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Adebayor: Better to play away

Adebayor: Better to play away

​Emmanuel Adebayor says the Tottenham squad would rather play away from home at the moment to avoid being booed by their own supporters. Spurs are enduring one of most difficult spells in their history of late – slumping to 12th in the Premier League after a fourth defeat in five home league games against Stoke [&hellip

Moyes takes Real Sociedad post

Moyes takes Real Sociedad post

David Moyes has become Real Sociedad’s new head coach on a contract until the end of the 2015/16 season. The Scot has signed a deal until the summer of 2016 and returns to football six-and-a-half months after losing his job as Manchester United boss. Moyes had been considering Sociedad’s offer for some time and, according [&hellip

South Sudan truce lasts only 48 hours

South Sudan truce lasts only 48 hours

South Sudanese government forces have clashed with rebels in several areas across the country, only two days after both sides agreed to a ceasefire. Fresh fighting erupted in the oil-rich north and in a number of other regions just 48 hours after President Salva Kiir and the rebel leader, Riek Machar, signed a ceasefire deal [&hellip

Scientists find human stupidity virus

Scientists find human stupidity virus

Scientists in the United States have discovered a virus that infects people’s brains and makes them stupid. According to research carried out at the Johns Hopkins Medical School and the University of Nebraska, the algae virus affected cognitive functions such as visual processing and spatial awareness. Out of the 90 participants in the study, 40 [&hellip

Germany marks fall of Berlin Wall

Germany marks fall of Berlin Wall

Germany is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Thousands of people on Sunday gathered in central Berlin to commemorate the event, which paved the way for Germany’s reunification, the end of the Cold War and the break-up of the Soviet Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who grew up in East Germany, is [&hellip

ISIL war in Iraq enters new phase: US

ISIL war in Iraq enters new phase: US

US President Barack Obama says the deployment of additional troops to Iraq marks a “new phase” in the fight against the ISIL terrorist group, which is operating in Iraq and Syria. Obama made the remarks in an interview on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” program broadcast on Sunday, two days after he authorized the deployment [&hellip

Iraqi army troops reach Baiji center

Iraqi army troops reach Baiji center

Iraqi military forces have reportedly advanced to the center of Baiji as part of efforts to put an end to the ISIL Takfiris’ siege of an oil refinery on the outskirts of the strategic northern city. The troops arrived in Baiji, located some 210 kilometers (130 miles) north of the capital city of Baghdad, from the west [&hellip

Burkina Faso agrees on transition plan

Burkina Faso agrees on transition plan

Burkina Faso’s political parties, army, and civil society groups have agreed on a transition government to guide the West African country to elections following the ouster of President Blaise Compaoré. A document, agreed on Sunday, calls for the establishment of a 90-member parliament ahead of the elections, scheduled for November 2015. According to the document, [&hellip

Over 80% want Catalonia independent

Over 80% want Catalonia independent

A vast majority of people in Catalonia have voted for secession in the region’s referendum for independence amid oppositions from the Spanish government.  Vice President Joana Ortega said early on Monday that with approximately all votes counted, 80.72 percent of the Catalans have said yes-yes to two questions about the region’s independence. The two questions [&hellip

Van Gaal: I need three years

Van Gaal: I need three years

Louis van Gaal admits it may take three years to turn Manchester United’s fortunes around. The United boss said he feels “lousy” about their poor start to the season – and admits he has under-achieved. The club is four points worse off than they were at the same stage last season under David Moyes, that [&hellip