Gang violence, lawlessness and leadership vacuum in Haiti thwart emergency aid

Gang violence, lawlessness and leadership vacuum in Haiti thwart emergency aid

Haiti’s volatile security situation is crippling aid operations in the Caribbean country, where the humanitarian needs of some 4.4 million people were rising even before President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination, with some 214,000 in the capital alone thought to be in need of emergency assistance. Turf wars between police and gangs...

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Why trophy-less Man United manager Solskjaer was given new contract

Why trophy-less Man United manager Solskjaer was given new contract

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is certainly the most enduring of the Sir Alex Ferguson successors at Manchester United – but has he been the most successful? The former Red Devils striker, already the longest-lasting manager at Old Trafford since Fergie’s departure, was just handed a new contract until 2024 with the...

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UN says Africa hit hardest by Islamic State and Al Qaeda terror groups in 2021

UN says Africa hit hardest by Islamic State and Al Qaeda terror groups in 2021

Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and their affiliates spread their influence, boasting gains in supporters and territory and inflicting the greatest casualties, UN experts said in a new report. The panel of experts...

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Chelsea, Man City bids for deadly strikers to light up EPL as prospects of two-horse race loom

Chelsea, Man City bids for deadly strikers to light up EPL as prospects of two-horse race loom

The rivalry at the summit of the English Premier League premier is expected to get more intense following reports that champions Manchester City and European Champions League winners Chelsea are on the verge of the signing two of the world’s deadliest finishers – Harry Kane and Erling Haaland, respectively. Adjustments...

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Prince Harry’s dad in-law threatens to sue him and daughter Meghan to see his grandchildren

Prince Harry’s dad in-law threatens to sue him and daughter Meghan to see his grandchildren

Meghan Markle’s estranged dad has said he’s prepared to sue his daughter and her husband to gain access to his grandchildren. Thomas Markle, 77, has yet to meet Archie and Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor – or even Prince Harry. The former lighting director told Fox News in an exclusive interview that he...

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Frustrated Manchester United midfielder wants return Serie A’s Lazio

Frustrated Manchester United midfielder wants return Serie A’s Lazio

A current Manchester United midfielder wants to join a Serie A side after insisting he must feature regularly to take the next step. Manchester United finally appear to be pulling in the right direction under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The club’s hunt for silverware under the Norwegian will enter its fourth...

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Fears of a return to Cold War heats up geopolitics after Russia unveils hypersonic jetfighter

Fears of a return to Cold War heats up geopolitics after Russia unveils hypersonic jetfighter

The world was on Tuesday reminded of a simmering Cold War after Russia announced the launch of its latest fighter jet – Checkmate. President Vladimir Putin inspected the newly unveiled Checkmate warplane on Tuesday, signal the Moscow was still keen on domination geopolitics with latest technology. There was no immediate...

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Chelsea offloads striker Tammy Abraham to London rivals Arsenal on loan, initially

Chelsea offloads striker Tammy Abraham to London rivals Arsenal on loan, initially

Chelsea are willing to allow Arsenal to sign Tammy Abraham on an initial loan deal, according to reports. The Champions League holders are actively looking to sell Abraham this summer but have been holding out for a £40 million transfer fee. West Ham and Aston Villa both registered their interest...

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Possible diplomatic crisis over Pegasus spyware triggers damage limitation frenzy in Israel

Possible diplomatic crisis over Pegasus spyware triggers damage limitation frenzy in Israel

The Israeli government is forming a special team to manage the fallout from reports that software developed by Israeli firm NSO was used by governments around the world to spy on journalists, human rights activists and possibly world leaders, two Israeli officials tell me. So far, this is primarily a...

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Liverpool leads Arsenal for Aouar as Lyon raise asking price for midfielder to $48m

Liverpool leads Arsenal for Aouar as Lyon raise asking price for midfielder to $48m

Liverpool is leading Arsenal in the chase for Houssem Aouar’s signature after the Gunner’s interest for the Olympic Lyon’s playmaker appeared to cool, reports in France say. Arsenal failed with a £32 million ($48 million) offer to land Aouar ahead of the 2020-21 season – with Lyon demanding €60 million...

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