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    In Ukraine: Rebels bid farewell to notorious commander
    Oct19

    In Ukraine: Rebels bid farewell to notorious commander

    A billboard outside displayed photos of Pavlov with the slogan "Heroes do not die" while a howitzer gun stood by the entrance. Thousands of pro-Russian rebels and supporters in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday turned out to bid farewell to notorious rebel commander Arseny Pavlov, who was killed in a weekend bombing.Some 5,000 people queued...

    Maurizio Sarri: Manager believes Napoli can make history
    Oct19

    Maurizio Sarri: Manager believes Napoli can make history

    Napoli stand on the verge of becoming the first team to clinch a last 16 berth after just three games. Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri insists he has “total faith” his side will make up for recent setbacks in Serie A by making Champions League history against Besiktas on Wednesday.Successive Group B wins over Dinamo Kiev and Benfica means...

    In Syria: Merkel, Hollande urge Putin to push for ceasefire
    Oct13

    In Syria: Merkel, Hollande urge Putin to push for ceasefire

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call Wednesday to push for a ceasefire in Syria, sources in the French presidency said.Hollande took advantage of a three-way conversation on the conflict in Ukraine to “reiterate his position on the urgency of a...

    US Election: Moscow says US hacking claims ‘flattering’, but false
    Oct12

    US Election: Moscow says US hacking claims ‘flattering’, but false

    Russia's foreign minister dismissed allegations that Russia has directed cyber attacks aimed at influencing the US election Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday said that US claims Moscow is meddling in the American election process are “flattering” but baseless.Lavrov shrugged off US allegations that Russia has...

    Tyson Fury: British champ confesses to taking ‘lots of cocaine’
    Oct05

    Tyson Fury: British champ confesses to taking ‘lots of cocaine’

    Tyson Fury has confessed to using cocaine and drinking heavily to help him deal with depression in the last few months Britain’s world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has been drinking and using cocaine to help him deal with depression, he told Rolling Stone magazine in an interview released on Tuesday.”I’ve been out...

    Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi: Nigeria internationals nominated for Golden Boy award
    Sep29

    Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi: Nigeria internationals nominated for Golden Boy award

    The Golden Boy award is for a young player in Europe considered to be the best among his peers in a calendar year. Nigeria internationals Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi has been shortlisted for the 2016 edition of the 2016 Golden Boy award.The Golden Boy award is for a young player in Europe considered to be the best among his peers in a...

    In US: After bomb blasts, Clinton says Trump helps Islamic State to recruit
    Sep19

    In US: After bomb blasts, Clinton says Trump helps Islamic State to recruit

    The incidents, just days after the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, put the United States' most populous city on edge. Democrat Hillary Clinton on Monday accused Republican rival Donald Trump of helping Islamic State militants recruit more fighters as bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey made national security a top concern...

    In Russia: Pro-Putin party wins 44.5 pct in parliament vote: exit poll
    Sep19

    In Russia: Pro-Putin party wins 44.5 pct in parliament vote: exit poll

    The ruling United Russia party, which Putin founded, won 44.5 percent in Sunday's vote, an exit poll showed, slightly down on the last election. Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election on Sunday, but early indications were that turnout was low, suggesting a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling...

    In Syria, Yemen, Ukraine: Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep01

    In Syria, Yemen, Ukraine: Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    Casualties were also recorded in Laos, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Western Sahara, Chad, Cambodia and Nagorno-Karabakh. More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster bomb coalition said on Thursday.Cluster...

    Ukraine: Country ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out “ineligible persons”
    Aug31

    Ukraine: Country ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out “ineligible persons”

    South Korea has been making diplomatic efforts to engage North Korea's old allies to press for change in North Korea. Ukraine has revoked a Soviet-era deal that allowed visa-free travel for North Koreans, the latest setback for isolated North Korea which has been under growing pressure since the UN Security Council imposed toughened new...

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