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    Siemens says investigating reports its turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul07

    Siemens says investigating reports its turbines sent to Crimea

    MOSCOW – German firm Siemens said on Friday it had set up a task force to investigate reports that its turbines had been delivered to Crimea for use in Russian-built power plants. A report by Reuters published on July 5 cited three sources with… …read more Source:...

    G20: Trump and Putin to meet face to face for first time
    Jul07

    G20: Trump and Putin to meet face to face for first time

    US President Donald Trump is to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time at a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They have both said they want to repair ties damaged by the crises in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election. Climate change and international trade are set to dominate the...

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’
    Jul07

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’

    Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process seen as the most promising in generations to heal decades of conflict. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different...

    Britain concerned at ‘faltering’ Ukraine reforms, says UK foreign minister Johnson
    Jul07

    Britain concerned at ‘faltering’ Ukraine reforms, says UK foreign minister Johnson

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was worried Ukrainian government reforms were faltering, citing concerns over the selection of Supreme Court judges and obstacles facing anti-graft civil society groups. Johnson made the remarks as he opened an international conference in London held to discuss the progress made in...

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20
    Jul07

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to size each other up in person for the first time on Friday in what promises to be the most highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over...

    Trump, Putin in first showdown at fractious G20
    Jul07

    Trump, Putin in first showdown at fractious G20

    HAMBURG: US President Donald Trump meets Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the first time Friday, in an eagerly awaited encounter at a G20 summit marked by the growing divide between America and its Western allies. On the eve of a face-off that carries consequences for world crises including the wars in Syria and Ukraine, Trump set the tone...

    All eyes on Trump-Putin as they meet for first time
    Jul07

    All eyes on Trump-Putin as they meet for first time

    US President Donald Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over Russia’s actions in Syria and Ukraine, and allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 US presidential election. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20
    Jul07

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20

    HAMBURG: Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones. What should have been a peaceful march by around 12,000 people in Hamburg protesting against globalisation was halted as...

    Tennis: Mattek-Sands horror injury puts Djokovic, Federer in shadow
    Jul07

    Tennis: Mattek-Sands horror injury puts Djokovic, Federer in shadow

    LONDON (AFP) – Colourful US star Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffered an horrific knee injury at Wimbledon on Thursday which left her screaming in pain, pleading for help and officials accused of freezing in her desperate moment of need.The distressing drama on Court 17, where the 32-year-old lay stricken for at least 20 minutes, pushed the title...

    Tennis: Title favourite Pliskova crashes out of Wimbledon
    Jul07

    Tennis: Title favourite Pliskova crashes out of Wimbledon

    LONDON (AFP) – Wimbledon title favourite Karolina Pliskova crashed to a shock second round defeat against world number 108 Magdalena Rybarikova on Thursday.Rybarikova battled back from a set down to win 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Centre Court, earning the Slovakian a last 32 clash with Ukraines Lesia Tsurenko.Pliskova reached the US Open last year...

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