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Ex-fifa Boss Blatter Says Met Russias Putin And Plans To Watch World Cup Match

– Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who is serving a six-year ban from soccer, said on Thursday he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Wednesday...

Lithuania Sees Fake News Attempt To Discredit Nato Exercises

KULAUTUVA, Lithuania – Lithuania’s defense minister said on Wednesday a report about a U.S. armored vehicle supposedly killing a boy there was fake news and...

Air Baltics Hurry For Bombardier Cseries Deal Foreshadows Jet Selling Spree

SYDNEY – Latvia-based AirBaltic hastened a deal for Bombardier (BBDb.TO) CSeries planes before Airbus formally takes over the Canadian planemaker because it was...

Lawyer Shot Dead In Latvia Police See Hand Of Organized Crime

RIGA – A corporate lawyer who worked on managing the winding-down of insolvent companies was shot dead in the Latvian capital early on Wednesday in what police...

Police Says 13 Billion Laundered Through Estonia

TALLINN/COPENHAGEN – More than $13 billion (11 billion euros) were laundered through banks in the small Baltic state of Estonia from 2012-2016, with at least 7.3...

Plot Thickens As Danger Lurks Everywhere For Halep

– Even Agatha Christie would have struggled to hatch a plot as thick as this year’s French Open women’s singles with world number one Simona Halep...

Nadal Handed Easy Path To French Open Final

PARIS – Rafa Nadal, who is gunning for a record-extending 11th French Open title, was handed a relatively easy path to the final at Roland Garros when the draw was...

Sharapova Edges Ostapenko To Play Halep In Rome Semis

ROME – Former world number one Maria Sharapova stepped up her French Open preparations with a battling 6-7(6) 6-4 7-5 win over reigning Roland Garros champion...

Tennis Sharapova Edges Ostapenko In Italian Open Wozniacki Out

– Former world number one Maria Sharapova stepped up her French Open preparations with a battling 6-7(6) 6-4 7-5 win over reigning Roland Garros champion Jelena...

Sharapova Edges Ostapenko In Rome Wozniacki Out

– Former world number one Maria Sharapova stepped up her French Open preparations with a battling 6-7(6) 6-4 7-5 win over reigning Roland Garros champion Jelena...