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Everton's Yannick Bolasie delighted with DR Congo return

Yannick Bolasie is buzzing to be back on national team assignment with DR Congo for the first time since 2016. The 28-year-old's last outing for the Leopards was in a World Cup qualifying fixture against Guinea on November 13, 2016. The Everton winger scored a goal to help his side to a 2-1 victory

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-24 12:25:20

England beat Netherlands but usual flaws in attack, defence remain

Jesse Lingard's first England goal secured a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands in Amsterdam, but the Manchester United midfielder's strike could not mask the worrying attacking issues facing Gareth Southgate ahead of the World Cup. Having been held to goal-less draws by Germany and Brazil in their l

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-03-23 23:04:00

Jewish candidate in Tunisia wants to serve Muslim city

TUNIS, Tunisia - Simon Slama and his family are the only Jews left in the Tunisian city of Monastir, once home to a thriving Jewish community. But instead of joining the exodus, he is running for office - as a candidate of Tunisia's Islamist party. Slama's candidacy with the Ennahdha party in May mu

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 22:23:08

World Cup-bound Morocco and Tunisia pick up friendly wins

Morocco and Tunisia defeated Serbia and Iran respectively in international friendlies on Friday evening, as the North African duo picked up morale-boosting wins on the road to Russia. However, Senegal were unimpressive as they were held 1-1 by Uzbekistan in Casablanca, with Moussa Konate equalising

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-03-23 22:21:00

Moses gives Nigeria surprise victory in Poland

Johannesburg (AFP) - Chelsea winger Victor Moses won and converted a harshly awarded penalty to give Nigeria a surprise 1-0 win in Poland on Friday in a World Cup warm-up. Moses fell after the merest of touches before calmly stroking the ball into the corner of the net as Polish goalkeeper Bartosz B

WORLD SOCCER TALK - 2018-03-23 22:40:10

International friendly roundup: Ronaldo bests Salah, Colombia beats France

In a span of 36 hours on Thursday and Friday, 29 of the 32 nations set to appear at this summer's men's World Cup took to fields around the globe, from China to the United States, to get their preparations underway. With all 32 teams set to play at least once more before the March international brea

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-23 22:22:45

Morale-Boosting Win for Tunisia in Friendly Against Iran

TUNIS - A fortunate own goal handed Tunisia a 1-0 victory over Iran in their friendly clash on a waterlogged pitch in Tunis on Friday, in what was a morale boosting result for the World Cup-bound north Africans. Wahbi Khazri proved the talisman for the home side and it was his dribbling run that led

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-23 20:59:57

Michigan: Muslim charged with terrorism after stabbing officer in neck while yelling "allahu akbar"

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Federal prosecutors have added a terrorism charge to the case of a man who is accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport last June. Amor Ftouhi (ah-MOOR' fuh-TOO'-ee) is a native of Tunisia who lives in Canada. He's charged with stabbing an officer in the neck at

CONTAINER GARDENING - 2018-03-23 20:00:29

Trump Base Revolts Over Signing of Budget Bill

Donald Trump's base of hardcore supporters is in uproar over his decision to sign a $1.3 trillion spending measure which puts more money towards walls being built in other countries than the wall that was Trump's centerpiece campaign promise. Despite suggesting he would veto the bill earlier in the

INFOWARS - 2018-03-23 18:09:10

New faces represent risk for Tunisia and Nabil Maaloul

132 days have passed since Tunisia qualified for their fifth World Cup, and their first in twelve years. This week's frigid weather has done nothing to cool anticipation of an adoring footballing nation, anxious to welcome their heroes home for their only domestic friendly match before the World Cup

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-03-23 14:58:00

Sarkozy vows to vanquish 'Gaddafi gang', fights barring order

PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy will challenge a barring order that forbids him from meeting key accusers and allies or travelling to countries such as Libya pending a judicial investigation into allegations that Muammar Gaddafi bankrolled his 2007 election campaign. Former French President Nicol

REUTERS UK - 2018-03-23 12:22:17

Reforms of public companies must be agreed quickly: Tunisia PM

In late-night drama, Senate passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting government shutdown Tunisia's prime minister said on Friday that ailing public companies needed to be restructured quickly, as the North African country is struggling with economic crisis and a ballooning budget deficit. Powerf

MSN.COM - 2018-03-23 11:19:17

Women in Poland Oppose 'Stop Abortion' Bill: Daily Brief

Plus: Syria's kids still being killed at school; transitional justice in Tunisia; menstrual hygiene is an urgent human rights issue; Chad's government fails ex-dictator's victims; US Senate should oppose Pompeo's nomination; Brazil's drinking water contaminated by pesticides; good news from Kenya. G

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-03-23 11:43:40

HRW urges Tunisia to extend rights commission's mandate

Tunis (AFP) - Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Tunisia to extend the mandate of a commission set up to examine human rights violations during six decades of dictatorship. The widely-praised Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) was set up following the 2011 revolt that toppled dictator Zine El Abidin

YAHOO! - 2018-03-23 10:05:04

Cook Islands replace Tahiti in Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying

More controversy in World Cup 2019 qualifying process as Tahiti field ineligible players and are replaced by Cook Islands Cook Islands replace Tahiti in Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying Cook Islands have replaced Tahiti in the next round of the Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification process after Tahiti

RUGBYWORLD.COM - 2018-03-23 10:42:31

Lawyer says he'll prove French ex-leader Sarkozy's innocence

View all (2) Thierry Herzog said Thursday on RTL radio he is going to appeal against the judicial supervision imposed on Sarkozy. The former president is banned from traveling to Libya, Egypt, Tunisia or South Africa and from meeting with nine people involved in the case. Sarkozy, 63, was handed thi

AP - 2018-03-23 08:41:12

Lebanon's Failed Mother's Day Gift

Rothna Begum Researcher, Women's Rights Division This week, Lebanon's foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, announced he would be submitting a draft law to recognize the right of Lebanese mothers married to non-Lebanese men to equality in passing on their nationality to their children. While this is a r

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Denmark edge Panama in World Cup friendly

Denmark edged fellow World Cup finalists Panama 1-0 on Thursday in a friendly international, three months out from the finals in Russia where they will tackle Australia and France. Pione Sisto grabbed the only goal of the game in Copenhagen after 69 minutes. Denmark are in Group C at the World Cup a

BEINSPORTS.COM - 2018-03-23 05:57:00

Tunisia vs Iran: Big match stats pack

Tunisia will welcome Iran to the Stade 7 Novembre de Rades on March 23 as both sides start their World Cup preparations. The two sides have both qualified for the tournament in Russia this summer after finishing top of their respective groups. The Carthage Eagles who have qualified for four FIFA Wor

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-23 04:05:44

Tunisia: Parliament Shouldn't Undercut Transitional Justice

(Tunis) - Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission should be allowed to carry out its mandate, Human Rights Watch said today. The commission was created to establish the truth about human rights violations by Tunisia's abusive past governments and to help victims get reparations and justice. Tunisia's

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-03-23 04:00:01