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Saudi-led coalition declares 48-hour-ceasefire in Yemen

More than 20 civilians were killed in the shelling of a busy market in the war-torn Yemeni city of Taiz , including a member of an worldwide aid group, the group and medical officials said on Friday. When asked if the coalition would extend the truce into Monday, Assiri said: "If there is a complete halt to the [rebel] violations, there will be an extension".


Nigeria's Desire Oparanozie in fitness race for Ghana clash

Nigeria's Desire Oparanozie in fitness race for Ghana clash

United States-based attacker Francisca Ordega opened the scoring for the seven-time African champions in the 21st minute after finishing off Ugo Njoku's effort. I am just trying to make my country proud and make the whole of Africa know that we are still in the game. "It's not about playing attractive football, three points was key against Kenya and we got it, same thing also important against Nigeria ".


Marcos family hold vigil at dictator's tomb amid protests

Marcos family hold vigil at dictator's tomb amid protests

A lawmaker considered asking the Supreme Court to exhume the newly buried Marcos. "It was an act of great reversal of the historical judgement of the Filipino people against the US-Marcos dictatorship and a completion of the political resurrection of the Marcoses", the group added.



Triumphant Toure return delights Guardiola

While Liverpool's progress was checked with a goalless draw at Southampton, City clambered back level with the Reds on 27 points thanks to the double from old favourite Toure, whose stand-off with Guardiola was quickly forgiven and forgotten.


Obama, Russia's Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

Obama, Russia's Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

Trump campaigned for USA president on a promise to pull out of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, and also threatened to impose steep tariffs against China and Mexico. However, some have suggested Trump could negotiate a number of changes and then claim credit for turning the deal around. On TPP and RCEP, Tan said China was open to any free trade agreement as long as it was "open, transparent and inclusive" and not "politicised".