Putin pledges ‘independent’ anti-doping system

Russian President Vladimir Putin pledges to establish an “independent” system to tackle doping in the country, but insists again that the state has never run a drug cheating program. Putin pledges ‘independent’ anti-doping system


Obama pledges $90 million to remove Laos bombs

President Barack Obama pledges to dramatically increase US efforts to clear millions of bombs secretly dropped on tiny Laos by American planes during the Vietnam war, saying the clean-up was a “moral obligation”. Obama...