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    Mkhitaryan sparkles as United reach Europa last 32
    Dec09

    Mkhitaryan sparkles as United reach Europa last 32

    Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores their first goal Action Images via Reuters LONDON: Manchester United are warming to the task in the Europa League as they booked a spot in the last 32 with a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk on a freezing night in Ukraine on Thursday. Goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who made a mockery of his two-month...

    Kane ready for a first against Mourinho’s Manchester United
    Dec08

    Kane ready for a first against Mourinho’s Manchester United

    Tottenham’s Harry Kane shakes the hand of Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino as he is substituted off for Josh Onomah (not pictured) Reuters LONDON: Harry Kane has yet to score against Manchester United in the Premier League but that could end at the sixth attempt on Sunday. Tottenham Hotspur’s England striker is not short of...

    Nine-man Besiktas hopes end with 6-0 loss at Dynamo Kiev
    Dec07

    Nine-man Besiktas hopes end with 6-0 loss at Dynamo Kiev

    Besiktas’ Marcelo in action against Dynamo Kyiv’s Andriy Yarmolenko. REUTERS KIEV: Besiktas’s hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage were crushed on Tuesday when they had two players sent off in a 6-0 mauling by previously winless Dynamo Kiev in Group B. The game turned on a controversial incident in the 29th...

    Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests

    MOSCOW: Warships from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet have taken up position off Crimea’s western coastline to help strengthen the peninsula’s air defences in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday. Kiev began two days of missile tests on Thursday, angering Russia, which has...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the one-time allies, whose relations collapsed in 2014 after Russia seized Crimea and backed...

    Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement
    Nov30

    Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement

    MINSK: Four-way talks on ending a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine finished without a breakthrough on Tuesday, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declaring that “lip service” statements were not enough to achieve lasting peace. Amid low expectations, the foreign ministers of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia met in the...

    Germany, 15 other countries press for arms control deal with Russia
    Nov25

    Germany, 15 other countries press for arms control deal with Russia

    A Russian Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile system drives during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on May 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters Fifteen European countries have joined Germany in its push for a new arms control agreement with...

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria: sources
    Nov23

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria: sources

    Russian military jets are seen at Hmeymim air base in Syria, June 18, 2016. REUTERS/Vadim Savitsky/Russian Defense Ministry via Reuters LONDON: Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to...

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria
    Nov23

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria

    File- Russian military jets are seen at Hmeymim air base in Syria, on June 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter....

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border
    Nov22

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border

    Ukrainian security services have detained two Russian soldiers near the border with Crimea, with Ukraine saying the men were deserters from the Ukrainian army detained on Ukrainian-controlled territory and Russia saying they were seized in Crimea. Moscow and Kiev have been locked in conflict since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean...

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