly while lawmakers were holding plenary. The development forced the members to scamper to safety, leaving Thursday’s proceeding disrupted. As a result of this, … Continue reading Lawmakers Flee As Snake Falls From Roof Of Ondo Assembly During Plenary

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Cameroon Striker Njie Signs For Dynamo Moscow

  Cameroon international Clinton Njie has completed his transfer from Marseille to Dynamo Moscow, the Russian Premier League side announced on Thursday. “Clinton Njie to Dynamo!!! Today, Cameroon forward signed a contract with our club for four years,” Dynamo Moscow wrote on their Twitter account, adding that he will wear the number nine shirt. READ … Continue reading Cameroon Striker Njie Signs For Dynamo Moscow

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