France has frozen and seized assets of Russian oligarchs to the tune of around 850 million euros (938 million dollars). Property worth 539 million euros had been blocked, Le Maire French Economy Minister Bruno said. He said another 150 million euros from private accounts at French banks have been frozen and...
Attacks on the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv have killed more than 50 people in one day, local authorities say. “In the last 24 hours alone, 53 bodies of our citizens murdered by the Russian aggressor have arrived at the city’s morgues,” Vyacheslav Chaus, the head of the military administration...
The board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the disbursement of 1.4 billion dollars in emergency financing for Ukraine amid Russia’s military invasion. “This disbursement will help meet urgent balance of payment needs arising from the impacts of the ongoing war. “It will provide critical support in the short...
The World Bank has mobilised some 720 million dollars in loans and aid to help the Kiev government provide critical services for Ukrainian people amid Russia’s war on the country. The bank’s board of executive directors has approved a supplemental budget support package including a supplemental loan for 350 million...
The European Commission “will act with determination’’ to punish rule of law violations using a new sanctions mechanism that was upheld in the court on Wednesday, European Union official said. “The Commission will defend the Union’s budget against breaches of the principles of the rule of law,’’ said European Commission...
The Social Democrats (SPD), the Greens and the Free Democrats (FDP) are to sign their coalition agreement on Tuesday, sealing the deal for Germany’s first federal coalition government with the three parties. Leaders of the three parties known collectively as the “traffic light” coalition due to their colours, are to...
The Queens Bench Division of the UK High Court Justice has released the damages cost it earlier ordered a blogger, Maureen Badejo, to pay to Dr. Daniel Olukoya, founder and General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) and his wife, Folashade. In the document released by Dr. Olukoya's...
Google said on Tuesday that it was taking legal action over an expanded version of Germany’s hate-speech law that recently took effect, saying its provisions violated the right to privacy of its users. The Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit, which runs video-sharing site YouTube, filed a suit at the administrative court in...
The duty falls on Newcastle to mount a guard of honour for newly crowned English champions Manchester City at St James' Park tonight. It will be the second time in a row that the Magpies will be playing that role after doing the same for Liverpool last season at the...
Rafael Nadal was forced to work hard to avoid becoming the biggest scalp in the last 16 at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia on Thursday. Rival Novak Djokovic had already sealed his progress earlier in the day, beating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in dominant fashion, but Nadal found life hard against Denis...
Thomas Tuchel regrets that Chelsea didn't manage to kill off their semi-final first-leg tie against Real Madrid during a dominant first half at Valdebebas. The Premier League side were well on top and had chances to build on their one-goal lead before Karim Benzema levelled with 30 minutes played. "We should...
Eibar is going head to head with Real Sociedad starting on 26 Apr 2021 by 8pm at Ipurua Municipal Stadium stadium, Eibar city, Spain. The match is a part of the LaLiga. Eibar played against Real Sociedad in 2 matches this season. Currently, Eibar rank 20th, while Real Sociedad hold...
Leicester City will seek to close the gap on second placed Manchester United by claiming maximum points. Both sides are separated by eight points with the season fast winding down. The Nigerian pair of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho may go up against Crystal Palace's winger Eberechukwu Eze, who hasn't...
President Joe Biden has become the first US president to officially acknowledge that the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire during World War I was a genocide. Biden who made the declaration in a speech on Saturday risks a potential fracture with Turkey, but his comments have signaled US...
Atalanta thrashed 10-man Bologna 5-0 in Bergamo on Sunday to move into second place in Serie A and extend their unbeaten league run to seven games. The victory leaves Gian Piero Gasperini's side on 68 points from 33 games, 11 adrift of runaway leaders Internazionale, but two ahead of AC...
People who have been fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) could have certain restrictions lifted soon, German Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht said. Lambrecht said this in an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper on Saturday. “If it is established that a vaccination not only protects against illness, but can also prevent further...
Chelsea’s squad to face West Ham United in today’s English Premier League, EPL, tie has been revealed. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named 24 players to tackle West Ham at the London Stadium. Chelsea head to the game after playing a goalless draw with Brighton in their...