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World Cup 2018: Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win

Belgium’s creativity and power proved too much for World Cup debutants Panama as the Group G favourites overcame the heroics of goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and a massed defence to run out 3-0 winners on Monday. It took a wonderful dipping volley from Dries Mertens on the right-hand edge of the …

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Belgium suffer Kompany blow in draw with Portugal

Defender Vincent Kompany will require a scan to determine if he can play in the World Cup in Russia after injuring his groin during Belgium’s goalless draw with Portugal in a friendly on Saturday. The 32-year-old Kompany, a key part of Belgium’s defence, abruptly left the pitch in the 55th …

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Belgium studying Spanish warrant for ex-Catalan leader

Belgium studying Spanish warrant for ex-Catalan leader

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian state prosecutors on Sunday were examining international arrest warrants issued by Spain for the ousted leader of Catalonia and other members of his disbanded Cabinet. Carles Puigdemont and four of his ex-ministers fled to Belgium this past week after being removed from power by Spanish authorities …

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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected …

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Nigeria’s foreign trade increases by 7.7 per cent – NBS

The value of Nigeria’s total foreign trade in goods increased in the second quarter of 2017 by 7.7 per cent compared to the N5.3 billion recorded for the first quarter. This was revealed in a National Bureau of Statistics, NBS report, released Wednesday morning. The monthly external trade value stood …

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34 Nigerians Deported From Six European Countries

Thirty-four Nigerians deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday. The deportees, who arrived at 6.30a.m, were sent back home from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary. The deportees, who comprised 32 males and two females, were brought …

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