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Mourinho tells Martial he needs to see more from French forward

CARRINGTON, England: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho sent a clear message to French forward Anthony Martial on Wednesday, saying he needs to do more to impress him and comparing his approach unfavourably with that of team-mate Marcus Rashford. It was the latest example of Mourinho going public with his challenges to a player, after his… Read More »

Kim Jong Nam murder suspects fear 'trial by ambush', lawyer tells court

KUALA LUMPUR: The two females charged with killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader appeared in a Malaysian court on Thursday wearing bullet-proof vests, as one of their lawyers warned they feared “a trial by ambush” with police not sharing evidence. Indonesian Siti Aishah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from Vietnam, face the… Read More »

Russia tells airlines it may suspend charter flights to Turkey – source

MOSCOW: Russia may suspend charter flights to Turkey due to the “difficult political situation” there, the Federal Air Transport Agency has warned airlines, a source at one of the companies told Reuters. Russia and Turkey have a history of rolling trade and financial restrictions out against one other in political rows. Ties between Moscow and… Read More »

'Listen to me, not your agent,' Mourinho tells sparkling Martial

MANCHESTER, England: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho urged Anthony Martial to resist the temptation to move away from Old Trafford after the Frenchman produced his best performance under the Portuguese coach in Saturday’s stirring 2-1 win over Middlesbrough. Martial was United’s top scorer last season with 17 goals but has been limited to eight Premier… Read More »

Ludogorets goalkeeper Stoyanov tells team mates to 'have fun'

SOFIA: Ludogorets goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov has asked his team mates to stay relaxed and “have fun” as they begin their Champions League Group A campaign against Swiss champions Basel on Tuesday. The rank outsiders will mix with Europe’s soccer powerhouses only for a second time and the Bulgarian champions are in a group that also… Read More »

Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions

NAIROBI: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan’s leaders to “get the job done” by fully implementing a peace deal or face a U.N. arms embargo and sanctions. His warning followed meetings in Nairobi on Monday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and foreign ministers from Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan to discuss… Read More »