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Section: The Himalayan Times (Nepal)

    Secibd faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb18

    Secibd faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    MINSK: Ukraine’s governing coalition no longer commands a majority in parliament, after a second faction bailed out. Thursday’s move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s faction withdrew from the coalition...

    Depleted Man City face Chelsea in FA Cup showdown
    Feb18

    Depleted Man City face Chelsea in FA Cup showdown

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. Reuters LONDON: The lure of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time will weigh heavily on Manuel Pellegrini’s mind as Manchester City and Chelsea prepare for a heavyweight FA Cup fifth-round clash on Sunday. With City flying to Ukraine to face Dynamo Kiev just 24 hours after...

    Jankovic ousts Swiss teen Bencic
    Feb18

    Jankovic ousts Swiss teen Bencic

    Dubai, February 17 Fifth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, playing her first week as a top 10 player, was upset 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 by Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The ninth-ranked Bencic, 18, who reached last weekend’s final in St Petersburg, Russia, looked physically exhausted by the end of the 2...

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks
    Feb16

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks

    MOSCOW: Russian transportation authorities blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks on Monday and detained over 300 cargo vehicles in retaliation to Ukraine closing its borders to Russia-registered long-haulers. The transport ministry’s announcement came after Ukraine’s prime minister announced on Monday that cargo trucks...

    Ukraine: 3 soldiers killed, 7 wounded in uptick in fighting
    Feb16

    Ukraine: 3 soldiers killed, 7 wounded in uptick in fighting

    MOSCOW: The Ukrainian government says three of its servicemen have been killed and seven others wounded in the past 24 hours in clashes with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. The Interfax news agency said presidential administration spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk reported the sharp uptick in fighting at a briefing in Kiev on Tuesday....

    Decade after Materazzi head butt, Zidane the focus in Italy
    Feb16

    Decade after Materazzi head butt, Zidane the focus in Italy

    Real Madrid’s newly appointed coach Zinedine Zidane steps out for his first training session in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday January 5, 2016. Photo: AP ROME: Nearly 10 years after ending his playing career by head butting Marco Materazzi in the World Cup final, Zinedine Zidane will return to the international spotlight in Italy on Wednesday when...

    Shevchenko joins Ukraine coaching staff
    Feb16

    Shevchenko joins Ukraine coaching staff

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko before a match. Reuters KIEV: Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko has joined the national team’s coaching staff ahead of the 2016 European Championship, replacing assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov. Shevchenko is Ukraine’s record scorer with 48 goals in 111 games and won the Ballon d’Or...

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia
    Feb16

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia

    A boy lies on a bed with an injured hand after what is said to be a missile attack on a hospital in Azaz, Aleppo, Syria, February 15, 2016 in this still image taken from a video on a social media website. REUTERS KIEV/BEIRUT: Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern Syria killed scores of people,...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    A billboard with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin is placed on the road outside Simferopol, Crimea on Sunday January 24, 2016. Photo: AP UROZHAYNE: Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the...

    Loew rues bad Badstuber luck after latest injury
    Feb14

    Loew rues bad Badstuber luck after latest injury

    Germany’s coach Joachim Loew reacts during their Euro 2016 qualification match against Poland in Frankfurt, Germany, September 4, 2015. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany’s coach Joachim Loew has described Holger Badstuber’s run of injuries as “unbelievable” after the Bayern Munich centre back’s hopes of playing at Euro 2016...

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