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    Old foes Mourinho, Wenger both forced to defend selection
    Sep30

    Old foes Mourinho, Wenger both forced to defend selection

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shake hands before the match. Reuters Archrivals Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger found themselves in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons after another miserable night for English clubs in the Champions League. Chelsea and Arsenal lost on Tuesday night to Porto and Olympiakos...

    Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes
    Sep30

    Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday won permission from parliament to carry out air strikes in Syria, in what would be Moscows first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.The announcement comes as Putin and US President Barack Obama are pushing rival plans on ways to...

    Putin wins parliamentary backing for air strikes in Syria
    Sep30

    Putin wins parliamentary backing for air strikes in Syria

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday secured parliament’s unanimous backing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, paving the way for imminent Russian military intervention in its closest Middle East ally. Russia has already sent military experts to a recently established centre in Baghdad that is...

    Russian lawmakers give Putin OK to use troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian lawmakers give Putin OK to use troops in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (second left) flanked by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (left) and Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov, watches military exercises at Donguz range in Orenburg region, Russia on Sept. 19, 2015. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)Russian lawmakers voted...

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to use military force in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to use military force in Syria

    The Russian parliament on Wednesday unanimously granted President Vladimir Putin the right to deploy the country’s military in Syria, a move a top Kremlin aide said related only to the air force. Russia has been building up its military presence in Syria, where it supports the government forces of President Bashar al-Assad in a conflict...

    BRICS nations call for concerted efforts to combat terrorism
    Sep30

    BRICS nations call for concerted efforts to combat terrorism

    India and other BRICS nations have called for concerted efforts to combat terrorism on a “firm international legal basis” as they underscored that terrorist activities of extremist organisations like ISIS pose a direct threat to the whole international community. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj chaired a meeting of the BRICS...

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to deploy troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to deploy troops in Syria

    The last time the Russian parliament granted Putin the right to deploy troops abroad, a technical requirement under Russian law, Moscow seized Crimea from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin gets OK to use troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Putin gets OK to use troops in Syria

    The upper chamber of the Russian parliament has voted unanimously to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria. Sergey Ivanov, the Kremlin’s chief of staff, told journalists that Putin was granted permission to use armed forces outside the country by the Federation Council — the upper house of the Russian parliament — the...

    Kremlin grants President Vladimir Putin right to deploy troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Kremlin grants President Vladimir Putin right to deploy troops in Syria

    The last time the Russian parliament granted Putin the right to deploy troops abroad, a technical requirement under Russian law, Moscow seized Crimea from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The Indian...

    “Giselle” to be performed on Baku’s stage
    Sep30

    “Giselle” to be performed on Baku’s stage

    The Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Baku will hold a performance “Giselle” by Adolphe Adam with the participation of Ukrainian National Opera’s ballerina, Honored Artist of Ukraine, winner of gold medals and first prizes in four international ballet competitions Olga Golitsa and laureate of the...

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