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    Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for historic second world title
    Jun12

    Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for historic second world title

    NEW YORK, USA – Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko knocked out Roman Martinez on Saturday to grab the World Boxing Organization super featherweight world title – his second world belt in just his seventh pro bout. Two-time Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko sent Puerto Rico’s Martinez sprawling on … …read more Source:...

    Brexit a ‘disaster’ for European Union’s global role: Analysts
    Jun12

    Brexit a ‘disaster’ for European Union’s global role: Analysts

    A banner encouraging people to support a local Brexit campaign hangs on the side of a building in Altrincham, Britain. (Reuters/File) Britain leaving the European Union would strip the bloc of a nuclear-armed global player and prove “disastrous” for its presence on the world stage, analysts say. The timing could hardly be worse, as the EU...

    Among Political Sharks, Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko to Be a ‘Small Piranha’
    Jun12

    Among Political Sharks, Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko to Be a ‘Small Piranha’

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukraine’s Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for WBO title
    Jun12

    Ukraine’s Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for WBO title

    Vasyl Lomachenko turned a Puerto Rican celebration into a Ukrainian holiday with a brutal knockout of Rocky Martinez to take the WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia’s Deadly T-80 Tank vs. America’s M-1 Abrams: Who Wins?
    Jun12

    Russia’s Deadly T-80 Tank vs. America’s M-1 Abrams: Who Wins?

    Michael Peck Security, Europe It’s 1989, and the USSR just invaded Western Germany. The best Cold War weapons are about to square off. God favors the side with the bigger battalions, says the old military proverb. The Soviet Union didn’t believe in God, but heaven knows, it did swear by the bigger battalions. So what if some of those...

    Germany launch Euro campaign with point to prove
    Jun12

    Germany launch Euro campaign with point to prove

    PARIS – World champions Germany launch their Euro 2016 campaign on Sunday against Ukraine with Joachim Loew’s side out to prove their status as a favourite for the European title. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    ‘Remain’: Yes to change, but from the inside
    Jun12

    ‘Remain’: Yes to change, but from the inside

    By Steve Cawood “An analogue union in a digital age” was the headline under which Brian Lait set out his arguments for a so-called Brexit (Sunday Mail, March 20) and he has since gone on to write further columns. He began in intellectual, even scholarly, style – but in the end the arguments are just simplistic generalisations. That’s not a...

    Crimea unveils gun-toting statue to celebrate Russian annexation
    Jun12

    Crimea unveils gun-toting statue to celebrate Russian annexation

    SIMFEROPOL: The authorities in Crimea on Saturday unveiled a bronze statue of a heavily armed Russian soldier to celebrate the peninsula’s 2014 annexation from Ukraine. The slightly larger-than-life sculpture in Crimea’s main city of Simferopol shows a soldier carrying a Kalashnikov and wearing rounds of ammunition on his chest. A...

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine  By YURAS KARMANAU
    Jun12

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine By YURAS KARMANAU

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Friday called for early parliamentary elections to “infuse fresh blood” into Ukraine’s politics, a call that could send shock waves across the volatile nation. …read more Source: The China...

    Pride and prejudice
    Jun12

    Pride and prejudice

    As Kiev hosts Gay Pride, Tom Burridge considers how gay rights in Ukraine mirrors the country’s turbulent politics. …read more Source:...