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    Belarus president frees six jailed opponents before election
    Aug23

    Belarus president frees six jailed opponents before election

    MINSK: Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko has released from jail six opposition leaders – considered the last political prisoners in the ex-Soviet state – less than two months before presidential polls, the presidency announced Saturday. A pardon for the six was revealed in a brief statement. Among the freed opponents was Mikola Statkevich, a...

    Putin to be notable absentee at Ukraine crisis talks
    Aug23

    Putin to be notable absentee at Ukraine crisis talks

    The heads of Germany and France will meet Kiev’s pro-Western leader in Berlin on Monday for Ukrainian crisis talks most notable for their diplomatically-charged exclusion of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have put enormous political onus on resolving Ukraine’s...

    Roy Jones cries politics in Ukraine blacklist
    Aug23

    Roy Jones cries politics in Ukraine blacklist

    Boxing great Roy Jones Jr. responded to his recent ban to enter Ukraine saying it was politics getting in the way of his business endeavors. FightNews.com reported Jones is in Crimea when he responded to the ban that the Ukrainian Minister on Internal Affairs imposed on him. Jones said the Ukraine ban was also a way the Klitschko brothers,...

    Athletics: Lopez breaks Chinese hearts to win 20km gold
    Aug23

    Athletics: Lopez breaks Chinese hearts to win 20km gold

    BEIJING (AFP) – Spains Miguel Angel Lopez broke Chinese hearts to win the mens 20 kilometres walk at the world championships on Sunday.Olympic bronze medallist Wang Zhen had looked set to claim the host countrys first gold medal in Beijing after bursting clear at the 13km mark, only for the European champion to relentlessly reel him in over...

    Tennis: Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati final against Federer
    Aug23

    Tennis: Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati final against Federer

    CINCINNAT (AFP) – World number one Novak Djokovic will be aiming for a slice of ATP history on Sunday when he takes on six-time champion Roger Federer in the ATP Cincinnati Masters final.Djokovic battled back to beat Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Saturday to set up his 41st career meeting with Federer...

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, President Poroshenko says
    Aug23

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, President Poroshenko says

    Two killed, six wounded in shelling near east Ukraine’s port city of MariupolUkraine struggles to control maverick battalionsUkraine, rebels urged to sign deal extending arms withdrawalTense peace holds in divided UkraineFar right group challenges Ukraine government after shootoutTwo civilians killed, market destroyed in fresh fighting in...

    Djokovic survives injury scare to reach Cincy final
    Aug23

    Djokovic survives injury scare to reach Cincy final

    CINCINNATI – World number one Novak Djokovic battled back to beat Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, president says
    Aug22

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, president says

    Military pressure on Ukraine from Russia and the separatists that Moscow supports is likely to last decades and future generations will have to undergo military training, President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, president says
    Aug22

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, president says

    KIEV (Reuters) – Military pressure on Ukraine from Russia and the separatists that Moscow supports is likely to last decades and future generations will have to undergo military training, President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin to be notable absence from Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin
    Aug22

    Putin to be notable absence from Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin

    KIEV, Ukraine—The heads of Germany and France will meet Kiev’s pro-Western leader in Berlin on Monday for Ukrainian crisis talks most notable for their diplomatically-charged exclusion of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have put enormous political stakes on...

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