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    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...

    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...

    FBI says Russian hackers compromised thousands of routers in the US
    May26

    FBI says Russian hackers compromised thousands of routers in the US

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic. The United States (US) law enforcement agency urged the owners of many brands of routers to turn them off and on again and...

    Three key Champions League final duels
    May26

    Three key Champions League final duels

    The two highest scoring sides in this season’s Champions League face off for the title when defending champions Real Madrid and Liverpool go head-to-head in Kiev on Saturday. With goals seemingly guaranteed in the Ukrainian capital, AFP Sports looks at the key matchups where the game could be won and lost. Cristiano Ronaldo v Virgil van...

    Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17
    May25

    Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

    THE HAGUE: The Netherlands and Australia said Friday that they are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago, killing all 298 people on board. The announcement by the foreign ministers of both countries came a day after...

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