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UEFA Europa League group stage draw

The complete draw for the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League group stage, made in Monaco on Friday: Group A: Bayer Leverkusen (GER), Ludogorets (BUL), FC Zurich (SUI), Larnaca (CYP) Group B: Red Bull Salzburg (AUT), Celtic (SCO), RB Leipzig (GER), Rosenborg (NOR) Group C: Zenit St Petersburg (RUS), FC Copenhagen (DEN), Bordeaux (FRA), Slavia

Three ministers resign over deadly bus crash

Bulgaria’s ministers of public works, transport and interior affairs resigned on Friday after heavy criticism directed at the government over a deadly tourist bus crash. “The three ministers — me, Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski and Interior Minister Valentin Radev — tabled our resignations today,” regional development and public works Minister Nikolay

No deadline day moves for Real, says Lopetegui

Real Madrid Coach Julen Lopetegui says he does not expect the club to make any deadline day moves ahead of the transfer window closing later on Friday. The European champions, who sold Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in July, have been quiet in the transfer market by their usual standards. They have not

Remembering Princess Diana 21 years after

It’s the 21st anniversary of Princess Diana’s death! Lady Di died in a car crash in Paris exactly on August 31, 1997. Paris fire fighter, Xavier Gourmelon, one of the first members of the emergency services to arrive at the scene of the deadly crash of the Mercedes that Princess Diana was

Egypt’s first female Christian governor assumes office

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi of Egypt on Thursday swore in 21 New Provincial Governors, including the First Female Governor from the country’s minority Christian Community. Manal Mikhail has been appointed governor of the coastal city of Damietta, becoming the first-ever Christian woman to hold such a position, private newspaper al-Masry al-Youm reported. The

I’ll support any female aspirants — Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has promised to support female politicians aspiring for political offices across party lines. According to a statement on Thursday by her spokesman, Suleiman Haruna, the President’s wife spoke while receiving members of a political group, the South-East Women for Buhari, at the Presidential Villa,

Family members of six policemen kidnapped by militants

Militants have kidnapped family members of six policemen in India-administered Kashmir have been kidnapped by militants, official sources said on Friday. The abductions of 10 family members from separate places in southern Kashmir were thought to be a pressure tactic by rebels after security forces conducted multiple raids and arrested relatives

BREAKING: Buhari, Merkel meet inside Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari and the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, are currently meeting inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Merkel arrived the forecourt of the President’s office at about 10.02am. He was received by the President Buhari and some top government officials. Merkel’s visit to Nigeria is part of her visits to three African countries. She

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