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Paulo Dybala scored his first hat-trick in a Roma jersey in a 3-2 win over Torino in Serie A on Monday to keep the capital city side's European ambitions alive.

The Jordanian army on Monday said it had carried out a series of humanitarian aid drops of food and other supplies into the besieged Gaza Strip, one of them by a French army plane.

Two human rights groups on Monday accused Israel of further limiting humanitarian aid into Gaza despite an order from the UN's top court.

The UN nuclear watchdog has voiced growing concern over Iran's ability to build nuclear weapons, fuelled by public statements in the country, a confidential report seen by AFP on Monday said.

Hungary's parliament on Monday elected a political novice as president following the resignation of his predecessor, who caused outrage by pardoning a man convicted in a child abuse case.

Hezbollah fired on Monday a volley of rockets at an Israeli military base, the Lebanese group said after Israel's first strikes on Lebanon's east in months of hostilities linked to the Gaza war.

Daniil Medvedev said on Monday it was "easy" getting over his Australian Open final defeat by Jannik Sinner, unlike his reaction to his loss to Rafael Nadal at the same stage two years ago.

Pep Guardiola said he relishes the pressure at the sharp end of the season as he prepares for the next stage of Manchester City's FA Cup defence at Luton on Tuesday.

Everton's penalty for breaching Premier League financial rules has been reduced from 10 points to six following an appeal, the English top flight announced on Monday.

An active member of the US Air Force has died after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington over the weekend in protest of the Israeli war on Gaza, the Pentagon said Monday.

A French journalist has been arrested and detained in Ethiopia since February 22 on suspicion of conspiring "to create chaos" in the country, his employer said Monday.

Senegal's President Macky Sall was on Monday due to begin talks to end weeks of political turmoil and decide a date for the delayed presidential poll, but major political and social stakeholders have said they will not attend.

Eddie Howe is confident that Newcastle's season can still end on a "very special" note despite a disappointing campaign so far as he targets FA Cup glory.

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels have reported the first civilian death in US and British air strikes after the latest round of joint raids over the weekend.

Israel struck Hezbollah targets near the Lebanese city of Baalbek on Monday, a security source told AFP, in the first strike on Lebanon's east in almost five months of cross-border clashes.

A full-scale Israeli military operation in Rafah would deliver a death blow to aid programs in Gaza, where humanitarian assistance remains "completely insufficient," the UN chief warned Monday.

Former Japan international Shinji Okazaki, who won the Premier League with Leicester City in 2016, announced Monday that he will retire at the end of the season.

The World Trade Organization opened a high-level ministerial meeting in Abu Dhabi Monday with calls for consensus as geopolitical tensions and the looming US election undermine chances of a breakthrough.

Lautaro Martinez scored his 100th Serie A goal on Sunday as he netted twice in Inter Milan's 4-0 thumping of Lecce which kept their league lead over Juventus at nine points.

"If we have a (truce) deal, it will be delayed somewhat, but it will happen," Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu said of the ground invasion of Rafah in an interview with Face the Nation CBS Sunday.

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