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Football: Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria

PARIS: Daniele De Rossi’s late penalty rescued a point for Italy against Spain in a heavyweight World Cup qualifier on Thursday (Oct 6), as Wales played out an entertaining draw in Austria. Spain dominated possession against the Italians in Turin and looked set to come away with a precious victory when Vitolo pounced on an… Read More »

Austria says agrees to help Hungary secure Schengen border

VIENNA: Austria agreed on Friday to provide equipment and personnel to help Hungary secure its Schengen border and prevent illegal immigration, an Austrian Defence Ministry spokesman said. Since the height of the refugee crisis last year thousands of refugees have crossed into Hungary – an eastern outpost of Europe’s passport-free Schengen zone – many of… Read More »