Antonio Guterres elected second time as the UN Secretary-General

The U.N. General Assembly unanimously elected Antonio Guterres to a second term as secretary-general on Friday, giving him another five years at the helm of the 193-member organization at a time a deeply divided world faces numerous conflicts, the growing impact of climate change, and a pandemic still circling the globe. Antonio Guterres Ambassadors in … Continue reading Antonio Guterres elected second time as the UN Secretary-General

Eriksen leaves hospital after successful surgery

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital following a “successful operation” six days after suffering a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020, the Danish Football Union (DBU) announced Friday. Christian Eriksen Doctors had said Thursday that Eriksen, 29, would have a heart defibrillator implanted to regulate his heart rhythm, casting doubt over whether he … Continue reading Eriksen leaves hospital after successful surgery

Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

Prosecutors in the trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called for a six-month jail term over campaign finance violations for his 2012 reelection bid. At the end of proceedings in Paris, they issued withering criticism of the former head of state and demanded a one-year jail term, with six months of it suspended, and a … Continue reading Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal officially withdraw from Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka, with 24 Grand Slam titles between them, both withdrew from Wimbledon on Thursday with the Spanish star also pulling out of the Tokyo Olympics in a bid "to prolong my career". Rafael Nadal Nadal's snub of the Olympics was later followed by world number five Dominic Thiem also withdrawing from … Continue reading Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal officially withdraw from Wimbledon

Super subs make the difference for Belgium

Belgium saved their best for last in the match against Denmark, having started with De Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Axel Witsel on the bench. But Roberto Martinez sent them all into action after the break and their presence made all the difference. Kevin De Bruyne Eriksen's Inter Milan teammate Romelu Lukaku sprinted into the box … Continue reading Super subs make the difference for Belgium

Tennis icon Caroline Wozniacki gives birth to a baby girl

Former top-ranked women's tennis player Caroline Wozniacki played her last tournament at the 2020 Australian Open, having announced in December 2019 the major would be her last.  Caroline Wozniacki At the time, she spoke of goals away from the court – one being to start a family with her husband, former NBA player David Lee.  The couple welcomed … Continue reading Tennis icon Caroline Wozniacki gives birth to a baby girl

Alcohol and your health: Everything you need to know

Alcohol is a psychoactive substance with dependence-producing properties that has been widely used in many cultures for centuries. The harmful use of alcohol causes a large disease, social and economic burden in societies. Alcoholism The harmful use of alcohol can also result in harm to other people, such as family members, friends, co-workers and strangers. … Continue reading Alcohol and your health: Everything you need to know

Christian Eriksen update: Player responding to treatment

The Danish FA have provided an update on Christian Eriksen, explaining that the Inter Milan midfielder remains in a "stable condition" in hospital after collapsing on the pitch on Saturday. Eriksen hit the ground just before half-time in Denmark's Euro 2020 game against Finland in Copenhagen. He requited CPR on the pitch and was later … Continue reading Christian Eriksen update: Player responding to treatment

Nigeria must not die!

British named them Burma. They rejected it, restructured & renamed themselves Myanmar. -British named them Upper Volta, but they rejected it, restructured and renamed themselves Burkina Faso - Land of Incorruptible People. -British named them Gold Coast, they rejected it, restructured and renamed themselves Ghana. -British named them Southern Rhodesia. They rejected it, restructured and … Continue reading Nigeria must not die!

China to probe COVID-19 outbreak in Guangzhou

Chinese investigators have set up a task force to investigate possible dereliction of duty among Guangzhou officials over the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus. People wearing face masks in China A task force of municipal and provincial Communist Party disciplinary officials have been set up, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported, citing a report in … Continue reading China to probe COVID-19 outbreak in Guangzhou