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    Football: Bacca double helps Sevilla retain Europa League
    May28

    Football: Bacca double helps Sevilla retain Europa League

    WARSAW (AFP) – Sevilla became the first side to win the Europa League four times with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on Wednesday.Carlos Bacca was the hero for the Spaniards as he struck the winner 17 minutes from time to ensure Sevilla also qualify for the group stages of next seasons Champions League.It was also the...

    Exclusive – Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine: witness
    May27

    Exclusive – Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine: witness

    KHUTOR CHKALOVA, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s army is massing troops and hundreds of pieces of weaponry including mobile rocket launchers, tanks and artillery at a makeshift base near the border with Ukraine, a Reuters reporter saw this week. …read more Source: The...

    Biden castigates Putin, casts Ukraine crisis as a test
    May27

    Biden castigates Putin, casts Ukraine crisis as a test

    May 28, 2015 2:54 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday denounced Vladimir Putin’s “pure aggression” in Ukraine, warning that Western nations must be prepared to respond with further sanctions against Russia if necessary. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Obama pans Russia for ‘aggressive stance’
    May27

    Obama pans Russia for ‘aggressive stance’

    US President Barack Obama accused Russia of toughening its battlefield stance Tuesday, as he met with the NATO secretary general to discuss the rolling crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian divers report ancient ship find near Crimea
    May27

    Russian divers report ancient ship find near Crimea

    May 28, 2015 1:14 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – A group of Russian divers said Wednesday they had found Byzantine-era ship wreckage in the Black Sea off Crimea that included a trove of 10th century pottery. …read more Source: The Straits...

    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...

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