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    Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard
    Nov24

    Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard

    Factbox on former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, who announced his retirement, aged 36, on Thursday. Born: May 30, 1980 in Whiston, England. CLUB CAREER: * After coming through Liverpool’s youth academy, Gerrard made his first-team debut as an 18-year-old against Blackburn Rovers in November 1998. * He scored his first...

    Gerrard retires from Football
    Nov24

    Gerrard retires from Football

    Former Liverpool great Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from football on Thursday. He won numerous honours with Liverpool including the FA Cup in 2001 and 2006, the League Cup in 2001, 2003 and 2012, the Champions League 2005 as well as the UEFA Cup in 2001. The former England captain retires after spending time with LA Galaxy in the...

    eNCA | EU-Ukraine Summit: Visa-free travel, Russia sanctions to top agenda
    Nov24

    eNCA | EU-Ukraine Summit: Visa-free travel, Russia sanctions to top agenda

    High on the agenda is an EU proposal to lift visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens. Member states said last week they would approve the measure if a stronger “emergency break” r …read more Source:...

    Champions League: Benfica frustrated after stirring Besiktas fightback
    Nov24

    Champions League: Benfica frustrated after stirring Besiktas fightback

    Benfica are still just a point clear of Besiktas with one match to go as they joust for top spot in Group B. Benfica must wait on a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after they squandered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Turkey’s Besiktas on Wednesday.The Portuguese cruised into a 3-0 lead inside barely half an hour but were...

    French presidential favourite favours Putin
    Nov24

    French presidential favourite favours Putin

    Francois Fillon (left) with Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2011 © AFP/File / Natalia KolesnikovaPARIS, Nov 24 – French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon has known Russian leader Vladimir Putin through good times and bad — and believes that dialogue, not threats, are key to handling the Kremlin strongman. Fillon, a conservative hoping to...

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia
    Nov24

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will press EU leaders on Thursday to hold firm against Russia amid fears that US President-elect Donald Trump may ditch the Western coalition against Moscow. Poroshenko’s summit with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union’s top officials, will focus on political reforms demanded by...

    Wababe wanavyozungumzia kuchaguliwa kwa Trump
    Nov23

    Wababe wanavyozungumzia kuchaguliwa kwa Trump

    WAKATI Rais-mteule wa Marekani, Donald Trump, anaandaa timu ya watumishi itakayoingia katika Ikulu ya nchi hiyo mwezi Januari mwakani, vigogo katika maeneo mbalimbali duniani wanajiandaa kwa mabadiliko yao binafsi, hasa kuhusu uhusiano na rais ajaye wa Marekani. Ni akina nani ambao wako tayari kufanya kazi na Trump? Ni viongozi wale ambao kwa...

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks

    Germany and France have proposed a meeting next week with Russia and Ukraine to quell violence in eastern Ukraine. A meeting last month led to a short deescalation in fighting. …read more Source:...

    Trump taps South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for UN ambassador
    Nov23

    Trump taps South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for UN ambassador

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is the first woman chosen for US President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinent © AFP/File / Mandel NganPalm Beach, United States, Nov 23 – President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican critic who once rebuked him for failing to disavow...

    Madrid, Leicester zatinga mtoano UEFA
    Nov23

    Madrid, Leicester zatinga mtoano UEFA

    *Borussia yapiga mtu’ bao 8 LISBON, Ureno LICHA ya nyota wake Cristiano Ronaldo kushindwa kung’ara dhidi ya timu iliyomkuza nyumbani kwao nchini Ureno, lakini timu yake ya sasa Real Madrid jana usiku iliweza kuibuka na ushindi wa mabao 2-1 ugenini dhidi ya Sporting Lisbon na kufanikiwa kutinga hatua ya mtoano ya Ligi ya Mabingwa...

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