Inter 4-1 Cagliari: Lukaku at the double as Conte’s men cruise into last eight

Romelu Lukaku scored a double to guide Inter into the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia as they breezed to a 4-1 win over Cagliari. Lukaku is enjoying an excellent first season with the Nerazzurri following his move from Manchester United and went into Tuesday's clash at San Siro with 16 goals in 24 games in … Continue reading Inter 4-1 Cagliari: Lukaku at the double as Conte’s men cruise into last eight

Israeli jets struck military air base in Homs – Syrian army

The Syrian army said on Tuesday Israeli jets attacked the main T4 air base in Homs province and that its air defences downed several missiles in strikes that caused only material damage. The Tiyas Military Airbase, also known as the T-4 Airbase, a Syrian Arab Air Force base located near Homs, Syria. © Google Earth … Continue reading Israeli jets struck military air base in Homs – Syrian army

Spurs reach FA Cup fourth round, Newcastle cruise

London (AFP) Tottenham edged into the FA Cup fourth round as Giovani Lo Celso bagged a rare goal in their 2-1 win over Middlesbrough, while much-maligned Newcastle striker Joelinton scored for the first time since August in a victory against Rochdale on Tuesday. Jose Mourinho's side almost killed off second-tier Middlesbrough within the first 15 … Continue reading Spurs reach FA Cup fourth round, Newcastle cruise

Some 17 children, 6 adults being treated after plane dumps fuel on Los Angeles school

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Firefighters were treating 17 children and six adults for minor injuries on Tuesday (Jan 14) after a commercial airliner landing at Los Angeles International airport (LAX) apparently dumped fuel on their school playground, county fire officials said. A screenshot from a video said to be of the incident that was posted … Continue reading Some 17 children, 6 adults being treated after plane dumps fuel on Los Angeles school

Venezuela’s Maduro says EU, UN can monitor polls

Caracas (AFP) Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he was open to allowing United Nations and European Union observers to monitor legislative elections slated for later this year. Maduro said in his annual speech to the ruling Constituent Assembly that the "Euopean Union, the secretary general of the United Nations" and "all the international organizations" … Continue reading Venezuela’s Maduro says EU, UN can monitor polls

Lazio and Napoli ease into Italian Cup quarters

Milan (AFP) Lazio and Napoli both cruised into the last eight of the Italian Cup on Tuesday after comfortably seeing off second-tier sides Cremonese and Perugia. Holders Lazio, who are on a club-record run of 10 straight wins in Serie A and well in the title discussion, made short work of Cremonese in their easy … Continue reading Lazio and Napoli ease into Italian Cup quarters

Rockets target Taji military base north of Baghdad

BAGHDAD (REUTERS) - Iraqi camp Taji north of Baghdad was targeted by Katyusha rockets on Tuesday (Jan 14), with no casualties reported, an Iraqi military statement said. A 2014 photo shows US soldiers walking around at the Taji base complex in Iraq.PHOTO: AFP No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. On Sunday, four people … Continue reading Rockets target Taji military base north of Baghdad

One dead after chemical factory explosion in Spain’s Tarragona

MADRID (REUTERS) - One person died after an explosion on Tuesday (Jan 14) at a chemical factory in northeastern Spain that was most likely caused by a chemical accident, local media said, citing rescue services. Smoke rise following a big explosion at an industrial hub near the port city of Tarragona, Spain.PHOTO: AP The person … Continue reading One dead after chemical factory explosion in Spain’s Tarragona

Trump in early stages of planning first visit to India

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is in the early stages of planning what would be his first visit to India, officials in the US and Indian governments said on Tuesday (Jan 14). A 2017 photo ahows Trump (right) and Modi hugging at the White House.PHOTO: AP The two sides are discussing mutually agreeable dates … Continue reading Trump in early stages of planning first visit to India

Messi wishes ‘top person’ Valverde luck after Barcelona departure

Lionel Messi has wished Ernesto Valverde luck for the future after the coach left Barcelona, calling his former boss a "top professional and top person." Barca, following a defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana, decided to part ways with Valverde on Monday, with Quique Setien swiftly named as his replacement. Former Athletic … Continue reading Messi wishes ‘top person’ Valverde luck after Barcelona departure

Pussetto joins Watford from Udinese

Watford have signed Argentine winger Ignacio Pussetto from Udinese for a fee reported to be in the region of £7million (€8m). Pussetto, 24, joined the Serie A outfit from Huracan in 2018 and scored five times in 50 appearances - including one during last month's 3-1 defeat to Juventus, although he has been used predominantly … Continue reading Pussetto joins Watford from Udinese

PDP surprised at court ruling – Ihedioha

NIGERIA - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed surprise at the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Imo state governorship election, describing it as ‘yet another very sad commentary on Nigeria’s democratic order’. PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan The Supreme Court in a unanimous Judgment on Tuesday sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo, … Continue reading PDP surprised at court ruling – Ihedioha