No ‘exemplary leaders’ in EU? Erdogan says ‘leadership void’ is plaguing Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has thrown yet another jab at the European Union, saying that the bloc is experiencing a shortage of political role models, something which he described as a “leadership void.” Read Full Article at

'I want to make rugby can be a top 3 sport in Russia': National team captain Vasily Artemyev (VIDEO)

At the 2019 Rugby World Cup opening game, the world watched Russia take on hosts Japan. Team captain Vasily Artemyev, back at his boyhood Moscow club, hopes to use that exposure to make rugby a top 3 sport in the country. Read Full Article at

‘A good friend of mine is a senior nursing sister…’: Bid to label Leeds hospital photo ‘fake news’ backfires spectacularly

A transparent attempt to discredit a heart-rending photo of a young sick child sleeping on the floor of the emergency department at a hospital in Leeds has been spread so widely and flagrantly that it has become its own meme. Read Full Article at R...

Moscow family may lose custody of 'perfectly healthy' 5yo daughter kept in clinic since birth

Russia's child welfare service is considering suing for custody of a little girl, who has been kept in a private clinic since birth. Her parents insist their daughter's life is at risk if she leaves, contrary to doctors' opinions. Read Full Article at

Russia offers Ukraine cheaper gas under new transit deal, Kiev promises to drop $3bn demand

The price of gas for Ukraine may be lower if Moscow and Kiev manage to reach a new transit agreement, Russian President Vladimir Putin told at a press conference after the Normandy Four summit in Paris. Read Full Article at

‘Abuse of power’ & ‘obstruction of congress’: Democrats unveil charges in Trump impeachment

US House Judiciary Panel chairman Jerry Nadler has announced that two articles of impeachment will be introduced against President Donald Trump, including one for abuse of power. Read Full Article at

If Kiev gets control of rebel-held border, a Srebrenica-type massacre may follow – Putin

Moscow is concerned that if Ukrainian troops take control of the border between Russia and the rebel-held east of the country, a massacre may happen not unlike the one that occurred in Srebrenica during the Bosnian War. Read Full Article at

'WADA ban will not affect Russian part of Euro 2020’: LOC chief Sorokin says St. Petersburg games safe despite sanctions

Russia's Euro 2020 Organizing Committee chief Alexey Sorokin says tournament matches held in St. Petersburg and the 2021 UEFA Champions League final in the city will not be affected by the 4-year WADA ban on Russia. Read Full Article at RT....

China is winning the offshore oil game

China’s international presence in the offshore oil sector is quickly growing as its oil majors are willing to invest in places which other companies wouldn’t even consider. Read Full Article at

‘What did you do to protect us?’ High jump world champion Lasitskene lashes out at Russian sport bosses

Prominent Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has lambasted national sport bosses for their inability to protect athletes from yet another wave of sanctions imposed on the country, following the long-running doping scandal. Read Full Article at

India’s ‘Golden Tweet’ awarded to PM Modi for hugely viral election win message

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is rounding off a busy year with an unexpected – and probably unsought – accolade: the country’s ‘Golden Tweet’ for a hugely popular message he posted after his party’s re-election victory. Read Full Article at

'Khabib won't stray from his father's plan': Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov details son's strategy ahead of Tony Ferguson fight (VIDEO)

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of UFC lightweight world champion Khabib, says that his son is 'preparing accordingly' for 'worthy opponent' Tony Ferguson ahead of their keenly-anticipated showdown in April. Read Full Arti...

‘Guided by prejudices & biases’: India hits back at US after it threatened sanctions over citizenship bill

New Delhi slammed the US state-run religious freedom watchdog after it claimed that India’s new citizenship bill is discriminatory towards the country’s Muslims and threatened India with sanctions.   Read Full Article at

Former mayor of Moscow Luzhkov, once one of Russia’s most powerful officials, dies aged 83

The once-powerful mayor of the Russian capital, Yury Luzhkov, has passed away, leaving a legacy of monumental development projects, allegations of corruption and a failed bid for the presidency. Read Full Article at

'It sent me into a mini coma!' Russian Slapping Champion 'Dumpling' KO'd & hospitalized in defeat (VIDEO)

Russia's slapping champion behemoth Vasiliy 'Dumpling' Khamotiskiy, who shot to fame as the vicious viral star of a crazy new Russian sport, has been sensationally slapped unconscious in a recent shocking defeat. Read Full Article at

Hong Kong police disarm two radio-controlled 10kg nail-filled bombs found at school ground

The Hong Kong police bomb unit disposed of two home-made bombs “made to kill and maim”, which were found on Monday at a school premises. The school said there was no indication any of its students had anything to do with them. Read Full Article at

Canada goes after Volkswagen over diesel emissions fraud

German automaker Volkswagen (VW), which is the target of lawsuits in more than 50 countries around the world, is now being charged by Canada’s government for faking emissions tests. Read Full Article at

Mass shooting suspect, who killed 6 in Czech hospital, takes own while being chased by police

The suspect in Tuesday's mass shooting at the University Hospital Ostrava in the Czech Republic has committed suicide. He had allegedly gunned down six people at the facility, police said. Read Full Article at

Chilean military transport plane with 38 people onboard declared ‘crashed’ after vanishing en route to Antarctica

A search and rescue operation was launched after a Chilean military transport aircraft carrying 38 passengers and crew had gone missing, losing radio contact on its way to a base in Antarctica. Read Full Article at

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