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Wenger confirms he'll be Arsenal boss next season
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will remain at the helm next season, despite yet another disappointing season the Mirror report.
The Gunners led the Premier League for a portion of the season but, ultimately, conceded their position and are now 13 points off of league leaders Leicester City, sitting in fourth place.
Despite the fact that Arsenal are set to end the season without silverware, Wenger insists he will stay on as manager next season, for the final year of his contract.
"I respect, always, my contract," Wenger told reporters in his press conference ahead of West Brom's visit on Thursday.
Speaking about Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace that further diminished their already slim title hopes, Wenger admitted that his side were short of efficiency which cost them the match.Alexis Sanchez, whose contracts expire in 2018, are happy to stay and are in negotiations over extensions.
"Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil have two years remaining on their contracts and we're not in a hurry.
"We're talking. They both want to stay," he confirmed.Link source
France's scandal-hit Fillon says 'leave my wife out' of election
Paris (AFP) - French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon on Sunday hit back at allegations he paid his wife 500,000 euros ($540,000) for a suspected fake job, telling a packed rally his critics should "leave my wife out" of the election."If someone wants to attack me they should attack me straight on, but leave my wife out of this political debate," Fillon, a conservative who has been leading the presidential race so far, told thousands of cheering supporters, watched by his Welsh-born wife… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Scientists: World likely won't avoid dangerous warming mark
WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years.Six scientists who were leaders in past international climate conferences joined with the Universal Ecological Fund in Argentina to release a brief report Thursday, saying that if even more cuts in heat-trapping gases aren't agreed upon soon,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
S. Korea's Park had collusive role in corruption scandal: prosecutors
Seoul (AFP) - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye had a collusive role in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal engulfing her government, prosecutors said Sunday, as they formally laid out charges against Park's close confidante and two former presidential aides.The scandal has sparked nationwide fury, with hundreds of thousands taking to the streets to call for Park's resignation, providing a stark challenge to her authority."We, based on the evidence collected so far... view that the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam’s banking system declared safe by Ministry of Public Security
Vietnam’s bank card and online transaction security is relatively secure compared to other countries, and fraud usually only occurs when customers fail to protect their personal details. This point was made by a representative of the Hi-tech Crime Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security at a seminar to discuss banking security recently held by the State Bank of Vietnam. The department underlined that there are less phishing scams in Vietnam than in Europe and North America, but… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
U.S. sails warship near reef in South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea)
A U.S. navy warship sailed close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea) on Tuesday, a U.S. Department of Defense official said, days after China warned criticism of its claims in the crucial waterway would rebound like a coiled spring. The freedom of navigation operation by the USS William P. Lawrence, travelling within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-occupied Fiery Cross Reef, was to "challenge excessive maritime claims of some claimants in the South China Sea (Vietnam's… chat_bubble_outline Read More...