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Jordan’s king says East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah expressed concern on Sunday over a decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and said the only solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict was a two-state one.

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Ogunbote: Rangers Will Bounce Back, We’ve Prepared Well‎ Against Heartland

By Adeboye Amosu: Enugu Rangers head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote has backed his team to recover from their shaky start to the season, reports Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN). The Flying Antelopes are without a win in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season after their two previous games against Akwa United and Lobi Stars. They face Heartland in […]

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Turkey says ground forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attack repulsed

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) – Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, media cited the prime minister as saying, as Ankara stepped up artillery attacks on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep from its border.

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At least five dead in attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel

KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen dressed in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel battled Afghan Special Forces for 13 hours in an overnight siege that left at least five people dead, officials and witnesses said on Sunday.

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NBA: Aminu Records 6th Lowest Score As Portland Trail Blazers Bag 5th Home Win

By Johnny Edward: Al-Farouq Aminu was in action for Portland Trail Blazers who recorded their fifth straight win at the Moda Centre (third straight win in the NBA) on Sunday, defeating Dallas Mavericks 117-108, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports. Aminu making his 32nd appearance of the campaign, scored 13 points with two rebounds and one assist in […]

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Europe readies riposte to Trump’s ‘America First’ push in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his “America First” message.

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Turkish army says has hit 153 targets so far in northern Syrian operation

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish military has so far hit 153 Kurdish militant targets in its operation in northern Syria’s Afrin region, the army said in a statement on Sunday.

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Ex-Home Eagles Striker Adeniji Joins Kazakhstani Club, FC Atyrau

By Adeboye Amosu: Former home-based Super Eagles strikee, Tunde Adeniji, has joined Kazakhstan Premier League club, FC Atyrau on a one-year deal, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports. Adeniji has been looking to get his career back on track after severing ties with Bulgarian outfit, Levski Sofia, on mutual consent late last year. He was linked with a […]

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Roundup: Moses, Iwobi, Abdullahi On Target; Balogun Missing‎ As Ujah Features As Used Sub For Mainz

By Johnny Edward‎: Nigerian forwards, Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses ended their goal droughts in the English Premier League for Arsenal and Chelsea respectively on Saturday, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports. Iwobi, making his 14th EPL appearance for Arsenal this season, doubled the Gunners’ lead in the 10th minute as Arsene Wenger’s side spanked Crystal Palace 4-1 […]

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While political prisoners released, Myanmar’s judicial reforms stall

YANGON (Reuters) – Hundreds of political prisoners have been released from Myanmar’s jails in amnesties in recent years, including dozens freed in January 2016, days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi’s party took power for the first time.