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Section: The Himalayan Times (Nepal)

    Surge in racist displays in Russian football
    Dec10

    Surge in racist displays in Russian football

    Frame grab made from the APTN footage Alexander Shprygin speaks to The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia on Friday, December 4, 2015. Alexander Shprygin heads the All-Russian Supporters’ Union. Anti-discrimination organisation FARE has accused Shprygin of displaying racist and Nazi symbols and called for him to be removed from a government...

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues
    Dec10

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues

    MOSCOW: International observers still witness fighting and the use of banned weapons in eastern Ukraine months after a cease-fire deal was signed, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Thursday. More than 9,000 people have been killed in fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops which has been...

    UN: 9,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, but now violence eases
    Dec09

    UN: 9,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, but now violence eases

    GENEVA: More than 9,000 people have died in 21 months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, even as a new cease-fire has largely held and contributed to a sharp decline in casualties since mid-August, the UN human rights office said Wednesday. The office of High Commissioner for Human Rights said a “cease-fire within a cease-fire” agreed in late August...

    Crunch time for Mourinho as Chelsea fate hangs in balance
    Dec08

    Crunch time for Mourinho as Chelsea fate hangs in balance

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reacts during a team training session at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters London, December 8 Jose Mourinho faces a decisive moment in his fight to save his job as the Chelsea manager bids to avoid a catastrophic exit from the Champions League against Porto on Wednesday. Mourinho is on...

    Putin’s foe Khodorkovsky summoned for questioning
    Dec08

    Putin’s foe Khodorkovsky summoned for questioning

    Russian businessman and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Mikhail Khodorkovsky smiles as he attends the Foreign Affairs Committee for a debate on human rights situation in Russia at the European Parliament building, in Brussels, Belgium on December 2, 2014. Russia’s former richest man Khodorkovsky, who spent 10 years in prison...

    Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie
    Dec08

    Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Reuters LONDON: Jose Mourinho’s job could be on the line when Chelsea host Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday and Alex Ferguson has urged the Londoners not to jettison their manager even if the result goes against them. Woefully out-of-form Chelsea have already lost 11 matches in all competitions this...

    Defeat against Porto could spell the end for Mourinho
    Dec07

    Defeat against Porto could spell the end for Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looks on during UEFA Champions League game against Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge on November 04, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: The heat in the Chelsea kitchen is rising once again and it could become too suffocating for Jose Mourinho to continue if his team go out of the Champions League this week. The Londoners need...

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU
    Dec07

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU

    Like many young souls today I had been hooked to Nepali news channels. And similar to all inquisitive and hopeful minds, mine had adopted the daily routine of meticulously reading the newspaper headlines instead of skipping to the entertainment For four years, a bloody war has raged in Syria. What began as a democratic uprising against Bashar...

    Wordsworth
    Dec06

    Wordsworth

    Selected Stories by Leo Tolstoy, paperback, published by Rupa, pp 154, Rs 224 Made To Stick by Chip and Dan Heath, paperback, published by Arrow Books, pp 323, Rs 798 The Power by Rhonda Byrne, hardbound, published by Simon & Schuster, pp 250, Rs 1,200 How To Speak Money by John Lanchester, paperback, published by Faber and Faber, pp 286, Rs...

    Pioli refuses to step down as Juventus increase Lazio misery
    Dec05

    Pioli refuses to step down as Juventus increase Lazio misery

    Lazio’s coach Stefano Pioli gestures during the Europa League group G soccer match against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/Files Under-pressure Lazio coach Stefano Pioli said he will not ‘desert the sinking ship’ following his side’s 2-0 home defeat to Juventus on...

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