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    G20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine
    Sep01

    G20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine

    The G20 summit starting in China on Sunday gives Russian President Vladimir Putin one more chance to try to strongarm US leader Barack Obama over Syria and Ukraine as their fraught relationship nears an end. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual press conference in Moscow on December 17, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    Tennis: Djokovic gets walkover at US Open, Wozniacki stops rot
    Sep01

    Tennis: Djokovic gets walkover at US Open, Wozniacki stops rot

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Novak Djokovic made the last 32 of a major for the 33rd successive time without hitting a ball Wednesday while former world number one Caroline Wozniacki stopped the rot eating away at her career.Top see Djokovic was handed a walkover when Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic withdrew from their second round encounter...

    Tennis: Vinci, Kvitova move on at US Open
    Sep01

    Tennis: Vinci, Kvitova move on at US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Roberta Vinci, the 2015 runner-up, and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova booked US Open third round spots Wednesday as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared for the latest tests of their battle-scarred seasons.Seventh seeded Italian Vinci, defeated by compatriot Flavia Pennetta in last years final, eased past...

    Ukraine ends Soviet-era visa-free deal with North Korea
    Aug31

    Ukraine ends Soviet-era visa-free deal with North Korea

    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: South China Morning...

    The USA isn’t yet Ready to Settle Relations with Russia: U.S. Department of State
    Aug31

    The USA isn’t yet Ready to Settle Relations with Russia: U.S. Department of State

    The USA isn’t yet ready to settle its relations with Russia. John Kirby, Spokesperson for the United States Department of State, told about this, “Ukrinform” reports. “Our views haven’t changed. It’s not yet time to return to ordinary relations with Russia due to wider framework of the issues, on account of our concerns on...

    OSCE Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Potsdam to address the Karabakh issue
    Aug31

    OSCE Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Potsdam to address the Karabakh issue

    The informal meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers in Potsdam tomorrow will discuss the Karabakh issue, OSCE Chairman-in-Office, German Foreign Minister Frank Walter- Steinmeier has said in a statement issued ahead of the meeting. “In the crisis-ridden world of today, the OSCE is perhaps more important than ever – in crisis management in eastern...

    PH eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant
    Aug31

    PH eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant

    MANILA: The Philippines may revive a nuclear power plant that was completed 32 years ago but never switched on due to safety fears, the government said Wednesday. The spokesman for new President Rodrigo Duterte said the government is considering brining the $2.3 billion plant into operation to meet the country’s growing power needs, despite...

    Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant
    Aug31

    Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant

    MANILA: The Philippines may revive a nuclear power plant that was completed 32 years ago but never switched on due to safety fears, the government said Wednesday. The spokesman for new President Rodrigo Duterte said the government is considering brining the $2.3 billion plant into operation to meet the country’s growing power needs, despite...

    Russia, Turkey, and a Multipolar World: Thomas De Waal’s Reflection
    Aug31

    Russia, Turkey, and a Multipolar World: Thomas De Waal’s Reflection

    In early August 2016, there was much speculation about the geopolitical implications of the reconciliation between the Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as they publicly patched up their six-month-old feud. The meeting in Saint Petersburg between the two leaders on August 9 caused heart palpitations in some...

    Ukraine ends visa waivers for North Koreans to keep out ‘ineligible persons’
    Aug31

    Ukraine ends visa waivers for North Koreans to keep out ‘ineligible persons’

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

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