New Delhi (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed in New Delhi late Sunday for a visit in which she is expected to push for closer trade ties, and during which India's leader hopes to draw investment from the European powerhouse. Briefly leaving behind a refugee crisis in Europe, Merkel arrived with a delegation including Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and German business leaders for her first visit to India since the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party stormed to power last year."Namaste Chancellor Merkel!
27-year-old cornerback Josh Norman is leading the charge for the Carolina Panthers, one of the best defensive teams in the NFL. A fifth-round pick in 2012, Norman is having a huge season for the Panthers, and has played a big part in making them the fifth-best pass defense in the league.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has declared the heavily fortified Green Zone open to all of his citizens for the first time in 12 years. A statement from the premier's office says al-Abadi was the first to pass through the newly-opened Green Zone, or the International Zone as it is officially known.
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Liverpool has fired manager Brendan Rodgers after three years in charge of the Premier League club. The dismissal came after a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby against Everton on Sunday. The club came close in the 2013-14 season to winning the league for the first time since 1990 but it was way off the pace last season.
London (AFP) - Ireland booked their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup with an unconvincing 16-9 win over Italy at London's Olympic Stadium on Sunday. The Irish managed just one try, from centre Keith Earls, with fly-half Jonathan Sexton kicking the remainder of their points in a match where they played the closing minutes a man down after flanker Peter O'Mahony was sent to the sin-bin.