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City too strong for Liverpool

City too strong for Liverpool

​Stevan Jovetic scored either side of half-time to help Manchester City earn a 3-1 Premier League home win over Liverpool. Slack defending from Reds debutant Alberto Moreno let Jovetic in just before the break at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night, the Montenegro international striker smashing the ball under Simon Mignolet after dispossessing Moreno as [&hellip

Barca cruise, Villarreal win

Barca cruise, Villarreal win

A Lionel Messi brace and a delightful finish from teenager Munir El Haddadi kicked off Luis Enrique’s Barcelona reign with a 3-0 win over Elche in the Primera Division. Messi got back to his marauding best and scored the opening goal before Javier Mascherano saw red in the closing stages of the first half. With [&hellip

500 killed in Syria air base fighting

500 killed in Syria air base fighting

Some 350 ISIL militants and more than 170 Syrian army soldiers have been killed after Takfiri militants seized an air base in northeast Syria following days of fierce clashes. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that more than 500 people had died in the fighting over Tabqa air base since Tuesday. [&hellip

Ferguson says farewell to black teen

Ferguson says farewell to black teen

Thousands of Americans have attended the funeral of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The funeral was held on Monday at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, two weeks after the shooting caused protests, riots and reignited a national debate [&hellip

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline

A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of the parliament has issued a 48-hour deadline for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down. “Mister Nawaz Sharif, to you, to your government assemblies and all your system, I am giving a 48-hour deadline, 48 hours, two days,” cleric Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri told a [&hellip

Japan offers flu drug to fight Ebola

Japan offers flu drug to fight Ebola

Japan has expressed readiness to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the deadly and rapidly expanding Ebola virus in West Africa. Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga stated that the drug, developed by Fujifilm subsidiary Toyama Chemical Co. under the brand name Avigan, [&hellip

Thousands flee after Boko Haram raid

Thousands flee after Boko Haram raid

Thousands of Nigerians living in the northeastern parts of the country have escaped violence by Boko Haram Takfiri militants. The people fled to neighboring Cameroon on Monday following an attack by the militants on the border town of Gamboru Ngala. According to reports, Boko Haram launched its assault on a police station and a military [&hellip

South Sudan opponents ink truce deal

South Sudan opponents ink truce deal

Rival leaders in South Sudan’s conflict have signed a ceasefire deal, pledging to put an end to the civil war, which has plagued the world’s youngest nation for more than 8 months. A communiqué released on Monday by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which brokered the talks between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek [&hellip

French cabinet dissolved amid row

French cabinet dissolved amid row

French President Francois Hollande has dissolved the government, asking Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government amid a row over austerity policies. Valls presented his government’s resignation on Monday, a day after Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg called for new economic policies. Valls accused the minister of crossing a line with his open criticism [&hellip

Syria warns US against unilateral raids

Syria warns US against unilateral raids

Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has warned the United States against carrying out airstrikes on the Takfiri ISIL terrorists inside Syria without Damascus’ consent. He said at a news conference in Damascus on Monday that any such attack without the approval of the Syrian government would be considered as a violation of his country’s sovereignty [&hellip