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    Ukraine’s prosecutor general dismissed amid govt turmoil
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general dismissed amid govt turmoil

    MOSCOW: Ukraine’s parliament has accepted the resignation of the prosecutor general who has been accused of failing to deal with the country’s endemic corruption. The parliament on Tuesday dismissed Viktor Shokin who tended his resignation a month ago. An hour earlier, Shokin had fired his deputy — a reformist prosecutor and member of...

    Use “weapons of love” to fight evil of terrorism, Pope says on Easter
    Mar27

    Use “weapons of love” to fight evil of terrorism, Pope says on Easter

    Pope Francis arrives to lead the Easter mass in St. Peter’s square at the Vatican on March 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels. After a week of sombre religious...

    Russia, US agree to speed up Syria peace effort
    Mar25

    Russia, US agree to speed up Syria peace effort

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 24, 2016. REUTERS MOSCOW: Russia and the United States agreed at talks in Moscow on Thursday to use their influence over the sides in the Syria conflict to speed up progress towards a political solution....

    Syrian forces fight their way into Palmyra, as Kerry and Putin hail thaw
    Mar25

    Syrian forces fight their way into Palmyra, as Kerry and Putin hail thaw

    Forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad gesture as they advance into the historic city of Palmyra in this picture provided by SANA on March 24, 2016. REUTERS GENEVA/MOSCOW/BEIRUT: Syrian troops backed by Russian air support fought their way into the Islamic State-held city of Palmyra on Thursday, their biggest offensive yet...

    Schweinsteiger has time to recover for Euros, says Mueller
    Mar24

    Schweinsteiger has time to recover for Euros, says Mueller

    Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates after Anthony Martial scores the first goal for Manchester United during FA Cup against West Ham at Old Trafford on March 13, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Thomas Mueller is hopeful that Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger will be able to recover quickly from a knee injury so that he can participate in the...

    Syrian forces enter IS-held Palmyra; intense clashes with IS
    Mar24

    Syrian forces enter IS-held Palmyra; intense clashes with IS

    FILE – The site of the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria. Photo: Ron Van Oers, UNESCO via AP DAMASCUS: Syrian government forces, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra, which has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported. The advance came after the troops managed this week to...

    MH17 investigation team in Malaysia to discuss legal options
    Mar24

    MH17 investigation team in Malaysia to discuss legal options

    The reconstructed cockpit of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is seen after the presentation of the final report regarding its crash, in Gilze Rijen, the Netherlands, October 13, 2015. REUTERS KUALA LUMPUR: A joint team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine in 2014 is in Malaysia to discuss options with authorities...

    Poland’s Blaszczykowski nets winner to boost Euro 2016 chances
    Mar24

    Poland’s Blaszczykowski nets winner to boost Euro 2016 chances

    Poland’s Jakub Blaszczykowski celebrates after scoring a goal against Serbia REUTERS WARSAW: Jakub Blaszczykowski’s first-half goal gave Poland a 1-0 win in an evenly-contested friendly against Serbia on Wednesday, as the Euro 2016 qualifiers struggled to break down a rock-solid Serbian defence. Blaszczykowski, who is on loan at...

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. Kerry departed Washington late...

    Schweinsteiger to miss Germany friendlies with knee injury
    Mar23

    Schweinsteiger to miss Germany friendlies with knee injury

    Manchester United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during Barclays Premier League game against Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday, March 20, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger will miss friendly matches against England and Italy after injuring a ligament in his right knee, coach Joachim Loew said on...

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