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    Ex-US presidential candidate John McCain wants FIFA to deny Russia 2018 World Cup
    May27

    Ex-US presidential candidate John McCain wants FIFA to deny Russia 2018 World Cup

    Prominent US senators John McCain and Robert Menendez have written to FIFA asking it to strip Russia of the right to host the 2018 football World Cup due to its alleged aggression in Ukraine. The senators also want FIFA to reconsider its support for Sepp Blatter’s bid for a fifth term as president of football’s governing body due to...

    Ukraine still facing ‘continual attacks’ on its territory: Nato
    May27

    Ukraine still facing ‘continual attacks’ on its territory: Nato

    KIEV: A top Nato commander warned Wednesday that “continual attacks” against Ukraine were hampering Kiev’s efforts to modernise its army enough to one day join the Western military alliance. “We are well aware of the formidable challenges that Ukraine is facing,” Nato’s political affairs and security chief...

    Separatists say two fighters were also killed in fighting.
    May27

    Separatists say two fighters were also killed in fighting.

    In Ukraine, seven people have been killed in fighting between armed forces and separatists. The regional government of Luhansk loyal to Kiev said one civilian and one soldier were killed in mortar and grenade attacks. Rebels say three civilians were killed in the city of Horlivka, which is under their control. Separatists say two fighters were...

    Russian NGOs fear fresh crackdown after ‘undesirable’ law
    May27

    Russian NGOs fear fresh crackdown after ‘undesirable’ law

    MOSCOW: Already branded “foreign agents” while endeavouring to help abuse victims or protect the environment, Russian activists fear a new law against “undesirable” NGOs will further stymie their work. President Vladimir Putin (pix) over the weekend signed off on legislation that allows authorities to ban international...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to soon visit Turkmenistan
    May27

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to soon visit Turkmenistan

    Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Victor Mayko was hosted at the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan on May 25. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Dnipro players pay for fans to attend Europa League final at Warsaw
    May27

    Dnipro players pay for fans to attend Europa League final at Warsaw

    Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk players have helped pay for fans from the war-affected region of eastern Ukraine to attend Wednesday’s Europa League final against Sevilla at Warsaw, said captain Ruslan Rotan. Dnipropetrovsk, an industrial city with a population of fewer than one million, has avoided being drawn into the conflict with Russian-backed...

    Six killed in Ukraine fighting
    May27

    Six killed in Ukraine fighting

    KIEV: Four pro-Russian rebels, a Ukrainian soldier and one civilian were killed in clashes that broke out over the past 24 hours in violation of a Feb …read more Source: The News...

    Russia trying to block flow of arms, intruders by digging ditches along Ukraine border
    May27

    Russia trying to block flow of arms, intruders by digging ditches along Ukraine border

    President Vladimir Putin is facing a new kind of blowback from the war in Ukraine: weapons and intruders flowing out of the conflict zone and into Russia. Accused by the U.S. and its allies of backing the rebels with arms and men, Russia is now digging ditches to halt munitions and smugglers moving east across […] The post Russia trying to block...

    Athletics: Bolt wins 200m at rain-hit Ostrava
    May27

    Athletics: Bolt wins 200m at rain-hit Ostrava

    OSTRAVA (AFP) – Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt overcame rain-soaked, chilly conditions to streak to his new season best in winning his favoured 200 metres at Tuesdays Golden Spike meet.In the eastern Czech city of Ostrava, the 28-year-old world and Olympic champion – who also holds the world 100 and 200m records, clocked 20.13...

    French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions
    May26

    French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions

    French far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen met a senior Russian official in Moscow on Tuesday, underlining her party’s regular ties with the Kremlin despite East-West tensions smouldering over Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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