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    Kei Nishikori books his spot in the second round of US Open
    Aug30

    Kei Nishikori books his spot in the second round of US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Kei Nishikori, glad to be back on the New York hard courts where he became Asias first mens Grand Slam finalist, reached the second round of the US Open Tuesday.The Japanese sixth seed, who fell to Marin Cilic in the 2014 final, quashed German Benjamin Beckers rally attempt, emerging with a 6-1, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory on the...

    Brazil’s lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report
    Aug30

    Brazil’s lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report

    In Brazil’s Amazon where no-one knows who exactly owns a swathe of territory the size of Ukraine, a lack of formal property deeds is causing conflict, greater deforestation and environmental damage, researchers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Brazil's lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report
    Aug30

    Brazil's lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Brazil’s Amazon where no-one knows who exactly owns a swathe of territory the size of Ukraine, a lack of formal property deeds is causing conflict, greater deforestation and environmental damage, researchers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Azerbaijani wrestlers to lose Olympic medals
    Aug30

    Azerbaijani wrestlers to lose Olympic medals

    Several wrestlers from Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Kazakhstan will lose medals due to the positive doping tests in Beijing 2008 and London 2012. …read more Source:...

    France’s Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine
    Aug30

    France’s Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande warned on Tuesday that tensions in Ukraine had worsened in recent months and were at risk of further deteriorating. …read more Source: Channel...

    UN aid going to Assad-linked companies: report
    Aug30

    UN aid going to Assad-linked companies: report

    United Nations aid contracts worth tens of millions of dollars have gone to people closely associated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad despite US and EU sanctions, the Guardian reported on Tuesday. The newspaper’s analysis of hundreds of UN contracts granted since the Syrian conflict began in 2011 showed many awarded “to companies run...

    France's Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine
    Aug30

    France's Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande warned on Tuesday that tensions in Ukraine had worsened in recent months and were at risk of further deteriorating. …read more Source: The...

    Football: Armenian national team off to Czech Republic
    Aug30

    Football: Armenian national team off to Czech Republic

    Armenian National team players and the delegation of Football Federation of Armenia left for Czech Republic by Yerevan-Prague chartered flight. Czech Republic – Armenia friendly match will take place on August 31, at 19:15 CET, at Mestsky stadium in Mladá Boleslav. 23 of 26 players, called up by the head coach, Varuzhan Sukiasyan, will get...

    Putin’s Japan visit could be firmed up at Abe meeting
    Aug30

    Putin’s Japan visit could be firmed up at Abe meeting

    Putin visit likely to be firmed up at Abe meeting – Suga “New approach” to Russia focuses on economy – Suga Japan to respond calmly on isles row with China Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 17, 2016. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor TOKYO: The schedule for a visit to Japan by Russian President...

    Tennis: Murray, Serena swing into action at US Open today
    Aug30

    Tennis: Murray, Serena swing into action at US Open today

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams launches yet another bid for Grand Slam history on Tuesday, part of a blockbuster second night of the US Open that also features mens second seed Andy Murray.Williams, in search of a seventh US Open crown, opens the action under the floodlights on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court against Russian veteran Ekaterina...

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