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22 March 2021 | 2:23 pm
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An international soccer match in Moldova will be played in an empty stadium amid concerns over an alleged Russian plot to overthrow the government.
Fifteen years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, ethnic tensions remain high. However, a UN project is helping bring Serb and ethnic Albanian girls together, on the football pitch.
Ayomide Sotubo previews the Newcastle vs Liverpool games and more.
Ghana winger Christian Atsu's remains arrived in Accra on Sunday (February 19) a day after it was announced he had been found dead under the building where he lived in southern Turkey after last week's huge earthquake.
Police believe the perpetrators of the attack were fans of rivals Borussia Dortmund and Rot-Weiss Essen. The Schalke supporters were about to board a bus for Berlin when the violence occurred.
Real Madrid come from behind to leave Liverpool wondering what happened after losing 5-2 at home in Anfield.
The purchases of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, even the sponsorship of Bayern Munich, are alleged versions of sportswashing - the practice of trying to boost a country's public image through sports. Sports Life reporter Hecko Flores explains how state-owned Gazprom, Etihad Airways and Emirates use football for their own, and their home country's, profit.
Some people are celebrating their GOAT’s February player of the month while other people are celebrating another FIFA Best player of the year award. In this episode, we react to the midweek action and preview the biggest game of the weekend.
The Atletico Madrid forward became the third French soccer player to have his statue in the museum after Kylian Mbappe and Zinedine Zidane.
Paris St Germain forward Neymar has been ruled out for the rest of the season with the Brazil international set to undergo surgery to repair ankle ligaments that will keep him out for at least three months, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday.
Police arrested seven people after violence erupted at a soccer match in Turkey against a team from the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, authorities said, and a pro-Kurdish party called for officials to resign over the "open racism" at the game.
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Former Rwandan police officer Fulgence Kayishema, accused of ordering the killing of around 2,000 Tutsis during the 1994 genocide, has appeared before a South African court. He was on the run for more than two decades.
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Like many European countries, Belgium has been witnessing a crisis in its asylum system for several months. With its welcome centres and public services stretched to breaking point, NGOs are now sounding the alarm. They say more resources are needed to help process the many unaccompanied minors arriving in Belgium, with three quarters coming from Afghanistan.
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The Civic Party, one of the main democratic groups in the Chinese territory, said its members had agreed to wind up their activities. Almost three years ago, Beijing introduced a security law limiting their activities.
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The number of people living in modern slavery has risen sharply in the last five years, according to a new report. North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates in the world.
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Accelerated by Vision 2030, Saudi business women have been thriving in various industries despite the on-going crackdown on dissent and political activism.