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    Tennis: Federer cruises as US Open quit list hits record nine
    Sep02

    Tennis: Federer cruises as US Open quit list hits record nine

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Five-time champion Roger Federer breezed through sweltering conditions at the US Open on Tuesday as the crushing heat and humidity took the number of first-round retirements to a record nine.Second-seeded Federer had little trouble in seeing off Argentinas world number 34 Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 77 minutes on...

    Tennis: Halep through to US Open second round, Tennis, Sports
    Sep02

    Tennis: Halep through to US Open second round, Tennis, Sports

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Second seed Simona Halep reached the US Open second round on Tuesday when New Zealand opponent Marina Erakovic retired with a knee injury.Halep was leading 6-2, 3-0 when her 99th-ranked rival called it quits, having received a medical timeout for treatment on her right knee at the end of the first set.Romanian 23-year-old...

    Tennis: Safarova joins US Open seeds casualty list
    Sep01

    Tennis: Safarova joins US Open seeds casualty list

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Lucie Safarova joined the US Open seeds casualty list on Tuesday when the Czech left-hander became the fourth top-10 player to lose in the first round.Sixth-seeded Safarova slipped to a 6-4, 6-1 defeat to Ukraines Lesia Tsurenko, the woman she defeated in the semi-finals in New Haven just last week.I talked with my coach...

    Ukraine on edge after clashes as third policeman dies
    Sep01

    Ukraine on edge after clashes as third policeman dies

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko defended on Tuesday controversial legislation giving more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels that sparked deadly street battles in Kiev.The unrest — the worst in the Ukrainian capital since a bloody uprising in early 2014 — has further exacerbated divisions in Poroshenkos ruling...

    2 policeman dead as Ukraine reels from clashes
    Sep01

    2 policeman dead as Ukraine reels from clashes

    Ukraine was on Tuesday reeling after fierce clashes in Kiev killed two policemen and wounded 140 people outside parliament as tensions flared over controversial legislation giving more autonomy to the rebels. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine clashes: Parliamentary coalition shows cracks after a right-wing party threatens exit
    Sep01

    Ukraine clashes: Parliamentary coalition shows cracks after a right-wing party threatens exit

    Ukraine clash: Protesters, one using police riot equipment, clash with police after a vote to give greater powers to the east, outside the Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to a controversial constitutional amendment that would provide greater powers to separatist regions in...

    White House welcomes Ukraine's move to boost eastern region
    Sep01

    White House welcomes Ukraine's move to boost eastern region

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the Ukrainian parliament’s recent vote for constitutional changes that give its eastern region special status. …read more Source: The...

    Death toll from clashes in Kiev rises to 3
    Sep01

    Death toll from clashes in Kiev rises to 3

    The death toll from clashes that erupted near the Ukrainian parliament building in central Kiev rose to three on Tuesday after two officers died in hospitals of wounds sustained in the violence, the country’s authorities said. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies
    Sep01

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies

    It was the worst unrest in Kiev since a bloody uprising ousted a Moscow-backed president in early 2014, unleashing a separatist insurgency in the industrial east that has killed thousands of people. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after deadly Kiev clash
    Sep01

    Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after deadly Kiev clash

    A member of Ukraine’s National Guard was killed and scores of people were injured in clashes between police and nationalist protesters in Kiev as lawmakers gave initial backing to a contested bill boosting autonomy in the country’s breakaway regions. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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