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    Rio 2016 | Fencing: Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes 1st Muslim African-American woman to win Olympic medal
    Aug14

    Rio 2016 | Fencing: Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes 1st Muslim African-American woman to win Olympic medal

    Russia dismantled Ukraine to win their fourth fencing gold at the Rio Olympics on Saturday as the Americans took bronze over traditional powerhouse Italy for the second straight day. Russia lost just one of nine bouts in the women’s team saber final, trouncing Ukraine 45-30 to rack up seven fencing medals at the Games – their best...

    Russia win women’s fencing sabre team Olympic gold
    Aug14

    Russia win women’s fencing sabre team Olympic gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia won the women’s fencing sabre team gold at the Rio Olympics on Saturday, beating the Ukraine 45-30 in the final. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    2016 Summer Olympic Medals Table-Gold Order
    Aug13

    2016 Summer Olympic Medals Table-Gold Order

    Through 6 of 21 medal events, Saturday, Aug. 13124 of 306 total medal eventsNationGSBTotUnited States21141752China13101639Britain810624Germany84315Japan731424Australia66719South Korea63413Russia59822France58518Hungary53311Italy47415Spain3025New Zealand2608Canada22610Kazakhstan2237Netherlands2237Thailand2114Croatia2103Switzerland2013North...

    Suspects admit plotting bomb attacks in Crimea: Russian media
    Aug13

    Suspects admit plotting bomb attacks in Crimea: Russian media

    Suspected saboteurs admitted that they had plotted bomb attacks in Crimea, the Interfax news agency reported Friday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/13/c_135591448.htm target=_blank title="Suspects admit plotting bomb attacks in Crimea: Russian media”...

    EU backs Ukraine as tensions mount with Russia
    Aug13

    EU backs Ukraine as tensions mount with Russia

    BRUSSELS: EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Friday (Saturday in Manila) reiterated the bloc’s support for Ukraine and urged Kiev and Moscow to avoid any action which could further escalate tensions. Mogherini said she had telephoned Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin to discuss the situation, as Kiev accused Russia...

    8 people killed in mini-bus accident in southern Ukraine
    Aug13

    8 people killed in mini-bus accident in southern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s agency for emergency situations says eight people have been killed in a mini-bus collision in the country’s south.The State Service for …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russia says Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria
    Aug13

    Russia says Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria

    The Russian and German foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will meet on Monday to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria
    Aug13

    Russia says Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian and German foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will meet on Monday to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    EU Urges Russia, Ukraine To Refrain From Escalating Tensions
    Aug13

    EU Urges Russia, Ukraine To Refrain From Escalating Tensions

    European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Mogherini has urged Russia and Ukraine to avoid escalating tensions between the two countries. “Any actions that could lead to a further escalation of the conflict must be avoided by all sides; a peaceful resolution of the conflict is the only possible solution,” Mogherini said as...

    Pope surprises 20 ex-prostitutes by knocking on their door in Rome
    Aug13

    Pope surprises 20 ex-prostitutes by knocking on their door in Rome

    Pope Francis surprised 20 former prostitutes on Friday by knocking on their door in Rome and popping in for a chat. The Argentine, who has repeatedly described the human trafficking behind much prostitution as “a crime against humanity”, sat down with the group, including four women from Albania, seven from Nigeria and six from Romania. The other...

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