26 February 2020


Five ties to watch in the Europa League (7)
Paris (AFP) Three English clubs and both Celtic and Rangers are hoping to secure places in the last 16 of the Europa League this week, while former European Cup winners Ajax and Inter Milan are bidding to qualify in adversity, for different reasons. AFP Sport picks five last-32, second-leg games to watch: - Manchester United v Club Brugge - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side hold the upper hand following last week's 1-1
UEFA says all matches to go ahead with fans apart from Inter Milan (3)
Reuters | Feb 26, 2020, 17:16 IST ZURICH: This week's European competition matches will all be played as usual with fans except for Inter Milan v Ludogorets Razgrad which will take place behind closed doors because of the coronavirus in northern Italy, UEFA said Wednesday. More than 30 new cases were been reported in Italy's two worst-hit regions overnight taking the total to over 320, officials said.
Active discussions being held with EU on geopolitical issues, Armenian MFA claims (2)
Active discussions being held with EU on geopolitical issues, Armenian MFA claims Active discussions are being held with the EU on geopolitical issues, said Armenian Deputy FM Avet Adonts Wednesday at the parliament. He noted the EU member states will contribute to the OSCE Minsk Group co- chairs efforts aimed at a peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict. The Deputy FM also touched on one of the most important points of SEPA -
Olympics: Afghan refugee pursues his dream of boxing in Tokyo (2)
Last Updated On 26 February,2020 04:45 pm Conflicts over land rocked the Afghan city where he lived with his adoptive parents. (Reuters) - A young Afghan refugee living in Portugal is attempting to achieve in 10 months what normally takes years of preparation - qualifying to box in the Olympics. But 22-year-old Farid Walizadeh, who faces his first international qualification challenge next month ahead of the Tokyo 2020 games, is no stranger to uphill struggles.
Germany's centre could break apart after Angela Merkel is gone (2)
Thomas Meaney The chancellor has honed the CDU's appeal to a wide range of voters - but suddenly the future of her party is in doubt Wed 26 Feb 2020 07.00 GMT Consider this, and in our time: a leftist political animal who thrives in one of the most hostile environments in contemporary Europe.
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