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    Football: Five-goal Chelsea punish Pellegrini’s selection gamble
    Feb22

    Football: Five-goal Chelsea punish Pellegrini’s selection gamble

    LONDON (AFP) – Chelsea punished Manuel Pellegrinis controversial decision to field a remarkably inexperienced team as Eden Hazard inspired a 5-1 demolition of Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.With City due to make the long flight to the Ukraine on Monday ahead of their Champions League last 16 first leg tie at Dynamo Kiev...

    Tennis: Djokovic refreshed and ready to go in Dubai
    Feb22

    Tennis: Djokovic refreshed and ready to go in Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – Confident Novak Djokovic on Sunday was counting down to his start at the Dubai Tennis Championships confident of maintaining the devastating form which has left him as the dominating force in tennis for the past year.The world number one will begin at the Aviation Club in the first round against Spains Tommy Robredo, and the...

    Ukraine picks ethnic Crimean to sing in Eurovision, with pop song about horrors of Stalin
    Feb22

    Ukraine picks ethnic Crimean to sing in Eurovision, with pop song about horrors of Stalin

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    US dominates arms trade as Asia, Mid-East boost imports
    Feb22

    US dominates arms trade as Asia, Mid-East boost imports

    STOCKHOLM: The global transfer of major arms has risen in recent years, with the United States increasing its dominance of the trade while the flow of weaponry to Africa, Asia and the Middle East has increased, a new study published Monday showed. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report, the volume of...

    Barcelona rivals falter, referee grabs headlines in Germany
    Feb22

    Barcelona rivals falter, referee grabs headlines in Germany

    Chelsea’s Bertrand Traore, second from left, scores by a header during the English FA Cup soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Sunday.(AP/Frank Augstein)Barcelona’s main title rivals both faltered in Spain and a referee grabbed the headlines in Germany on Sunday when he stopped a...

    US dominates arms trade as Asia, Mid-East boost imports
    Feb22

    US dominates arms trade as Asia, Mid-East boost imports

    Stockholm, Sweden – The global transfer of major arms has risen in recent years, with the United States increasing its dominance of the trade while the flow of weaponry to Africa, Asia and the Middle East has increased, a new study published Monday showed. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report, the...

    Hiddink warns Blues ahead of City clash
    Feb21

    Hiddink warns Blues ahead of City clash

    London, February 20 Guus Hiddink has warned Chelsea not to take victory for granted after Manuel Pellegrini vowed to go through with his threat to send out a weakened Manchester City team in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday. With City due to make the long flight to the Ukraine on Monday ahead of their Champions League last 16 first leg tie at...

    Kiev protesters still angry over Crimea attack Russian banks
    Feb21

    Kiev protesters still angry over Crimea attack Russian banks

    Crimea faces long road to power securityUkraine navy left high and dry after Crimea lossesRussians celebrate first anniversary of Crimea annexationKiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspendedRussian army stages air show in Crimea to promote conscription …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Singapore: Regulator confirms plans to introduce 4th telco
    Feb21

    Singapore: Regulator confirms plans to introduce 4th telco

    The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has confirmed plans to introduce a fourth telco in Singapore. It is seeking to facilitate the entry of a new mobile network operator (MNO) to “enhance innovation and competition in the mobile market” and it is confident that a fourth telco is likely to increase innovation and spur competition. The entry of...

    Ukraine and rebels swap nine prisoners in first 2016 exchange
    Feb21

    Ukraine and rebels swap nine prisoners in first 2016 exchange

    MARINKA: Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Saturday exchanged nine prisoners captured in the country’s war-torn east in the first such swap this year, an AFP journalist witnessed. The swap between the Kiev army and the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) took place at mid-day on a road through fields close to the town of...

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