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Christmas fixtures great for fans, hard for players – Mourinho

LONDON: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho repeated his complaints about the Premier League’s festive fixture pile-up after his side laboured to a 2-0 win at 10-man West Ham United on Monday. The Portuguese coach blamed United’s mixed performance on having to play their second game in three days, the trip to London coming barely 48… Read More »

Obamas send their final Christmas message from White House

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent their final Christmas salutations from the White House on Saturday (Dec 24), highlighting common values uniting Americans of all faiths. “The idea that we are our brother’s keeper and our sister’s keeper. That we should treat others as we would want to be treated,” Michelle… Read More »

Truck ploughs into crowd at Berlin Christmas market, nine dead

BERLIN: A truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing nine people and injuring 45 others, in what Germany’s interior minister said looked like an attack. Police said on Twitter that they had taken one suspect into custody and that another passenger from the truck had died as it… Read More »