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    Williams sister act headlines Labor Day at US Open
    Sep05

    Williams sister act headlines Labor Day at US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The US Open celebrates the American Labor Day holiday with a Williams sisters double-feature, both Serena and Venus vying for quarter-final berths on Arthur Ashe stadium.World number one and top seed Serena Williams takes on Kazakhstans Yaroslava Shvedova while sixth-seeded Venus faces hard-hitting 10th seed Karolina...

    Russia says starts planned large-scale war games involving Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia says starts planned large-scale war games involving Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Defence Ministry said on Monday a long-planned major military exercise involving annexed Crimea and Russia’s Black Sea and Caspian fleets had got underway, and that 12,500 troops would take part. …read more Source: The...

    Kerber reaches U.S. Open quarters, closes in on No.1 slot
    Sep05

    Kerber reaches U.S. Open quarters, closes in on No.1 slot

    Angelique Kerber won a battle of grand slam champions when the second seed powered her way into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Sunday with a 6-3 7-5 win over Petra Kvitova. Sep 4, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Angelique Kerber of Germany hits a forehand against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic (not pictured) on day seven of the 2016 U.S....

    Putin, Obama discuss Syria, Ukraine at G20: Russian agencies
    Sep05

    Putin, Obama discuss Syria, Ukraine at G20: Russian agencies

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (Left) meets with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, on September 5, 2016. Sputnik via Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama discussed the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine at their meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in...

    Putin, Obama meet on sidelines of G20 Summit /updated/
    Sep05

    Putin, Obama meet on sidelines of G20 Summit /updated/

    12.24 The meeting of Russian and U.S. Presidents ‘lasted longer than expected.’ The heads of the two countries discussed issues related to Syria and Ukraine. “This was followed by a tête-à-tête meeting of the two presidents,” said Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary for the President of Russia. 11.40 The meeting of Russian and U.S. Presidents...

    Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’

    Russian president Vladimir Putin (L) meets with US president Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, September 5, 2016. — Reuters photo A meeting between US president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in China on Monday had a ‘businesslike tone’ and went on longer...

    Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine
    Sep05

    Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine

    HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine when they met on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in China on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    Putin-Obama meeting went off well – Kremlin
    Sep05

    Putin-Obama meeting went off well – Kremlin

    “The meeting lasted longer than planned. (The two presidents) discussed, above all, Syria and Ukraine. After that Obama and Putin a one-on-one meeting behind closed doors,” the Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source:...

    First Putin-May meeting ‘constructive’: Kremlin
    Sep05

    First Putin-May meeting ‘constructive’: Kremlin

    HANGZHOU, China: Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May for the first time Sunday, telling her Russia wants to re-establish ties in all areas, the Kremlin said. The meeting, on the margins of a G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, was “good, constructive and open”, Kremlin...

    Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts
    Sep05

    Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts

    After Russia snatched the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Kiev the new authorities installed by Moscow set about taking over one of Ukraine´s largest banks as well as shipyards and hotels. The state lender has now fired back by filing a massive claim with a court in The Hague — one of multiple cases being fought by Kiev on a new legal...

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