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Germany 0 Poland 0: Milik fluffs lines in Saint-Denis stalemate
Jun17

Germany 0 Poland 0: Milik fluffs lines in Saint-Denis stalemate

World champions Germany and Group C rivals Poland played out a goalless draw on Thursday at the Stade de France, which leaves both nations in good shape to qualify for the last 16 of the European Championship and eliminates Ukraine from contention. After opening-match wins, victory on Thursday for either side would have secured a spot in the...

New Ukraine PM Vows Reform, Blames Russia
Jun16

New Ukraine PM Vows Reform, Blames Russia

Ukraine’s new prime minister vowed to root out corruption and urged Russia to abide by a cease-fire in the eastern part of his struggling country, where Moscow-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces have been fighting. Volodymyr Groysman spoke to the press in an interview Thursday, one day after meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and...

Ukraine 0 Northern Ireland 2: McAuley and McGinn seal historic win
Jun16

Ukraine 0 Northern Ireland 2: McAuley and McGinn seal historic win

Northern Ireland secured their maiden win at a European Championship finals as a second-half header from Gareth McAuley and a late Niall McGinn strike defeated Ukraine 2-0 in a bitterly cold Lyon on Thursday. Defender McAuley powered home Oliver Norwood’s deep free-kick in the 49th minute to score his country’s first goal at a major...

New Look at U.S. Troops Reduction Plan in Afghanistan
Jun15

New Look at U.S. Troops Reduction Plan in Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has told NATO allies America will take a new look at its plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year, a British official says, a fresh indication that U.S. involvement in the country is not waning in the final months of Barack Obama’s presidency. British Defense Secretary...

Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 set to hinge on Ukraine match
Jun14

Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 set to hinge on Ukraine match

Northern Ireland’s first major tournament after a 30-year absence is likely to hinge on its match against Ukraine. Following its 1-0 loss to Poland in its opening match in Group C of the European Championship, Northern Ireland will probably need to beat Ukraine at the Stade de Lyon on Thursday if it’s going to stand a chance of...

NATO to agree eastern force to deter Russia, some allies want more
Jun14

NATO to agree eastern force to deter Russia, some allies want more

NATO was set on Tuesday to agree deployment of a new force in the Baltics and Poland, the last of a series of steps to deter a resurgent Russia but which some allies say must go further to be credible. Three weeks before a critical NATO summit in Warsaw, the alliance’s defense ministers will approve deployment of some 4,000 troops which,...

NATO Chief: 4 Battalions Going to Baltic States, Poland
Jun13

NATO Chief: 4 Battalions Going to Baltic States, Poland

NATO’s chief announced Monday that the alliance will agree this week to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland to boost their defenses against Russia. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, said alliance defense ministers will formally approve the deployment plan drafted by NATO military planners at a...

Ukrainian Ivanchuk Undefeated in Capablanca in Memoriam
Jun13

Ukrainian Ivanchuk Undefeated in Capablanca in Memoriam

13 de junio de 2016, 13:24Havana, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian Great Chess Master, Vasily Ivanchuk, who is still undefeated in the chess tournament, Elite Group of the Capablanca in Memoriam, which is held in Varadero, Matanzas, will play against the Cuban player, Leinier Dominguez. …read more Source: Prensa...

Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia
Jun13

Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia

Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states. They will this week press other ministers of the western military alliance to help them build an air...

Ukrainian Chess Player Vasily Ivanchuk Leads Elite Group
Jun11

Ukrainian Chess Player Vasily Ivanchuk Leads Elite Group

11 de junio de 2016, 15:24Havana, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian chess player Vasily Ivanchuk, leader of the Elite Group, will play against Cuban Grand Master (GM) Lazaro Bruzon on Saturday in the third round of the Capablanca International Chess Tournament, being held in the coastal resort of Varadero, in Matanzas. …read more Source:...

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