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Confusion As Referee Abandons Match In Order Not To Miss His Flight

A Chinese referee abruptly ended a China League One reserve match because of fears he would miss his flight. This incident was confirmed by Hangzhou Greentown Chengdu Economic Daily. The club said the official left their game against Meixian Techand last weekend, because the area’s nearest airport only had one …

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Breaking: President Buhari to return to Nigeria today

A statement by Presidential media aide, Femi Adesina, says President Buhari will be returning to Nigeria today. Read the statement below President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over …

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Doctors Without Borders suspends migrant rescues in the Mediterranean

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday it was suspending its migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and the Italian government’s policies have made its job harder. The aid group’s decision is the latest development in mounting tensions between Rome and NGOs as migration …

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Most African migrants in Libya prey to abuse, torture, rape – Oxfam

Most African migrants suffer abuse, torture and rape as they cross lawless Libya in pursuit of a new life in Europe, Oxfam said on Wednesday as it urged Europe to offer safer routes. The voyage from Libya across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy – often on flimsy boats run by …

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South Africa, Seychelles among 80 are sole African beneficiaries of Qatar visa waiver

South Africa and Seychelles are the only African countries that stand to benefit from a huge visa waiver decision by embattled Gulf nation, Qatar. Qatari authorities on Wednesday announced that the country will allow visa-free entry for citizens from 80 countries with immediate effect. ‘‘Citizens of those countries wishing to …

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3 trapped under capsized boat at Turkish holiday destination

Turkey’s state-run news agency says a tourist boat has sunk in the Aegean Sea, with coast guards working to recover three passengers trapped under the capsized vessel. Anadolu news agency says 11 people were on the boat that sunk off the coast of Marmaris on Wednesday. Officials rescued eight people, …

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