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Ronaldo Equals Asamoah Gyan’s International Record

Cristiano Ronaldo has equalled the enviable record of Ghana star Asamoah Gyan after his brace against Hungary on Tuesday. Ronaldo scored two late goals as Portugal began their Euros title defence with a labored 3-0 victory against a spirited Hungary side in Budapest. The Hungarians deployed a tactic that worked …

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WHO Renames Covid Variants With Greek Letters

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a new naming system for variants of Covid-19. From now on the WHO will use Greek letters to refer to variants first detected in countries like the UK, South Africa and India. The UK variant for instance is labelled as Alpha, the South …

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Chad’s President Idriss Deby Killed While Visiting Troops

Chad’s President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the frontline of a fight against northern rebels, the army said on Tuesday, the day after Deby was declared the winner of a presidential election. Deby’s son, Mahamat Kaka, was named interim president by a transitional council of military officers, …

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Mourning Hits United States Presidency

Former United States Vice President, Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died on Monday, US media reported. He was 93 years old. No cause was given for Mondale’s death, according to reports citing a statement from his family. …

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Tottenham Sack Manager Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been fired, bringing a contract that had been due to run until the summer of 2023 to a premature conclusion   Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after just 17 months in charge. The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager in November 2019 and …

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Italy Returns To Strict Lockdown For Easter

Italy has entered a strict three-day lockdown to try to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases over Easter. All regions are now in the “red zone” – the highest tier of restrictions – as the country battles a third wave, with about 20,000 new cases a day. Non-essential movement is …

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