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    Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute
    Sep03

    Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pix) on Saturday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for a new era in ties hampered by a territorial dispute dating back to WWII. “Let’s put an end to this abnormal situation, which has lasted 70 years and together start to build a new epoch in Russia-Japan ties...

    US has admitted 10,000 Syrian refugees so far in 2016
    Sep03

    US has admitted 10,000 Syrian refugees so far in 2016

    AFTER President Barack Obama announced his resettlement program last fall, the United States has so far admitted 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016 as of Monday, August 29, a month ahead of schedule. This marks the largest influx of Syrian refugees in a single year since the civil war in Syria began five years ago. “This achievement is a testament to...

    Membership to EEU was the Only Step Militarily and Politically, There was No other Way out: Vahagn Khachatryan
    Sep03

    Membership to EEU was the Only Step Militarily and Politically, There was No other Way out: Vahagn Khachatryan

    It was stated on Armenia’s membership to the Customs Union after the meeting of RA and RF presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin 3 September 2013 in Moscow. In April 2014 the National Assembly passed a voting on joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Only 7 MPs voted against: 4 members of “Heritage” faction, Nikol Pashinyan from...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

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