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    Aboubakar gives Besiktas dramatic win at Napoli
    Oct20

    Aboubakar gives Besiktas dramatic win at Napoli

    Besiktas’ Vincent Aboubakar celebrates with teammates after scoring against Napoli. REUTERS Vincent Aboubakar scored twice, including an 86th-minute winner, to give Besiktas a shock 3-2 win at Napoli on Wednesday after the hosts had twice come from behind and missed a penalty. Napoli’s defence was at fault for all three Besiktas goals...

    Ukraine announces ‘Normandy Format’ meeting in Berlin on October 19
    Oct18

    Ukraine announces ‘Normandy Format’ meeting in Berlin on October 19

    File – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko delivers a speech during a ceremony commemorating the victims of Babyn Yar (Babi Yar), one of the biggest single massacres of Jews during the Nazi Holocaust, on the outskirts of Kiev, Ukraine, on September 29, 2016. Photo: Reuters Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has agreed to a so-called “Normandy...

    Russia and Turkey sign gas deal, seek common ground on Syria as ties warm
    Oct11

    Russia and Turkey sign gas deal, seek common ground on Syria as ties warm

    ISTANBUL: Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on Monday for the construction of a major undersea gas pipeline and vowed to seek common ground on the war in Syria, accelerating a normalization in ties nearly a year after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan hosted Russia’s Vladimir Putin at an Ottoman-era...

    Iceland building off Euro 2016 success in WCup qualifying
    Oct10

    Iceland building off Euro 2016 success in WCup qualifying

    Iceland is showing that its run to the European Championship quarterfinals was no fluke. The small nation keeps surprising and Turkey was the latest victim at the Laugardalsvollur stadium in Reykjavik, beaten 2-0 thanks to two goals shortly before halftime Sunday in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. The first was an own-goal from center back...

    Ukraine beat nomadic Kosovo 3-0 to end winless run
    Oct10

    Ukraine beat nomadic Kosovo 3-0 to end winless run

    KRAKOW: It’s a tough life on the road for new FIFA member Kosovo. Sunday’s 3-0 loss to Ukraine in a Group I game staged in Poland meant the Kosovans have conceded nine goals this week at neutral venues. Fresh off a 6-0 “home” loss to Croatia which was actually played in Albania because Kosovo still doesn’t have a certified...

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides

    KIEV: Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” prisoner exchange. A year and a half later, his wife still waits desperately for his return. The so-called Minsk Agreement on ending the war between...

    US formally accuses Russian hackers of political cyber attacks
    Oct08

    US formally accuses Russian hackers of political cyber attacks

    US President Barack Obama (right) and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters, on September 28, 2015. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: The US government for the first time on Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyber attacks against Democratic Party...

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington
    Oct04

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an awarding ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on September 22, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes...

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end
    Oct02

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end

    A Malaysian air crash investigator inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) in Donetsk region, Ukraine, on July 22, 2014. Photo: Reuters/ File Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday the names of those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in...

    Colombia tipped for Nobel Peace Prize after deal to end war
    Sep29

    Colombia tipped for Nobel Peace Prize after deal to end war

    OSLO: A Colombian peace accord ending a half-century of war is widely tipped for the Nobel Peace Prize next week, returning the award to its roots after a run of wins for organisations including the European Union. The prize might be shared by President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Timochenko – the nom de guerre of Rodrigo...

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