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2018 FIFA World Cup: Politics, intrigue and drama mix in playoffs

From the Soviet Union`s refusal to travel to Chile in 1973 to the hole in the net blamed for denying Australia a place at the 1998 tournament, these gripping, but often quirky, fixtures boast a history of intrigue and drama. Zee News, 1 week ago

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Russian air strikes kill 120 IS fighters, over 60 'foreign mercenaries' in Syria

As a result of an air strike more than 60 foreign mercenaries from the former Soviet Union, Tunisia, and Egypt were killed south of Deir Ezzor. Representational Image Moscow: Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series ...
 Zee News1 month ago Russian military jet crashes in Syria, crew dead  Sify1 month ago Russia strikes kill 180 jihadists, mercenaries in Syria  Deccan Herald1 month ago

CPC reflects on averting Soviet-style fall ahead of Congress

Preparing to hold its key Congress, China's ruling Communist Party (CPC) is reflecting on the collapse of the Soviet Union to avert a similar fate, state media reports said.The CPC is set to hold its once in a five year, Congress from October 18 which was ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Quick-witted Russian soldier who averted Cold War nuclear conflict dies

The Russian held his nerve when the radar screen showed five US ballistic missiles cruising toward the Soviet Union.
 Zee News2 months ago

Genuine surprise, concern in Soviet Union at JFK killing, new documents reveal

Was the Soviet Union involved in the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy? New documents on the assassination released on Thursday provide insights into how the killing was viewed inside the Soviet Union.The reaction appears to have been one of ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago US releases new trove of secret Kennedy assassination files  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Trump says he'll allow release of Kennedy assassination files  Deccan Herald4 weeks ago Trump says he'll allow release of secret JFK assassination files  Sify4 weeks ago

Monument to designer of AK-47 rifle scarred by sculptor's lapse

Workers on Friday cut out part of a new monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the Soviet Union’s legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after eagle-eyed Russians noticed that it mistakenly depicted a German weapon of World War Two. Just three days ago, ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Theresa May's new EU adviser once defended the Soviet Union and lamented rise of capitalism

Theresa May's new EU adviser once defended the Soviet Union and lamented rise of capitalism Theresa May's new EU adviser Credit: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg
 The Telegraph UK2 months ago

EU President Tusk appeals Catalan leader not to declare independence

European Union President Donald Tusk has made an emotive appeal to the Catalonia's pro-independence leader to step back from declaring independence, warning that it would lead to conflict with Spain and make dialogue impossible.Tusk made a direct appeal to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

ISIS-like opinions converging with extreme-left ideology, warns Jaitley

[India], Sept.24 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday stated that while elements like the ISIS are not too prominent in India as compared to other countries, a portion of their ideology is now converging with certain extreme-left ideas, and ...
 Sify1 month ago

Colonel Cool: Soviet officer who prevented nuclear war

The night of September 26, 1983, could have been the world's last if this "badly-frightened" Soviet officer in command at a missile launch warning centre outside Moscow had gone strictly by the book. His shift began normally enough at 7 p.m., but turned into ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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