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    Wanted Russian arrested over Forbes editor’s murder
    Nov18

    Wanted Russian arrested over Forbes editor’s murder

    Ukraine’s security agency said Saturday it has arrested a Russian man wanted by Interpol over the 2004 murder of American journalist Paul Khlebnikov. The suspect, originally from Chechnya, was arrested in Kiev. “According to Interpol, the foreigner participated in a series of sponsored murders, in particular that of Forbes’...

    Victoria’s Secret gala hits snag in China as model pulls out
    Nov17

    Victoria’s Secret gala hits snag in China as model pulls out

    Top US fashion model Gigi Hadid on Friday pulled out of the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai after an online video showing her apparently making a slant-eyes face sparked criticism in China. The announcement is the second apparent snag to hit the US lingerie maker’s A-list underwear extravaganza set for Monday,...

    Trump slams ‘haters’ over Russia, takes dig at N. Korea’s Kim
    Nov12

    Trump slams ‘haters’ over Russia, takes dig at N. Korea’s Kim

    US President Donald Trump unleashed a twitter storm from his Asia tour on Sunday, slamming “haters and fools” who question his efforts to improve ties with Russia and taking a sarcastic dig at North Korea’s “short and fat” leader Kim Jong-Un. Currently on the Vietnam leg of a five-nation sweep through the region, the US president, who has...

    Dalic into Croatian hot seat after Cacic sacked
    Oct07

    Dalic into Croatian hot seat after Cacic sacked

    Zlatko Dalic was named new Croatia coach on Saturday after Ante Cacic was sacked following the team’s 1-1 draw with Finland in a World Cup qualifier. Friday’s draw left Croatia second in Group I of European qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia, on 17 points alongside Ukraine, with Iceland in pole on 19. Dalic, who...

    Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation
    Sep03

    Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lashed out at the judiciary for overturning his re-election, and refused opposition demands to replace the tarnished polls commission. While repeating his assertion that he respected the Supreme Court decision, a bellicose Kenyatta set the stage for a bitter and tense re-run of the presidential election...

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

    A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his aid...

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad
    Aug10

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad

    Gremio midfielder Luan was a surprise inclusion in the Brazil squad announced on Thursday for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia. A reported target of Arsenal and Liverpool, the 24-year’s only previous appearance was as a substitute in the January friendly against Colombia, when coach Tite picked only home-based...

    Georgia slams Putin’s visit to Moscow-backed rebel region
    Aug09

    Georgia slams Putin’s visit to Moscow-backed rebel region

    Georgia reacted furiously on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Moscow-backed separatist region of Abkhazia on the anniversary of the outbreak of a brief war between Tbilisi and Moscow. Putin visited the Black Sea resort town of Pitsunda in Abkhazia for talks with the leader of the self-proclaimed country, Raul Khajimba,...

    Lomachenko outclasses Marriaga to retain WBO crown
    Aug06

    Lomachenko outclasses Marriaga to retain WBO crown

    Ukrainian southpaw Vasyl Lomachenko retained his WBO junior lightweight title, flooring challenger Miguel Marriaga with one second left in the seventh round en route to a technical knockout victory. The 29-year-old Lomachenko outclassed Marriaga from the opening bell, scoring two knockdowns in making the third defense of his 130-pound title.”It...

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law

    US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the sanctions amounted to “full-fledged economic war on Russia” and demonstrates Trump’s “total weakness… in the...

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