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    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia
    May06

    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters yesterday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police and paramilitary activists used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into...

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title
    May05

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final yesterday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration
    May05

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration

    * Putin won landslide re-election in March * Is due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to an autocratic Tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Critics of Vladimir Putin took to the streets of Russia on Saturday ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term to register their opposition to...

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit
    May05

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit

    Big Oil’s investors took a bruising for nearly three years as oil prices bumped along decade lows. Now they want payback.They’re willing to punish companies that don’t meet their standards, and their standards are awfully high. On their wish list: immediate returns, spending discipline, and, at the same time, more production....

    It was just crazy, says Klopp after Liverpool survive
    May03

    It was just crazy, says Klopp after Liverpool survive

    Jurgen Klopp saluted his Liverpool heroes as they survived a semi-final thriller against Roma to book a Champions League final showdown with Real Madrid. Klopp’s side emerged victorious from a goal-packed Champions League semi-final, winning 7-6 on aggregate despite losing the second leg 4-2 in Rome on Wednesday.Liverpool were in control at...

    Klopp’s Liverpool ready for new golden era
    May03

    Klopp’s Liverpool ready for new golden era

    Fuelled by Mohamed Salah’s astonishing feats and inspired by Jurgen Klopp’s tactical mastery, Liverpool are ready to launch a new golden era after sealing their return to the Champions League final. For the first time in 11 years, Liverpool have reached the showpiece of Europe’s elite club competition as a dramatic 4-2 defeat...

    Liverpool on brink of final as tensions mount in Rome
    May01

    Liverpool on brink of final as tensions mount in Rome

    Liverpool return to the scene of two of their most famous European triumphs amid tight security ahead of today’s Champions League semi-final, second leg clash in Rome.Jurgen Klopp’s side are on the brink of reaching the final of Europe’s elite club competition for the first time since 2007 as they look to defend a three-goal...

    Unbeaten Golovkin seeks record-tying win against Canelo
    May01

    Unbeaten Golovkin seeks record-tying win against Canelo

    Undefeated Gennady Golovkin defends his three major world middleweight titles against fill-in foe Vanes Martirosyan on Saturday with Boxing history and a possible rematch with Canelo Alvarez on the line.“Triple G” tries to stretch his reign, which began in 2010, to 20 fights and equal Bernard Hopkins for the longest title run in middleweight...

    German minister wants €12bn more for military budget
    Apr30

    German minister wants €12bn more for military budget

    German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen wants a budget increase of €12bn ($14.6bn) on top of what her ministry was set to be allotted for 2019-2021 by the country’s last finance minister.Von der Leyen’s demand is on top of what former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble earmarked in his budget draft from last summer, German...

    Russia launches controversial floating nuclear power plant
    Apr29

    Russia launches controversial floating nuclear power plant

    Russia has launched a floating nuclear power plant to supply far-flung Arctic outposts with energy.The Akademik Lomonosov vessel left its shipyard in Saint Petersburg yesterday for its maiden voyage.It is due to sail across the Baltic and Norweigian Seas to the Russian naval port of Murmansk, the Interfax news agency reported.The power...

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