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Absence of Russia in Pyeongchang would be “blow” to Games – Kremlin

MOSCOW – 7 November 2017: The Kremlin on Tuesday said it hoped Russia could mend its relations with the International…
sports

Morata deals blow to United title bid as Chelsea win

LONDON – 5 November 2017: Alvaro Morata's second-half header secured Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester United in an entertaining…
Middle East news

Downcast Venezuela opposition seeks blow to Maduro via ballot box

CARACAS – 15 October 2017: Venezuela's political crisis shifted from barricades to ballots on Sunday with gubernatorial elections that could…
Economics

China September imports blow past expectations

BEIJING – 13 October 2017: China’s import and export growth accelerated in September, suggesting the world’s second-biggest economy is still…
sports

Football: Sydney strike early blow as A-League returns

SYDNEY– 8 October 2017:Sydney FC struck an early blow in the defence of their A-League title on the opening weekend…
Politics

Co-leader of Germany’s far-right AfD to quit in major blow

BERLIN – 26 September 2017: The Alternative for Germany's (AfD) co-leader Frauke Petry said on Tuesday she was leaving the…
Politics

Catalan govt says referendum plans have been dealt a blow

BARCELONA – 21 September 2017: The Catalan government acknowledged Thursday that its plans to hold an independence referendum on October…
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