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    Syrian army says battle for Aleppo in ?final phase?
    Dec13

    Syrian army says battle for Aleppo in ?final phase?

    ALEPPO: The crucial battle for Aleppo entered its “final phase” Monday after Syrian rebels retreated into a small pocket of their former bastion in the face of new army advances. President Bashar al-Assad´s forces held more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor and military official said, and...

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets
    Dec13

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets

    MOSCOW (AP) — As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In...

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports
    Dec13

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports

    Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon’s expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II. Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the ice...

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’
    Dec13

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’

    ALEPPO: The crucial battle for Aleppo entered its “final phase” Monday after Syrian rebels retreated into a small pocket of their former bastion in the face of new army advances. President Bashar al-Assad’s forces held more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor and military official said,...

    Pogbas to clash as United draw Saint-Etienne
    Dec13

    Pogbas to clash as United draw Saint-Etienne

    Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in action with Swansea City’s Angel Rangel. Photo: Reuters Nyon, December 12 Manchester United will take on Saint-Etienne in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Jose Mourinho’s side hosting the French club in the first leg, after Monday’s draw. The tie will see United and France midfielder...

    Boxing: Joshua can stun Klitschko, says trainer
    Dec13

    Boxing: Joshua can stun Klitschko, says trainer

    LONDON (AFP) – Anthony Joshua can stun Wladimir Klitschko to become the undisputed world heavyweight champion, according to the British fighters trainer Rob McCracken.Former Olympic gold medallist Joshua linked up with McCracken on a full-time basis before beating Eric Molina in a second successful defence of his IBF heavyweight title on...

    Pogbas to clash as Man Utd draw Saint-Etienne in Europa League
    Dec13

    Pogbas to clash as Man Utd draw Saint-Etienne in Europa League

    NYON, Switzerland (AFP) – Manchester United will take on Saint-Etienne in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Jose Mourinhos side hosting the French club in the first leg, after Mondays draw.The tie will see United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, the worlds most expensive player, come up against his elder brother Florentin, the Guinea...

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’
    Dec13

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’

    ALEPPO (AFP) – The crucial battle for Aleppo entered its final phase Monday after Syrian rebels retreated into a small pocket of their former bastion in the face of new army advances.President Bashar al-Assads forces held more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor and military official said, and...

    Trump puts Chinese ties at risk while wooing Russia
    Dec13

    Trump puts Chinese ties at risk while wooing Russia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – With a few apparently off-the-cuff comments, US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened Washingtons cautious understanding with China while touting an unlikely new detente with Russia.The United States and China, the worlds two greatest economies and rivals for the leadership role in the Pacific, are often at...

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