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Jun 16, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia look to dominate African powerhouse Nigeria in opening gameFormer World Cup semi-finalists Croatia take on African powerhouses Nigeria in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday in their opening Group D match that may prove a test of the organisers' anti-racism drive.
Jun 14, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia gets ready for its big day amid crisis, worries and poor planningWith crisis, worries and poor planning, the World Cup threatens to have a limited impact. But that may change if the Russian national side turns around its fortunes on the big day.
Jun 07, 2018
FIFA World Cup moments: When Eusebio's magic ended North Korea's dream run in 1966North Korea, against all odds, made it to the quarter-final of the 1966 World Cup, where the individual brilliance of Eusobio ended their campaign.
Jun 06, 2018
Thousands protest in Kyrgyzstan after abductor murders woman in a police stationMore than a thousand people protested against bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan after a 20-year-old woman was murdered in a police station by her abductor.
May 20, 2018
FIFA World Cup moments: Russia's Oleg Salenko steals show with 5 goals against Cameroon to smash record in 1994Former Russian forward Oleg Salenko scored five goals in a single match against Cameroon at the 1994 World Cup held in the USA to create a World Cup record.
Apr 18, 2018
Russia blocked several Google and Amazon IP addresses because they were being used by TelegramBlocking the IP addresses has prevented Russian internet users from accessing Telegram and other services that route content via Google and Amazon servers.
Apr 17, 2018
UK spy poisoning: Clean up starts in city of Salisbury, officials say work expected to take several monthsA clean-up operation in the British city of Salisbury where a former Russian spy was poisoned began Tuesday, with officials saying the nerve agent used was delivered in "liquid form" and small quantities.
Apr 05, 2018
Russian TV airs purported call of daughter of poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal with relativeRussian state television on Thursday aired what it said was a phone conversation between a relative and Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Britain last month along with her father Sergei Skripal, a former spy.
Mar 14, 2018
UK announces it will expel 23 Russian diplomats over poisoning of former Soviet spy and daughterBritain announced Wednesday it will expel 23 Russian diplomats — the biggest such expulsion since the Cold War — and break off high-level contacts with the Kremlin over the nerve-agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in an English town.
Mar 13, 2018
UK gives Vladimir Putin midnight deadline to explain nerve agent attack on former Russian spyRussian President Vladimir Putin faces a midnight deadline to explain to Britain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used to strike down a former Russian double agent who passed secrets to British intelligence