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Canada provides $26m humanitarian assistance to Lake Chad basin region

Canadian Authority says it is providing more than 26 million Canadian dollars humanitarian assistance to the Lake Chad Basin Region in 2016. The beneficiary countries in Lake-Chad basin are Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad. This is contained in a statement

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NAHCON announces 2016 hajj fare

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced the 2016 Hajj fares in Northern and Southern Zones of the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Uba Mana, Head of Media of NAHCON, on Saturday in

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Paris floods: Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high

The levels of the River Seine in Paris have started dropping slightly after reaching a 34-year high on Friday. The river level rose to 6.1m (20ft) above its normal height overnight. Floods also forced parts of the metro system and

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Bishops face sack for mishandling abuse under papal plans

Pope Francis has approved measures to sack bishops who mishandle child sexual abuse cases, a papal decree says. Bishops who are “negligent” in dealing with priests committing abuse will be removed under the new legal procedures. The decree comes in

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French Open 2016: Garbine Muguruza upsets Serena Williams to win title

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza beat world number one Serena Williams in straight sets to win her first Grand Slam title at the French Open. Fourth seed Muguruza won 7-5 6-4 to make amends for losing last year’s Wimbledon final against Williams.

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I want to retire at Real Madrid, says Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants retire at Real Madrid and continue playing until he is at least 40 years old. The superstar striker scored the winning penalty against Atletico Madrid to lift an unprecedented 11th European trophy for Los Blancos.

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Arsenal want to sign Jamie Vardy after Manchester United pass on striker

Arsenal are interested in signing Jamie Vardy and would like to hold talks with Leicester about signing the striker, aljazirah sources understand. It is understood the 29-year-old England striker has a £20m release clause in the new four-year contract he signed

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Manchester United will sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic and could complete deal before Euro 2016

It is understood United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and Ibrahimovic’s representatives are finalising terms on a one-year contract, with Jose Mourinho determined to make the Sweden international his first marquee signing at Old Trafford. And a free transfer following the

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‘Daddy Is Free Now’ – Daughter’s Tribute To Ali

Muhammad Ali’s daughter has said his family is “so happy daddy is free now” in a moving tribute, after the boxing legend passed away at the age of 74. Hana Ali said their hearts “are literally hurting” as she thanked

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Muhammad Ali: Barack Obama says boxing’s ‘Greatest’ shook up world

US President Barack Obama and boxing great George Foreman have led worldwide tributes to Muhammad Ali, who has died at the age of 74. “Ali shook up the world – and the world is better for it,” Obama said. Foreman,

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