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    EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row
    Mar19

    EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row

    LONDON: The European Union offered “unqualified solidarity” with Britain on Monday over a nerve agent attack blamed on Russia, as international weapons experts visited to take a sample of the chemical for testing. In a joint statement, EU foreign ministers said they took “extremely seriously” Britain’s claim that Moscow was behind the...

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death
    Mar19

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death

    This Sept. 24, 2017, photo provided by Michael Kass shows Yann Arnaud during a Cirque du Soleil performance in Toronto. Photo: APAn aerialist fell to his death while performing in a Cirque du Soleil show in Tampa, Florida, the Montreal-based company said Sunday.Yann Arnaud was suspended by straps above the stage during a performance of its VOLTA...

    UPDATE: Putin wins fourth term with record vote   
    Mar19

    UPDATE: Putin wins fourth term with record vote  

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin was on Monday set for another six years in power after winning a record victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with...

    Merkel to push for EU unity on delicate Poland trip
    Mar19

    Merkel to push for EU unity on delicate Poland trip

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and President Andrzej Duda. (Reuters pic) BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will emphasize bilateral ties and the need for European unity when she meets with leading Polish officials, amid ongoing differences between the allies over Polish judicial reforms,...

    Putin set for 4th term
    Mar19

    Putin set for 4th term

    Putin set for 4th term Presidential candidate President Vladimir Putin walks out of a voting booth after casting his vote at a polling station in Moscow yesterday. Photo: AFP Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election yesterday with almost 74 percent of the vote, according to an official exit poll, with the opposition reporting...

    Putin overwhelmingly wins another 6 years as Russian leader
    Mar19

    Putin overwhelmingly wins another 6 years as Russian leader

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a news conference after meeting with his staff at the campaign headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 18. (Sergei Chirikov/Pool photo via AP)Moscow (AP) — Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia’s president, and he told cheering...

    Putin cruises to landslide election win
    Mar19

    Putin cruises to landslide election win

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power as Moscow’s relations with the West become increasingly strained. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with more than 76 percent of the vote,...

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death
    Mar19

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death

    MIAMI: An aerialist fell to his death while performing in a Cirque du Soleil show in Tampa, Florida, the Montreal-based company said Sunday. Yann Arnaud was suspended by straps above the stage during a performance of its VOLTA show on Saturday night when he fell, according to a statement. He was rushed to a hospital but died of his injuries....

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death
    Mar19

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death

    Yann Arnaud was performing in a Cirque du Soleil show in Tampa, Florida, when he fell. (File pic) MIAMI: An aerialist fell to his death while performing in a Cirque du Soleil show in Tampa, Florida, the Montreal-based company said Sunday. Yann Arnaud was suspended by straps above the stage during a performance of its VOLTA show on Saturday night...

    Putin easily wins another six-year term, firms grip on Russia
    Mar18

    Putin easily wins another six-year term, firms grip on Russia

    Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin at a polling station during the presidential election in Moscow, Russia March 18, 2018.—Reuters photoKEMEROVO: Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world´s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties...

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