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    Germany wants progress on Syria or Ukraine for Russia to return to G8
    Aug31

    Germany wants progress on Syria or Ukraine for Russia to return to G8

    “The conflicts in Syria and Ukraine show that it is not in our interest to exclude Russia from a close negotiation format,” Steinmeier said. …read more Source:...

    Beeline jointly with Vector Online School launches project in support for Eurasia Mobile Challenge contest
    Aug31

    Beeline jointly with Vector Online School launches project in support for Eurasia Mobile Challenge contest

    Beeline jointly with Vector Online School of Urban Entrepreneurship of Strelka Institute launches an education program in support for Eurasia Mobile Challenge innovative contest. Eurasia Mobile Challenge is a stage of world Global Mobile Challenge contest, the final of which will be held on World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. The press-service of...

    Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out "ineligible persons"
    Aug31

    Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out "ineligible persons"

    SEOUL (Reuters) – Ukraine has revoked a Soviet-era deal that allowed visa-free travel for North Koreans, the latest setback for isolated North Korea which has been under growing pressure since the UN Security Council imposed toughened new sanctions in March. …read more Source: The...

    Williams sisters cruise through to US Open second round
    Aug31

    Williams sisters cruise through to US Open second round

    World number one Serena Williams opened her US Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova on Tuesday, to join her sister Venus in the second round of the year’s final grand slam. Williams, whose status as world number one is under attack from several fronts, delivered a message that she will not be surrendering the top...

    Tennis: Serena sails into US Open second round
    Aug31

    Tennis: Serena sails into US Open second round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams started strong in her latest bid to rewrite the record books, storming past Ekaterina Makarova and into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday.The US world number one, slowed since her Wimbledon triumph by a right shoulder injury, needed just 63 minutes to dispatch 29th-ranked Makarova 6-3, 6-3.I got off...

    Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea
    Aug31

    Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea

    Ukraine has scrapped a civilian exchange accord with North Korea that included visa waivers, highlighting the North’s growing diplomatic isolation even among remnants of the old Soviet empire. The move comes after news that the North Korean Embassy in the brutal banana republic of Uzbekistan, its so… …read more Source: The...

    Tennis: Record-setting Venus into US Open second round
    Aug31

    Tennis: Record-setting Venus into US Open second round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Venus Williams battled into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday, grabbing a slice of Grand Slam history along the way with her 72nd main draw appearance in a major.On the same day that younger sister Serena was due to launch her bid for a record seventh US Open title — and a record-setting 23rd Grand Slam crown...

    Russia’s Opening to China: A Reporter Looks Back
    Aug30

    Russia’s Opening to China: A Reporter Looks Back

    Nearly three decades ago, I traveled as a reporter with a delegation from the Soviet Union seeking trade and assistance from China. At the time, in January 1989, relations between the Soviet Union and China were improving after 30 years of hostility. This was roughly two years before the fall of the Soviet Union, and officials from the two sides...

    Kiev photo exhibit honours people missing in war-torn east
    Aug30

    Kiev photo exhibit honours people missing in war-torn east

    KIEV – A neglected aspect of the conflict in Ukraine was in the spotlight Tuesday as a photo exhibition opened in Kiev honouring those who have disappeared on both sides of the front. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kei Nishikori books his spot in the second round of US Open
    Aug30

    Kei Nishikori books his spot in the second round of US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Kei Nishikori, glad to be back on the New York hard courts where he became Asias first mens Grand Slam finalist, reached the second round of the US Open Tuesday.The Japanese sixth seed, who fell to Marin Cilic in the 2014 final, quashed German Benjamin Beckers rally attempt, emerging with a 6-1, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory on the...

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