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Hezbollah launches unarmed drones towards Israeli gas rig in disputed waters

The Israeli army said Saturday it had intercepted three drones launched by Hezbollah that were headed towards an offshore gas field in the Mediterranean, amid rising tension between Israel and Lebanon. "Three hostile drones approaching the airspace in Israel's economic waters have been intercepted," the army said in a statement, adding that the drones were … Continue reading Hezbollah launches unarmed drones towards Israeli gas rig in disputed waters

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly asks to leave Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United for a second time, according to a report. Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford last year, having enjoyed a remarkable career in 12 seasons away with Real Madrid and Juventus. Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo But the veteran striker's homecoming campaign did not go entirely to plan, even if … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly asks to leave Man Utd

Rangers and Scotland great Goram dies at 58 after short cancer battle

Former Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram has passed away aged 58 after a short battle with cancer. The ex-Gers shot stopper revealed in May that he had been given a terminal diagnosis of stage four oesophageal cancer and had less than six months to live. Andy Goram won 43 caps for Scotland "The thoughts of … Continue reading Rangers and Scotland great Goram dies at 58 after short cancer battle

Grealish leads plaudits after England win U-19 Euros

Jack Grealish, Harry Kane and a host of other stars have congratulated England's Young Lions after they won the 2022 European Under-19 Championship. Ian Foster's side came from behind against Israel in Friday's final in Slovakia to win 3-1 after extra-time, five years after their last triumph in the tournament. England beat Israel 3-1 after extra-time … Continue reading Grealish leads plaudits after England win U-19 Euros

Transfer Talk, July 2, 2022: Manchester United edge closer to Christian Eriksen agreement

Manchester United have made a verbal contract offer to midfield maestro Christian Eriksen. The 30-year-old Dane dazzled at Brentford last term in helping the Bees secure Premier League survival and is currently a free agent. Christian Eriksen has reportedly been offered a two-year deal by Manchester United Thomas Frank would dearly love Eriksen to stay put in … Continue reading Transfer Talk, July 2, 2022: Manchester United edge closer to Christian Eriksen agreement

Mkhitaryan completes move to Inter after ‘perfect end’ to Roma career

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says winning the Europa Conference League was the "perfect end" to his Roma career after finalising a move to Serie A rivals Inter Milan. The ex-Armenia international spent three years at Stadio Olimpico, the first of those on loan, following an underwhelming spell in England with Manchester United and Arsenal. Henrikh Mkhitaryan reserved … Continue reading Mkhitaryan completes move to Inter after ‘perfect end’ to Roma career

1 killed, 6 injured in Serbia migrant shootout

BELGRADE, Serbia (AFP) - One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured on Saturday (July 2) in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest … Continue reading 1 killed, 6 injured in Serbia migrant shootout

Strong quakes kill five in southern Iran

Tehran (AFP) – A series of strong earthquakes rocked southern Iran on Saturday, killing at least five people and causing damage to dozens of buildings, state media reported. The quakes, including two of magnitude 6.0, struck west of the major port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan province, the US Geological Survey said. A couple sits … Continue reading Strong quakes kill five in southern Iran

High up in Turkish valleys, Afghan shepherds dream of home

Tunceli (Turkey) (AFP) – In Turkish mountains so high the silver clouds almost touch the top of his head, the homesick Afghan shepherd prepares his baaing flock for a good shear. The pebbly valley around him was once full of Kurds, who staged a violently suppressed rebellion in Tunceli in the early years of the modern … Continue reading High up in Turkish valleys, Afghan shepherds dream of home

Explosions rock Ukraine city of Mykolaiv, a day after deadly strikes near Odesa

Powerful blasts rocked Ukraine's Mykolaiv in the early hours of Saturday, a day after authorities said 21 people were killed in Russian missile strikes near Odesa, on the Black Sea. Follow the latest developments here on our live blog, updated regularly as the day's events unfold. All times are Paris time, GMT+2. 6:35am: Blasts rock Ukraine's Mykolaiv, mayor … Continue reading Explosions rock Ukraine city of Mykolaiv, a day after deadly strikes near Odesa

WHO calls for ‘urgent’ action to stem monkeypox spread in Europe as cases surge

The World Health Organization called on Friday for “urgent” action to prevent the spread of monkeypox in Europe, noting that cases had tripled in the region over the past two weeks. “Today, I am intensifying my call for governments and civil society to scale up efforts... to prevent monkeypox from establishing itself across a growing geographical area,” WHO Regional … Continue reading WHO calls for ‘urgent’ action to stem monkeypox spread in Europe as cases surge

US, Taliban discuss earthquake aid, foreign reserves in Doha

Talks between the United States and the Taliban continued in Doha earlier this week to discuss earthquake aid, the State Department said Friday, months after the two parties last met in the Qatari capital in March. The Taliban is seeking a way to unlock some the country’s foreign reserves—currently frozen by the United States—following a devastating earthquake last month, … Continue reading US, Taliban discuss earthquake aid, foreign reserves in Doha