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    Crises overshadow Obama?s bid to sign off on Asia shift
    Sep03

    Crises overshadow Obama?s bid to sign off on Asia shift

    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE: Barack Obama starts his last trip to Asia on Saturday as US president, aiming to put a final stamp on his signature policy shift toward the Pacific but distracted by crises ranging from Brexit to the battle against Islamic State. With the clock ticking down on his presidency, Obama will attend a G20 summit in China, a visit...

    Tennis: Djokovic through to US Open last 16
    Sep03

    Tennis: Djokovic through to US Open last 16

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the US Open last 16 in just 32 minutes Friday when Mikhail Youzhny retired at 2-4 down in the first set of their third round clash.Russian 34-year-old Youzhny had needed treatment on a left leg injury after five games and called it quits just a game later.The outcome completed a...

    Tennis: Wozniacki, Vinci into US Open fourth round
    Sep03

    Tennis: Wozniacki, Vinci into US Open fourth round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reached the US Open last-16 on Friday as two-time champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared to push into the second week.Wozniacki, who knocked out ninth-seeded former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round, clinched a seventh win in seven meetings...

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – The European Union’s top diplomat said on Friday that a “back-to-school” ceasefire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: The...

    Keys, Sock give US double joy by reaching fourth round
    Sep02

    Keys, Sock give US double joy by reaching fourth round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Jack Sock sent 2014 champion Marin Cilic crashing out while Madison Keys mounted an epic final set comeback to give the hosts a double US Open celebration on Friday.Sock, the 26th seed, reached the fourth round for the first time by knocking out a cramping seventh seed Cilic, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in tie where he did not face a...

    EU’s Mogherini says ‘back-to-school’ ceasefire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU’s Mogherini says ‘back-to-school’ ceasefire holding in east Ukraine

    The European Union’s top diplomat said on Friday that a “back-to-school” ceasefire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: Channel...

    Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reach US Open last 16
    Sep02

    Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reach US Open last 16

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reached the US Open last-16 on Friday as two-time champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared to push into the second week.Wozniacki, who knocked out ninth-seeded former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round, clinched a seventh win in seven meetings...

    State Service for Food Safety of Armenia bans pork imports from Ukraine
    Sep02

    State Service for Food Safety of Armenia bans pork imports from Ukraine

    The decision aims preventing the dissemination of African swine fever recorded in Ukraine into Armenia. …read more Source:...

    Sports delegations continue to arrive in Kyrgyzstan to participate in World Nomad Games
    Sep02

    Sports delegations continue to arrive in Kyrgyzstan to participate in World Nomad Games

    Bishkek, September 2 / Kabar /. Sports delegations from different countries of the world continue to arrive in the Kyrgyz Republic to participate in the World Nomad Games 2016. Today, representatives from 39 countries have arrived in Issyk-Kul. They are: Azerbaijan, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Brazil, Hungary,...

    Beatings and a lost kidney: life in Ukraine’s ‘secret prisons’
    Sep02

    Beatings and a lost kidney: life in Ukraine’s ‘secret prisons’

    UKRAINSK (UKRAINE) – Secretly detained by Ukrainian authorities for almost 600 days, Mykola Vakaruk suffered repeated beatings, battled the freezing cold and lost a kidney in an ordeal he described as pure hell. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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