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    Tennis: Federer faces Wawrinka as home hopes rest with Tsonga
    Jun02

    Tennis: Federer faces Wawrinka as home hopes rest with Tsonga

    PARIS, June 2, 2015 (AFP) – Roger Federers clash with fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka is the standout match as the quarter-finals begin at the French Open on Tuesday.Federer takes on his Davis Cup-winning team-mate on Court Suzanne Lenglen in one of two mens last-eight ties, while home hopes lie with the last French survivor, 14th seed...

    US plays down flyover by Russian bombers near warship
    Jun02

    US plays down flyover by Russian bombers near warship

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US military released a video Monday of a Russian Su-24 bomber flying past an American warship in the Black Sea to dispel what it called inaccurate media reports about a routine encounter.In the video, a Su-24 aircraft appears in the distance, then zooms by the USS Ross — a guided-missile destroyer.Other Russian...

    Tennis: Serena survives but Sharapova, Kvitova sent packing in Paris
    Jun02

    Tennis: Serena survives but Sharapova, Kvitova sent packing in Paris

    PARIS (AFP) – Defending champion Maria Sharapova and fourth seed Petra Kvitova were sent packing from the French Open at the fourth-round stage on Monday, but top seed Serena Williams survived a scare to seal her quarter-final place.Sharapova, seeded two, was beaten in straight sets 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 by Lucie Safarova, the Czech 13th seed who...

    UN finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war
    Jun01

    UN finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war

    A separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine is revealing increasing evidence, but not yet conclusive legal proof, of Russian state involvement, senior United Nations human rights officials said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Egypt seizes over 64 million smuggled cigarette packs
    Jun01

    Egypt seizes over 64 million smuggled cigarette packs

    CAIRO: Egypt said on Monday it seized more than 64 million packs of smuggled cigarettes in May, of which over two million were counterfeit. The customs authorities at Port Said confiscated about 56 million packs before they could enter the country, the interior ministry said. At the same port, 5.9 million packs that were being shipped from the...

    U.N. finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war
    Jun01

    U.N. finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war

    GENEVA (Reuters) – A separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine is revealing increasing evidence, but not yet conclusive legal proof, of Russian state involvement, senior United Nations human rights officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Nato flexes muscles in Baltics, Poland
    Jun01

    Nato flexes muscles in Baltics, Poland

    US-led Nato drills began Monday in the Baltic states and Poland, a move intended to reassure Russia’s nervous neighbours amid tensions over Ukraine. Russia’s increased military presence in the Baltic Sea and regional airspace since its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year has jangled nerves in the area, which lay behind the...

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans
    Jun01

    Russian FM dimisses ‘absurdity’ of EU anger over entry bans

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday dismissed the “absurdity” of EU complaints over a travel ban imposed by Moscow on 89 Europeans over the Ukraine crisis. “It is even quite embarrassing to explain the absurdity and awkwardness of such logic as it’s an attempt to substitute international law with one’s...

    Egypt seizes over 64 million smuggled cigarette packs
    Jun01

    Egypt seizes over 64 million smuggled cigarette packs

    CAIRO – Egypt said on Monday it seized more than 64 million packs of smuggled cigarettes in May, of which over two million were counterfeit.The customs authorities at Port Said confiscated about 56 million packs before they could enter the country, the interior ministry said.At the same port, 5.9 million packs that were being shipped from...

    Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,000 jobs as new CEO rolls up sleeves
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,000 jobs as new CEO rolls up sleeves

    Paying the price: Malaysia Airlines employees stand behind a closed-counter at the departure terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on June 1, 2015. Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt”, its new German CEO said, as he outlined plans to stabilise the failing flag carrier including 6,000 job cuts. (AFP/Manan...

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