Monthly Archives:February 2017

Wanderers end Sydney’s unbeaten run with derby win

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Western Sydney Wanderers ended Sydney FC’s unbeaten 19-game run with a spirited 1-0 win in a tempestuous A-League Sydney derby on Saturday. Brendon Santalab’s goal in the 26th minute proved the winner to give Wanderers their first derby win in three years before 45,000 fans at Sydney’s Olympic stadium. Santalab turned sharply inside the Sydney
Source: The New Age

Tanzania threatens to publish ‘list of gay people’

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Tanzania on Saturday announced plans to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online ,just days after shutting dozens of AIDS clinics accused of promoting homosexuality. The country’s deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla said on Twitter that the government was investigating “the homosexuality syndicate” and would arrest and prosecute those involved in the
Source: The New Age

Thai cops in huge meth pill seizure

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Police in Thailand seized more than seven million methamphetamine tablets on Saturday following a dramatic car chase, highlighting how drugs continue to pour into the country from the notorious Golden Triangle region. Investigators said three speeding pick-up trucks failed to stop at a checkpoint in norther Lampang province, close to Thailand’s porous borders with Myanmar
Source: The New Age

Monaco held ahead of Man City trip

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French Ligue 1 leaders Monaco had to come from behind to draw 1-1 away to Bastia on Friday in an unconvincing performance ahead of their impending Champions League showdown with Manchester City. Sadio Diallo had given the struggling Corsicans the lead in the first half before Bernardo Silva headed Monaco level early in the second
Source: The New Age

Guardiola rules out return to Barcelona

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will never go back to Barcelona as their coach amid growing uncertainty about present incumbent Luis Enrique’s future. Enrique is out of contract at the Nou Camp at the end of the season, and the chances of him leaving have increased significantly after a calamitous 4-0 defeat away
Source: The New Age

Philippine Church in ‘show of force’ vs drug killings

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Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday in a “show of force” to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses,
Source: The New Age

Refugee comedy, transgender love story lead pack at Berlin fest

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A European refugee comedy and a transgender love story are tipped to clinch prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival, which has been dominated by criticism of rising intolerance and US President Donald Trump. Audiences lavished applause on the cult Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki’s “The Other Side of Hope”, his first picture in six years,
Source: The New Age

US stocks shake off early weakness to end at records

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US stocks edged up to new records Friday, closing a choppy session on a positive note as consumer products stocks gained on Kraft Heinz’s interest in buying Unilever. For the sixth time in seven sessions, all three US stock indices finished at all-time highs, albeit very narrowly in the case of the Dow and S&P
Source: The New Age

Mourinho concerned Cup runs could affect league form

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A significant run of cup ties has Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho worried about fixture congestion , but his chances of ending his first season at the club with a major trophy are looking healthy. Mourinho’s side have won three successive matches without conceding a goal, and are in good spirits as they prepare to
Source: The New Age

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