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    Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer
    Nov02

    Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer

    A mouthwatering world heavyweight title showdown early next year between Britain’s Anthony Joshua and former champion Wladimir Klitschko took a major step closer yesterday after the WBA sanctioned it. The exciting Joshua, 27, who won the IBF title in April after it was voluntarily vacated by troubled compatriot Tyson Fury, must first come...

    Barca will not sink after City loss
    Nov02

    Barca will not sink after City loss

    Barcelona will not be knocked off course by their 3-1 defeat at Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday despite being outplayed in the second half by Pep Guardiola’s fired-up side, the Catalan club’s manager Luis Enrique said. The Spanish champions are second in La Liga two points behind arch rivals Real Madrid and face a...

    Man United and Inter look for Europa boost
    Nov02

    Man United and Inter look for Europa boost

    Zenit, Ajax, Shakhtar and Schalke 04 can qualify for the knock out round with wins today Misfiring Manchester United and an Inter Milan who have fired coach Frank de Boer can take a welcome boost from the Europa League in matchday four of the group phase today. The epic Group phase of 12 round robin pools of four teams is remarkably close so far...

    Russia puts Ukrainian librarian on trial for ‘inciting hatred’
    Nov02

    Russia puts Ukrainian librarian on trial for ‘inciting hatred’

    The head of a Ukrainian library in Moscow goes on trial accused of inciting hatred against Russians. …read more Source:...

    In Austria, an annual cleanup of a Jewish cemetery on a Catholic holiday
    Nov02

    In Austria, an annual cleanup of a Jewish cemetery on a Catholic holiday

    Niki Kunrath, a non-Jew from Vienna, clearing out cut branches from the city’s Waehringer Jewish Cemetery, Nov. 1, 2016. (Tina Walzer) (JTA) — As she prepared to take inventory of one of Vienna’s oldest and least-known Jewish cemeteries, historian Tina Walzer anticipated many genealogical twists and archaeological challenges. But upon...

    Russia and America talk about Syria using different narrative strategies, and it’s causing harm
    Nov02

    Russia and America talk about Syria using different narrative strategies, and it’s causing harm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, right, attend a meeting where they discussed the crisis in Syria, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original...

    US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline
    Nov02

    US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian airline, backed by the country’s notorious Revolutionary Guard and used to ferry weapons and fighters to support Syria’s government, has acquired rights to fly commercial routes in more than a dozen European and Asian countries in spite of U.S. terror-related sanctions. The Iranian nuclear agreement,...

    U.S. Ambassador: Crimea Is ‘Part Of Ukraine’
    Nov02

    U.S. Ambassador: Crimea Is ‘Part Of Ukraine’

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told RFE/RL in an interview on November 2 that Washington is working to ensure that Russia’s occupation of Crimea does not become more deeply entrenched. She also voice support for Ukrainian reform efforts. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid EU Path
    Nov02

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid EU Path

    A new law in Ukraine forcing senior officials to declare their wealth has revealed the scale of riches held by those in power. Members of the Cabinet alone hold $7 million in cash. Other lawmakers declared luxury cars, expensive watches and artwork. Analysts say the revelations show how far Ukraine still has to go to eradicate corruption. The...

    Ukraine rebuilds navy, with U.S. help, to counter Russian build-up in Crimea
    Nov02

    Ukraine rebuilds navy, with U.S. help, to counter Russian build-up in Crimea

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is refitting and expanding its naval fleet, including repairing its flagship, the frigate “Hetman Sahaydachnyy”, to counter a Russian military build-up in the annexed territory of Crimea, the commander of the Ukrainian navy says. …read more Source: The...