Reported Leeds United summer target tells Real Madrid he will leave on free transfer this summer

Reported Leeds United summer target Marcelo has told Real Madrid president Florentino Perez that he will leave the club on a free transfer next year. That is according to El Nacional Web, who claim that Marcelo is ready to make his 15th season at the club his last after a glittering career at the Bernabeu.… Continue reading Reported Leeds United summer target tells Real Madrid he will leave on free transfer this summer

Aung San Suu Kyi to Defend Herself in Myanmar ‘Show Trial’

More than eight months after she was detained by the military in a coup, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s ousted civilian government, and her lawyers were set to mount her defense for the first time on Tuesday in a closed-door hearing. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, 76, was scheduled to appear… Continue reading Aung San Suu Kyi to Defend Herself in Myanmar ‘Show Trial’

China Locks Down City of 4 Million to Subdue Covid Outbreak

The Chinese government ordered the northwestern city of Lanzhou locked down on Tuesday as officials carried out widespread testing to quash a small Covid-19 outbreak. Lanzhou, a city of about four million people, reported six new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, and a total of 39 over the past week. China, where the coronavirus first emerged… Continue reading China Locks Down City of 4 Million to Subdue Covid Outbreak

Sudan Soldiers Gun Down Protesters, Doctors Group Says

Troops fired on demonstrators outside the Sudanese army headquarters, killing at least three people and injuring more than 80, according to a doctors’ group, as pro-democracy protesters flooded into the streets of the capital, Khartoum, on Monday, after the military mounted a coup, detaining the prime minister, suspending the government and declaring a state of… Continue reading Sudan Soldiers Gun Down Protesters, Doctors Group Says

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Leeds United news as Daniel Farke tells Whites to expect different Norwich test this weekend

Here are your Leeds United morning headlines on Tuesday, October 26. Farke on how Norwich are looking to bounce back vs Leeds Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has claimed his side need to forget about their 7-0 drubbing at Chelsea and concentrate on an important game against Leeds United. The loss at Stamford Bridge was… Continue reading Leeds United news as Daniel Farke tells Whites to expect different Norwich test this weekend

As Gangs’ Power Grows, Haiti’s Police Are Outgunned and Underpaid

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two officers with Haiti’s rapid-reaction force pulled up to a bridge in the capital, Port-au-Prince, to set up a checkpoint and do an afternoon’s worth of work searching for guns, drugs, wanted criminals and kidnapping victims. On each side of the bridge were neighborhoods under siege by gangs. In one of them,… Continue reading As Gangs’ Power Grows, Haiti’s Police Are Outgunned and Underpaid

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BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns of heavy rain across UK as temperatures spike | Weather | News

BBC Weather forecaster Carol Kirkwood said there would be two major wet weather fronts that grip the UK this week. Much of the country will be hit with cloudy conditions and heavy rain as well as strong winds. In addition to this, temperature will remain unseasonably warm and could reach as high as 18C in… Continue reading BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns of heavy rain across UK as temperatures spike | Weather | News

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Roh Tae-Woo, South Korean Leader as It Moved Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

SEOUL — Roh Tae-woo, South Korea’s last military-backed president who forged ties with Communist foes, tolerated the country’s rambunctious transition from dictatorship to democracy but ended up in jail for mutiny and corruption, died on Tuesday. He was 88. Mr. Roh died in an intensive care unit at Seoul National University Hospital, the hospital said,… Continue reading Roh Tae-Woo, South Korean Leader as It Moved Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

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