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Putin to Arab League summit: Russia ready for joint work to help war-torn Iraq & Syria recover

Moscow is prepared to join forces with the Arab League in an effort to help Iraq and Syria recover from protracted wars, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. He also urged that Arab nations’ sovereignty be respected. “Russia is ready for a multifaceted cooperation with the Arab League in order to ensure regional security,” Putin said on Sunday in an address ...

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Sanctions against Russia are 'absurd' & harm Italian industry – Northern League leader

The EU’s anti-Russia sanctions are “absurd” and are causing “immeasurable harm” to Italy’s economy, the leader of the Northern League party said, calling for an end to the economic restrictions. Matteo Salvini, who has been the leader of Italy’s right-wing Northern League party since 2013, took to social media to slam the sanctions on Monday. “I hope to be in ...

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‘Shave your terrorist beard’ – Egyptian columnist to Premier League ace Salah

Egyptian columnist Salah Montaser has caused controversy by telling Liverpool and Egypt international footballer Mohamed Salah to shave his beard, because it makes him looks like a “terrorist.” Montaser has caused a firestorm on social media after he criticised the forward in an article published on Sunday by state-run Al-Ahram. He commented that Salah’s beard “puts him in one basket ...

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Twitter snags the Major League Soccer live streaming deal from Facebook

Facebook is streaming Major League Baseball, and now Twitter will stream Major League Soccer. The company announced on Friday a new three-year streaming deal that will bring at least 25 soccer matches that broadcast on Univision networks in Spanish to Twitter’s network, where they’ll be available in English. Notably, Major League Soccer (MLS) had partnered with Facebook for these weekly ...

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Premier League pundit suspended after being filmed spitting at rival fan’s 14yo daughter (VIDEO)

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher’s future is in question after footage emerged of him spitting at a rival fan’s daughter after being goaded by her father. It followed Liverpool’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Saturday. Carragher, who made over 500 appearances at the heart of Liverpool’s defense but never actually won the Premier League, was driving from United’s Old ...

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Comeback kings Loko carry league form into Europe – Russian football roundup

A total of four Russian Premier League teams began their UEFA Europa League campaigns this week, with mixed results from their first-leg matches in the competition’s Round of 32 knockout phase. Spartak Moscow welcomed Athletic Bilbao to the Russian capital, while cross-town rivals Lokomotiv and CSKA faced away trips to OGC Nice and Red Star Belgrade respectively. Zenit also ventured ...

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Hilarious VAR gaffe as giant flag blocks replay view in Portuguese league (VIDEO)

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system produced a hilarious gaffe on Tuesday, when an offside goal in a Portuguese Primeira Liga match between Boavista and Aves could not be disallowed due to a giant flag blocking the camera. Boavista were thrashed 3-0 away to bottom side Desportivo Aves, with goals from Paulo Machado, Alexandre Guedes and Vitor Gomes, but one ...

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‘If Mourinho stays, Man United will be Premier League champions’ – Russia legend Alenichev

Former Russia and Spartak Moscow legend Dmitri Alenichev dusted off his boots to take part in the 10th annual Legends Cup six-a-side tournament over the weekend, captaining Russia against teams from around Europe. Alenichev led his country’s veterans at the Malaya Sportivnaya Arena (Small Sports Arena), just a stone’s throw from Luzhniki Stadium, against teams from Italy, France, Portugal, Germany, ...

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Melting the ice: Russian Women’s Hockey League releases calendar (PHOTOS)

The Russian Women’s Hockey League (WHL) has issued a new calendar titled ‘Melting the ice’, featuring 12 professional female players representing seven different teams from all over Russia. The WHL’s most active and successful players posed for the calendar snaps, which were taken by prominent Russian photographer Pyotr Titarenko, who works for L’uomo Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle Russia and other ...

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Lebanon urges Arab League to sanction US over Jerusalem decision

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 21:47 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 21:59 Arab League nations should pressure the US to reverse its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Lebanon’s foreign minister told a gathering in Cairo, which condemned the move as “dangerous and unacceptable.” “Pre-emptive measures (must be) taken against the decision, beginning with diplomatic measures, then ...

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