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    Tennis: Kvitova beats Svitolina to take Elite Trophy title
    Nov07

    Tennis: Kvitova beats Svitolina to take Elite Trophy title

    BEIJING (AFP) – Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in straight sets to take the title at the $2.2-million WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai on Sunday.Number three seed Kvitova dispatched the fourth seed 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and ten minutes, a month after she marked a return to form by...

    Kazakh-Ukrainian duo stunned in ITF tournament final in Egypt
    Nov06

    Kazakh-Ukrainian duo stunned in ITF tournament final in Egypt

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Denis Yevseyev of Kazakhstan and Yurii Dzhavakian of Ukraine lost in the final of the men’s doubles event at the ITF tournament in Egypt, Kazinform has learnt from itftennis.com. …read more Source:...

    Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties
    Nov06

    Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties

    Tsetska Tsacheva (left), presidential candidate of the Bulgaria’s ruling centre-right GERB party, waves next to vice-presidential candidate Plamen Manushev during an election rally in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on November 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters SOFIA: Bulgarians vote in a closely fought presidential election on Sunday that could plunge the Black...

    Turkey recall Barca’s Turan after Terim left
    Nov05

    Turkey recall Barca’s Turan after Terim left

    ISTANBUL: (AFP) – Turkeys star midfielder Arda Turan of Barcelona was on Saturday recalled to the national side for the World Cup qualifier against Kosovo after apparently healing a rift with coach Fatih Terim.Turan was included in the squad for the home game against Kosovo on Saturday in Antalya, winning a recall along with fellow veteran...

    Do the NATO Warsaw Summit Decisions Reinvigorate Armenia-Georgia Security Ties?
    Nov05

    Do the NATO Warsaw Summit Decisions Reinvigorate Armenia-Georgia Security Ties?

    Adopting the strategy of deterrence and dialogue vis-a-vis Russia at the Warsaw Summit, the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) came up with an extended assistance initiative for Ukraine and Georgia – the westward looking …read more Source:...

    Steven Seagal granted Russian citizenship
    Nov05

    Steven Seagal granted Russian citizenship

    President Vladimir Putin signed off on Thursday on a decree granting Russian citizenship to US action hero actor Steven Seagal, the latest high-profile passport handout to a Western celebrity. Hollywood star Seagal and judo-loving Kremlin tough guy Putin have struck up a ‘bromance’ in recent years, with Seagal visiting Russia repeatedly and...

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir
    Nov05

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a giant statue by the Kremlin of his namesake Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, that has faced criticism from locals and conservationists. The 17-metre monument of Vladimir, the prince who converted modern Russia’s precursor state Kievan Rus to...

    Ukraine, Albania adopt visa-free policy
    Nov05

    Ukraine, Albania adopt visa-free policy

    Ukraine and Albania on Friday adopted a mutual visa-free policy to boost their economic cooperation and tourism, Ukrainian authorities said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Cambodia Frees Hun Sen Bodyguards Who Beat Opposition Lawmakers
    Nov04

    Cambodia Frees Hun Sen Bodyguards Who Beat Opposition Lawmakers

    Three members of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s military bodyguard, convicted of the brutal beating of a pair of opposition lawmakers near the National Assembly last year, were freed Friday after serving only year in prison. While Chhay Sarith, Mao Hoeun and Sot Vanny were sentenced to four years in prison, three years of that was suspended in...

    Monument to St Vladimir Duke unveiled in Moscow
    Nov04

    Monument to St Vladimir Duke unveiled in Moscow

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has led ceremonies launching a monument to St Vladimir Duke of Kiev, who brought Eastern Orthodox Christianity to Kievan Rus in 988. …read more Source:...

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