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Paris Saint-Germain Fined $114,000 💰 for Racially Profiling Players 😱

French football club Paris Saint-Germain has been fined €100,000 ($114,000) for racially profiling youth players.

Investigative website Mediapart published leaked documents in November last year revealing that PSG detailed the ethnic origins of potential recruits, listing prospective players as French, North African, black African or West Indian.

It …

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South African 🇿🇦 on Terror Charges 😱 'Dies in Mozambique' 💐

A South African businessman facing terrorism charges in Mozambique has died in custody of suspected poisoning, his daughter has told the BBC.

Andre Hanekom was arrested in August and then accused of being a leader of a jihadist group in northern Mozambique.

His daughter said he had become ill on …

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Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦 to Host Spanish-Style 'Bull Run' 👀

Saudi Arabia has announced ambitious new plans for its growing state-backed entertainment sector, including a bull run like that of Pamplona in Spain.

The conservative Gulf kingdom also hopes to open a waxworks museum and host the superstar rapper Jay Z.

General Entertainment Authority chief Turki al-Sheikh is seeking to …

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Naomi Osaka: Noodle Company Apologises 🙏 for 'White-Washing' 😱

The headlines should all have been all about Naomi Osaka's victories on the tennis courts in Melbourne, Australia.

Instead, the Haitian-Japanese sports star has once again found the coverage diverted by a row over a cartoon.

This time, it is Japanese noodle company Nissin which has been accused of "whitewashing …

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Zimbabwean Music 🎵 Legend Oliver Mtukudzi Has Died 💐

One of Zimbabwe's most celebrated musician Oliver Mtukudzi died Wednesday of an undisclosed ailment, a former colleague has said.

"He has rested. He had been in and out of the hospital since last year when he developed a heart problem," Clive Mukundu, a music producer who worked with Mtukudzi told …

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Trump Recognises 👀 Venezuelan Opposition Leader as President❗

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself interim president of the beleaguered South American country, in a dramatic escalation of efforts to force President Nicolás Maduro from power.

The move was immediately welcomed by the US and Canadian governments. Donald Trump said he would use the “full weight …

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Landslides, 🌊Flooding Kill 8⃣ in Central🇮🇩 Indonesia

Torrential rains overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides that killed at least eight people and displaced more than 2,000 in central Indonesia, officials said on January 23. The dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted after the floods began late Tuesday, said Adnan Purichta …

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Nawaz Sharif🇵🇰 Needs ‘Aggressive💊 Medication’

Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif requires “aggressive medication” to avoid cardiac complications, a media report said on Wednesday citing his medical reports. Sharif, who is serving seven-year imprisonment in a Lahore jail, was rushed to a hospital on Tuesday after he complained of heart-related complications. Sharif, 69 …

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Thailand🇹🇭 to Hold General 🗳Election on March 24

Thailand’s much delayed general election will be held on March 24, with a new government expected to be in place “by the middle of the year”. The confirmation by Thailand’s Election Commission was announced on Wednesday (Jan 23) afternoon, hours after a royal decree declaring an election was …

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Putin 🇷🇺and 🇹🇷Erdogan to Hold🇸🇾 Syria Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow on Wednesday, with Turkey saying they will focus on Ankara's so-called "security zone" in northern Syria. The two leaders are on opposite sides of the conflict: Russia provides critical support to the Syrian …

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