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    Serena crashes out of Rio Olympics after third round upset
    Aug10

    Serena crashes out of Rio Olympics after third round upset

    Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal and her 2016 Games are now over after she and sister Venus were deposed as doubles champions in the...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terror’ over alleged Crimea raids
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terror’ over alleged Crimea raids

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused Ukraine of waging “terror” over alleged attempted incursions into annexed Crimea that Kiev has fiercely denied. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of choosing terror over peace on Wednesday and of playing a dangerous game after Russia’s FSB security service said it had thwarted a series of armed Ukrainian raids on annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Intelligence says two Russians killed in foiled terrorist attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    Russian Intelligence says two Russians killed in foiled terrorist attacks in Crimea

    The FSB said in a statement that its officer was killed late on Saturday outside the town of Armyansk within miles of the de-facto border between Crimea and Ukraine when FSB officers engaged …read more Source: The Indian...

    21 Gold Phelps still rules the pool
    Aug10

    21 Gold Phelps still rules the pool

    RIO DE JANEIRO: In an unforgettable display of Olympic power, Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and cement his legendary status, reports BSS. His majestic display came on a day that Hungary’s ‘Iron Lady’ Katinka Hosszu took her third gold of the week while American gymnast Simone...

    Serena eliminated in third round upset
    Aug10

    Serena eliminated in third round upset

    Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams was bundled out of the Rio de Janeiro tennis tournament in the third round of the singles on Tuesday after a shock 6-4, 6-3 defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. …read more Source:...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed
    Aug10

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed

    Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Wednesday it had thwarted two armed Ukrainian attempts to get saboteurs into Crimea and dismantled a Ukrainian spy network inside the annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine denies Russia’s claim of attempted armed incursion into Crimea
    Aug10

    Ukraine denies Russia’s claim of attempted armed incursion into Crimea

    A spokesman for Ukrainian defence intelligence denied Russia’s accusation on Wednesday that special forces had attempted an armed incursion into Crimean territory. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed
    Aug10

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Wednesday it had thwarted an armed Ukrainian incursion into Crimea designed to target critical infrastructure and that a Russian soldier and FSB employee had been killed in the clashes. …read more Source: The...

    NATO says Turkey membership ‘not in question’ after coup
    Aug10

    NATO says Turkey membership ‘not in question’ after coup

    BRUSSELS: NATO said Wednesday Turkey’s membership of the military alliance is “not in question” following the failed coup in July and stressed its “very clear position” of continued support for Ankara. “Turkey’s NATO membership is not in question,” spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said in a statement issued in response to “speculative press...

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