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    Tara VanDerveer, former star Jennifer Azzi take NCAA stage
    Mar19

    Tara VanDerveer, former star Jennifer Azzi take NCAA stage

    At 3:30 a.m. on a brutally cold morning while leaving the Ukraine, her U.S. teammates already on the bus outside the hotel, Jennifer Azzi stopped for a group of begging, poverty-stricken elderly women and handed out all of her remaining currency and her extra clothes. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovich: Assets Seizure Is Attempt To Hide Kiev’s Failings
    Mar19

    Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovich: Assets Seizure Is Attempt To Hide Kiev’s Failings

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday Kiev’s new government was trying to obscure its failings by pushing through a law to confiscate his alleged offshore assets. …read more Source:...

    Russian rocket with US grandpa astronaut onboard lifts off for space station
    Mar19

    Russian rocket with US grandpa astronaut onboard lifts off for space station

    MOSCOW: A Russian rocket lifted off from the Baikonur space base Friday, carrying three crew to the International Space Station, including a US grandfather who is poised to enter the record books. The rocket took off in windy conditions from Russia’s space base in Kazakhstan at 2126 GMT, an AFP reporter saw. The trio comprise Russians Oleg...

    EU wants more countries to impose sanctions on Russia
    Mar18

    EU wants more countries to impose sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula two years ago, saying European governments were very worried about Moscow’s military build-up in the region. In a statement issued on the anniversary of Russia’s formal...

    News24.com | Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    News24.com | Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    President Vladimir Putin has visited Crimea as Russia marked two years since annexing the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Crimea ceremonies mark two years since Russian annexation
    Mar18

    Crimea ceremonies mark two years since Russian annexation

    It is the second anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Moscow. President Vladimir Putin is in Crimea to check progres on the construction of… …read more Source:...

    Manchester City v Manchester United: Pellegrini hopes for derby-day freshness
    Mar18

    Manchester City v Manchester United: Pellegrini hopes for derby-day freshness

    Manuel Pellegrini hopes the extra rest enjoyed by his Manchester City players will allow them to turn up the derby-day heat on Manchester United. The Manchester rivals meet at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday in the Premier League following a week of contrasting fortunes in European competition. City overcame the early loss of captain Vincent Kompany...

    Exclusive – Assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failings: Ukraine's Yanukovich
    Mar18

    Exclusive – Assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failings: Ukraine's Yanukovich

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday Kiev’s new government was trying to obscure its failings by pushing through a law to confiscate his alleged offshore assets. …read more Source: The...

    ‘Is This Real Life?’: Inside the Ukraine War’s Gray Zone
    Mar18

    ‘Is This Real Life?’: Inside the Ukraine War’s Gray Zone

    LOBACHEVE, Ukraine—War is absurd sometimes. The SUV clambered along the pothole-speckled dirt road, which was now more mud than dirt in the wake of melting snow and spring rains. The driver, a 30-year-old Ukrainian soldier named Andriy, held a pistol in his steering hand as he navigated through no man’s land near the separatist-controlled...

    Why Putin’s Policy in Syria Has Laid the Groundwork for a Political Settlement
    Mar18

    Why Putin’s Policy in Syria Has Laid the Groundwork for a Political Settlement

    MOSCOW — President Putin’s decision to start pulling Russian troops out of Syria made headlines around the world this week. But if one recalls official statements at the start of the operation and after it was in full force, the decision was to be expected. It was said from the very beginning that the operation would continue for only...