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May 19, 2018 9:15 PM Canada loses 3-2 to Switzerland in World Hockey Championship semifinal

Horvat’s goal was almost a carbon copy, finishing off a nice passing sequence with linemates Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Pierre-Luc Dubois 9:40 into the second period, where Canada outshot the Swiss 18-11. After delivering a win in relief against Canada in preliminary-round play at the 2017 world championship in Paris, the 30-year-old Genoni, who plays with SC Bern of the Swiss 8

May 10, 2018 7:26 PM Israel bombards Iranian military positions in Syria

Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, but U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week has emboldened Israel to make a direct attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “the Iranian regime’s deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems 10

May 2, 2018 12:58 PM Netanyahu accuses Fatah's Abbas of anti-Semitism over recent speech

Abbas, in a speech to Palestinians, said that historically Jewish hatred had to with 'usury and banks' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmoud Abbas of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial on Wednesday after the Palestinian leader suggested in a speech that historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their conduct 25

April 26, 2018 11:23 AM Armenia parliament to select new PM next week amid political crisis

It's unclear if appointment will assuage the masses who helped topple longtime leader Serzh Sargsyan The Armenian parliament on Thursday called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister after the country was plunged into a political crisis with the abrupt resignation of its leader. Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled the country for ten years 22

April 18, 2018 2:31 PM Chemical watchdog rejects Russia’s claim of 2nd nerve agent found in U.K. city where ex-spy was poisoned

Britain says Russia carried out the nerve agent attack by smearing a Soviet-developed nerve agent known as Novichok on a door handle at Sergei Skripal’s house in Salisbury. Moscow denies involvement. Britain’s representative to the OPCW, Ambassador Peter Wilson, slammed the Russian foreign minister’s comments as a breach of the treaty outlawing chemical 24

April 14, 2018 6:41 PM UN Security Council rejects Russia’s call to condemn U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria

The UN Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the “aggression” by the United States and its allies against Syria on Saturday. The vote reflected support for the airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites but it also demonstrated again the paralysis of the UN’s most powerful body in dealing with the Syria conflict 17

April 12, 2018 2:53 PM Sanctions-hit Russian tycoons may have lost $7.5B US

U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 7 Russian oligarchs, 12 companies they own or control Three Russian tycoons targeted by a new list of U.S. sanctions may have lost a combined $7.5 billion US since the list was announced, according to Reuters calculations based on price moves in the listed companies the three co-own. The U.S. Treasury on April 6 announced 14

April 6, 2018 1:06 PM Ex-Russian spy in poison attack no longer in critical condition, hospital says

'He is responding well to treatment, improving rapidly,' hospital official says Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition and his health is improving rapidly more than a month after he was poisoned with a nerve agent, the British hospital treating him said on Friday. Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found 18

March 31, 2018 9:48 AM Dozens more U.K. diplomats ordered to leave Russia

U.K. considering Russian requests for visit to ex-spy's daughter Yulia Russia has told Britain it must send home "just over 50" more of its diplomats in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. Russia has already retaliated in kind against Britain and ejected 23 British diplomats over the poisoning 18

March 30, 2018 2:00 PM Canadian diplomats expelled from Russia coming home, Global Affairs says

4 Canadians among dozens of diplomats affected by Russian retaliation in wake of alleged poisoning Four Canadian diplomats have been expelled from Russia as the dispute between the Kremlin and the West escalates over the alleged poisoning of a former spy and his daughter earlier this month, according to Global Affairs Canada. In an email Friday, a spokesperson 18