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    European elite, 2 rookies in Champions League last-16 draw
    Dec13

    European elite, 2 rookies in Champions League last-16 draw

    Barcelona’s Lionel Messi kicks the ball during the Champions League Group E soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015. Photo: AP GENEVA: A stronger elite and a bigger spread of countries stand out in Monday’s draw for the Champions League first knockout round....

    Miss Universe Contender Holds a National Title for a Sport She Says Has an Unfair ‘Stigma’
    Dec13

    Miss Universe Contender Holds a National Title for a Sport She Says Has an Unfair ‘Stigma’

    Israel’s contender for the Miss Universe pageant has won Israel’s national youth fencing championship and hopes to one day qualify for the Olympics. Avigail Alfatov, 19, who is serving in the Israeli Air Force, says she trains every day in the sport that she believes holds an unfair stigma. According to her Miss Universe contestant...

    Germany happy but wary after Euro 2016 draw
    Dec13

    Germany happy but wary after Euro 2016 draw

    Germany boss Joachim Loew said his team would be foolish to under-estimate Ukraine and Northern Ireland in their Euro 2016 group even if their clash with Poland is the key to Group C. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia reportedly says it fired warning shots at a Turkish ship in the Aegean to avoid a collision
    Dec13

    Russia reportedly says it fired warning shots at a Turkish ship in the Aegean to avoid a collision

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday one of its warships, the destroyer Smetlivy, had been forced to fire warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea to avoid a collision and that it had summoned the Turkish military attache over the incident. The Interfax news agency said that the Turkish...

    Kerry to Meet with Putin on Syria, Ukraine Next Week
    Dec13

    Kerry to Meet with Putin on Syria, Ukraine Next Week

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on two of the most vexing crises in U.S.-Russian relations: Syria’s civil war and Ukraine’s ongoing instability.Kerry will travel to Moscow after attending a… …read more Source:...

    Spain meet Czechs as Euros shape up without Platini
    Dec13

    Spain meet Czechs as Euros shape up without Platini

    Euro 2016 draw at Palais des Congres in Paris, France on December 12, 2015. Photo: Reuters ZURICH: Spain will begin their bid for an unprecedented third successive European Championship title against Czech Republic while hosts France will open the 2016 tournament against Romania after the draw was made on Saturday. Delegates were met by tight...

    Crimea faces long road to power security
    Dec13

    Crimea faces long road to power security

    Until Crimea is fully hooked up to the Russian grid, it will be vulnerable to power disruptions.Crimea in near darkness as energy crisis continuesRace to end Crimea’s power crisis …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Merkel, Obama, Erdogan crowned liars of 2015: Survey
    Dec13

    Merkel, Obama, Erdogan crowned liars of 2015: Survey

    A new international survey has ranked German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Barack Obama and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the world’s top three liars of 2015.The recent poll conducted by German web platform, Alles Schall und Rauch, asked more than 3,000 of its readers from Germany and 40 other countries to...

    Insight – Russia-annexed Crimea faces long road to power security
    Dec13

    Insight – Russia-annexed Crimea faces long road to power security

    The Kremlin is trying to reassure residents of Crimea, left in the dark after electricity supplies from Ukraine were cut off, that it is coming to their rescue by installing a power link with Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Insight – Russia-annexed Crimea faces long road to power security
    Dec13

    Insight – Russia-annexed Crimea faces long road to power security

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin is trying to reassure residents of Crimea, left in the dark after electricity supplies from Ukraine were cut off, that it is coming to their rescue by installing a power link with Russia. …read more Source: The...