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    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce
    Dec12

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce

    During a career that spans five decades, English football legend Stuart Pearce has travelled the globe for major international tournaments as a player, a manager, a coach and a fan – and says the concept of a compact FIFA World Cup would become the norm for future editions. Pearce, who was in Doha to attend the Soccerex Asian Forum, spoke...

    Here’s what America needs to know about Trump and Russia
    Dec12

    Here’s what America needs to know about Trump and Russia

    This weekend we finally learned the CIA’s professional conclusion about Russia’s involvement in our presidential elections: Russia hacked both the Democratic Party and the Clinton campaign, and the goal was to help Trump win. And the CIA isn’t out on a limb here: both the Director of National Intelligence, who...

    Cristiano Ronaldo wins 4th Ballon d’Or
    Dec12

    Cristiano Ronaldo wins 4th Ballon d’Or

    Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or award for the fourth time on Monday after claiming the European Championship and Champions League titles in 2016. Ronaldo is now one short of his La Liga rival Lionel Messi’s record tally of five. List of Ballon d’Or winners since the award’s inception...

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk
    Dec12

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk

    Despite issuing DW a press pass and promising an interview, Donetsk armed guards turned the team away at their border. The team was held for a hour before being sent back into Kyiv-controlled territory. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk
    Dec12

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk

    Despite issuing DW a press pass and promising an interview, Donetsk armed guards turned the team away at their border. The team was held for a hour before being sent back into Kyiv-controlled territory. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    No call for EU sanctions aginst Russia on Syria: Mogherini (AFP)
    Dec12

    No call for EU sanctions aginst Russia on Syria: Mogherini (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The EU has no plans to impose sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Syria, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday ahead of a leaders’ summit this week. …read more Source: The West...

    Senate Republican leader disagrees with Trump, backs investigation into Russian hacking
    Dec12

    Senate Republican leader disagrees with Trump, backs investigation into Russian hacking

    US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell decried Russian hacking aimed at interfering in the 2016 presidential election on Monday and backed an investigation, even as President-elect Donald Trump dismissed concerns about the matter. “Any foreign breach of our cyber security measures is disturbing and I strongly condemn any such...

    Savchenko Meets Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders, Stirring Outrage
    Dec12

    Savchenko Meets Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders, Stirring Outrage

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has confirmed that she met with the leadership of Russia-backed separatists for consultations on prisoner swaps. The move triggered rebukes from her party for what it called “negotiating with terrorists.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian hackers, Donald Trump, and the 2016 election, explained
    Dec12

    Russian hackers, Donald Trump, and the 2016 election, explained

    A growing political firestorm about the future of US foreign policy. Explosive reports over the weekend from the Washington Post and the New York Times indicate that the CIA is now prepared to clearly state what Hillary Clinton’s campaign and her allies have long maintained — that emails stolen from her campaign chair John Podesta and...

    EU drops talk of sanctions on Aleppo massacre
    Dec12

    EU drops talk of sanctions on Aleppo massacre

    Aleppo reduced to “ashes”, Germany said, but no more EU sanctions in view on Russia or Syria. …read more Source:...