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    Three Years of Global Sporting Events in Brazil End With the Paralympic Games
    Sep19

    Three Years of Global Sporting Events in Brazil End With the Paralympic Games

    (RIO DE JANEIRO) — After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began with soccer’s Confederations Cup in 2013, extended to the 2014 World Cup, ran through IOC President Thomas Bach’s goodbye speech last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and finished with the...

    America’s relationships are on the line — no matter who wins
    Sep19

    America’s relationships are on the line — no matter who wins

    NEW YORK – All politics is geopolitical in this year’s presidential race — and top Democrats and Republicans fear that will reshape America’s relationships around the world no matter who wins.This week, the uncertain state of those relationships will be on full display in New York as the United Nations General Assembly gathers...

    Putin-backed party on course to win more than half of vote in parliament election
    Sep19

    Putin-backed party on course to win more than half of vote in parliament election

    The United Russia party backed by President Vladimir Putin has won 54.2 per cent of the vote in a parliamentary election, based on the 90 per cent of ballots counted by Monday morning, data from the election commission showed. The continued dominance of the lower house by United Russia, the party Putin founded and which is now run by his allies,...

    Vladimir Putin’s party scored a crushing win in the Russian parliament
    Sep19

    Vladimir Putin’s party scored a crushing win in the Russian parliament

    Thomson ReutersMoscow (AFP) – The ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. Sunday’s ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a...

    Russia Election: Pro-Vladimir Putin Party On Course for ‘Landmark’ Win
    Sep19

    Russia Election: Pro-Vladimir Putin Party On Course for ‘Landmark’ Win

    The ruling United Russia party is on track to win 343 of 450 seats in Russia’s lower house of parliament, the Central Election Commission said Monday. The Commission made its prediction with more than 93 percent of ballots counted, Ella Pamfilova, the head of the commission, told a news briefing. While the allies of Russian President...

    Rio Paralympics 2016 end with music and relief
    Sep19

    Rio Paralympics 2016 end with music and relief

    Rio said farewell to the 2016 Paralympics on Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil’s passion for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games. The famous Maracana football stadium was packed, with the Paralympians themselves seated across the field, as proceedings kicked off with fireworks....

    [Focus] Denmark leads Ukraine anti-corruption drive
    Sep19

    [Focus] Denmark leads Ukraine anti-corruption drive

    The EU has unveiled an anti-corruption scheme for Ukraine, amid concerns that its officials and lawmakers are undermining a key reform in the fight against villainy. …read more Source:...

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final
    Sep19

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and Ukraine’s political rivalry will extend into the world of football next year as they try to outdo each other …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Denmark leads EU anti-corruption drive in Ukraine
    Sep19

    Denmark leads EU anti-corruption drive in Ukraine

    The EU has unveiled an anti-corruption scheme for Ukraine, amid concerns that the countrys officials and lawmakers are undermining a key reform in the fight against villainy. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia’s ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed.Sunday’s ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a...