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    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final
    Sep19

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final

    KIEV: Russia and Ukraine’s political rivalry will extend into the world of football next year as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport’s biggest events. Ukraine’s capital Kiev will play host to the Champions League final at its 70,000-capacity Olympic Stadium less than a month before Russia’s 2018 World...

    Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. Sunday’s ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

    Russia’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass protests last...

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics
    Sep19

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

    Fireworks around the rim of the arena at the end of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Photo: AP RIO DE JANEIRO: After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began with...

    Rio Paralympics stages closing ceremony
    Sep19

    Rio Paralympics stages closing ceremony

    Ricardinho, star of Brazil’s gold medal winning five-a-side Paralympic football team, who brings out the national flag at the closing ceremony by Sebastian Smith and Jessica Lopez | AFP photo RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio said farewell to the Paralympics in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil’s love for music and celebrating what many consider...

    After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of mega-sports events came to an end at the Paralympic Games
    Sep19

    After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of mega-sports events came to an end at the Paralympic Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO — After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. In this photo released by the IOC, musician Johnatha Bastos plays a guitar with his feet during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracan’ Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , Sunday,...

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election
    Sep19

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Prime Minister and Chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev during a visit to the party’s campaign headquarters following a parliamentary election in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW/UFA: Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a...

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass protests last...

    Clinton, Trump to both meet with Egyptian president at UN
    Sep19

    Clinton, Trump to both meet with Egyptian president at UN

    WHITE PLAINS: An adviser to US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign said on Sunday that Trump will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday during the United Nations General Assembly, just as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, is also scheduled to do. Clinton, who faces Trump in the...

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russias ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed.The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

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