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    Russia denies aiding Afghan Taliban in wake of US general’s comments
    Mar25

    Russia denies aiding Afghan Taliban in wake of US general’s comments

    KABUL: Russia has rejected comments by NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan that it has been supporting and even supplying weapons to the Taliban, in a clash of words that underlines growing tension over Moscow’s involvement in the conflict. In an interview with the BBC last week, General John Nicholson said that Russia had been acting...

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round in Miami
    Mar24

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round in Miami

    Elina Svitolina of Ukraine (right) shakes hands with Naomi Osaka of Japan (left) after their match on day four of the Miami Open at Tennis Center at Crandon Parkm in Key Biscayne, Florida, USA on March 23, 2018. Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Ukrainian fourth seed Elina Svitolina ended Naomi Osaka’s remarkable recent run...

    Red-hot Osaka powers past Serena in Miami
    Mar22

    Red-hot Osaka powers past Serena in Miami

    Osaka overcomes nerves in first meeting with Serena Williams unable to break powerful Osaka serve Anisimova forfeits with ankle injury Naomi Osaka continued her stunning run of form with a 6-3 6-2 victory over 23-times grand slam champion Serena Williams in the first round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, the latest big win for the 20-year-old...

    GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win
    Mar21

    GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win

    File – US President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, July 7, 2017. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election, drawing bruising criticism from members of his own party, including a...

    Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm’s CEO suspended
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm’s CEO suspended

    Cambridge Analytica (CA) Alexander Nix, leaves the offices in central London, Tuesday March 20, 2018. Photo: AP LONDON: The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook...

    Russia votes to hand Vladimir Putin 4th presidential term
    Mar18

    Russia votes to hand Vladimir Putin 4th presidential term

    YEKATERINBURG, Russia: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russians are facing intense pressure to do so. Casting his ballot in Moscow, Putin...

    Significant moments in Putin’s 18 years of power
    Mar18

    Significant moments in Putin’s 18 years of power

    MOSCOW: A look at some of the significant dates in Vladimir Putin’s 18 years in power as Russia’s president and prime minister: December 31, 1999 — In a surprise address to the nation, President Boris Yeltsin announces his resignation and makes Putin, the prime minister he appointed four months earlier, the acting president. May 7,...

    Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term
    Mar18

    Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to employees of the Almazov National Medical Center in St Petersburg, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Photo: AP YEKATERINBURG, Russia: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out...

    Exclusive: Russian billions slip through Latvia’s loose net
    Mar16

    Exclusive: Russian billions slip through Latvia’s loose net

    RIGA: Latvia launched just 85 money-laundering investigations in 2017 even though its banks flagged 17,900 suspect transactions, data seen by Reuters shows, highlighting the challenge the Baltic state faces in repairing its tarnished reputation. Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis has vowed to invest more in monitoring banks after the United States...

    Welbeck double lifts Arsenal, Torres boosts Atletico
    Mar16

    Welbeck double lifts Arsenal, Torres boosts Atletico

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