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    Man City into Champions Quarterfinals despite Scoreless Draw with Dynamo
    Mar16

    Man City into Champions Quarterfinals despite Scoreless Draw with Dynamo

    Manchester City qualified – for the first time ever – for the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday after battling Dynamo Kiev to a scoreless draw in the second leg of the round of 16, or knockout stage, but advancing as the 3-1 aggregate winner following its victory over the Ukrainian club in Kiev in the first leg. …read more Source:...

    Kerry to visit Moscow as Russian pullout boosts Syria peace
    Mar16

    Kerry to visit Moscow as Russian pullout boosts Syria peace

    Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Russia next week to discuss the Syria crisis, Washington has said, after Moscow began withdrawing most of its forces from the country. Kerry said he would hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to “try to take advantage of this moment,” which he described as the...

    MAN CITY YATINGA ROBO FAINALI ULAYA NA KUWEKA REKODI
    Mar16

    MAN CITY YATINGA ROBO FAINALI ULAYA NA KUWEKA REKODI

    Manchester City wamefanikiwa kufuzu kucheza robo fainali ya michuano ya Champions League kwa mara ya kwanza licha ya kutoka sulusu kwenye mchezo wao wa marudiano dhidi ya Dynamo Kiev jana usiku. City ilishinda kwa bao 3-1 kwenye mchezo wa awali, walianza vyema mchezo huo lakini wakajikuta wakiwakosa walinzi wao nguzo wa kati Vincent Kompany na...

    City ignore injuries to secure Champions League first
    Mar16

    City ignore injuries to secure Champions League first

    Manchester City’s Joe Hart acknowledges the fans after the gameReuters MANCHESTER: Celebration was tinged with disappointment for Manchester City who eased into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time on Tuesday but lost Vincent Kompany to injury in a 0-0 draw with Dynamo Kiev. Captain Kompany limped off after five minutes...

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience
    Mar16

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience

    MANCHESTER (AFP) – Manuel Pellegrini backed his Manchester City team to make a mark on the Champions Leagues latter stages after they overcame Dynamo Kiev to reach the quarter-finals for the first time.City fell to Barcelona in the last 16 in both of the past two seasons, but they will take their place in Fridays draw for the last eight...

    Man City expect injured Kompany to be out for a month
    Mar16

    Man City expect injured Kompany to be out for a month

    Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany receives treatment after sustaining an injuryReuters MANCHESTER: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is likely to be sidelined for about a month after suffering a recurrence of a calf problem on Tuesday as his side qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals. Kompany was forced off in the fifth...

    Kerry eyes Moscow trip as Russian pullout boosts peace hopes
    Mar16

    Kerry eyes Moscow trip as Russian pullout boosts peace hopes

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The first of Russias warplanes to leave Syria received a heros welcome back home Tuesday, starting a surprise withdrawal the West hopes could boost peace talks by pressuring Damascus.In a sign of potential progress, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced he will travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President...

    Unlike unsung Ukraine campaign, returning Russian pilots from Syria get hero’s welcome
    Mar16

    Unlike unsung Ukraine campaign, returning Russian pilots from Syria get hero’s welcome

    A ceremonial flypast, pilots tossed in the air in celebration and dozens of cheering supporters — the first Russian warplanes on Tuesday returned home to a hero’s welcome as part of the withdrawal of armed forces from Syria. Several Su-34 strike fighters landed at an airbase outside the city of Voronezh some 580 km (360 […] The post Unlike...

    What Motivated Moscow’s Announced Syria Withdrawal?
    Mar16

    What Motivated Moscow’s Announced Syria Withdrawal?

    In announcing a partial draw down of Russian forces from Syria this week, President Vladimir Putin insisted that Russia’s nearly 6-month military campaign had largely achieved its goals. The Russian leader pointed to the deployment of a new generation of Russian weaponry in Syria that, in Putin’s words, “managed to fundamentally...

    Seat at geopolitical top table allowed Putin to scale back in Syria
    Mar16

    Seat at geopolitical top table allowed Putin to scale back in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Interior Ministry Board meeting in Moscow, Russia, March 15, 2016. REUTERS MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin cited Russian military success in Syria as his reason for scaling back his forces there. But his belief that the intervention delivered him a seat at the top table of world affairs is more likely to...