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    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...

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience
    Mar16

    Pellegrini banks on Manchester City experience

    MANCHESTER (UNITED KINGDOM) – Manuel Pellegrini backed his Manchester City team to make a mark on the Champions League’s latter stages after they overcame Dynamo Kiev to reach the quarter-finals for the first time. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Football: Man City qualify for Champions League quarter-finals
    Mar16

    Football: Man City qualify for Champions League quarter-finals

    MANCHESTER (AFP) – Injuries to centre-backs Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi overshadowed proceedings as Manchester City reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time by drawing 0-0 with Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday.Leading 3-1 from last months away leg, Manuel Pellegrinis side completed the job in forgettable fashion, with...

    Champions League Results
    Mar16

    Champions League Results

    BC-SOC–Champions League ResultsTuesday’s Champions League ResultsBy The Associated Press(Home teams listed first)Champions LeagueRound of 16Second LegManchester City (England) 0, Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 0, Manchester City …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Ukraine’s progress slowed by ‘dirty money,’ simmering conflict
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s progress slowed by ‘dirty money,’ simmering conflict

    The U.S.-backed government in Ukraine is burdened by “dirty money and dirty politics” and its frozen conflict with Russia-backed separatists in the nation’s east is “heating up again,” the State Department’s point woman for European policy warned Tuesday. While Ukraine’s parliament pushed through key...

    Chances of Ukraine technocrat govt fade
    Mar16

    Chances of Ukraine technocrat govt fade

    Talks fail KIEV: The chances of Ukraine forming a new technocrat government to replace Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk faded on Tuesday after cross-party talks failed to produce a breakthrough, likely prolonging a months-long political… …read more Source: The News...