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    Barcelona face Arsenal, Chelsea face PSG again
    Dec14

    Barcelona face Arsenal, Chelsea face PSG again

    NYON: Holders Barcelona will play Arsenal in the last 16 of the Champions League, 10 years after the sides faced each other in the final, following Monday’s draw for the first knockout stage. Chelsea and Paris St Germain will play each other again after the French champions knocked out Jose Mourinho’s team at the same stage last...

    England get Wales showdown at Euro
    Dec14

    England get Wales showdown at Euro

    Paris, December 13 England and Wales will meet at Euro 2016 after Saturday’s draw in Paris for next year’s 24-team finals paired them together in Group B, while world champions Germany can look forward to meeting neighbours Poland. The British rivals were drawn alongside Fabio Capello’s former team Russia and tournament...

    European elite, 2 rookies in Champions League last-16 draw
    Dec13

    European elite, 2 rookies in Champions League last-16 draw

    Barcelona’s Lionel Messi kicks the ball during the Champions League Group E soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015. Photo: AP GENEVA: A stronger elite and a bigger spread of countries stand out in Monday’s draw for the Champions League first knockout round....

    Spain meet Czechs as Euros shape up without Platini
    Dec13

    Spain meet Czechs as Euros shape up without Platini

    Euro 2016 draw at Palais des Congres in Paris, France on December 12, 2015. Photo: Reuters ZURICH: Spain will begin their bid for an unprecedented third successive European Championship title against Czech Republic while hosts France will open the 2016 tournament against Romania after the draw was made on Saturday. Delegates were met by tight...

    US and Russia trade accusations at UN over Ukraine conflict
    Dec12

    US and Russia trade accusations at UN over Ukraine conflict

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addresses members of the UN Security Council during a meeting about Ukraine situation, at the UN headquarters in New York, March 6, 2015. Photo: REUTERS UNITED NATIONS: The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukraine’s parliament, PM dragged from post
    Dec11

    Scuffles erupt at Ukraine’s parliament, PM dragged from post

    Ukrainian lawmakers fight each other right after Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenuk’s speech during a parliamentary session in the Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday Dec. 11, 2015. Photo: AP KIEV, UKRAINE: Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister...

    Teams will want to draw Chelsea in last 16, says Mourinho
    Dec10

    Teams will want to draw Chelsea in last 16, says Mourinho

    Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho during press conference on October 2, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: All of Chelsea’s potential opponents are hoping to be drawn against the Premier League side in the last 16 of the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Mourinho’s men finished top of Group G after beating Porto 2-0 at Stamford...

    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...

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