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Czechs Protest Against Pm Babis Before His Second Appointment

PRAGUE – Thousands of Czechs protested against Andrej Babis in dozens of cities on Tuesday, a day before his second appointment as prime minister and his second...

Russias Troubled Nureyev Production Sweeps Board At Ballet Awards

MOSCOW – A ballet about Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev which tested the Kremlin’s tolerance with its evocation of gay romance picked up the major prizes on...

Soccer Polands Team Doctor Doubts Glik Will Go To The World Cup

WARSAW – The shoulder injury suffered by Poland’s Kamil Glik will most likely exclude the defender from the squad for the World Cup in Russia as it would...

Fifa Files Criminal Complaint Against Online Ticket Seller Viagogo

ZURICH – Soccer’s ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent...

Putin May Meet South Koreas President In Russia During World Cup Ifax

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin could meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in when he travels to Russia during the soccer World Cup, the Interfax news...

Nowhere To Hide From Russia Says Ukrainian Journalist Named On Hit-list

KIEV – Ukrainian journalist Matvei Ganapolsky sees no point in hiding abroad from Russians who might be trying to kill him, because if they want to find him,...

Soccer Infantino Cagey Over 48-team World Cup And Possible Co-hosting In 2022

ZURICH – The 2022 World Cup is unlikely to be increased to 48 teams, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday, although if it were enlarged, the possibility...

Russia Jails Ukrainian Journalist For 12 Years For Spying

MOSCOW – A Russian court sentenced a Ukrainian journalist, Roman Sushchenko, to 12 years in jail on Monday after convicting him of spying for his native Ukraine,...

Slovenia Faces Political Uncertainty After Election

LJUBLJANA – Slovenia looked set on Monday for a period of political uncertainty on Monday after an inconclusive parliamentary election in which the anti-immigrant...

Russia Jails Ukrainian Journalist For 12 Years For Espionage Tass

MOSCOW – A Russian court on Monday sentenced Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko to 12 years in jail on charges of spying for Ukraine, the TASS news agency...