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Messi is not a leader like Ronaldo – Petit

The former Barcelona star believes the Portugal star’s leadership abilities give him the edge over over the Argentine Lionel Messi does not have the same leadership qualities as Cristiano Ronaldo, according to former Barcelona player Emmanuel Petit. Messi has struggled to make an impact so far at Russia 2018, with Argentina on the brink of […]Read More
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Deadly explosion hits Ethiopia PM rally

Ethiopia’s new PM Abiy Ahmed says several people have been killed in an explosion that hit a rally he was speaking at earlier on Saturday. He described it as an “unsuccessful attempt by forces who do not want to see Ethiopia united”. Mr Abiy was whisked away immediately after the blast, thought to be from […]Read More
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Employee fined for taking lunch too early

A Japanese city official has been docked half a day’s pay for reportedly leavinf his desk a few minutes, sparking a heated debate on social media a the severity of the punishment. The 64-year-old man, who has not been identified, is employed by the waterworks bureau in Kobe, according to bureau officials who gave a […]Read More
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EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump’s trade policy. The duties on €2.8bn (£2.4bn) worth of US goods came into force on Friday. Tariffs have been imposed on products such as bourbon whiskey, motorcycles and orange juice. European Commission […]Read More