Flemish nationalists quit Belgian government
Belgium's Flemish nationalist party said on Sunday it will quit the ruling coalition, leaving Prime Minister Charles Michel as the head of a minority government after a row over a UN migration pact. Interior Minister Jan Jambon of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) confirmed on Sunday that he and the party's other ministers would step…
Thousands march in Germany calling for end to coal power
Thousands of people marched in Berlin and Cologne on Saturday calling for Germany to abandon coal-powered electricity generation, on the eve of a major climate conference in Poland. Organisers in Berlin said 16,000 protestors marched in Berlin -- 5,000 according to police -- in a colourful march featuring placards, banners and costumes. In the western…
Poland marks independence centenary amid tensions
Poles mark a century of independence on Sunday amid tensions in the isolated and deeply polarised country over the prominent role that marginal far-right groups gained in shaping the main state parade. Chaos engulfed plans for the state military parade in Warsaw days ahead of the centenary, as far-right groups vowed to use the same…
‘Climate summit in Poland must ensure justice to vulnerable people’
Amidst the devastating storms in the Philippines, China and the USA, floods in Nigeria, India and record temperatures in many parts of the world, the United Nations body to address climate change impacts met in Bonn. The meeting addressed proposed recommendations for climate change displacement and undertook intense discussions on the scope of an important…
EU takes Poland to court over judicial independence
The European Union referred Poland to its top court on Monday, in the latest legal confrontation between Brussels and populist member governments.
Lewandowski frustrated in Poland World Cup loss
Prolific Poland striker Robert Lewandowski's World Cup campaign opened in frustrating fashion Tuesday as Senegal starved him of possession as they claimed a 2-1 win in Moscow.
Read Hilarious Comments On The Senegal Verses Poland World Cup Match
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‘Serbia test will be tougher than Poland’
Nigeria goes into today’s international friendly game against Serbia hoping to add another better rated scalp to its recent collections.
Baltics, Poland summon Russian ambassadors over spy attack
Poland and Baltic states Latvia and Lithuania on Monday summoned the Russian ambassadors to their countries, as international pressure builds on Moscow over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in England.
Use games against Poland, Serbia to work on your defence, Sofoluwe tells Rohr
Former Green Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe has advised Coach Gernot Rohr to use the international friendlies against Poland and Serbia to work on certain areas of his team, particularly the defence. The Super Eagles will meet Poland today in Wrocław before facing Serbia at The Hive in London four days later. Speaking with The Guardian…