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    Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies
    May06

    Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with more than a thousand of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into police...

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor
    May05

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth term as president. Navalny had called for demonstrations in more than 90 towns and cities across Russia against what he says is Putin’s...

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration
    May05

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds of anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Navalny had called for people to take to the streets in more than 90 towns and cities across the world’s largest...

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018
    May05

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final on Saturday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally
    May05

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally

    Russian police detain opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an unsanctioned anti-Putin rally on Saturday.(AFP pic) MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Saturday at an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. The 41-year-old protest leader...

    Ukrainian Deputy FM hails role of civil society in Azerbaijan
    May05

    Ukrainian Deputy FM hails role of civil society in Azerbaijan

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar hailed the role of civil society in Azerbaijan as he met with President of the International Eurasia Press Fund (IEPF) Umud Mirzayev as part of his official visit to Azerbaijan …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    US judge says Mueller should not have ‘unfettered power’ in Russia probe
    May05

    US judge says Mueller should not have ‘unfettered power’ in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: A federal judge said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not have “unfettered power” in probing ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, and accused Mueller of using criminal cases to pressure Trump’s allies to turn against him. At a tense hearing in a federal court in Virginia on Friday, US District...

    Baku Forum gave countries opportunity to establish contacts to solve urgent problems – Viktor Yushchenko
    May05

    Baku Forum gave countries opportunity to establish contacts to solve urgent problems – Viktor Yushchenko

    The Global Baku Forum provided an opportunity for many countries from all over the world to establish contacts to resolve urgent problems, Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yushchenko said at a press conference, dedicated to results of the 6th Global Baku Forum on May 4. …read more Source:...

    US Navy to re-establish its Second Fleet targeting Russia
    May05

    US Navy to re-establish its Second Fleet targeting Russia

    WASHINGTON: The United States Navy is re-establishing its Second Fleet, responsible for the northern Atlantic Ocean, nearly seven years after it was disbanded as the Pentagon puts countering Russia at the heart of its military strategy. “Our National Defence Strategy makes clear that we’re back in an era of great power competition as the...

    Barca measure domestic triumphs against Real’s European success in ‘Clasico’
    May04

    Barca measure domestic triumphs against Real’s European success in ‘Clasico’

    Barcelona players pose for a team group photo before the match. Photo: Reuters BARCELONA: La Liga and King’s Cup champions Barcelona will be flying high when they host Real Madrid on Sunday in the ‘Clasico’ but their arch rivals will be feeling equally smug after reaching the Champions League final for a third year in a row. After...

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