For Putin, Helsinki talks with Trump a win before he even sits down

For Putin, Helsinki talks with Trump a win before he even sits down

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany on July 7, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo/File Photo)   MOSCOW, July 11 (Reuters): For U.S. President Donald Trump, a summit with Vladimir Putin risks a political backlash at home and abroad. For the […]

UK police hunt nerve agent container after woman dies

UK police hunt nerve agent container after woman dies

Forensic investigators, wearing protective suits, emerge from the rear of John Baker House, after it was confirmed that two people had been poisoned with the nerve-agent Novichok, in Amesbury, Britain on July 6. (REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/Files)   LONDON, July 9  (Reuters): A woman who died after being poisoned with a nerve agent that also struck a […]

World Cup 2018: Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

World Cup 2018: Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

Croatia players celebrate winning the penalty shootout against Russia at Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia on July 7. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)   SOCHI, July 7 (Reuters): Croatia ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts after a dramatic quarter-final ended 2-2 after extra time on Saturday.   Ivan Rakitic […]

World Cup 2018: On train to Sochi, Russia fans eye semi-final spot

World Cup 2018:  On train to Sochi, Russia fans eye semi-final spot

Soccer Football – World Cup – Round of 16 – Spain vs Russia – Moscow, Russia – July 1, 2018. Russian supporters celebrate the victory in a fan zone. (REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo)   MOSCOW, July 6 (Reuters): When he bought a ticket last year for a World Cup quarter-final in Sochi, Russian soccer fan Yevgeny […]

Two Britons poisoned with Novichok nerve agent near where Russian spy was struck down

Two Britons poisoned with Novichok nerve agent near where Russian spy was struck down

Police officers stand next to a section of playing field near Amesbury Baptist Church, which has been cordoned off after two people were hospitalised and police declared a ‘major incident’, in Amesbury, Wiltshire, Britain, July 4, 2018. (REUTERS/Henry Nicholls).   AMESBURY, England (Reuters): Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok, […]

Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash

Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash

Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois, Axel Witsel and team mates applaud the fans after the match. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai) SOCHI, July 4 (Reuters): Belgium’s quarter-final battle with Brazil will be a classic encounter between an unstoppable force and an immovable object when the tournament’s joint best defence comes up against its most free-scoring attack in Kazan on Friday. […]

England fans shrug off Russia fears, arrive in Moscow for Colombia game

England fans shrug off Russia fears, arrive in Moscow for Colombia game

England fans in Moscow (REUTERS)   MOSCOW, July 2 (Reuters): England fans arriving in Moscow on Monday ahead of the World Cup knockout match between England and Colombia said the tournament had so far proved those raising concerns over hooliganism wrong and that Russian people were “fantastic”.   Worries about violence and other security problems, […]

French prodigy Mbappe continues his steady rise

French prodigy Mbappe continues his steady rise

France’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring their third goal (REUTERS)   ROSTOV-ON-DON, July 1 (Reuters): At 19, Kylian Mbappe has already achieved something neither Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi have ever managed to do by scoring in a World Cup knockout game, triggering some big comparisons as Les Bleus beat Argentina 4-3 to reach the last […]

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