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    Casillas blunders as Porto blow chance to qualify
    Nov26

    Casillas blunders as Porto blow chance to qualify

    Spain’s Iker Casillas during training at Alicante on November 12, 2015. Photo: Reuters PORTO: A blunder by Iker Casillas helped Dynamo Kiev seal a 2-0 win away to Porto in the Champions League which threw Group G wide open on Tuesday and left the hosts in danger of missing out on the knockout stage. Andriy Yarmolenko put the Ukrainian...

    Global landmine casualties increase, Afghanistan largely to blame
    Nov26

    Global landmine casualties increase, Afghanistan largely to blame

    LONDON: Long-term progress in reducing the number of landmine casualties was reversed last year, and rebel groups used the mines in 10 countries, the largest number since 2006, researchers said on Thursday. Non-state groups were still using the deadly devices in the 12 months to October 2015 in Colombia, Libya, Myanmar, Pakistan, Syria and Yemen,...

    Ukraine stops buying natural gas from Russia
    Nov25

    Ukraine stops buying natural gas from Russia

    Moscow, November 25 Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated further today as Ukraine decided to stop buying Russian natural gas hoping to rely on supplies from other countries and closed its airspace to its eastern neighbour. Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 and its support for separatist rebels in the east...

    Chelsea repeat drubbing of Maccabi to close in on last 16
    Nov25

    Chelsea repeat drubbing of Maccabi to close in on last 16

    Chelsea’s Eden Hazard in action with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Omri Ben Harush during UEFA Champions League game in Israel on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. Photo: Reuters ISRAEL: Chelsea enjoyed their second 4-0 Champions League victory over 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv this season to move into prime position to reach the knockout stages of the...

    Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia
    Nov25

    Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia

    MOSCOW: Ukraine’s prime minister says his government has decided to close the country’s airspace to all Russian planes. Ukraine last month banned all Russian airlines from flying into Ukraine but Russian planes have been allowed to fly over its territory. The decision to shut the airspace was announced by Arseny Yatsenyuk at a...

    Reports of civilian casualties dim chances of US-Russia alliance in Syria
    Nov25

    Reports of civilian casualties dim chances of US-Russia alliance in Syria

    WASHINGTON: Reports of heavy civilian casualties from Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria are one key reason why Washington is unlikely to coordinate airstrikes with Moscow against Islamic State, US officials told Reuters, even as President Barack Obama left the door ajar on Tuesday to military cooperation with the Kremlin. Appearing at a...

    Perez will not quit after ‘Clasico’ fiasco
    Nov24

    Perez will not quit after ‘Clasico’ fiasco

    Real Madrid’s President Florentino Perez gestures during a news conference at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, May 25, 2015. REUTERS/Susana Vera/Files MADRID: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has rebuffed calls from angry fans for him to step down and backed coach Rafa Benitez after Saturday’s humiliating 4-0 defeat...

    Real president Perez to face media after ‘Clasico’ fiasco
    Nov23

    Real president Perez to face media after ‘Clasico’ fiasco

    MADRID: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has called a news conference for later on Monday (1830 London time) to face the media after Saturday’s humiliating 4-0 La Liga defeat at home to Barcelona in the ‘Clasico’. Real’s drubbing at the hands of their arch rivals prompted angry fans to chant for Perez to step down but the...

    Chelsea will find their form this weekend, promises Mourinho
    Nov20

    Chelsea will find their form this weekend, promises Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looks during UEFA Champions League game against Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge on November 4, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that not having another international break until March will help his team recapture their best form after a woeful start to the season. Mourinho was...

    Ibrahimovic stars as Sweden qualify for Euro
    Nov19

    Ibrahimovic stars as Sweden qualify for Euro

    Copenhagen, November 18 A stunning double from captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave Sweden a 2-2 draw away to Denmark as they qualified for Euro 2016 on Tuesday by winning 4-3 on aggregate against their Scandinavian rivals. Sweden’s captain has carried his side virtually single-handedly to the finals next year in France, scoring eight times in...

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