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Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho fails UEFA doping test
Apr23

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho fails UEFA doping test

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho failed a drugs test after last month’s Europa League game against Manchester United and he has until Tuesday to tell UEFA why a prohibited substance had been taken. Although Sakho is not yet subject to a UEFA suspension, the club announced Saturday that he will not play for the Europa League semifinalists...

Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes
Apr22

Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes

Most people send a card, call, or post on Facebook for someone’s birthday, but President Barack Obama went the extra mile on Friday — thousands of miles, actually — to deliver 90th birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II over lunch at Windsor Castle. Britain’s oldest and longest-serving monarch celebrated her birthday a day earlier,...

Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says
Apr19

Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says

Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia last month...

Madrid are the favourites but City keep dreaming – Begiristain
Apr15

Madrid are the favourites but City keep dreaming – Begiristain

Manchester City were drawn against 10-time winners Real Madrid After being handed a Champions League semi-final tie against Real Madrid, Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain is confident his club can upset the odds. City progressed to the last four of Europe’s premier club competition for the first time with a 3-2...

Real Madrid take on Manchester City, Bayern Munich to face Atletico Madrid
Apr15

Real Madrid take on Manchester City, Bayern Munich to face Atletico Madrid

Champions League final will be on May 28 Real Madrid have been paired with Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals, while Bayern Munich will face Atletico Madrid. Friday’s draw in Nyon means outgoing City manager Manuel Pellegrini will have a chance to get one over his former team, having coached Madrid in 2009-10. Madrid...

Crimean Leader Gives Thanks for International Solidarity
Apr15

Crimean Leader Gives Thanks for International Solidarity

15 de abril de 2016, 09:49Yalta, Crimea, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) On Friday, the head of the Crimean government, Sergei Aksyonov, thanked foreign delegates at the Yalta World Economic Forum for their attendance and for the respect they have shown for the right of Crimean self-determination. …read more Source: Prensa...

Vladimir Putin: Ukraine Crisis Was Artificial
Apr14

Vladimir Putin: Ukraine Crisis Was Artificial

14 de abril de 2016, 15:14Moscow, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin has commented on the Ukrainian crisis during his annual Direct Line program. …read more Source: Prensa...

New Opportunities for Cooperation and Development Discussed in Yalta
Apr14

New Opportunities for Cooperation and Development Discussed in Yalta

14 de abril de 2016, 08:51Yalta, Crimea, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Experts, business representatives and journalists from more than twenty countries define new opportunities for cooperation and development alternatives. …read more Source: Prensa...

Poland says NATO must speak to Russia from position of strength
Apr14

Poland says NATO must speak to Russia from position of strength

NATO should return to Cold War ways of thinking in its relations with Russia, and speak to Moscow from a position of strength to counter its renewed assertiveness in eastern Europe, Polish deputy defense minister said. A former Soviet satellite, Poland has been alarmed by Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014 and...

Putin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship
Apr14

Putin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship

President Vladimir Putin assured ordinary Russians on Thursday that he was trying to relieve the hardships they face, with the economy in recession and consumer prices pushed up as a consequence of the Kremlin’s standoff with the West. Putin used a televised phone-in, an annual event when he fields questions from ordinary citizens around...

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