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    2-time champ Rafael Nadal seeded No. 10 for Wimbledon
    Jun24

    2-time champ Rafael Nadal seeded No. 10 for Wimbledon

    Spain’s Rafael Nadal stretches for a return against Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov during their first round match on the second day of the ATP Aegon Championships tennis tournament at the Queen’s Club in west London.(AFP) Two-time champion Rafael Nadal was seeded No. 10 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, his lowest seeding ever at the...

    Djokovic, Serena top seeds at Wimbledon, Nadal at 10
    Jun24

    Djokovic, Serena top seeds at Wimbledon, Nadal at 10

    LONDON (AFP) – Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named top seeds for Wimbledon on Wednesday as two-time champion Rafael Nadal was seeded at 10, his lowly status reflecting his recent struggles.Defending champion Djokovic and five-time winner Williams are both current world number ones and their top billing was a formality.Former...

    Int’l tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice
    Jun24

    Int’l tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice

    AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters.The chance of a successful prosecution is considered slim at best but the Dutch still hope that,...

    NATO retools for long-haul standoff with Russia
    Jun24

    NATO retools for long-haul standoff with Russia

    Flags wave in front of soldiers who take positions with their army vehicles during the NATO Noble Jump exercise on a training range near Swietoszow Zagan, Poland. (Source: AP) From top-level decisions like how NATO orders its troops into action to the very granular, like repainting an airfield near the Baltic Sea coast, the US-led alliance is...

    Suspected Congo virus victim shifted to isolation ward
    Jun24

    Suspected Congo virus victim shifted to isolation ward

    PESHAWAR: Another Afghan national is suspected to be infected with the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, commonly known as Congo virus, and was shifted to an isolation ward at Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) on Tuesday. Haji Ahmad, a 13-year-old boy, hails from Bamyan province of Afghanistan. The number of patients from Afghanistan arriving in...

    Netherlands looks to international tribunal as best chance for justice over MH17: Sources
    Jun24

    Netherlands looks to international tribunal as best chance for justice over MH17: Sources

    June 24, 2015 5:52 PMAMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands is discussing with its allies over forming an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Integration, Regional Impact of Geopolitical Trends Discussed at Expert Panel in Astana
    Jun24

    Integration, Regional Impact of Geopolitical Trends Discussed at Expert Panel in Astana

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – On June 18, experts from three continents discussed some of the thornier geopolitical issues in Central Asia today, including foreign policy failures, the political and economic impact of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the lack of trust between...

    International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice: Dutch sources
    Jun24

    International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice: Dutch sources

    A trial in Ukraine itself appears a non-starter, since the pro-Russian rebels are as unlikely to attend as the Russian government.Russia ‘open to world’, will cooperate with West: PutinMalaysia Airlines makes emergency landing in MelbourneDutch foreign minister to discuss MH17 prosecution in RussiaMH17 team gain access to new debris...

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making
    Jun24

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making

    He is only 14 but already knows how to assemble a Kalashnikov rifle. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making
    Jun24

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making

    A pro-Russian separatist teaches boys how to use a Kalashnikov machine gun, in the eastern Ukrainian city of Khartsyzk, Donetsk region -© AFP / by Yulia Silina KHARTSYZK, UKRAINE: He is only 14 but already knows how to assemble a Kalashnikov rifle. Denis is a child soldier in the making — eager to join the pro-Russian militants fighting Ukrainian...

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