Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Canberra nervous over Russia-US standoff
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Don’t stray west of Euphrates, warns Moscow
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
posted by John Haylett in World
RUSSIA claimed yesterday that it may have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air raid in Syria last month.
A Russian Defence Ministry statement said it had information suggesting Mr Baghdadi had attended a meeting with 30 Isis leaders near the death cult’s de-facto...
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
RUSSIA’S embassy to North Korea “expressed bewilderment” yesterday over the seizure of a sailing yacht and demanded the release of its three crew.
Embassy spokesman Denis Samsonov told the Tass news agency the yacht Katalexa was 50 miles off the North Korean coast in...
World Cup hosts claim no racist incidents took place last season
Friday 16th Jun 2017
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
ITUC general secretary Sharan Burrow told the Star yesterday that more “still needs to be done to end abuses” of workers building stadiums for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday that Fifa was “coming up short” when it came to...
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Thursday 15th Jun 2017
US Republican and Democratic senators united on Monday night to stop President Donald Trump easing sanctions on Russia.
They agreed a package extending sanctions on Moscow — including on arms sales to Syrian government forces fighting Isis — and made cancelling them...
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain