" LAGOS Christian Laettner Jersey , Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's soccer governing body on Friday appointed former player Samson Siasia as new head coach of the Super Eagles.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) made the announcement at the end of the federation's technical committee meeting on Friday.
Siasia's appointment followed the resignation of Sunday Oliseh, a former national team captain as Eagles coach on Friday morning, citing breach of contract on the part of the country's football federation responsible for his decision.
Siasia will be assisted by Salisu Yusuf and Emmanuel Amuneke Chauncey Billups Jersey , the FA said. Enditem
TAIPEI， June 4 (Xinhua) -- A passenger train derailed at noon Saturday in eastern Taiwan， but no casualties have been reported， according to the railway authority.
The second to seventh cars of Train 651， which was bound for Changhua County from Taitung County， derailed in Hualien County at 12:34 p.m. and the 50 passengers in these cars were unhurt， said Taiwan's railway administration.
The derailment halted train service between two nearby stations. A replacement bus service was provided.
The derailed cars and a 250-meter stretch of tracks were badly damaged， it added.
As of 6 p.m.， the accident had delayed 17 trains， disrupting the travel plans of 2，740 passengers， said the administration.
It said the accident was initially believed to be caused by track buckling due to high temperatures.
An investigation has been launched.
The railway service is expected to return to normal after repair work is finished early on Sunday.
Many parts of the island have experienced scorching weather this month. The temperature in Taitung was 38.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday， the highest this year.
The temperature in Taipei hit 38.7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday， the highest in June for the city since weather-data collection began 120 years ago. Enditem
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Indian troops killed two militants on Monday to end a 48-hour stand-off at a government building in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir Caron Butler Jersey , officials said.
The fierce gunfight ended with the killing of two militants, who engaged troops throughout the day.
""The remaining two militants at government building have been killed today and thereby gunfight has ended,"" India's paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) spokesman Bhavesh Chaudhury told Xinhua.
On Sunday Bruce Brown Jr. Jersey , three Indian army troopers including two officers and a militant were killed.
Nine people, including three militants and three Indian army troopers, were killed in the gunfight that began late Saturday afternoon.
Indian military spokesman Col N N Joshi said the sanitization of the building is going on.
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The building has suffered massive damage because of the heavy exchange of gunfire and mortar shells. The roof top of the building also gutted in the fire that broke out due to mortar shelling.
""The process of identification of militants have been taken up by police,"" Chaudhury said. ""Once the identification is completed details will be shared.""
On Saturday, two CRPF men were killed and 13 personnel wounded in the initial attack.
Following the attack militants entered a multi-storey government building of the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) at Pampore town of Pulwama district Bill Laimbeer Jersey , about 24 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Authorities had to evacuate more than 100 people, including trainees and employees of the EDI when militants made their entry inside it.
A civilian working at EDI was also killed after being hit by a stray bullet during crossfire between militants and CRPF.
Adjacent to the EDI building is a CRPF camp.
So far no militant outfit has taken responsibility of this attack.
Reports said authorities used Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) fitted with cameras during the gunfight to locate militant positions.
A guerrilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989. Gunfights between the two sides take place intermittently across the region.
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OSLO, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- Norway's Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien said on Tuesday the Scandinavian country will remain a reliable and long-term supplier of gas to Europe as the European Commission confirmed the important role of gas in the continent.
In its sustainable energy security package presented earlier on Tuesday by Vice-President responsible for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete, the European Commission confirmed that gas will remain important in the European Union (EU)'s energy mix in the years to come.
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""We have big remaining gas resources and Norway will stay a reliable supplier of gas to Europe in the long term,"" he added.
The European Commission's energy security package includes necessary proposals to equip the EU for global energy transition as well as to be prepared for possible energy supply interruptions.
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