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    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final
    Sep19

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final

    KIEV: Russia and Ukraine’s political rivalry will extend into the world of football next year as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport’s biggest events. Ukraine’s capital Kiev will play host to the Champions League final at its 70,000-capacity Olympic Stadium less than a month before Russia’s 2018 World...

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics
    Sep19

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

    Fireworks around the rim of the arena at the end of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Photo: AP RIO DE JANEIRO: After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began with...

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election
    Sep19

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Prime Minister and Chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev during a visit to the party’s campaign headquarters following a parliamentary election in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW/UFA: Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a...

    Clinton, Trump to both meet with Egyptian president at UN
    Sep19

    Clinton, Trump to both meet with Egyptian president at UN

    WHITE PLAINS: An adviser to US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign said on Sunday that Trump will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday during the United Nations General Assembly, just as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, is also scheduled to do. Clinton, who faces Trump in the...

    Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum
    Sep17

    Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum

    Security guards are seen during a ceremony to mark the return of paintings that were stolen from the Netherlands’ Westfries Museum in 2005 and discovered in Ukraine earlier in 2016, in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday, September 16, 2016. Photo: REUTERS Kiev authorities handed over to the Netherlands on Friday five masterpieces stolen from a Dutch...

    US to shift military assets to Syria under deal
    Sep16

    US to shift military assets to Syria under deal

    File- Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shakes hands at the conclusion of a news conference following their meeting to discuss the crisis in Syria, in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 9, 2016. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: The US military will have to shift surveillance aircraft from other regions and increase...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in east despite truce
    Sep13

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in east despite truce

    Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 15 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Tuesday – the first major casualties since a ceasefire came into force on Sept. 1. Over the past two weeks monitors have reported a sharp decrease in hostilities along the eastern front line, fuelling...

    3 killed, 15 injured in eastern Ukraine
    Sep13

    3 killed, 15 injured in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW: The Ukrainian president’s office says at least three troops have been killed and 15 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Government troops and Russia-backed rebels last month agreed to cease fire by September 1, the first day of school in the country, but the new truce seems to be failing. Olexander...

    Russia’s Putin inaugurates $2 billion Moscow railway project
    Sep11

    Russia’s Putin inaugurates $2 billion Moscow railway project

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (Right) and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin sit in a railway coach as they attend the opening of the Central Ring line in Moscow, Russia, on September 10, 2016. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday inaugurated a $2 billion Moscow railway ring project that is opening for passengers...

    Britain, EU should work together for smooth divorce – UK PM
    Sep08

    Britain, EU should work together for smooth divorce – UK PM

    LONDON: Britain and the European Union should work together to smooth their divorce and forge a new strong relationship, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday. May’s spokeswoman said that the two leaders’ first meeting since she became prime minister following the June 23 Brexit vote was...

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