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Football: Dendoncker denies United, violence mars Lyon-Besiktas

BRUSSELS: Leander Dendoncker struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw for Anderlecht against Manchester United in the first leg of Thursday’s (Apr 13) Europa League quarter-final, while crowd trouble overshadowed Lyon’s tie with Besiktas. Belgian international midfielder Dendoncker rose to majestically power home a header from Ivan Obradovic’s cross four minutes from time and cancel… Read More »

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: United Nations

UNITED STATES: The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more than 20 million people facing starvation and famine in four countries. The world body’s humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien called Friday for an urgent mobilisation of funds – US$ 4.4 billion by… Read More »

New operating hours for pitches at Home United Youth Football Academy

SINGAPORE: New operating hours for the football pitches at Home United Youth Football Academy (HYFA) have been set by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), after residents’ feedback on noise led to the authorities suspending football activities there last November.  Under the new operating hours, Home United Football Club (HUFC) may conduct youth training activities on… Read More »

Climate deal comes one step closer to effect at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS: An agreement to fight global warming came one step closer to taking effect on Wednesday when dozens of countries deposited their ratification of the deal at the United Nations, taking the total to 60, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. The deal, agreed by nearly 200 countries in Paris last December, needs ratification by… Read More »

Turkish military officer seeking asylum in United States: US officials

WASHINGTON: A Turkish military officer on a U.S.-based assignment for NATO is seeking asylum in the United States after being recalled by the Turkish government in the wake of last month’s failed military coup, U.S. officials told Reuters. The asylum bid is the first known case involving a Turkish military officer in the United States… Read More »