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    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...

    Putin’s ‘realpolitik aims to make Russia indispensable, but may also make it vulnerable
    Nov25

    Putin’s ‘realpolitik aims to make Russia indispensable, but may also make it vulnerable

    By intervening in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has broken Russia’s relative isolation and is making it the “indispensable nation” in conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and with the Islamic State group while the United States balks at deeper involvement. But in this geopolitical poker game, it is not clear he will be able to quit while […] The...

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

    Champions League: Chelsea repeat drubbing of Maccabi to close in on last 16

    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 competition from Group G. But with Dynamo Kiev winning 2-0 at Porto, the qualifiers for the last 16 will only be determined in the last round of matches when Chelsea host Porto and Kiev...

    Football: Mourinho confident of Chelsea progress
    Nov25

    Football: Mourinho confident of Chelsea progress

    HAIFA (AFP) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was in playful but confident mood following the 4-0 Champions League victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv that edged them closer to the knock-out rounds.The Portuguese manager began his post-match press conference by asking journalists for a calculator so he could figure out what Chelsea would have to do...

    Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test
    Nov25

    Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test

    CAPE CANAVERAL(Reuters) – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space transportation company, Blue Origin, plans about two more years of test flights before it will offer rides to passengers.On Monday, Blue Origin successfully landed a suborbital rocket back at its launch site, a key step in its drive to make reusable rockets, the...

    What are the implications of Turkey downing Russian jet?
    Nov25

    What are the implications of Turkey downing Russian jet?

    LONDON: NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on its border with Syria on Tuesday, raising concerns over the potential for a further escalation in the more-than- four-year Syrian conflict. Ankara says the plane violated Turkish airspace, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has insisted the jet was over Syria at the time of the...

    Experts pore over evidence of downed MH17
    Nov25

    Experts pore over evidence of downed MH17

    AMSTERDAM: A team that includes Dutch and Ukrainian investigators have begun examining evidence from the MH17 Malaysia Airlines flight that was downed in eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all on board, Dutch prosecutors said on Tuesday. Two thirds of the 298 people travelling on the aircraft when it crashed, were Dutch. The Dutch Safety Board...

    Football: Brilliant Barcelona, Bayern through to last 16
    Nov25

    Football: Brilliant Barcelona, Bayern through to last 16

    PARIS (AFP) – Holders Barcelona celebrated qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with another stunning display on Tuesday, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi both scoring twice in a 6-1 win against Roma.The Catalans and Bayern Munich both secured their places in the knockout draw and demonstrated once again why they are surely the...

    Football: Chelsea on brink of last 16 after Maccabi win
    Nov25

    Football: Chelsea on brink of last 16 after Maccabi win

    HAIFA (AFP) – Chelsea cruised to an easy 4-0 Champions League victory over 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv in Haifa on Tuesday to close in on the last 16.The victory, coupled with Dynamo Kievs 2-0 win at Porto, means Chelsea only need a draw at home to the Portuguese in two weeks to guarantee their passage to the knockout stage.Gary Cahill gave the...

    Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine
    Nov25

    Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine

    Russia threatened Tuesday to cut off natural gas and to halt coal deliveries to Ukraine, worsening a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak accused Kyiv of deliberately refusing to help rebuild electricity pylons which were blown up by unidentified, pro-Ukra… …read more Source: The Chosun...

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