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June 21, 2018 10:00 AM Alli sits out training ahead of Panama World Cup clash

SAINT PETERSBURG: England midfielder Dele Alli missed training on Thursday as doubts grow about whether he will be fit to face Panama in England's second match of the World Cup. Alli picked up a thigh strain during the opening win against Tunisia and is likely to be rested on Sunday. Panama lost their first match 3-0 to Belgium and, even if fit, Gareth 5

June 18, 2018 4:57 AM England fans reach World Cup by bike

Volgograd, Russia (dpa) - Two England fans have arrived in Volgograd after riding some 3,800 kilometres by bike to watch England play at the World Cup. Jamie Marriott and Mitchell Jones set off from the southern town of Emsworth on May 25 and pedalled through France, Germany, Poland and Ukraine to reach the southern Russian city just in time to see England 6

June 9, 2018 7:38 AM PANAMA HAVE ALREADY MADE HISTORY: EVERYTHING ELSE IS A BONUS

PANAMA CITY (dpa) – Panama are, along with Iceland, the only teams set to play their first-ever World Cup in Russia 2018. Panama earned their historic berth for the tournament with a dramatic and controversial 2-1 win against Costa Rica in the last round of qualifiers. The country’s population poured out onto the streets and Panamanian President Juan Carlos 5

May 10, 2018 10:07 AM Tunisia Islamists top municipal polls without majority

TUNIS: The Islamist movement Ennahdha has beaten rivals in Tunisia's first free municipal elections but failed to win outright majorities in a poll marked by voter frustration and a low turnout. The election on Sunday was touted as another milestone on the road to democracy in the North African country, which has been praised for its transition from decades 15

March 27, 2018 9:26 AM Nike deal hurts England preparations with World Cup ball

Gareth Southgate’s England will use the Nike Ordem V ball in the friendly against Italy at Wembley today as part of the FA’s contract with their American apparel and ball supplier which runs until 2030. — Reuters picLONDON, March 27 — England appear set to play only one of their three remaining World Cup warm-up matches with the tournament ball because 12

March 1, 2018 12:18 AM Oscar-nominated gay love film banned in Tunisia

In this file photo taken on February 5, 2018 Italian film director Luca Guadagnino attends The Hollywood Reporter 6th Annual Nominees Night, in Beverly Hills. — AFP picTUNIS, March 1 — Tunisia’s ministry of culture has banned the Oscar-nominated film Call Me By Your Name, a love story between two men, one of its main distributors said yesterday. The feature 17

February 17, 2018 1:16 PM Tunisia coastguard rescues 48 migrants from sinking boat

TUNIS: Tunisia's coastguard has rescued 48 Tunisian migrants whose boat began sinking as they tried to reach Italy by sea, the interior ministry said Saturday. A patrol spotted the vessel on Friday night off Jebeniana, 210km south of Tunis. The nine-metre craft "was sinking after taking on water", the ministry said in a statement. The passengers were all Tunisians 17

January 26, 2018 12:54 AM Spain to face Argentina in March friendly

Argentina World Cup 2014 team. — AFP picMADRID, Jan 26 — Spain will take on fellow former World Cup winners Argentina in a warm-up friendly on March 27 at the Wanda Metropolitano, ahead of this year’s finals in Russia. It will be the first international match staged at Atletico Madrid’s new stadium. The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) also announced 11

January 21, 2018 11:19 PM Chinese, Russians shore up Middle East tourism

In Egypt, tourist numbers soared 55 per cent in 2017. — AFP picCAIRO, Jan 22 — Chinese and Russian visitors boosted Middle Eastern tourism last year following a 2016 slump as Europeans gave the area a wide berth on security fears, according to the World Tourism Organization (WTO). The Mideast region as a whole drew 58 million foreign tourists in 2017 — a 4.8 per cent rise on the previous 24

December 25, 2017 1:25 PM UAE has information Tunisian women may commit 'terrorist acts', Tunisia says

TUNIS: The United Arab Emirates has information that Tunisian women or women travelling on Tunisian passports might commit "terrorist acts" in the Gulf country, Tunisia's state news agency said. Tunisia late on Sunday suspended flights from Dubai carrier Emirates to Tunis, with officials saying the airline was refusing to carry female Tunisian travellers 15