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Moscow ready to react to NATO’s expansion
May29

Moscow ready to react to NATO’s expansion

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The Kremlin has commented on the deployment of a permanent US military base in Poland, which will cost the country $1.5-2 billion. Reacting to the establishment of a US base in Poland, Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov underlined that Poland had a sovereign right to establish a US military base on its territory,...

Trump ‘flips off’ rest of the world, losing friends and allies
May29

Trump ‘flips off’ rest of the world, losing friends and allies

Dave Lindorff With a White House riven by policy feuds, Trump has been tearing up agreements and treaties right and left, as well as threating military action and sanctions. This has left its allies wondering if the US is, in fact, an ally. On the same day that China and the US announced a temporary “moratorium” on trade sanctions by both...

NATO, Russia to hold first talks since Skripal attack
May28

NATO, Russia to hold first talks since Skripal attack

BRUSSELS: NATO will on Thursday hold its first formal talks with Russia since the nerve agent attack on a former Kremlin double agent in Britain, as the alliance seeks to counter Moscow’s increasing assertiveness. Tensions between the transatlantic alliance and Russia have hit post-Cold War highs in recent years over Moscow’s...

Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing
May28

Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing

WARSAW: Poland’s defense minister said Monday that he has held talks with US officials about having thousands of American troops permanently stationed as a deterrent in Poland. Poland is concerned for its own and the region’s security following Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, its support for separatists in eastern...

Egypt’s Salah ‘confident’ for World Cup despite shoulder injury
May28

Egypt’s Salah ‘confident’ for World Cup despite shoulder injury

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah is “confident” of being fit for the World Cup despite suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid. Salah was forced off in tears during the first half of the 3-1 loss in Kiev on Saturday, sparking fears he wouldn´t make it to next month’s World Cup. The...

Dimitrov downs mystery man at French Open, Venus, Kyrgios out
May27

Dimitrov downs mystery man at French Open, Venus, Kyrgios out

PARIS: Fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov reached the French Open second round on Sunday, even if he wasn’t exactly sure who he was facing, while Venus Williams was defeated and Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios limped out. Dimitrov had been drawn to face experienced Viktor Troicki in the tournament opener on Philippe Chatrier Court. However, just...

Chinese fighter jets complete night landings on carrier, live-fire drills
May27

Chinese fighter jets complete night landings on carrier, live-fire drills

SHANGHAI: Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country’s first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on Saturday, the latest demonstration of military muscle as Beijing’s pushes to modernise its armed forces. Pilots flying J-15 jets landed at night on the Liaoning, the official paper said, citing...

Gareth Bale stars as Real Madrid beat Liverpool, win third straight Champions League
May27

Gareth Bale stars as Real Madrid beat Liverpool, win third straight Champions League

KIEV (AFP): Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale scored twice — including a brilliant overhead kick — to win a Champions League final which ended in tears for Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah in Kiev. The Wales international, the first British player to score a winner in the European Cup final since Liverpool-born Peter Withe in 1982, produced an...

Salah challenges Ronaldo’s supremacy in CL final
May26

Salah challenges Ronaldo’s supremacy in CL final

KIEV: For once in a Cham­pions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield some of the spotlight to another player sweeping up adulation and personal acclaim. While five-time world player of the year Ronaldo is chasing a record fifth Champions League triumph, and fourth with Real Madrid, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is chasing a first. Not just...

Relentless Ronaldo can break more Champions League records in final
May26

Relentless Ronaldo can break more Champions League records in final

KIEV: Cristiano Ronaldo responded to his worst run of domestic form at Real Madrid with a record-smashing scoring streak in the Champions League and in Saturday´s final he can join the club´s iconic forward Alfredo di Stefano on five European Cup triumphs. Ronaldo, 33, leads the competition´s scoring charts for a remarkable fifth year in a row...

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