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    Let slip the dogs and cats of war: hardened fighters find furry friends in Ukraine battle zone
    Mar16

    Let slip the dogs and cats of war: hardened fighters find furry friends in Ukraine battle zone

    They fight rats, depression and even serve in combat roles – dogs and yes, some cats, have turned into a prized companion for fighters on both sides of eastern Ukraine’s separatist war. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Kerry to visit Moscow as Russian pullout boosts Syria peace
    Mar16

    Kerry to visit Moscow as Russian pullout boosts Syria peace

    Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Russia next week to discuss the Syria crisis, Washington has said, after Moscow began withdrawing most of its forces from the country. Kerry said he would hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to “try to take advantage of this moment,” which he described as the...

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience
    Mar16

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience

    MANCHESTER (AFP) – Manuel Pellegrini backed his Manchester City team to make a mark on the Champions Leagues latter stages after they overcame Dynamo Kiev to reach the quarter-finals for the first time.City fell to Barcelona in the last 16 in both of the past two seasons, but they will take their place in Fridays draw for the last eight...

    City ignore injuries to secure Champions League first
    Mar16

    City ignore injuries to secure Champions League first

    Manchester City’s Joe Hart acknowledges the fans after the gameReuters MANCHESTER: Celebration was tinged with disappointment for Manchester City who eased into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time on Tuesday but lost Vincent Kompany to injury in a 0-0 draw with Dynamo Kiev. Captain Kompany limped off after five minutes...

    Kerry eyes Moscow trip as Russian pullout boosts peace hopes
    Mar16

    Kerry eyes Moscow trip as Russian pullout boosts peace hopes

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The first of Russias warplanes to leave Syria received a heros welcome back home Tuesday, starting a surprise withdrawal the West hopes could boost peace talks by pressuring Damascus.In a sign of potential progress, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced he will travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President...

    Man City expect injured Kompany to be out for a month
    Mar16

    Man City expect injured Kompany to be out for a month

    Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany receives treatment after sustaining an injuryReuters MANCHESTER: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is likely to be sidelined for about a month after suffering a recurrence of a calf problem on Tuesday as his side qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals. Kompany was forced off in the fifth...

    Unlike unsung Ukraine campaign, returning Russian pilots from Syria get hero’s welcome
    Mar16

    Unlike unsung Ukraine campaign, returning Russian pilots from Syria get hero’s welcome

    A ceremonial flypast, pilots tossed in the air in celebration and dozens of cheering supporters — the first Russian warplanes on Tuesday returned home to a hero’s welcome as part of the withdrawal of armed forces from Syria. Several Su-34 strike fighters landed at an airbase outside the city of Voronezh some 580 km (360 […] The post Unlike...

    Seat at geopolitical top table allowed Putin to scale back in Syria
    Mar16

    Seat at geopolitical top table allowed Putin to scale back in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Interior Ministry Board meeting in Moscow, Russia, March 15, 2016. REUTERS MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin cited Russian military success in Syria as his reason for scaling back his forces there. But his belief that the intervention delivered him a seat at the top table of world affairs is more likely to...

    Football: Man City qualify for Champions League quarter-finals
    Mar16

    Football: Man City qualify for Champions League quarter-finals

    MANCHESTER (AFP) – Injuries to centre-backs Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi overshadowed proceedings as Manchester City reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time by drawing 0-0 with Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday.Leading 3-1 from last months away leg, Manuel Pellegrinis side completed the job in forgettable fashion, with...

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience
    Mar16

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience

    MANCHESTER (UNITED KINGDOM) – Manuel Pellegrini backed his Manchester City team to make a mark on the Champions League’s latter stages after they overcame Dynamo Kiev to reach the quarter-finals for the first time. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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