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    Tennis: Williams dominates Vinci to reach Toronto semis
    Aug15

    Tennis: Williams dominates Vinci to reach Toronto semis

    TORONTO (AFP) – Three-time champion Serena Williams extended her Toronto match win streak to 14 with a 6-4, 6-3 dismantling of Italian Roberta Vinci in the quarter-finals of the WTA Rogers Cup on Friday.The 33-year-old Williams powered her way past Vinci by blasting 12 aces in the 78-minute match on center court.She moves on where she will...

    Ukraine’s GDP contraction slows down in Q2
    Aug14

    Ukraine’s GDP contraction slows down in Q2

    The contraction of Ukraine’s gross domestic product (GDP) has slowed down in the second quarter of 2015 for the first time in six quarters, official figures showed Friday. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia adds four new countries to its food import ban list
    Aug14

    Russia adds four new countries to its food import ban list

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Russia has extended the list of countries under a food import embargo to include Iceland, Montenegro, Albania and Liechtenstein. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Ukraine too might soon be added to the list. …read more Source:...

    Deal proves elusive at ‘final’ Ukraine debt talks
    Aug14

    Deal proves elusive at ‘final’ Ukraine debt talks

    KIEV – Ukraine and its creditors sharpened their knives for a decisive battle Friday after direct negotiations failed to reach a workable solution for keeping the ex-Soviet country from hurtling into default.The war-torn country and its biggest commercial lenders ended their second day of meetings at the Franklin Templeton investment...

    Donald Trump named Ukraine’s state ‘enemy’ for Pro-Russia Remarks
    Aug14

    Donald Trump named Ukraine’s state ‘enemy’ for Pro-Russia Remarks

    A Ukrainian website on Thursday named the real estate mogul on a comprehensive list of the country’s alleged enemies. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    LISTEN: ‘Comically bad CIA impersonators’ plot MH17 crash. Russians believe it – do you?
    Aug14

    LISTEN: ‘Comically bad CIA impersonators’ plot MH17 crash. Russians believe it – do you?

    A Russian newspaper posted an audiotape on its website that purports to reveal two US spies plotting to bring down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine last year. One hitch: The conversations are so stilted and oddly worded that they have been widely dismissed by nat …read more Source: South China Morning...

    OSCE reports escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug14

    OSCE reports escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the situation in eastern Ukraine, said Thursday that violence in the restive areas has escalated in the past days. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    World’s worst industrial disasters
    Aug14

    World’s worst industrial disasters

    INDIA Date: Dec. 2 to 3, 1984 Location: Plant in Bhopal, India Source: Dangerous gas escaped from Union Carbide plant Casualty count: 15,000 to 20,000 dead UKRAINE Date: April 26, 1986 Location: Nuclear plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine Source: Reactor meltdown at the nuclear plant Casualty count: 4,000 to 9,000 people dead CANADA Date: Dec. 6, 1917...

    John Kerry Voices Concern to Russian Counterpart on Ukraine Fighting
    Aug13

    John Kerry Voices Concern to Russian Counterpart on Ukraine Fighting

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “grave concern” to his Russian counterpart on Thursday over a sharp rise in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and urged an immediate ceasefire, the Sta… …read more Source:...

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting
    Aug13

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday expressed “gave concern” to his Russian counterpart about a sharp rise in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and urged an immediate cease-fire, the State Department said. …read more Source: The...

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