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Ginola wants FIFA presidency

Ginola wants FIFA presidency

​David Ginola is set to unveil plans to challenge Sepp Blatter to be president of FIFA in a campaign backed by a bookmaker. The former Tottenham and Newcastle winger, 47, will launch his campaign, supported by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, in London on Friday to outline his plans. Ginola, who played for France 1990-95, has [&hellip

Torres sends Atletico through

Torres sends Atletico through

​Fernando Torres struck twice to reaffirm his place in Atletico Madrid hearts and send arch-rivals Real Madrid crashing out of the Copa del Rey. The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker scored his first two goals since rejoining his boyhood club as Atleti claimed a 2-2 draw at the Bernabeu to reach the last eight of [&hellip

UN urges Israel to unlock PA funds

UN urges Israel to unlock PA funds

The United Nations has called on the Israeli regime to release millions of dollars in tax collections owed to the Palestinian Authority (PA) that Tel Aviv withheld after the PA decided to join the International Criminal Court (ICC). A senior UN official stated Thursday in the UN Security Council (UNSC) that the blocking of nearly [&hellip

Malawi deploys military over floods

Malawi deploys military over floods

Malawi has deployed military helicopters and boats in a bid to rescue stranded flood victims after raging waters killed at least 48 people and left 100,000 homeless. Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima said poor weather delayed rescue operations over the last two days, with helicopters struggling to land because of high water levels. The official [&hellip

‘Human activities threaten Earth’

‘Human activities threaten Earth’

Human activities have pushed the Earth toward a “dangerous zone,” threatening to destabilize the entire planet, a study shows. According to the study published in the Science journal on Thursday, the planet has already passed four of nine environmental boundaries toward a “dangerous zone.” Human activities have transgressed four boundaries, two core ones of which [&hellip

100 feared dead in CAR boat accident

100 feared dead in CAR boat accident

Around 100 people are feared to have lost their lives after a barge caught fire and sank in a river in the Central African Republic (CAR). According to CAR officials on Thursday, dozens of people have gone missing after a heavily-laden boat carrying around 100 passengers caught fire and sank in Oubangui River. The accident [&hellip

Boko Haram violence captured in photos

Boko Haram violence captured in photos

Amnesty International has released satellite images of the areas in northern Nigeria that have recently been seized by the Boko Haram militants during what it has called the group’s deadliest massacre yet. On Thursday, the human rights group published satellite images showing the extent of damage done to the areas seized by the Takfiri militants [&hellip

Pope slams Charlie Hebdo for cartoon

Pope slams Charlie Hebdo for cartoon

Pope Francis has lashed out at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for the release of a new insulting illustration. While en route to visit the Philippines on Thursday, Pope said that there should be limits to the freedom of expression. “Expect a punch when you say a curse on my mother,” Pope said while referring to [&hellip

France arrests dozens for hate speech

France arrests dozens for hate speech

​Authorities in France have arrested dozens of people for condoning terrorism since last week’s attack on the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Among those targeted by prosecutors was controversial French comedian Dieudonne. According to French authorities, 54 people had been investigated in connection with offences including hate speech, anti-Semitism and defending terrorism in the week to Wednesday, [&hellip

Man charged with plot to attack US Capitol

Man charged with plot to attack US Capitol

​An American terror suspect with ties to the ISIL terrorist organization was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday for allegedly trying to attack the US Capitol with guns and bombs. Christopher Lee Cornell, 20, also known as Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, plotted to kill US lawmakers in Washington because he considered members of Congress to be [&hellip