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    Athletics: Bubka, Coe face off for IAAF presidency
    Aug19

    Athletics: Bubka, Coe face off for IAAF presidency

    BEIJING (AFP) – Athletics greats Sergey Bubka and Sebastian Coe will vie for the presidency of world body the IAAF on Wednesday in a pivotal vote which will shape the future of the drug-tainted sport.Members of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 214 federations will cast their ballots at a vast convention centre...

    Vladimir Putin Dives in Mini-Sub to Shipwreck Off Crimea
    Aug18

    Vladimir Putin Dives in Mini-Sub to Shipwreck Off Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin burnished his action man image on Tuesday by diving down in a mini-submarine to explore a shipwreck off the coast of the Crimea peninsula that Moscow seized from Ukrai… …read more Source:...

    US launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended
    Aug18

    US launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – The United States said Tuesday it has launched the biggest allied airborne drills in Europe since the Cold War ended, as fighting involving pro-Russian separatists escalated in eastern Ukraine.Nearly 5,000 soldiers from 11 NATO allies are taking part in four weeks of simultaneous multinational airborne operations across...

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea
    Aug18

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin burnished his action man image on Tuesday by diving down in a mini-submarine to explore a shipwreck off the coast of the Crimea peninsula that Moscow seized from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea
    Aug18

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin burnished his action man image on Tuesday by diving down in a mini-submarine to explore a shipwreck off the coast of the Crimea peninsula that Moscow seized from Ukraine last year.Putin — wearing a beige pantsuit — plunged down to a depth of 83 metres seated alongside the pilot in...

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin
    Aug18

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin

    The leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine are to meet in Berlin on Monday in a bid to bring an end to a new wave of violence in Ukraine, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin
    Aug18

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine are to meet in Berlin on Monday in a bid to bring an end to a new wave of violence in Ukraine, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian police smash illegal US$30 million cheesemaking ring
    Aug18

    Russian police smash illegal US$30 million cheesemaking ring

    MOSCOW: Russian police said Tuesday they had detained an “international criminal gang” that produced contraband cheese worth some US$30 million (RM122.21 million) using banned Western ingredients. Russian officials are currently waging war against produce from the West prohibited under a year-old embargo introduced in retaliation for...

    Melbourne keeps crown as world’s most livable city
    Aug18

    Melbourne keeps crown as world’s most livable city

    Melbourne, Australia, is the world’s most livable city but conflict and terrorism have led to a fall in global urban living conditions more generally, according to a respected British study published Tuesday.For the fifth year running, the Australian city came out on top of the annual Livability Ranking study of 140 cities, conducted by the...

    Russia’s Putin blames Kiev for increased violence in east Ukraine
    Aug18

    Russia’s Putin blames Kiev for increased violence in east Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday blamed the Ukrainian government for the latest upsurge in fighting between Kiev forces and Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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