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Bayern Munich Crash To First Defeat Of The Season

  Five days after thrashing Tottenham in Europe, Bayern Munich suffered their first loss this season with a shock 2-1 home defeat by Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Second-half goals by Armenian forward Sargis Adamyan sealed Hoffenheim’s first-ever win in Munich as Bayern suffered a Champions League hangover after their 7-2 romp at Tottenham … Continue reading Bayern Munich Crash To First Defeat Of The Season

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Nearly 100 Killed As Iraqis Protest

  Renewed protests took place under live fire in Iraq’s capital and the country’s south Saturday as the government struggled to agree a response to days of rallies that have left nearly 100 dead.  The largely spontaneous gatherings of demonstrators — whose demands have evolved since they began on Tuesday from employment and better services to fundamental government … Continue reading Nearly 100 Killed As Iraqis Protest

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Pompeo Accuses Congress Of Harassment Over Impeachment Probe

  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused members of Congress of harassing his department to obtain documents linked to an impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump. “There have been congressional inquiries that have harassed and abused State Department employees by contacting them directly and seeking to have them provide documents… that belong … Continue reading Pompeo Accuses Congress Of Harassment Over Impeachment Probe

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Gbajabiamila Calls For Improved Welfare Package For All Teachers

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for the Nigerian teachers as they join millions of their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. Speaker Gbajabiamila said with the tremendous task of teaching future leaders, Nigerian teachers deserve the best from governments at … Continue reading Gbajabiamila Calls For Improved Welfare Package For All Teachers

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States Must Have More Powers, Rights – Osinbajo

  The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers. Prof. Osinbajo stated this while speaking at the 59th Independence Anniversary Lecture at the Island Club, Lagos, on Friday. The Vice President, who titled his lecture “the whole is only as great … Continue reading States Must Have More Powers, Rights – Osinbajo

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Hong Kong Protesters Defy Mask Ban

  Masked pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong in defiance of a ban on face coverings as much of the city ground to a halt on Saturday, with the subway suspended and many shops shuttered following another night of violence. Thousands of protesters staged unsanctioned marches and flashmob protests at multiple locations, a day after the city’s leader … Continue reading Hong Kong Protesters Defy Mask Ban

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Osaka Ends Wozniacki’s China Open Reign To Set Up Barty Final

  Naomi Osaka will face world number one Ashleigh Barty in Sunday’s final of the China Open after powering to a convincing win over title-holder Caroline Wozniacki. The Australian Open winner threw off some initial frustrations to emphatically end Wozniacki’s reign in Beijing with a 6-4, 6-2 victory in 84 minutes. The 21-year-old Japanese, who … Continue reading Osaka Ends Wozniacki’s China Open Reign To Set Up Barty Final

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Tottenham Suffer Shock Defeat To Brighton

  Tottenham’s calamitous week went from bad to worse as Mauricio Pochettino’s men were outclassed in a 3-0 defeat at Brighton on Saturday. Nineteen-year-old Aaron Connolly scored twice for the Seagulls on his first Premier League start after Neal Maupay had headed Brighton into an early lead. Four days on from a 7-2 thrashing at … Continue reading Tottenham Suffer Shock Defeat To Brighton

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Injured De Bruyne Out Of Belgium Euro 2020 Qualifiers Squad

  Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was left out of Belgium’s squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a groin injury, coach Roberto Martinez announced on Friday. De Bruyne, 28, missed City’s midweek Champions League win over Dinamo Zagreb after suffering the injury in the Premier League victory over Everton on September … Continue reading Injured De Bruyne Out Of Belgium Euro 2020 Qualifiers Squad

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US, North Korea Resume Talks After Nuclear Test

  North Korean and US officials on Saturday gathered for new nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang’s defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week. North Korea’s Kim Myong Gil and Stephen Biegun, the special envoy of US President Donald Trump, are part of the teams at the talks. The … Continue reading US, North Korea Resume Talks After Nuclear Test

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