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Nations count cost of 2018 climate disasters

Paris, France | AFP | Climate change-induced disasters cost nations at least $100 billion in 2018, a watchdog said Thursday, warning the spate of deadly wildfires, floods and superstorms was “a shadow” of things to come if greenhouse gas emissions aren’t slashed. This year is set to be the fourth …

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Mahrez brace helps Algeria qualify for Cup of Nations

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria trounced Togo 4-1 in Lome on Sunday to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon. Mauritania, for the first time, Guinea and the Ivory Coast later raised to 13 the number …

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Southgate urges England to make 2019 even better

Londres, United Kingdom | AFP | Gareth Southgate has challenged his vibrant young England side to build on a year to remember after they clinched a place in the Nations League semi-finals in dramatic style. Just over a year ago, England’s qualification for the World Cup was greeted with yawns …

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Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals. Nigeria drew 1-1 with South Africa in Soweto, Uganda edged Cape Verde 1-0 …

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Man Utd’s Martial earns recall to France squad

Paris, France | AFP | Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday. Martial, who has scored five goals in United’s last four Premier League games, comes in for France’s Nations League …

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Nations pledge billions to protect Global Environment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged a contribution of USD 4.1 billion (15 trillion Shillings) to protect the future of the planet and human well-being. The funding is expected to help the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support its new four-year investment cycle, …

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