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    Hat-tricks for Man United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko
    Feb17

    Hat-tricks for Man United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko

    The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday. United swept aside St Etienne 3-0 at Old Trafford and Roma made light work of last season’s...

    Mattis does not see military collaboration with Russia, for now
    Feb16

    Mattis does not see military collaboration with Russia, for now

    US President Donald Trump’s defence secretary said yesterday that he did not see possible military collaboration with Russia now, in a blow to Moscow’s hopes to mend ties with Washington after Trump’s election.The remarks are perhaps the strongest indication yet from the Trump administration that prospects for any significant...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb16

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    * Turkey and Russia cooperating over Syria * Intelligence sharing after militant attacks * Russian Muslims describe Turkish police raids Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two...

    US warns Nato to increase spending, may cut support
    Feb15

    US warns Nato to increase spending, may cut support

    US President Donald Trump’s defence secretary yesterday warned Nato allies that they must honour military spending pledges to ensure the United States does not “moderate” support for the alliance.Jim Mattis, on his debut trip to Brussels as Pentagon chief, also accused some Nato members of ignoring threats, including from Russia.“America...

    Reunions abound as Man Utd tackle Saint-Etienne today
    Feb15

    Reunions abound as Man Utd tackle Saint-Etienne today

    Manchester United’s quest for a trophy treble continues with a meeting against a fallen French giant tonight as Saint-Etienne visit Old Trafford in the Europa League’s round of 32. Although United trail leaders Chelsea by 12 points in the Premier League, they remain on track for glory in both the League Cup, where they have reached...

    Europe’s Nato spending rises, says UK meets goal
    Feb15

    Europe’s Nato spending rises, says UK meets goal

    Nato’s European allies and Canada increased defence spending by 3.8% last year, or $10bn more than 2015, the alliance said yesterday, and said Britain was keeping up with its target after a report said London missed its goal. Russia’s annexation of Crimea has given the alliance new momentum after years of cuts, but differences remain...

    Kremlin denies bid to discredit Macron
    Feb15

    Kremlin denies bid to discredit Macron

    The Kremlin has denied that it was behind media and Internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, replying to a question on a daily conference call, said charges made by...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice-President Mike Pence about the conversations.Flynn’s resignation came hours after it was...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government on Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the...

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president
    Feb12

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president

    Billed as Germany’s “anti-Trump”, former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new head of state, vowing to stand up to simplistic populist rhetoric. The 61-year-old, who regularly polls as Germany’s most popular politician, will represent the EU’s top economy abroad in the largely...

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