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Slovakia wins the first World Cup qualification match

Slovakia defeats Scotland 3:0.
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Campaign finance records show Clinton ally and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe donated nearly $500,000 to the election campaign of the wife of the FBI deputy director who later oversa
More than 3,800 people have been displaced in areas around Mosul since a major offensive was launched last week to oust Daesh from the northern Iraqi city, according to the ministry of migration and d
Arsenal hope Arsene Wenger remains their manager beyond the end of the season, but the London club said Monday there was no rush to hold fresh contract talks. The 67-year-old recently celebrated his 2
Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Buenos Aires Rashad Aslanov held consultations with Health Minister of Argentina, Jorge Lemus.
Unidentified gunmen have stormed a police training center in the city of Quetta, Pakistan, local media report. From 200 to 500 cadets could be inside, according to various estimates. Th
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA said Monday it restructured 39 percent of its debt in a bond swap, falling short of its goal but giving the struggling firm much-needed breathing room. After extendi
Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein, and Norway have aligned themselves with the sanctions extended by the Council of the European Union against Russia as restrictive measures for undermining
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic says some new chapters in the negotiations dossier on the EU entrance have been created for Serbia
Jurgen Klopp says that Loris Karius is now his first-choice goalkeeper after the young German replaced Simon Mignolet during the Reds’ run up the Premier League table. Mignolet will be back in a
Ramon Oladimeji   A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted as exhibit the passport of the first prosecution witness, Mojeed Olatunji, in the trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal A
The new Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill has been approved by Cabinet and published in the Government Gazette.
An official dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva in honor of President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Gr
One of two Lusignan Prison escapees was this morning recaptured by ranks of the Guyana Police Force, in a vehicle at Kitty, after being on the run since September 19 last, the police say.
Russia is not going to leave Donbas the very next day, and a peaceful settlement of the crisis may take decades, according to head of the Center for Ukrainian Research of the Institute of Europe under
Baku hosts NATO training course on “Psychological and information operations during crisis”.
The Smolny crew and an official delegation of the Russian Baltic Flee took part in the unveiling ceremony of the bust of Russian famous naval commander, Admiral Fyodor Ushakov
An official dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva in honor of President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Gr
For the second time in a little over a year, UKZN student leader Lukhanyo Mtshingana has appeared in court for his role in the #FeesMustFall protest.
Protests over development of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota led to more than 125 arrests and a highway blockade over the weekend, as pipeline opponents claimed “unced
Azerbaijan and Croatia are strategic partners and friends, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev making joint statements for media with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Baku Oct
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has denied the allegation made by Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim that its official asked for $1m bribe before his name could be inserted as the a
A Syrian refugee who claims social benefits in Germany with his four wives and 22 children has sparked debates on social media, after the German press brought his story into spotlight.
The African Farmers Association of South Africa will converge on the Union Buildings to protest the slow pace of land reform in SA.
The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman comments on CNN official's words that the channel learnt about the cyberattack on the Russian foreign ministry’s website directly from the hackers
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday said the moment he presented the staff of office to the new Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, remained the greatest moment of his eig
An investigation is underway into the fatal shooting of a single mother from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe by Kings County police, in her home on the reservation. She was five months pre
Russian tennis ace Svetlana Kuznetsova found a novel way of relieving the stress of being outplayed in a set during her WTA Finals women’s singles match against Polish player Agnieszka
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), said on Monday, that the National Judicial Council had the power to place judges under investigation on interim suspension. Falana said
A Port Elizabeth policeman gives his account on how he tracked down the vehicle which was allegedly used to kidnap school teacher Jayde Panayiotou.
I hope number of Azerbaijani tourists travelling to Croatia will increase, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovi?, President of the Republic of Croatia said.
Experts have said that untreated Sexually Transmitted Infections could result in long-term health and socio-economic problems in adolescent girls and young women. Site Coordinator of the Aids HealthCa
The purity of the heavy water at Iran’s Arak nuclear reactor (aka IR-40) has improved from 75.99 percent to 95.99 percent, said Presidential Office Director Mohammad Nahavandian.

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