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    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...

    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...

    Man City, Bayern winning streaks end in Champions League
    Sep29

    Man City, Bayern winning streaks end in Champions League

    GENEVA: In a fiercely competitive Champions League round on Wednesday, the 100 percent winning records of Pep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelotti with their new clubs finally came to an end. Guardiola’s Manchester City trailed three times at Celtic, leveled each time and finished strongly before having to settle for a 3-3 draw. The coach’s...

    Dutch probe: Malaysian jet downed by launcher from Russia
    Sep28

    Dutch probe: Malaysian jet downed by launcher from Russia

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, journalists take images of part of the reconstructed forward section of the fuselage after the presentation of the Dutch Safety Board’s final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board, during a press...

    Families: investigation found MH17 downed from pro-Russia rebel held territory
    Sep28

    Families: investigation found MH17 downed from pro-Russia rebel held territory

    Fred Westerbeke, chief prosecutor in the Netherlands, who leads the international investigation after a surface-to-air missile hit Flight MH17 on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people aboard, most of them Dutch citizens, addresses a news conference in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands on September 28, 2016....

    Investigators to report on 2014 downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine
    Sep28

    Investigators to report on 2014 downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

    Debris from a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed on Thursday lies on the ground near the village of Rozsypne in the Donetsk region July 18, 2014. REUTERS An international team of prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014 will report findings on Wednesday but are unlikely to bring charges...

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