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      Putin, Merkel edge Obama to new low in power ranking
      Nov05

      Putin, Merkel edge Obama to new low in power ranking

      NEW YORK (AFP) – Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first sitting US president to slide out of the top two power rankings as published by Forbes, beaten not just by Vladimir Putin but also Angela Merkel.The magazine published its seventh annual ranking just weeks after Putin opened a new front in the Syria war by conducting air strikes,...

      Romanian PM quits amid sleaze scandal, nightclub blaze fallout
      Nov05

      Romanian PM quits amid sleaze scandal, nightclub blaze fallout

      BUCHAREST (AFP) – Romanias embattled Prime Minister Victor Ponta, mired in a corruption scandal, resigned Wednesday following a deadly nightclub blaze, a day after more than 20,000 people rallied in Bucharest to demand he step down.The 43-year-old announced his resignation on television, saying it was right that top officials took...

      Football: Bayern hammer Arsenal as Chelsea secure welcome win
      Nov05

      Football: Bayern hammer Arsenal as Chelsea secure welcome win

      PARIS (AFP) – Arsenals hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout phase were left hanging by a thread on Wednesday after they were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich, while Chelsea revived their faltering campaign with a nervy 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev.Zenit St Petersburg became the third team to reach the last 16 of the competition as...

      Football: Unlikely hero Nacho takes Madrid into last 16
      Nov04

      Football: Unlikely hero Nacho takes Madrid into last 16

      MADRID (AFP) – First-half substitute Nacho was the unlikely hero with the only goal of the game as Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 on Tuesday to seal their place in the Champions League last 16.The defender had only been on the field for two minutes as an emergency left-back in place of the injured Marcelo when he took advantage of...

      US, Russian fighters communicate over Syria in test: Pentagon
      Nov04

      US, Russian fighters communicate over Syria in test: Pentagon

      WASHINGTON (AFP) – US and Russian fighter pilots communicated directly in the skies over Syria on Tuesday in a successful test of new procedures for avoiding incidents as they pursue separate air campaigns, the Pentagon said.Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the test, carried out between one aircraft from each side over south central Syria,...

      Tennis: Nadal says London finals dream never died
      Nov04

      Tennis: Nadal says London finals dream never died

      PARIS (AFP) – Rafael Nadal confirmed on Tuesday that he has erased all personal doubts concerning his form and never once considered missing the forthcoming World Tour Finals in London.Nadal cleared the air at the Paris Masters two days after playing the Basel final against Roger Federer, the second final in three events for the Spaniard...

      Football: Under-fire Mourinho faces judgement day
      Nov03

      Football: Under-fire Mourinho faces judgement day

      LONDON (AFP) – Jose Mourinho admits Chelsea have no margin for error as the pressure mounts on the beleaguered Blues boss ahead of Wednesdays crucial Champions League clash against Dynamo Kiev.Mourinho faces one of the most significant moments in his long and illustrious career when Kiev visit Stamford Bridge for a match he cannot afford to...

      Football: Under-fire Mourinho hit with stadium ban, fine
      Nov03

      Football: Under-fire Mourinho hit with stadium ban, fine

      LONDON (AFP) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been hit with a one-match stadium ban and a 40,000 pound ($61,680, 56,000 euros) fine after admitting to a charge of misconduct, the Football Association announced on Monday.The charge related to Mourinhos conduct towards referee Jon Moss during Chelseas recent 2-1 loss at West Ham United,...

      Bodies of Egypt crash victims arrive in Russia
      Nov02

      Bodies of Egypt crash victims arrive in Russia

      SAINT PETERSBURG (AFP) – A plane carrying the remains of 144 people killed when a Russian airliner crashed in Egypt landed in Saint Petersburg early on Monday, hours after investigators probing the doomed flight said it had broken up in the air.The emergency Russian plane, the first to bring back the bodies of those who died when the A-321...

      Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash
      Nov01

      Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash

      Cairo (AFP) – International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypts Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.Flags will fly at half mast on official buildings in Russia on Sunday and entertainment...