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    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist attacks
    May29

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist attacks

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four wounded in the past 24 hours as a result of attacks by pro-Russian rebels in separatist eastern regions, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on Sunday. This follows a report of the deaths of seven Ukrainian soldiers last Tuesday – the highest daily casualty figure for...

    Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes
    May29

    Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes

    Williams returns a shot. REUTERS PARIS: First the Williams sisters ambushed two home favourites, then Jo Wilfried Tsonga’s chances were shattered by injury as French hopes were battered at a stormy Roland Garros on Saturday. Top seed Serena Williams contended with thunder, rain delays and an inspired Kristina Mladenovic roared on by a...

    Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in warm-up for Euro 2016
    May28

    Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in warm-up for Euro 2016

    Northern Ireland’s Conor Washington (right) and Belarus’ Aleksandr Martynovich during the international friendly football match Northern Ireland against Belarus at Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Friday, May 27, 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA via AP BELFAST: Northern Ireland had the ideal Belfast send-off before the European...

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win
    May28

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win

    General view as Northern Ireland players and staff watched a video on the big screen as a preview to Euro 2016. Reuters BELFAST: Northern Ireland’s record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O’Neill’s team continued their impressive...

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs
    May28

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a US missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security....

    Ukraine’s ‘new Shevchenko’ has big boots to fill
    May24

    Ukraine’s ‘new Shevchenko’ has big boots to fill

    Ukraine’s Andriy Yarmolenko. Reuters KIEV: Andriy Shevchenko’s retirement after Euro 2012 left a huge void in Ukrainian football and it has taken time for the younger generation to throw up a new leader. Step forward Andriy Yarmolenko, whose 22 goals have established him as the player most likely to fill the role a full decade after...

    Injury-hit Germany must rediscover tournament form
    May24

    Injury-hit Germany must rediscover tournament form

    German national soccer team coach Joachim Loew arrives for a news conference to announce the German squad for Euro 2016, in Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2016. REUTERS BERLIN: The German side setting their sights on Euro 2016, 20 years after their last continental trophy, may be completely different from the one that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil....

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict
    May24

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin says that the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine have spoken by telephone about ways to settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine. A Kremlin statement said the participants in the call early Tuesday emphasised the need to observe a cease-fire and discussed raising the efficiency of a monitoring mission by the...

    Wawrinka relieved, Murray teeters on the brink
    May24

    Wawrinka relieved, Murray teeters on the brink

    Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka reacts at the end of the match. REUTERS PARIS: Defending champion Stan Wawrinka breathed a huge sigh of relief and Andy Murray faced a sleepless night after both got bogged down by belligerent Czechs at a sodden French Open on Monday. A day that began two hours late after torrential rain ended with world number...

    Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: report
    May21

    Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: report

    The parents of a victim from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 react as they leave the State Coroners Court, after the New South Wales State Coroner handed down his findings from an inquest into the deaths of six New South Wales residents who were aboard the plane, in Sydney, Australia, May 17, 2016. REUTERS An Australian law firm has filed a...

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